Getting kids outdoors in a fun, educational setting is a goal many of us share. But it doesn’t happen with a magic wand and three wishes. In fact, outdoor education is expensive. Not only do you need the equipment, but you also want expert instruction by people who understand kids. Five years ago our friendsContinue reading

1
Share

National parks in the United Kingdom are different than in those in the United States. Both are designed to protect nature, but in England, much of the landscape has housed people, shops, factories, and other development for centuries. It’s true that the boundaries of these national parks encompass a lot of privately owned land (asContinue reading

3
Share

Measuring in at a relatively modest 8,016 square miles, what the country of Wales may lack in size it more than makes up for with its incredible landscapes. In fact, it lives forever in adventure lore; this stretch of the United Kingdom just west of London served as the training ground for Sir Edmund HillaryContinue reading

2
Share

Encompassing the upper-most stretches of the United Kingdom, Scotland is a fairytale land of mountains, glacial glens, lochs, and a gloriously serpentine coastline—all ripe for weeks of outdoor exploration. And while the area only has two official national parks, the entire wilderness of Scotland is open to anyone, provided it’s accessed via non-motorized means. ThanksContinue reading

2
Share

Located in northwestern England, the Lake District serves as country’s largest national park. It covers just less than 888 square miles and is bordered on one side by the Irish Sea. Shaped by glaciers during the Ice Age, the region is characterized by fells (moor-covered hills) and mountains that rise up close to 3,000 feet,Continue reading

2
Share

You might recognize these photos of the recent total solar eclipse – they’ve been floating around the internet and catching a lot of buzz. We’ve got the scoop on capturing this incredible moment from GoalZero ambassador, photographer and climber, Ted Hesser and commercial adventure photographer, Andrew Studer. This is what chasing the eclipse is allContinue reading

4
Share