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Off the Beaten Path: Fisher Towers Trail, Southern Utah
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Off the Beaten Path: Fisher Towers Trail, Southern Utah

A lot of attention is being paid to National Parks and Monuments this summer. And rightly so, as it’s the Centennial of the founding of the National Park Service in 1916. And while I’m all about getting families to National Parks and Monuments, I’m not all about crowds. Yes, you [...]

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Clothing Optional Spring and Summer Adventures

Oh, outdoor nudity. It can be an elusive but wonderful thing. For those daring enough to seek outdoor spaces that allow you to bare it all (or just a lot) summer is here and there are plenty of buff adventures to be had. Read on! Natural Backcountry Hot Springs Many states, [...]

Why You Need to Hike with Your Dad
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Why You Need to Hike with Your Dad

As we get older our relationship with our fathers tend to fall to the wayside in favor of responsibilities like work, family and spending time with our friends. That father-child relationship is one of the most important bonds we have in life, so it’s important to find ways to fit [...]

Newsflash: Nicaragua is HOT!
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Newsflash: Nicaragua is HOT!

I’ve always wanted to learn to surf—but I had exactly zero lifetime experience. I figured the best (only?) way would be to commit to a week-long immersive surf retreat. Luckily, I was invited by a group of friends who had been to Nicaragua before and knew the ropes. What I [...]

My Stretchy Denim Can Take the Bulls**t
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My Stretchy Denim Can Take the Bulls**t

I’ve experience fear. I’ve had a grizzly bear run straight at me in Alaska. I’ve triggered avalanches backcountry skiing. I’ve been lost in the wilderness for multiple days in driving sleet and soaked to the core. I’ve been rag-dolled alongside my snowmobile at 80 mph. But, the fear and adrenaline [...]