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The Astrology Guide to Therm-a-Rest Gear

The Winter Solstice is upon us and that means that the shortest day of a famously hard year has already occurred; there’s nowhere else to go but up! To celebrate we put together this astrology guide to Therm-a-Rest gear to…

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Introducing the 2020-2021 Winter Dream Team

In the natural world, winter presents an annual challenge. Temperatures can become unforgivingly cold, resources run scarce, daylight hours are constricted and the living breathing world settles in to survive. Yet, for us humans—even with the challenge of COVID—life goes on…

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Experience Fall Camping in Texas

The Lone Star state boasts 95 state parks and two national parks with extensive outdoor opportunities. You know the saying, “everything is bigger in Texas.” Well, the sheer size of the state means a lack of Yellowstone or Yosemite-like crowds.

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Why Outdoor Programs for Youth Matter

With two-thirds of the world’s population living in urban settings, it is critically important that people find ways to get outdoors. Especially young people. Why? The WHO links urban living to diminished health outcomes, and calls on governments to deliver…