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Advocacy

Ode to Trail Workers

Maps, guidebooks and a few websites are devoted to a series of small squiggly lines. We study them, discuss them and spend our money to follow them. Anyone that enjoys life outside spends a significant amount of time on trails….

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Gear

Car Camping Essentials & Gear Guide

There’s a whole basket of adventures and unique opportunities that come with car camping. If you have your car camping essentials in place, odds are you’ll make the most of your time outside. I’m not much of a planner. Though…

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Tips

How to Poop in the Woods

Pooping in the woods. There’s nothing quite like it. It can be anywhere from sublime to downright uncomfortable. I’ve camped with people who look forward to striking out in search of their ideal deed-doing spot. And I’ve camped with those…

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Tips

Essential Tropical Backpacking Tips

Imagine waking up backpacking in a tropical paradise surrounded by fresh coconut, the waves of the ocean crashing in the distance, and a climate warm enough that you get to leave the puffy jacket behind. I had never considered tropical…

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Stories

Fun Hogging Close To Home

You don’t have to be travelling the world to be fun hogging. Get our advice and tips for adventures while camping close to home.

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Tips

Dispersed Camping: How to Find Free Camping

Whether you call it dispersed camping, guerilla camping, frontcountry camping or otherwise, finding a free place to camp away from the crowds of developed campsites is one of the great privileges afforded by America’s vast public lands. As more and…

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Gear

How to Build Your Car Camping Sleep System

Whether you’re seeking the relaxation of nature or setting up a hub for a few days of hiking and mountain biking in the mountains, your car camping sleep system ensures that you are enjoying comfier and better nights under the…

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