Explorer Spotlight: Tori Marsh

The Outbound Collective / Lifestyle

Name: Tori Marsh  | Age: 26 | Location: Santa Monica, CA. What’s your day job?  I manage the data and content for an awesome digital health company in Santa Monica, CA.

12 Facts of Trail Life Only True Backpackers Will Understand

Hartley Brody / Lifestyle and activities

1. Showering isn't really that much of a necessity At some point, you stop worrying so much about “getting dirty” and feel… free. 2.

Why We Love the Desert

Karissa Frye / Destinations, lifestyle, and travel

While the desert covers more than one fifth of the earth's land, it has always seemed a foreign landscape that I am particularly drawn to. Each time I visit, I cherish it more and more.

Drones: Changing Old Stereotypes

Matt Van Swol / Destinations and lifestyle

I'm not that great of a photographer, and I'm an even worse videographer, but a couple weeks ago I bought the DJI Mavic Pro and it has completely changed how I approach exploring new places.

Learning from the Power of the Outdoors

Hailey Schnieders / Health and lifestyle

There are many reasons for which we seek adventure. Whether it’s an escape from reality, change of scenery, the need for creative influence, the list will always go on.

Explorer Spotlight: Breanne McNitt

The Outbound Collective / Lifestyle

Name: Breanne McNitt | Age: 21 | Location: Arizona What’s your day job?  I am still a college student-- but I graduate in May...

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 Post to Instagram from Your Computer

Kyle Frost / Lifestyle

Alright you adventure photographers and Instagram-happy outdoor folks - I've got some news for you. I know no one shoots on their phones anymore anyways, so you'll be excited about this one.

Cali Bound: 9 Adventures from our Family Road Trip out West

Nick Garcia / Destinations, lifestyle, family, activities, and travel

Road trips have become our families #1 favorite past time, which is great because over the past 10 months we have been traveling the country while my wife takes different nursing assignments as a tra.

The Cost of a Night Well Spent

Patrick James / Lifestyle and activities

Every spring, outdoor enthusiasts from all across the country start thawing out after what (hopefully) was a long, cold winter.

The Best Post-Hike Food and Drinks in Laguna Beach

Visit Laguna Beach / Destinations, lifestyle, and activities

Is there anything that tastes sweeter than a cold beer after a day of hiking under the California sun? Nope. There just isn't.

12 Reasons Why You Should Spend More Time Outdoors

Trent + Georgie / Health and lifestyle

It’s no secret that spending time outdoors makes us feel… well, good. But it can sometimes be difficult to quantify exactly what it is about nature that conjures up warmth and happiness within us.

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.

Why You Should Wait at the Airport for an Extra 5 Hours

Breanne McNitt / Lifestyle and travel

It was the holiday season and all the airports were teaming with overwhelmed, panicked people running around trying to catch their next flight.

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.

There's Nothing Wrong with Living the Weekend Warrior Lifestyle

Katherine Haveman / Lifestyle and travel

Every college student knows the feeling: you live within a few miles of twenty of your closest friends, sure you can skip a few days of class, and that five hour drive out of town is a well deserved .

5 Reasons to Wake Up Early and Catch a Sunrise

Austin Jackson / Activities and lifestyle

Ever go somewhere that you feel is so amazing, but the amount of people around and all of the talking and yelling takes away from it all? Don't get me wrong, I love the fact that more and more of our.

The North Face, Patagonia, REI Respond to Trump's Executive Order on Public Lands

Liam McNally / Lifestyle

Unless you’ve been living under a rock this year, you’ve probably read about the controversy surrounding the Bears Ears National Monument in Southern Utah.

Why I Love California's Northern Coast

Benjamin Canevari / Destinations, lifestyle, activities, and travel

Backpacker Magazine put out a request for photos of the Sonoma Coast to their photographer call list. I didn't have any extra original photos to give them.

Road Trip Season is Here

John Entwistle / Lifestyle, activities, and travel

Last night I took the first road trip of this summer season. It was only two hours long, and required absolutely no planning, but it was a road trip. Driving has to be one of my favourite activities.

How to Leave Your Mark on the National Parks

Katie Johnson / Destinations and lifestyle

If you clicked on this honestly thinking you'd be told how to leave a mark when you visit these beautiful places, you're exactly who needs to be reading this.

I Want to Use My Camera as an Instrument for Change: Here's How You Can Be a Part of It

Emily Hlaváč Green / Lifestyle and travel

It was not more than four months ago that I applied with Photographers Without Borders, an NGO set up to support grassroots initiatives by linking them with photographers for assignments in remote lo.

Life at Potrero Chico, Mexico's Awe-Inspiring Rock Climbing Destination

Carter Clark / Destinations, lifestyle, activities, and travel

Our escapade to far off lands started like so many do: in a foreign customs office being told that we needed to exit the country immediately.

How One Lobster Pot Maker in the UK is Keeping Old Traditions Alive

Gabriel Nivera / Lifestyle and travel

Going exploring on your own in a foreign land is by far one of the most rewarding experiences you can do as a traveller.