Want to hike with your dog? Learn the basics of dog first aid when you're out on the wilderness with these expert tips from veterinarian Nancy East. Learn symptoms and treatment of insect bites, sprains, ticks, snake bites, heat exhaustion and more for dogs, plus how to make a simple dog first aid kit for hiking. Dog First Aid for Hiking: Expert Tips from a Veterinarian

Dog First Aid for Hiking: Expert Tips from a Veterinarian

Traveling with Dogs

DOG FIRST AID FOR HIKING: EXPERT TIPS FROM A VETERINARIAN Charlie the adventure dog is a part of our...
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Knee pain while hiking is real. Learn how to safely protect your knees while hiking downhill or uphill. Discover the best gear for protecting your knees on the trail and how to support healthy & strong knees off the trail. How to Protect your Knees While Hiking

How to Protect your Knees While Hiking

Hiking

Knee pain while hiking is real. Learn tips for protecting your knees with your stride, gear, exercises, and stretching.
Interested in winter hiking? Learn about base layers, insulating layers, shells, and other cold weather hiking clothes with our winter outdoor apparel guide Winter Hiking Clothes & Cold Weather Layering Basics

Winter Hiking Clothes & Cold Weather Layering Basics

Apparel

Interested in winter hiking? Learn what clothes to wear for cold weather hiking and how to layer appropriately for...
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Don't let Type 1 diabetes hold you back. Learn everything you need to know about hiking with diabetes, including practical safety & first aid tips. 10 Tips for Hiking with Type 1 Diabetes

10 Tips for Hiking with Type 1 Diabetes

Hiking

Don't let Type 1 diabetes hold you back. Learn everything you need to know about hiking with diabetes.
Prevent dangerous wildlife encounters. Learn wildlife safety tips & what to do if you are attacked by a bear, snake, mountain lion or moose while hiking. Wildlife Safety Tips & How to Prevent Dangerous Encounters

Wildlife Safety Tips & How to Prevent Dangerous Encounters

Backpacking

Learn basic wildlife safety tips & what to do if you are attacked by an animal on the trail....
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Dreading going #2 while camping? Don't! In this post we teach you how to poop outdoors, how to pack out your toilet paper & tips for being sanitary. HOW TO POOP OUTDOORS: A STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE TO LEAVE NO TRACE

HOW TO POOP OUTDOORS: A STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE TO LEAVE NO TRACE

Stewardship & Leave No Trace

Dreading going #2 while camping? Don't! In this post we teach you how to poop outdoors, how to pack...
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Ok. I'm getting personal...this is my story of how the outdoors has transformed me into the happy & healthy person I am today in hopes that it inspires you to get outside. Finding Health & Happiness through the Outdoors

Finding Health & Happiness through the Outdoors

Outdoor Inspiration

Ok. I'm getting personal...Here I share some parts of my past I'm not proud of and how the outdoors...
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What are Rock Cairns & Why You Shouldn’t Build Them

What are Rock Cairns & Why You Shouldn’t Build Them

Stewardship & Leave No Trace

What are those rock structures on the trail? Understand the importance of rock cairns, who builds them, and what...
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The Best Trekking Poles of 2018 & Why You Should Use Them

The Best Trekking Poles of 2018 & Why You Should Use Them

Outdoor Gear

Adjustability, grip type & pole material. Learn the benefits of hiking with trekking poles & how to choose the...
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HOW T PLAN A BACKPACKING TRIP How to Plan a Backpacking Trip in 12 Simple Steps

How to Plan a Backpacking Trip in 12 Simple Steps

Backpacking

In this blog post, we break down how to plan a backpacking trip into 12 simple steps so you...
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The Ultimate Guide to Finding Free Campsites in the US

The Ultimate Guide to Finding Free Campsites in the US

Car Camping

Learn where and how to find FREE campsites on your next road trip with this list of our favorite...
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How to Choose A Backpacking Sleeping Bag

How to Choose A Backpacking Sleeping Bag

Outdoor Gear

Warmth to weight ratio, down vs synthetic & temperature ratings. What does it all mean? Learn how to choose...
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