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21

Feb

The Tentsile takes camping to a whole new (vertical) level
Get up into the air on your next camping trip with the tent that blends a healthy dose of hammock and tree house into its DNA.

29

Jan

Hike the 2,650-mile Pacific Crest Trail in 6 minutesThe Pacific Crest is a strenuous but gorgeous trail spanning the U.S. that only a few avid hikers are up for taking on. But if you want to see it for yourself, Tyler Fox has created a video that brings you along for the adventure.

Hike the 2,650-mile Pacific Crest Trail in 6 minutes
The Pacific Crest is a strenuous but gorgeous trail spanning the U.S. that only a few avid hikers are up for taking on. But if you want to see it for yourself, Tyler Fox has created a video that brings you along for the adventure.

28

Dec

treehugger:

Pioneer women loved the great outdoors
Image credit: Alice Killaly, A Picnic to Montmorenci

treehugger:

Pioneer women loved the great outdoors

Image credit: Alice Killaly, A Picnic to Montmorenci

20

Nov

For inner-city kids, community garden offers a chance to connect with natureGardening is a foreign experience to most of the students who live in Curtis Bay, Md. In fact, these Baltimore-area kids so rarely get to leave their own small urban community that many of them aren’t used to being in nature. Nature Works Everywhere is an educational program developed by The Nature Conservancy that gives the kids a chance to learn about the environment by building and working in a local garden.

For inner-city kids, community garden offers a chance to connect with nature
Gardening is a foreign experience to most of the students who live in Curtis Bay, Md. In fact, these Baltimore-area kids so rarely get to leave their own small urban community that many of them aren’t used to being in nature. Nature Works Everywhere is an educational program developed by The Nature Conservancy that gives the kids a chance to learn about the environment by building and working in a local garden.

23

Oct

Whether they’re tucked away in the forest, perched atop a cliffside or situated right on the beach, there’s something romantic and magical about cabins. Check out these 20 photos of gorgeous cabin escapes.

16

Oct

If the rest of those national parks ever open, we’ve got just the treat for you Halloween hikers: 8 creepiest places in U.S. national parks

If the rest of those national parks ever open, we’ve got just the treat for you Halloween hikers: 8 creepiest places in U.S. national parks

11

Oct

Utah national parks to open SaturdayThe Department of the Interior has given states approval to open their national parks — but there’s a catch.

Utah national parks to open Saturday
The Department of the Interior has given states approval to open their national parks — but there’s a catch.

08

Sep

The 14 most amazing waterfalls in the world

07

Sep

Wilderness travel takes more than a pair of strong legs; it requires common sense. Learning the lingo is part of the process, saving novices from grief and providing veterans with a cool vocabulary for the miles shared in the backcountry.A beginner’s glossary to hiking and camping

Wilderness travel takes more than a pair of strong legs; it requires common sense. Learning the lingo is part of the process, saving novices from grief and providing veterans with a cool vocabulary for the miles shared in the backcountry.
A beginner’s glossary to hiking and camping

04

Sep

9 extremely challenging but worthwhile hikes