Destination Series: Camping in Alaska

Camping in Alaska. Looking for a great place to camp that has a lot of history? Well, Alaska is not short of campgrounds that have…

Tips & Insights On Surviving A Desert Climate

Recently we decided to bring you a short series of articles that deal with some of the world’s harshest climates. When we discuss the wilderness…

Against All Odds: 7 Extreme Survival Stories

It’s difficult to comprehend what makes risk takers and adrenaline junkies tick, but some people just don’t feel alive unless they are living life right…

Why vanlife might be harder than you think

These days, it seems like as many 20-year-olds are moving into their vans as those that are going to college. After all, the prospect of…

Yosemite National Park: Visitor’s guide

Unless you are unfamiliar with U.S. history and territories, you probably already know that Yosemite National Park has a monumental reputation. Most Americans have seen…

How to prepare for a weekend camping trip

For how long have you been wishing to escape the boredom of the everyday life and breathe some fresh air in the nearest wilderness? Spending…

The best trips for solo travelers

Traveling alone is a completely different experience than traveling in a group. You can’t say that one is better than the other, but there is…

The best places in the world to go parasailing

Parasailing is one of the most fun outdoor activities that you can do while on vacation. Although not everybody dares to try it, parasailing is still…

Trad climbing explained

Climbing is a bit of a mysterious sport. There’s a lot of terminology to take in and lore to learn when you’re first starting out.…

Wine experiences in the Pacific Northwest

The Northwest of the country is famous for its incredible wine selection. If you like your traveling to have a special touch instead of just…

The best outdoor activities in Colorado

Colorado is a state that offers countless outdoor activities for all ages and for all tastes. Mountain biking, hiking, fishing, and rafting are some of…

Hiking trails in Utah that you can’t miss

Utah is home to some of the most unique and spectacular terrain in America, and some of the biggest attractions are only accessible to those…

Best budget beach activities

I’ve been spending a lot of time on the beach lately. From the Caribbean and Pacific coasts of Mexico to the beaches of San Diego…

Spring time tips for rock climbers

It’s here! Spring has sprung. For rock climbers all over the US, that means we’re crawling out of our caves, dusting off our cams and…

The best US bike trails worth the miles

In the last few years, road and mountain biking is becoming more and more popular in the US. Fortunately, there are so many amazing bike trails…

Three best ways to brew coffee camping

If you’re like me, it doesn’t matter where you’re starting your morning, it doesn’t start until your first cup of coffee. When you’re at home…

Family camping packing list and tips

Family camping trips are a perfect way to spend time together in the great outdoors and enjoy a vacation on a budget. It’s always nice…

The best US coastal towns for surfing

There is a reason why surfing is a popular culture in the US. Miles of coastlines and stunning waves that never stop wait for the…

How to choose the perfect camping spot

Choosing the right campsite is not as easy as you think and if you aren’t prepared, you can end up camping in a wrong spot…

Camping tips for what to do when it rains

Camping is a beautiful way of spending some quality time with the people we love and connecting with nature. Planning a camping trip is not…

Gap year ideas for the world minded

As spring rolls around and school approaches its conclusion, a lot of us are looking to next year. If you’re looking at your last days…

9 Reasons to go camping right now

People always choose to go camping in the summer months because they think that’s the best time of the year to spend a night away…

Best family adventures in Hawaii

The island of Hawaii is way different than the other Hawaiian islands. First of all, it’s not packed with noisy crowds, and it’s not where…

The most beautiful spring hikes in Oregon

Oregon is one of the states that is great to visit at any time of the year because of its beautiful natural environments, and there’s…

How to help your kids start hiking

Are you one of those parents who always want to take the kids out into the great outdoors but you never do it? Let’s be…

The most stunning spring hikes in the US

With the arrival of spring, the whole of nature enters a period of rapid change, blooming and thriving with life. There is no better time…

The hardest races in the world

If you thought running laps in gym class was a real test of stamina, then you have another thing coming. An ultra-marathon is generally defined…

Best USA kitesurfing spots that you will love

Kitesurfing is an extremely challenging and fun outdoor water activity that many people love. Across the US there are many places where you can try…

Learning how to snowboard: Basic progression

Snowboarding is hard by anyone’s standards. Sure, the snow may be soft most of the time, but the learning curve is anything but. If you’ve…

The greatest national forests of America

National forests provide a healthy ecosystem for humans and wildlife. Therefore, they play a valuable role in the world. Within the territory of the US…

Rockfall, a major risk for rock climbers

Most people know that rock climbing is dangerous. After all, it’s pretty obvious. However, most people have a skewed view of what the risks really…

The best whale watching spots in the US

Whale watching is an unbelievably powerful experience that all lovers of marine life must have at some point. Sometimes, though, it can be a disappointment…

Travel Tuesdays: Pick your partners carefully

Today I’m going to share two climbing stories that both carry the same message from two different angles: Pick your partners in adventure carefully. In…

Fun ways to teach your kids to love nature

One of the most important things that you can teach your kids while they’re little is to love and respect nature. Spending time in the…

The most scenic rivers in the US

The rivers in the US represent major arteries coursing across the country and mark the beauty of the entire land. Environmentalists from across the country…

The best bear spotting locations across the US

Bear spotting, in general, is an extremely exciting and challenging activity, especially for people who are not willing to spend days in a tent and…

Ultimate tips on how to become a better hiker

Spending time in the great outdoors and conquering new trails each weekend gives great joy to many nature enthusiasts. For a lot of people, being…

The coolest animal species in the world

Our planet is full of amazing animal species that we have never heard of. Some of them look like they’re not from this planet, some…

Useful tips for hiking in the mud

Winter is some people’s favorite time to go hiking, even though it can be slippery, cold, and with a lot of mud around. If you’re…

Outdoor activities in and around Portland

Portland has something for every outdoor lover no matter if what you’re after is a mountain hike or an experience along the Pacific coast. Whitewater…

How to become a better rock climber

You were always curious to know how rock climbing felt and one day you decided to try it. Since then, you can’t think about anything…

Tips on how to choose the right hike

Choosing the right trail is not always as simple as it sounds. Sometimes we feel bored because the level of difficulty is not enough for…

Start young: Getting your kids on the trail

If hiking is one of your passions, you are naturally going to want to share your passion with your children. But it can be intimidating…

Learn how to beat the fear of downhill hiking

If you’re a passionate hiker who likes to climb mountains but has a debilitating fear when it comes to going downhill, don’t worry, because you…

Three types of rock for climbing and climbers

There are three main types of rock which regular climbers come across. There are slabs, vertical faces, and overhanging walls. These consist of various types…

Survival skills from ‘Adventure Merchants’

‘Adventure Merchants’ is the brainchild of Paul Evans, an Englishman now living in Melbourne. His company offers caving, kayaking, and climbing trips. He also takes…

The best horseback riding spots in the US

Horseback riding is a beautiful outdoor sport that allows you to get close to one of the noblest animals on the planet. The art of…

Good reasons to keep climbing in the winter

There are rock climbers that surrender easily when the winter rolls around, hang up their climbing shoes in favor of another activity, heading to the gym…