The American outdoor dream works like this: You love the outdoors. You travel to cool places and learn exceptional skills. Then you share your love of nature with someone else. Often that someone else is a child to whom you pass down your wisdom, passion, and appreciation for nature. But is it that easy? Yes!Continue reading

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Hiking guidebooks and websites typically do all the hard work for you–at least in terms of helping you choose your next trail. Most break ’em down by level of difficulty (defined by length, elevation gain/loss, and technical terrain), as well as other factors like waterfalls, rivers, overlooks, and crowds. But when you engage with aContinue reading

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So you’ve visited all the cool mountain towns in the U.S. and are weary of the crowds, glitz, and expense. Here’s an awesome destination that you may never have heard of: Kananaskis Country, Alberta (Canada). While most tourists who flock to the picturesque Canadian Rockies head for Banff, those in the know set their sightsContinue reading

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Sailing on Indigenous canoe on a river in the Amazon state Venezuela

The one drawback to a mind-blowing adventure is that it inevitably sets the bar high for the next trip. Fortunately, you can still aim high and expect the best by going native. The Amazon Basin has a treasure trove of indigenous cultures, with up to 100 isolated groups preferring to remain untouched from the outside world. However, aContinue reading

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By now you’ve probably packed away your winter gear and transitioned into warm-weather pursuits. Camping, biking, hiking, running, doing absolutely nothing except reveling in the warmth of the sun. Except some — the same who leave their new skis leaning in a corner of their bedroom — are suffering a long withdrawal that only timeContinue reading

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