Stories from Life Outside

The adventure truly begins when things don't go to plan. The Fox in the Forest outdoor blog is dedicated to honesty. We all make mistakes, and sometimes those mistakes are worth writing about.

Tips for Solo Female Hikers

Going on your first solo hike as a female can be a daunting experience. Here are a few tips to help you feel more comfortable.

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Segment 6 of the Colorado Trail: Trip Report

I inched closer to the fire, the chill of night started to seep through my damp clothes. Rain gear was strewn about, for about 8 miles the skies opened up on us. Drenched to the core is never a fun way to start off 32 miles, but we endured. Looking up I could see the shadows of the fire dancing against the trees, beyond that the first stars were starting to twinkle. Despite the picturesque scene something just didn’t quite feel right.

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Road Trip in Mongolia – How to Travel in Mongolia

Unable to sleep through yet another flight you succumb to watching the sunrise. As the light brightens you’re rewarded with what might be the most stunning view you’ve ever seen: the sun rising along the Great Wall of China, from the air. You smile, it’s kind of funny flying over the Great Wall, gliding over one of the great wonders of the world only to arrive in the land of the people it was built to keep out.

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DIY Dog First Aid Kit for Camping and Hiking

We finally arrived at camp right near a road. It was disappointing. I had walked all day only to find myself sleeping near a bunch of dispersed car campers. So much for feeling like I was in remote wilderness. Little did I know this save our butts next morning.

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Meg aka Fox is a 30-something who's born to explore. Her mission is to get you out on your greatest adventure. She'd rather be dirty than done up.

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