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The Venture Out Project

The Venture Out Project is a nonprofit leading the way to provide a safe and fun space for queer, trans, and LGBTQ+ people to experience the outdoors.

Summer Solstice by Nicole McNamara

Nicole McNamara shares how to step into the light of the June Summer Solstice.


We created a Summer Buyer's Guide to help you prepared for every type of water-based adventure in nature.

Father’s Day Gift Guide

From seafarers to camp dads, we’ve compiled a list of dad gifts for the nature-loving father in your life.

A Quality of Imagination

Filmmaker Caleb Roberts worked with Astral Ambassador, Benny Marr, on a short film titled Quality of Imagination. The film offers a very different perspective on Benny’s style and outlook. Especially when compared to previous films Benny has starred in that feature laser shooting pandas and firework...

Whitewater Awards 2022 Photo of the Year

Presented by Astral The exploration at the intersection of craft and whitewater performance is truly still in its infancy. Photography is perhaps one of the most accessible and explored mediums. Astral believes in the opportunity at this intersection and supports celebrations such as the annual Whitewater...