I’ve been a bad blogger. I haven’t traveled anywhere or done any real outdoor activities in months. I have a hundred excuses why not.
A useful checklist of basic hiking gear to help get you started on the trail.
Glamping is the new(ish) trend in outdoor adventure, but how much adventure can you have with heat, hot water, and electricity piped into your tent?
It’s not all lobsters and and pine trees here in Maine. It’s about time we dubunked a few myths about “Vacationland.”
Slacklining, the sport where you balance on a 2 inch wide piece of rock climbing webbing, offers up many benefits for outdoors enthusiasts.
Roughly a month ago, my family flew 3,000+ miles from Maine to visit me in sunny California. My mother, step-father and brother landed in Sacramento and headed south on I-80 West. Once they settled into their hotel, we met up for a post-arrival, pre-travel-induced-passing-out dinner. Over various Italian foods, we caught up and discussed what […]
I just love this video shot by some dudes in Switzerland. Gorgeous footage, cool music…enjoy.
Sometimes, you just have to blow the horn for other people. Today, I thought I’d give you a taste of some of the blogs I’m reading and why I love them. Enjoy. Outdoors Any of the feeds from Backpacker.com – Read up on useful, fun, and sometimes hilarious posts by the people who are out […]
It’s mid-winter, and I’m antsy. Shorter days, being stuck indoors, and lack of sunlight (plus – surprsingly – a lack of snow here in Southern Maine) will really take a toll on even the heartiest of souls. For some, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a very real problem that can lead to depression, anxiety, and […]
From what I understand, a backpack that has accessories that create energy as you hike is nothing new, solar panels being the main form of energy generation. But Treehugger wrote up a post about this pack, developed by UPENN biologist Lawrence Rome brings it to a new level. Using an external frame loaded with a […]