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Trail Home: Creating Home on a Thru Hike

While thru-hiking a trail your home becomes transient. Learn how to find stability in returning to it each night. We found our speck of familiarity along a vast, unfamiliar trail. So, go out and explore. Wander freely.

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Polar Expeditions with Eric Larson

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Happy Time on Polar Expeditions

On big polar and mountaineering expeditions, getting eight hours of sleep each night is so important that we base our whole travel schedule around it. Arctic explorer, Eric Larson shares travel stories and how he keeps warm on polar expeditions on the Arctic Ocean.

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The Art of Slowing Down

Bigger. Better. Faster. We get lost in the in this track of progression, not only in our daily lives, but even during our adventures. Sometimes, it’s important to slow down, to stop and smell the literal roses.

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Summer Dream Team

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Therm-a-Rest Dream Team Summer Edition

The Therm-a-Rest Dream Team is a group of fun-loving ambassadors that will be packing some of our favorite pieces of gear on their adventures. They share our draw to the great outdoors and also share our desire for a better night outside.

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Second Chances In Joshua Tree

To venture inside Joshua Tree National Park’s jumbled boundaries requires expert level navigation skills and the confidence to scramble, climb and tunnel for an entire day.

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Debunking the myths of mountaineering

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Debunking the Myths of Mountaineering

Whether you’re an experienced mountaineer or just getting started on your foray into the mountains, there are some widely circulating myths that need to be clarified and debunked.

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Into The Wind

The elements are relentless anywhere you go and Iceland is no exception. Although the fjords and stunning views evoke a sense of calm, powerful winds, and stinging cold can instantly shatter your pre-adventure expectations. After all, that’s why they call…

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Conquering “You’ll Nevers” with Heather Laptalo

Being told you shouldn’t do something is tough, but when multiple doctors tell you that you’ll never do something, most people nod their head and begin adjusting their lives. Not Heather. She’s skied, ran and climbed through countless obstacles, both…

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Choosing an Adventure Partner

By Bethany Hughes The weight of the pack on my back, the sun-warmed rock, small tufts of grass growing from the cracks where my fingertips gripped, my sweating palms, the glacial blue waters of Lago Viedma lapping 15 feet below….

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