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We all pride ourselves on being up-to-date on our outdoor know-how, gear, and tactics. But are we sometimes just guessing when it comes to the specifics? This isn’t to say that there aren’t many folks who know their outdoor knowledge (much better than I do). But when it comes to it, maybe we need to […]
Editor’s Note: Products featured on Wide Open Spaces are independently selected by our editors. However, when you buy something through our links, we may earn a commission. Hiking is, by and large, the easiest outdoor activity to form into a hobby. At its foundation, it’s simply taking a walk in the woods, and aside from […]
Becoming an Outdoors-Woman, commonly known as BOW, is a national education program that strives to make women more comfortable and aware of the outdoor world. You can trace the history of Becoming an Outdoors-Woman to Dr. Christine Thomas. She spent her career at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point College of Natural Resources. In 1991, Dr. […]
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Two National Parks — as well as several other national recreation areas and monuments managed by the National Park Service — fall within Montana’s borders. One you’ve heard of. The other, you absolutely should know. Between Yellowstone and Glacier, Montana features over 3.2 million acres of National Park public land dedicated to preserving some of […]
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The cool water pools around your ankles as you put your lightweight kayak into the river for a foggy sunrise paddle. The hot sun burns away the mist and glimmers off the water as it rises through the trees. The paddle’s rhythmic motion soothes the senses. The mind is calm, and the body is moving. […]
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Kayak accessories have come a long way in the last 10 years. Many of the same items that we have standard on our boats can make it onto our kayaks, and the industry has come up with some great ways to make it more comfortable and more productive. Some common, everyday items can be used […]