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The Futurist Project Aims to Build a New Generation of Outdoor Leaders
This New Women-led Program Is Helping Build Future Outdoor Industry Leaders

Marked by mentorship, community, and cultivated time outdoors, this new programs offers personal & professional growth for industry professionals

Inside Photodom, Brooklyn's Own Film Photography Shop & Community Hub
This Black-Owned NYC Camera Shop Is a Hub for Photographers of All Backgrounds

Photodom founder Dominick Lewis on starting an analog photography business, diversity in the photo industry, and more

What It's Really Like to Live and Work in a Converted School Bus
How One Couple and Their Two Dogs Live & Work In a Converted School Bus

How Steve Yocom & Jordan Meeks found a retired school bus for $3,000 and turned it into a mobile cabin that crisscrosses the country

Nonprofit The Outdoorist Oath Launches to Educate & Empower Community
New Nonprofit 'The Oath' Empowers Outdoorists from All Walks of Life

Co-founded by Teresa Baker, Pattie Gonia, and José G. González, the platform aims to help create a more inclusive outdoor community

Photo Essay: What It's Like to Be a USFS Wilderness Ranger Intern
Photo Essay: What It's Like to Be a USFS Wilderness Ranger Intern

A firsthand account of two rugged months spent living and working with the Forest Service in California's famed John Muir Wilderness

Artist Abby Leighton on Leaving NYC to Design National Park Souvenirs
Designer Abby Leighton on Leaving NYC for Utah, National Park Souvenirs, & More

Q&A with the Moab, UT-based designer and film photographer on drawing inspiration from the vast and dramatic landscapes of the American West

This Strange Swedish Cardio Routine Is Good for Mother Earth
Need a New Year's Resolution? Pick Up This Sorta-Strange Swedish Fitness Activity

Plogging combines exercise with environmental stewardship in a community-based approach to trash removal in wild and urban places

Wood Fired Hot Tub Guide: How They Work & Which Tubs to Buy
Wood Fired Hot Tub Guide: All You Need to Know Before Buying Your Own

A deep dive to owning, maintaining, and enjoying all the benefits of a traditional wood fired hot tub in your own backyard

Instant Coffee Packets: The 9 Best for Camping & How It's Made
The 9 Best Instant Coffees for Camping & How They're Made

A helpful guide to instant coffee for camping and backpacking, including what varieties are available, our top picks, and tips for the perfect cup

How to Develop Black & White Film at Home With Coffee
How to Develop Film at Home With Coffee & No Toxic Chemicals

A step-by-step guide to Caffenol, the genius process substituting chemicals like ammonia and formaldehyde with instant coffee

Hammock Tent Guide: Everything to Know About This Clever Camping Tool
Hammock Tent Guide: All You Need to Know About This Clever Camping Tool

Versatile, comfortable, and easy to use, hammock tents are growing in popularity among all campers, from weekend warriors to hardcore thru-hikers

Pop-Up Tents: Everything You Need To Know About This Camping Classic
Streamline Your Casual Camping Efforts With an Instant Pop-up Tent

Instead of fumbling with poles, pop-up tents easily assemble thanks to innovative "pop up" design and tech

Beach Tents: A Comprehensive Guide for Coastal Camping (and Chilling)
Everything You Need to Know About Beach Tents, Including Which to Buy

From UV protection to open-air designs, these are the top beach tents to use as beach shelters or base camp for future explorations

Ultralight Backpacking: How I Learned to Embrace UL Hiking Philosophy
How One Piece of Gear Changed My Whole Perspective on Backcountry Travel

A deep dive into the world of lightweight and ultralight backpacking, and why you should embrace the "less is more" philosophy, too

10 Best Point and Shoot Film Cameras for All Skill Levels
The 10 Best Point & Shoot Film Cameras for Photographers of All Skill Levels

From Contax and Yashica to Ricoh and Leica, this guide dives deep into the most important 35mm film cameras made to date

Latitude 40: Making Adventure Maps the Old-School Way Since 1989
This Niche Map Maker Proves the Old-School Approach Still Stands a Chance

How a passion for mountain biking, hiking, and kayaking led one couple to dedicate their lives to hand mapping Utah & Colorado for future adventurers

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