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Tips for Taking Your Kid on His First Hike

Every outdoor parent’s dream is to raise a little hiker of their own, but too many missteps out of the gate can cause your kid to hate heading outside the rest of his life. There’s no better way to introduce him to the beauty of nature than that first hike. [...]

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5 Inspirational Pictures to Get You Camping

At Mountain Khakis, we are all about getting outdoors. That’s why we’re part of the $100,000 Camping Giveaway Contests on The Dyrt, a platform for campground reviews. Our contests cover Wyoming, North Carolina, and South Carolina. June was the first month of our contest, and we want to share the [...]

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What Stuff Means to Us: Your Old Outdoor Gear

Ok, I’m going to sell it. Really. I mean it. I even went so far to clean it and everything. Even now, I’m hesitating. It’s an iconic piece of gear built to survive an apocalypse. I’ve shared many adventures with it. Never mind that it’s been sitting in the closet [...]

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5 Best Parks to See the Stars

Late summer is perhaps the best time to view the Milky Way, and there are several great places to go to see it. Due to the light pollution and smog in many big cities, you can only see the Milky Way out in the rural, wild lands of the U.S. [...]

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How To Hike with a Toddler

Just because you’re a parent doesn’t mean you have to hang up your pack for good. If anything, hiking becomes even more awesome now that you’ve got a mini in tow. Get ready to hit the trail as a family and enjoy every minute of it with our guide to [...]