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August 6, 2019

Bears Ears National Monument Management Draws Criticism As Court Battles Continue

a double rainbow over Bears Ears National Monument in southeast Utah

Southeastern Utah is known for its rock climbing, river rafting, hiking and camping, as well as cultural resources for Native American tribes with thousands of archaeological sites. The Bears Ears area—named for two tall buttes that resemble a bear’s head peeking over a ridge—is also a wonderland of buried fossils of dinosaurs, giant sloths, and […]

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August 5, 2019

Camp Recipe: Pie Iron Pizza Pocket

Pie iron pizza after cooking

For many, the pie iron is a nostalgic piece of campfire cooking equipment that brings back memories of family trips, summer camp, and wholesome fun outdoors. It is also the easiest way to enjoy your own personal pizza pocket. So, what are you waiting for?  While there are endless iterations of things you can cook […]

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August 1, 2019

The Wild West Route Is the Country’s Newest Bikepacking Epic

Part of the Wild West Route weaves across a lush hillside in Arizona.

Kurt Refsnider has ridden through the night as much anyone in the sport of ultra-endurance mountain bike racing. He has pushed himself for days on end: six straight in 2018 to set a new course record on the 750-mile Arizona Trail Race and just under 16 in 2011 when he won the 2,745-mile Tour Divide. […]

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July 31, 2019

DIY: How to Skip a Rock

Person skipping a rock

Connecting to nature and finding joy in the outdoors doesn’t have to mean climbing to the top of a remote mountain peak. There are all sorts of things to find—from right outside your door to just across town. Whether you’re spending time with kids outside or looking for an excuse to get some fresh air, […]

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July 31, 2019

DIY: How to Press Flowers

Flowers

Connecting to nature and finding joy in the outdoors doesn’t have to mean climbing to the top of a remote mountain peak. There are all sorts of things to find—from right outside your door to just across town. Whether you’re spending time with kids outside or looking for an excuse to get some fresh air, […]

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July 30, 2019

Campworthy: Tuna Casserole

Tuna casserole finished cooking

Recipe: Camp Tuna Casserole Submitted by: April J. Hometown: Boulder, CO What do you love about this recipe? This is the kind of meal you can make once and enjoy again for lunch or dinner the next day. It holds up well in the cooler and it’s even good cold the next day. It takes less time […]

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July 30, 2019

Campworthy: Tuna Casserole

Recipe: Camp Tuna Casserole Submitted by: April J. Hometown: Boulder, CO What do you love about this recipe? This is the kind of meal you can make once and enjoy again for lunch or dinner the next day. It holds up well in the cooler and it’s even good cold the next day. It takes less time […]

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July 30, 2019

Mini-Episode 7: The Moral of the Story

It’s Still (Mostly) Not a Climbing Podcast. We took the summer off to …
July 29, 2019

First Look: Riding the new Co-op Cycles DRT 3.2

In late 2016, REI announced a complete revamp of its cycling program, including a new flagship bike brand, Co-op Cycles. The move signaled the company’s desire to up both the caliber of its cycling offerings and its credibility in the bike market. “We heard from our members that we have to make bikes and bike […]

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