The Natural Beauty of Preikestolen or Pulpit Rock Norway

Preikestolen or Pulpit Rock Norway

By Nicole Anderson

Preikestolen or Pulpit Rock Norway, (Preikestolen in English: “The Pulpit Rock”, “Pulpit” or “Preacher’s Chair”) once visited, is one of those places that you are never likely to forget.  To say it is impressive feels like it’s an understatement.  Its majestic beauty and that of its surrounding region is hard to compare to anywhere else.

Acknowledged by many as being the most photographed and popular site of natural beauty in Norway, read more

Delicious and Nutritious Snacks for Your Next Family Camping Trip

Delicious and Nutritious Snacks

By Camille May Finley

More than just treats, the food you bring along on a camping trip is the fuel that will be available to your body. This is why experienced hiker Shelby Kisgen emphasizes the importance of mindfulness when packing snacks, especially if you’re responsible for feeding other people, like your family. That means choosing to nibble on read more

Hiking and Chronic Conditions: Is it Possible to Make it Work?

Hiking and Chronic Conditions

By Caitlin Evans

I wasn’t always hooked on hiking as a form of physical exercise.

At first, my weekend excursions were about spending time with friends. We’d get up relatively early on a Saturday or Sunday morning and head to a nearby national park where we’d cover 5-10 miles, depending on the weather and route. But, it turned out, the more time I spent this way in nature, the more I realized how beneficial it was to my physical and mental health.

And that’s no surprise. After all, read more

Set Your Inner Adventure Junkie Free

Set Your Inner Adventure Junkie Free:

How to Cope With Setbacks, Fear, and Anxiety

By Caitlin Evans

The word adventure has a jolly good ring to it, doesn’t it?

There you are, climbing a mountain, struggling through the fast-melting snow, the weight of your backpack pinning you down to the face of the cliff.

Or there you are again, riding the perfect wave as the sun sets over the peaks of a dormant volcano.

There you are again, walking into Santiago de Compostela, having just trekked over read more

Sleeping Under the Stars: Backpacking Gear Guide

By Shannon Minnis

Every year, millions of people pack their gear and head outside to camp. It doesn’t matter who you are or where you live, there’s nothing quite like the long-lasting memories you create when you’re camping.

When going out in the wilderness it can be refreshing to totally unplug. This is what’s referred to as Boondocking or going “off the grid” which means camping with nothing but a tent for shelter and no electricity. If you’ve read more

Explore Eternal Flame Falls, NY.

By Ashley Barlow

Eternal Flame Falls is located in Western New York and is just a 50 minute drive from Niagara falls. Eternal Flame Falls features a height of 30 feet, but more impressing is the flame behind the waterfall! I visited this waterfall while driving back home from a weekend trip at Niagara Falls. I couldn’t believe that this waterfall actually had a fire just behind the waterfall and I just had to see it for myself to believe it!

This waterfall has a small grotto that read more

10 Nature Craft Ideas

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By Bryony Sumner

We love getting out and about in nature with our 2 boys. Earlier this year we wrote about our favourite nature play ideas and we were so inspired by all the lovely comments from like-minded outdoor lovers that we wanted to share some more of our outdoor play ideas.

I’ve always been a craft lover – but the idea of buying materials to create artwork with the kids that then just gets thrown away doesn’t feel great to me – especially when a lot of art and craft kits are made read more

THE FJÄLLRÄVEN CLASSIC USA

By Ashley Barlow

The First Annual Fjällräven Classic has officially made its way to the US and I am beyond thankful to have been invited out to be a part of this incredible event! Three glorious days and two nights under the glistening stars backpacking through the remote wilderness of the Colorado Rocky Mountains. Over 100 people from all over the US came out to this event and trekked 20+ miles in the back country of the Colorado Rocky Mountains in the 71,000 acres of State Forest State Park. read more

Creative Outdoor Photo Scavenger Hunts for Kids

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By Megan Darmody

It’s no easy task to keep kids occupied. Particularly, if you’re on a long road trip or out camping with your family for a long period of time. Sometimes, you have to get creative and think out of the box.

A photo scavenger hunt is a great activity to keep the little ones busy and spark curiosity and wonder for their surroundings. Kids will be ecstatic to explore nature and be proud to check items off their list when they find them.

All you’ll need to get started with your read more

Activities for Your Camping Bachelorette

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Activities for Your Camping Bachelorette – the possibilities are virtually endless!

By Amanda Moore

You’ve finally decided on having a camping bachelorette. You’ve decided on your wedding party, issued out the invitations, picked out the campgrounds, the party’s theme—basically, everything is set and ready to go. It’s exhilarating and exciting and something brand new that you get to experience with your closest friends and family.

The only thing that can really make this better is read more

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