May 25, 2017
10 Music Festival Survival Tips and Tricks premium
Music festivals are among the most fun events happening in today’s culture. No other setting allows you the freedom and opportunity to see multiple bands, meet new and interesting people, have the time of your life. It all happens in an atmosphere that is nothing short of euphoric. Nowadays there is a festival for every […]
May 24, 2017
The Top 12 Swimming Holes in New England premium
The days of hot, sweaty hikes through the White Mountains, swatting at flies in Northern Maine, and filthy backpacking trips through Vermont mud are the adventures (or misadventures) on the agenda. But with every day that the temperature rises, the more and more comfortable it becomes to enjoy New England’s favorite summer respites: swimming holes. […]
May 8, 2017
The 38-Mile Loop You Need to Do Through the Sierra Nevada Backcountry premium
I woke in the back seat of my car, just as the sun started to creep over the granite faces that marked the entrance to Sequoia National Park. It was a chilly July morning, and I arrived early at the ranger station in time to snag one of Sequoia National Park’s coveted backcountry permits for […]
May 7, 2017
Know Before You Go: Solo Backpacking Safety premium
Jordan Fisher – Outdoor Women’s Alliance Women who head into the backcountry alone hear the gamut of doubt from outsiders. Although solo backpacking has recently gained traction in the mainstream, it can be hard to escape comments that their solo sojourns are unwise. Solo travel is empowering. As outdoor women, backpacking solo is one of […]
May 5, 2017
So, You Want to Live the Van Life? premium
With the storm clouds from the day’s rain still lingering, the setting sun ignited the sky in intense golden light and vibrant hues of pink. Maneuvering my rusty Sprinter van through curve after curve, descending deeper into the canyon that leads to Zion National Park, I felt like nothing could stop the good vibes that […]
May 2, 2017
Everything You Need to Know About Colorado Public Lands Day premium
What is Colorado Public Lands Day? In 2016, Colorado became the first state in the nation to establish a holiday dedicated to our public lands. Every year, starting with 2017, the 3rd Saturday in May will be set aside as Colorado Public Lands Day.   Why is CO PLD historic/significant? Colorado boasts over 24 million […]