Category: Hiking

5 Outdoor Activities to Get Your Kids Out of the House


Here are five safe outdoor activities to keep kids entertained instead of cooped up in the house. “Fun” and “outdoors” should go hand in hand, especially during the whole Covid-19 pandemic. Whether you have older kids or preschoolers, the entire family can still enjoy summer activities that can keep your kids entertained outdoors where it

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Garmin Extends Solar Technology to Popular Smartwatches


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Garmin continues to revolutionize the outdoors industry. Earlier today, Garmin International, Inc. announced the introduction of solar charging technology to three of its most popular smartwatch lines–the Instinct, fenix 6 and 6S, and the tactix Delta. Following the success of its first solar charging adventure smartwatch, the fenix 6X Pro Solar, Garmin decided to expand

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Job Offers Free Beer and $20,000 to Hike the Appalachian Trail


Devils Backbone Brewing Company is accepting applications for what it calls its next “Chief Hiking Officer,” and all you have to do is apply. Hey hiking enthusiasts: you might want to pay attention to this job offer! One fortunate hiker will earn $20,000 to hike the Appalachian Trail, from start to finish, while getting to

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Nikwax Line Waterproofs, Cleans, and Conditions Outdoor Gear on a Whole Other Level


We all want our outdoor gear to perform well and last a long time. Nikwax has a whole line of products to help. If you’re like most outdoorsmen and women, your collection of gear is extensive. Some of it probably set you back a good amount of money, and taking good care of it should

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Man Crosses Paths With Mother Bears and Cubs in Tense Footage

YouTube: Geoffrey Glassner

Coming across a mother bear and her cubs is every hiker’s worst nightmare. If there’s one thing you never want to have happen when in the woods, it has to be stumbling upon a mother bear with cubs. This one scenario can turn tragic in a heartbeat, as these powerful and protective predators usually won’t

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Guest Blog about the Coronarvirus and the Great Outdoors

GUEST BLOG: Solitude of the outdoors is an antidote to the coronavirus by Brent Frazee | Mar 13, 2020 By Brent Frazee (@ brentfrazee.com) The government’s advice to avoid crowds and even go as far as self-quarantining during the coronavirus scare came as a huge inconvenience to many. Not me. I have been training for …

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The New Axxis Survival Knife/Axe is an Innovative Blast from the Historic Past

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Bone Daddy Bone WerX Axxis

The Axxis hand axe uses a Stone Age design as influence. We often hear about a lot of cool knives and other blades being introduced, almost like clockwork. We also see a lot of interesting new innovations in blades all the time. It runs the gamut, from the latest tactical blades, pocket knives, wilderness cutting

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Everest.com is Creating a New, Interactive Outdoor Marketplace


Everest wants to be THE spot for outdoor and shooting enthusiasts to get their gear. In the online world there are a ton of places to get your outdoor gear, but Everest wants to be the biggest marketplace and community on the net for people who love the outdoors. They just announced the soft launch

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The Polarmond All-in-One Sleeping System

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The All-in-One Sleep System by Polarmond won the Gold Outdoor Industry award and it is easy to see why. This bivouac sleeping system is a sleeping pad, sleeping bag, and tent all in one. This thing is going to revolutionize the way the most hardcore mountaineers sleep in the backcountry. Polarmond’s All-in-One sleeping system includes an ultralight, but cushioned,

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10 Waterproof and Water Resistant Backpacks for Keeping Your Gear Dry


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Since not all of our outdoor gear can be waterproof, we need waterproof backpacks. I’m not sure what you pack on your kayaking or camping trips, but I know that my smartphone, compass, and granola bars aren’t typically ready for a dunk in the water. Although it may be hard finding a travel backpack that’s

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