When you hear about an island vacation, most people immediately think of the tropics. It’s a trip that’s all about relaxation—lying on the beach, sipping drinks by the pool, and riding the warm ocean waves…right? Well there is a different kind of island vacation that offers up a whole different type of fun and adventure….
For the month of June, we asked our community to share their tips, recommendations, and stories in our #maketimetoexplore campaign.
Buzzz, buzzz, buzzzz… “Ah snap, I totally spaced I had dinner plans tonight.” Shaking my head, I pick up my buddy’s phone call, “Yo man, super sorry, I got caught up at work. I am leaving right now, I’ll be there in twenty!” Frantically stuffing my resin pack, I leave my desk behind. Our lives behind…
When it comes down to it, it’s really not about the destination (or the journey). It’s all about who you take with you.
The country is filled with beautiful places to explore, making this summer the perfect time for a road trip
Hiking with my toddler has been one of my most rewarding adventures thus far. Exploring new trails and viewing the outdoors with her is filled with constant joy and surprise.
The backcountry is a place for serenity and personal challenge, and, as in any public space, there’s an etiquette to maintaining this environment. Some of this etiquette may be obvious, some may not be. But after 20 years recreating in the woods and nine years as a backcountry guide, I am confident that it basically…
If you’re like us, chances are you dream about backpacking pretty much all day, everyday. But what about those days when a multi-day trek isn’t necessarily on the cards? Can you still give your favorite packs and bags the love they deserve even when you’re not out on the trails? You bet your bottom you…
Whether you’re looking to save money, get fit, help the environment, or simply have more fun, commuting by your own human power rather than relying on a combustion engine is a great way to do all four of those things at the same time.
When I first got into plants I wanted more and more and more. Trust me more is not better. It get’s a little stressful trying to watch over 80 plants, and then you forget to water one and it dies on you, so you get sad and think you’re a terrible plant parent.