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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July 29, 2019

Camp Recipe: Vegan BBQ Jackfruit Slider

Sweet, smoky, and tangy, these jackfruit sliders are a great vegan alternative for your next BBQ cookout! Jackfruit used to be a real specialty ingredient. We remember seeing one for the first time at a Vietnamese grocery store in Los Angeles. It was absolutely massive! At the time, we had no idea what you would […]

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July 25, 2019

State Offices Get Boost From New Recreation-Focused Network

The sunrises over Virginia's mountains

Fifteen states have now established offices or task forces to study the growing outdoor recreation economy, promote outdoor opportunities and improve access to the outdoors for their residents and visitors alike. In 2019 alone, four states have created new divisions—with two offices established in July—and this week the nonpartisan National Governors Association (NGA) announced the […]

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July 22, 2019

Campworthy: Camp Cocktails

Campworthy hosts holding drinks

Recipe: Camp Cocktails Submitted by: Takiyah & Caela Hometown: Seattle, WA What do you love about this recipe? We first tried these refreshing drinks on a magical trip to Cuba. Canchancharas are simple yet delicious, easy to make with few ingredients. Canchancharas Camp Cocktails Ingredients  2 limes 2 lemons 1 liter soda water 2 shots rum of […]

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July 22, 2019

The Hometown Hero for Mountain Bike Trails in Wilmot, Wisconsin

“I’ve been living in a mosquito net fixing culverts all week,” said J.T. Robinson over speakerphone through the aforementioned mesh headwear. “But I get to leave early today to meet some volunteers to work on mountain bike trails at Silver Lake.”  Robinson was unceremoniously digging through mud, managing trail erosion and dodging West Nile in […]

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July 22, 2019

Poop Happens. What Happens Next?

Person walks toward two outdoor toilets.

Everyone poops. So it follows that if you’re out in the wilderness for longer than a day or two, you’ll probably have to relieve yourself in the outdoors. What happens then? A lot of times people leave their poop in the backcountry in a cathole—a hole you dig, poop in and cover back up. But […]

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July 22, 2019

10 Top Swimming Holes in the Southern Appalachians

A mom and her kids at a swimming hole with a waterfall in the background

The South is known for its hot and muggy summers, but the mountains offer a breezy respite from the rising mercury, especially if you spend your afternoon at a crisp, cold swimming hole. Here are 10 of the best dips in the mountains. Alabama Martha’s Falls, Little River National Preserve, Alabama Location: 111 miles west […]

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