May 14, 2019

Your Guide to Last-Minute Backpacking

Campsite with backpacking gear set up

Whether you’re an experienced backpacker or just getting started, it can be difficult to find the time to get out. With work schedules and busy lives, many of us have only one or two days per week to spend nights outdoors. By the time a day off rolls around, it can be tough to find […]

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May 14, 2019

Campworthy: Dutch Oven Pork Shoulder

Dutch Oven Pulled Pork Finished

Recipe: Dutch Oven Pork Shoulder Submitted by: Alissa Hometown: Anchorage, Alaska What do you love about this recipe?: This recipe will last you all weekend and once the pork is done you can make so many things out of it such as tacos, you can pair it with eggs in the morning or put it […]

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May 9, 2019

These Are the Most Bikeable Cities in the United States

A woman biking in the middle of traffic.

If you like to ride bikes, then you may be interested to hear how your community compares in terms of bikeability with others across the nation. The People for Bikes 2019 list of the most bikeable cities in the United States published this week. This year’s ratings reflect more engagement with cities across the country, which resulted in […]

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May 9, 2019

Camp Recipe: Greek Yogurt Pancakes

Greek Yogurt Pancakes Plated

Replicate the bright tangy taste of buttermilk pancakes, without the buttermilk. By using Greek yogurt in your batter instead, you can enjoy fantastic tasting pancakes while adding in your own preferred flavor. Buttermilk pancakes are great, but it’s not the most versatile of ingredients to keep in your cooler. Greek yogurt, on the other hand, […]

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May 9, 2019

Camp Recipe: Steak Fajita Salad

Steak Fajita Salad Complete

Trying to cut down on your carbs, but still, want to feel full at the end of your meal? This steak fajita salad is the real deal. We always struggle to get in enough greens throughout the day while camping, which is why we wanted to start experimenting with “entree” salads. Salads that aren’t just […]

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May 8, 2019

Sandboarding: The Strangest Sport You Definitely Need to Try

A lone sandboarder stands on a dune in southern Utah.

Have you ever spotted a person zipping down a sand dune with a large board strapped to their feet? It looks like snowboarding or surfing, you might think to yourself, but there is no snow or water. What are they doing? If you guessed sandboarding, you are correct. Sandboarding historians say the origins of sandboarding […]

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May 8, 2019

From Sea to Shining Sea, Route Announced for the Great American Rail-Trail

The Rails-to-Trails Conservancy released today the official route for its previously announced Great American Rail-Trail—a sprawling, multiuse trail that traces the path of converted, disused railways to connect Washington D.C. to Washington state. The 3,700-mile route (updated from a previous iteration that was 3,600 miles long) is completely separated from major roadways and includes iconic existing trails, […]

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May 2, 2019

Camp Recipe: Moroccan Spice-Rubbed Chicken

Moroccan Chicken Recipe Complete

Building one layer on top of another, this Moroccan spiced chicken is a perfect example of how you can get big flavor from just a single pan. The featured spice blend in this dish is ras el hanout. It’s a combination of cinnamon, cumin, coriander, ginger, cardamon, pepper, paprika, and turmeric. Buying all these spices […]

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May 2, 2019

Eating Right on the Trail

Person holds cup of coffee in the foreground. In the background there are snacks on the ground.

I spent more than a week on the Appalachian Trail in 2015, trekking through Georgia before hopping off near Franklin, North Carolina. It was April and in the throes of thru-hiking season, which meant I shared the trail with dozens of others. At night, we chatted around campfires about where we came from, why we […]

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