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5 Unique Ways To "Biohack Your Fitness" For The Summer

By Natali Zollinger Summer is officially here and with it’s endless sunny days to paddle those waterways it’s time to start thinking about your fitness. With not much time to spare, we wanted to help you jumpstart your body towards “getting in and staying in shape” all summer long with 5 unique tips...

Finding Your Spirit Trail

Author: Jennifer Pharr Davis There are long distance trails all over the country – and the world. And, no two long distance trails are the same. So how do you pick the one that’s right for you? All too often, hikers chose a long trail simply because it’s popular or because their friend wants to hike...

5 Ways To Prepare For A Thru-Hike

So you’ve got a thru-hike planned for this summer and you’re deep into planning. In the cold dark months of winter, hikers dream of alpine lakes and sunshine, but combing through the million pieces of information to get in place before you start your trip can feel daunting. Where do you even start to...

Breaking Raft Guide Stereotypes

Author: Ashley Manning When you think “whitewater raft guide” I know the kind of person you’re thinking of: Strong white male with an unkempt beard and wild eyes. Maybe he smells a little strange and he has an impossible tan. He carries himself as confidently as he carries his sticker-covered Nalgene....

How To Hike In The Winter

By Aaron Karns Cold weather can be a huge deterrent to taking a hike in the winter months. This should not be the case, however. Winter offers some of the most spectacular and jaw-dropping views that cannot be seen when it is sunny and 75°. When it is cold, however, different precautions are required...

Roaming With Rover

By: Jennifer Dawson Those of us who love the outdoors likely also have a pooch or two that love the outdoors as well, but often taking your dog with you on a trip – especially one that includes, hiking, camping, and boating– can seem daunting. It’s no surprise that 39%...