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Vedauwoo wyoming camping

Outdoor Getaways Near Denver: Camping in Vedauwoo, Wyoming

Check out this fantastic camping, hiking, biking and climbing area just 2 1/2 hours from Denver…

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beginner climbing tips

Crag Like a Boss: Rock Climbing Crash Course for Beginners

Climb ON with this beginner guide to climbing. Learn how to get started, what gear you need and how to find climbing friends and more!

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how to deal with a fear of heights when climbing

How to Overcome a Fear of Heights in Rock Climbing and Scrambling

Do heights make your shutter with fear? Read this.

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aspen viewing in colorado

9 Tips for Aspen Viewing in Colorado

Get the local scoop on how to enjoy the fall season in the Colorado Rockies.

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how to avoid summit fever

Let Go of Summit Fever: Why You Shouldn’t Care About the Top

Think the summit is everything? Think again…

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wilderness tips for women

7 Tips to Rock the Wilderness Lady Dirtbag Style

Phew. We did it! After practically disappearing under a rock for the past few months, Sarah and I have finally launched our book, The Lady …

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If you’re looking for the best outdoor blog on internet, you’ve come to the right place. My mission as a full-time freelance writer for the outdoors and blogger is to give you the confidence and outdoor skills you need to have your dream adventure. These mega-important posts are not only some of the best resources for outdoor skills on the web, but they are loved by most loyal readers too!

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Step Up Your Trail Grub: DIY Backpacking Meals and More

Trail food can make a lot of people pull their hair out. Pre-packaged meals are often expensive and can cost hundreds of dollars for what …

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campervan accessories

6 Simple DIY Ways to Upgrade Your Travel Trailer, Camper or Van

Look, my life is not a Pinterest spread. Sure, I’m handy, but when it comes to being “cutesy” I truly suck. Despite this lack in …

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How to Build a DIY Outdoor Gear Room for $120

I never thought I’d be that person who had more than one sleeping bag, a backpack for any occasion, and 2 snowboard setups. But alas, it happened and hey, I’m pretty happy about it. However epically awesome “gear mountain” may become, there comes a time where plastic bins just don’t cut it anymore. That time for me was when I was packing for an impromptu backpacking trip and couldn’t find my headlamp. So what did I do? Waited six months until the weather got crappy and got to work fitting out some unfinished space in my basement to show off all my gear by building a DIY gear room. In the end I had one bitching backcountry closet that didn’t break the bank.

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trip plan tips for backcountry travel

How to Plan a Big Hike or Backpacking Trip

How to write a trip plan to keep you organized and possibly save your life if something goes wrong.

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how to find free camping

The Step-by-Step Guide: How to Find Free Camping in the USA

The Step-by-step guide to finding free camping and boondocking anywhere in the USA.

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stay warm while winter hiking

Stay Warm Outside: How to Not to Freeze Your Ass Off this Winter

Winter got you feeling like a popsicle? Get toasty with these winter hacks.

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