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Here’s what we thought of HBO’s The Climb: Episode One

In the world of climbing, first is often worst. The first person to go up has very little info about what lies ahead/above, and a lot of stress can rest on their strong shoulders. In the premiere episode of reality competition show The Climb on [...]

A young beautiful sports girl in thermal underwear with trekking poles walks along the trail among the snow-capped high peaks of the mountains, the traveler walks and climbs tin the national park.

Mastering Base Layers: Material, Fit and Weight

Learning how to layer in the winter seems simple, but can be a challenging skill to master. You want—and need—to be warm, but we’re often moving through a mix of activities and intensity levels which adds complexity, like actively hiking to a lookout then sitting [...]

Crispy smashed potatoes roasted with garlic and parmesan.

Campfire Smashed Potatoes

These flavorful and easy-to-grill smashed potatoes topped with seasonings, herbs and Parmesan cheese are a guaranteed hit. The trick to making them the perfect crispy-on-the-outside, creamy-on-the-inside is placing them in cold water before boiling, so that the skin and inside cook at the same time.  [...]

Chicken Marsala in a Cast Iron Skillet

Cast Iron Skillet Chicken and Mushrooms

Show off your gourmet skills with this delicious chicken-and-mushroom one-pot meal. This dish gets a flavorful kick from a touch of Dijon mustard and red pepper flakes. Serve it with pre-made biscuits or pasta. Makes 4 servings Equipment: 12 inch cast iron skillet Ingredients: Steps: [...]

Kettle goulash is prepared over an open fire!

Campfire Beef Stew

Ivette Manners Feed your hungry group after a long day enjoying the outdoors with this hearty, one-pot dish. While prep is quick, cook time takes about 1 hour and 20 minutes, so get it going while you set up the rest of camp! The extended [...]

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What is “Forest Bathing”? And How Does It Fight Cancer?

Corey Buhay According to recent research, walking through nature could boost the body’s numbers of cancer-fighting NK (“natural killer”) cells. But, contrary to what many outdoor recreationists might tell you, these health benefits kick in not when you push yourself, but when you slow down. [...]

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The World’s First Climbing Reality Show Just Launched on HBO

Corey Buhay For the first time ever, it’s not just pro climbers hitting the big screen. This January, revered climber Chris Sharma and (climbing obsessed) celebrity Jason Momoa star in the world’s first-ever climbing reality show called The Climb. Like an outdoorsy version of American [...]

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Cheesy Campfire Nachos

Nachos are the perfect campfire finger food and inspire infinite variations. Making them in a cast iron pan means that the bottom and edges of your chips take on that perfect crispy char. Pile on your favorite cheese blend — especially after a day of [...]

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Build An Ice Block Igloo: Step-by-Step Instructions

Aaron Cyr is a handy guy who lives in Manitoba, Canada. He owns Local Oak Wood & Supply Co. where he makes all sorts of interesting wood projects. You know what else he’s really good at? He knows how to build an ice-block igloo that [...]

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Here’s what we thought of HBO’s The Climb: Episode One

In the world of climbing, first is often worst. The first person to go up has very little info about what lies ahead/above, and [...]

base layers

Mastering Base Layers: Material, Fit and Weight

Learning how to layer in the winter seems simple, but can be a challenging skill to master. You want—and need—to be warm, but we’re [...]

Camping & Hiking

Campfire Smashed Potatoes

These flavorful and easy-to-grill smashed potatoes topped with seasonings, herbs and Parmesan cheese are a guaranteed hit. The trick to making them the perfect [...]

camping recipes

Cast Iron Skillet Chicken and Mushrooms

Show off your gourmet skills with this delicious chicken-and-mushroom one-pot meal. This dish gets a flavorful kick from a touch of Dijon mustard and [...]

Camping & Hiking

Campfire Beef Stew

Ivette Manners Feed your hungry group after a long day enjoying the outdoors with this hearty, one-pot dish. While prep is quick, cook time [...]

Camping & Hiking

What is “Forest Bathing”? And How Does It Fight Cancer?

Corey Buhay According to recent research, walking through nature could boost the body’s numbers of cancer-fighting NK (“natural killer”) cells. But, contrary to what [...]

Camping & Hiking

The World’s First Climbing Reality Show Just Launched on HBO

Corey Buhay For the first time ever, it’s not just pro climbers hitting the big screen. This January, revered climber Chris Sharma and (climbing [...]

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Camping & Hiking

Cheesy Campfire Nachos

Nachos are the perfect campfire finger food and inspire infinite variations. Making them in a cast iron pan means that the bottom and edges [...]

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How to Survive an Avalanche According to Alaska Avalanche School Director

Winter is exhilarating climbing, ski and snowboard season, but it’s also avalanche season—that time of year when layers of accumulating snow are more likely [...]

build an igloo
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Build An Ice Block Igloo: Step-by-Step Instructions

Aaron Cyr is a handy guy who lives in Manitoba, Canada. He owns Local Oak Wood & Supply Co. where he makes all sorts [...]

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