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Beetles, Bikes, and Climate Change

I love bikepacking for the simplicity, adventure, and childlike joy that it offers—but this trip was different. Our goal wasn’t to crush a route with a lot of miles. It wasn’t to connect scenic and remote places on a map….

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Every Camper, A Conservationist

For those of us that love to play and enjoy the wilder and untamed corners of our planet, participation in stewardship and conservation should be a natural extension of our love for the mountains, rivers, valleys and forests.

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Made in Ireland

The Therm-a-Rest philosophy is simple: we make what we sell. This gives us complete control of our products, from conception to production, and allows us to create the highest quality gear possible. Since we started making sleeping pads in our…

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7 Amazing Women Outdoors You Should Know

I’m forever grateful to my father for introducing me to the outdoors at a young age. The vast wild spaces of the west coast comprised our backyard and we camped and explored it with reckless abandon. Still, upon growing into…

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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…

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What To Do On National Trails Day

Every June 1st, we celebrate National Trails Day. It’s a time to appreciate the paths that bring us to the camps, rivers, crags and scenic overlooks we love. Instead of heading out for a hike, Andrea Hassler challenges everyone to spend some time caring for and stewarding our trails with volunteer and donation opportunities.

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