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6 Breweries to Visit in Washington

The post-adventure beer is a time-honored tradition. It’s the celebration of the days spent out on the trail, the project that just got sent, or the summit that got conquered. Washington’s breweries, set in ideal adventure towns, make for the perfect post-adventure celebration. Here are some of the best in […]

The World’s Most Spectacular Spillways
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The World’s Most Spectacular Spillways

Bored with ponds, lakes, and streams? Think waterfalls are only mildly impressive? Enter the spillway, a structure intended to release controlled flows of water from dams into an area downstream. While they serve a very important purpose, they’re also pretty incredible to look at, often resembling enormous, gaping holes in […]

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9 Proposal Ideas for Outdoor-Loving Couples

It finally happened. You’ve found someone as nutty about the outdoors as you are. Someone who will happily embark on that multi-day hike with you and won’t complain once about the weight of their pack. Someone who can make you forget about the fact that it’s cold and rainy on […]

The Fabrics of Today’s Outdoor Apparel
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The Fabrics of Today’s Outdoor Apparel

People who live active lives, especially in the outdoors, are increasingly looking for clothing that reflect their healthy lifestyle. Premium sportswear and activewear companies are responding by adding all-natural, non-toxic textiles to their apparel lines and collections. Garments made from sustainably and organically grown cotton and wool are especially popular and becoming […]

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Quick Cold Weather Clothing Guide for Backcountry Pursuits

The summer months provide the opportunity to get educated about heat exhaustion, where the cooler months make way with cool, damp and wet climates. When heading outback to hike, ski, snowshoe or camp, be sure to have these items readily available on hand. Cold Weather Clothes Tips The rule of […]