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Life on the Open Road
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Life on the Open Road

When we conjured up the idea of living in a vintage trailer for a year while we traveled the continental United States, we admittedly weren’t thinking—we were dreaming. We were imagining mountains and beaches and switchbacks and lawn chairs and hot dogs roasting on an open fire. Reality has a [...]

On Living and Camping Authentically
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On Living and Camping Authentically

At our core, we believe in promoting several simple truths: “Inside us all exists an adventurous soul – a wild heart that is called from nature to live authentically and free from modern society. For many outdoor and mountain enthusiasts pure freedom and rugged adventure has become a way of [...]

Silverton —> Durango
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Silverton —> Durango

A close friend of mine asked if I would be interested in joining her for a section of the Colorado Trail. She was aiming to finish all 486 miles in about five weeks, and invited me along to join in the last week of fun: Silverton to Durango. This was [...]

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From Mountain Khakis

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. [...]

A Tale of Summits and Seaweed
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A Tale of Summits and Seaweed

~ June 7th, 2016 ~ “It’s only 500 more vertical feet, Tristan.” “Thanks Rob,” I managed to reply through gritted teeth. As I stepped over my rope, I stopped and gazed out upon one of the most beautiful scenes I have ever seen. Far below, small mountains blossomed upwards as [...]