There’s something about the outdoors that cultivates a sense of curiosity and creativity. We want to challenge you to get offline, go outside, and be curious. #InspirationOutside This week’s @Columbia1938 Instagram challenge is dedicated to sharing your artwork inspired by the outdoors. Your photos will be judged by our friends at She Explores. She Explores is anContinue reading

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Nature has been the subject of art pretty much since humankind started scrawling on cave walls. Everything from animal migrations to mountainscapes and tumultuous seas have been immortalized. It’s a testament to how the landscape and the creatures that populate it inspires us to create, and how those creations continue to feed our urge toContinue reading

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Do you love hiking in the rain? Or have you ever gotten caught in a downpour? This is the gear for your next hike in the rain, whether it is expected or not. As pretty much anyone who’s ever gone hiking will attest, rain happens. Even when the forecast calls for a day of sun,Continue reading

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Hands down, there is nothing more magnificent than a wild berry. So much gastronomical potential in something so small. Marionberries, raspberries, strawberries, blueberries, lingonberries—even the magnificent cloudberries of Sweden. These gifts from nature seem sweetest when you earn them. In places with lava-rich soil (like the Washington and Oregon Cascades) there’s an abundance of fruitsContinue reading

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Have you heard of Fresh Off the Grid? Megan McDuffie is the co-founder of Fresh of the Grid, a website dedicated to recipes for camp food that you actually want to eat. She and her partner, Michael van Vliet were inspired by their life on the road to start their website and YouTube series, FreshContinue reading

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Do you love the pitter-patter of rain on the window? Then you’ll love these rainy hiking spots. As pretty much anyone who’s ever gone hiking will attest, rain happens. Even when the forecast calls for a day of sun, Mother Nature doesn’t feel obligated to follow suit—which is why a solid rain shell is aContinue reading

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