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Tip of the Tongue: Hike Trolltunga, One of Norway's Most Epic Hikes

Joanne Howard / Destinations, how-to, activities, and travel

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5 Tips for Taking Infants and Toddlers Outdoors

Alex Trudeau Viriato / How-to and family

The goal of this list is to help parents who want to take infants or toddlers outdoors but have some reservations.

5 Lessons for Long-Distance Cycle Touring

Jonathon Reed / How-to, health, activities, and travel

I’m currently bicycling 15,000 km across Canada from the east coast to the Arctic to the west coast.

10 Tips For Your Everest Base Camp Trek

Lauren Schusterman / Destinations, how-to, and travel

Everest Base Camp had always been high on my list of to-do's, I dreamt of actually climbing Everest but thought base camp might be a good first step.

It's Time to Stop Polluting Our Oceans

Joshua Braun / How-to, health, and lifestyle

Plastics are now one of the most common pollutants of ocean waters across the globe.

How to Plan Your Thru-Hike on the John Muir Trail

Austin Trigg / Destinations, how-to, and activities

The John Muir Trail is 211 miles starting from Yosemite Valley and ending on the summit of Mt. Whitney traveling through the Sierra.

Behind the Lens: "Tamanawas Falls"

Jason Hatfield / How-to and travel

Why did you take this photo? I captured this image in early spring of 2014 at Tamanawas Falls just as the snow was starting to melt around the falls.

7 Essential Tips for Long Exposure Photography

Brandon Dewey / How-to

1. Something Moving For a long exposure photograph to be successful, there must be movement in the scene you are capturing.

How NOT to Plan Your 4th of July Mountain Weekend

Jason Leach / How-to and lifestyle

It was July 3rd and I was on a trip to visit my brother in Boise, Idaho when we decided to spend the 4th weekend in the Sawtooth Wilderness area, specifically the Sawtooth Range.

How to Benefit from the Outdoors Every Day

Cara Rensing / How-to, health, and lifestyle

To get the most benefits, try spending some time in nature every single day, even if it's only for a few minutes. Here are some ideas for bringing nature into your life. 1.

Lugging a Kayak to Alabama's DeSoto Falls Was Totally Worth It

Merritt McKinney / Destinations, how-to, activities, and travel

DeSoto Falls is a massive waterfall in North Alabama. The top of the waterfall is easily accessible with maintained paths and fenced overlooks.

When You Live in Paradise, Why Would You Ever Want to Leave?

Cassie Kawamata / How-to and travel

As someone who has lived on the island of Oahu their whole life, the struggle to find cheap flights, plan trips, and maximize vacation time off work is real.

6 Beginner Tips for Long Exposure Ocean Photography

Tori Marsh / How-to and activities

1. Find a Rocky Beach. The coolest part of taking a long exposure shot of the ocean is seeing the patterns of the current. These patterns are exacerbated by structures in the water.

Photographing the Supermoon and What I'll Do Differently Next Time

Abby Shepard / How-to and activities

In December of 2016, there was a natural phenomenon happening called the Supermoon, where the moon was extra close to Earth during its elliptical orbit, resulting in the largest apparent size of the .

How Hikers Can Avoid Blisters and Other Foot Problems

Thomas Johnson / How-to and health

Hiking is an activity that requires extensive use of the feet. We rely on them to carry us safely to the end of the trail.

Solo Roadtripping to Death Valley

Karen Victoria Peck / Destinations and how-to

As a woman who grew up just outside NYC, road tripping and camping solo was super intimidating. Def not in my wheelhouse. I found myself wanting to visit Death Valley, just with no one to go with.

The Best Way to Prepare for Your Next Adventure

James Sisti / How-to and lifestyle

Many eager ears harken to the call of the great outdoors, compelling nature-lovers and thrill-seekers alike to bask in nature’s abundant beauty while taking on a few exciting challenges.

Why I Keep a Travel Journal and You Should Too

Jonathon Reed / How-to, lifestyle, and travel

I’ve never really been a journaling kind of guy. I usually prefer my laptop keyboard to a pen and paper, pretty much wherever I am—with one exception. When I’m on the road, I’m analogue all the way.

5 Reasons Why a Wetsuit Should be Your Next Gear Purchase

Austin Jackson / How-to and activities

Yes, you read that right. Pull out that money you were saving for that new camera, drone, tent, sleeping bag, lens, you name it. For me, my wetsuit is an essential piece of gear I use quite often.

How to Travel with a Drone

Garrett Graham / How-to and travel

Protection Is Key My advice is pretty simple, get a hardshell. Whether that’s a backpack or a case, you want a hard plastic cocoon protecting your expensive equipment.

10 Tips for Hiking Torres del Paine's W Trek in Patagonia

Will Cebron / Destinations, how-to, activities, and travel

Located near the bottom of South America in Chilean Patagonia, Torres del Paine takes a significant effort to reach from nearly every country in the Northern Hemisphere.

An Easy Camping Recipe for Apple Oatmeal Cones

Adam Kingman / How-to, health, lifestyle, and travel

Apple Oatmeal Cones I haven't had much luck packing in snow cones during the summer months, so here's a killer alternative for all you camp hack lovers out there.

4 Tips for Hiking with Your Small Dog

Ashley Lake / How-to, lifestyle, and activities

One of the biggest misconceptions is that small dogs are for laps and bigger dogs are for everything else. Well I'm here to tell you that's just not true.

Five "Just in Case" Items I’ve Actually Had to Use

Katie Johnson / How-to, activities, and travel

Finding a balance between feeling prepared yet not carrying unnecessary items is a tall order for any outdoor enthusiast.