April 27, 2019

The Best Mother’s Day Gifts for Outdoor Lovers

Moms on a hike together with baby carrier backpacks

We know every mom is different, and we also know that a woman’s love of outdoor adventure isn’t dependent upon whether or not she has kids. That’s why we spent extra time this year gathering up a list of our favorite Mother’s Day gifts for women in every life stage. Whether she’s rejiggering her hiking […]

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April 26, 2019

Cook County’s Best Kept Secret

One of the largest—and oldest—forest preserve systems in the nation surrounds Chicago like an evergreen wreath.   Hundreds of miles of foot and bike paths are nestled inside the Forest Preserves of Cook County, along with lakes and streams for fishing and boating, meandering disc golf courses, bird sanctuaries, landing strips for model airplanes, horse […]

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April 25, 2019

Camp Recipe: Denver Scramble

Denver Scramble Recipe

The fastest and easiest way to make Denver omelets for a group is to ditch the omelet all together and turn it into a scramble. A classic Denver omelet contains green bell peppers, onions, mushrooms, ham, and cheddar cheese. It’s a really tasty combination, but how does it relate to the capital of Colorado? Your […]

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April 24, 2019

REI Presents: Mighty FInn

Ethan Street, manages the REI Co-op in Cleveland, Ohio and feels most at home in the Midwest Woods with his son Finn. Born with a cerebral palsy, Finn is unable to walk, feed himself, or communicate with words. That hasn’t stopped this father and...
April 23, 2019

Campworthy: French Toast with a Twist

French Toast Recipe

Recipe: French Toast with a Twist Submitted by: Rob Hometown: Rochester, NY What do you love about this recipe?: When I was a kid, my mom made French toast every Sunday morning. I loved waking up to the smell of cinnamon and syrup. I never would have thought you could make it without eggs, but […]

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April 22, 2019

Proficient in Parks

Two girls hold up Junior Ranger badges they collected

When Christine Lindström and her family of five hit the road in 2016 to prioritize a full-time RV lifestyle, she  planned to homeschool her three kids. The family would spend a lot of time in national parks, so Lindström expected to work the parks into her curriculum. But she was surprised to discover how comprehensive […]

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April 18, 2019

Camp Recipe: One Pot Taco Skillet

Taco Skillet

This quick and easy taco skillet is a true one-pot wonder. Just be sure you pack your cast iron skillet and you can be having a taco party in the woods the next time you go camping. What is great about making this recipe is how all the flavors start to layer on top of […]

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April 17, 2019

4 Ways To Progress As A Climber

A climber talks to another climber while motioning to curved holds on a rock face.

If you’re excited to learn and progress as a rock climber, the first thing you might look for is a mentor. But finding a more experienced climber willing to take you under their wing might not be easy. As more people start climbing, the ratio of beginner climbers to experienced climbers grows, stretching the group […]

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April 16, 2019

Campworthy: BBQ Mushroom Sandwich Recipe

Recipe: Vegetarian BBQ Mushroom Sandwich Submitted by: Abby Hometown: Pasadena, TX What do you love about this recipe?: My boyfriend and I love this recipe for its taste and versatility. You can easily replace the kale with cabbage or other ingredients, and you can mix up the mushroom variety depending on your budget. The ingredients […]

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