Outdoor Living

How To Get The Best Trail Name Ever

How To Get The Best Trail Name Ever

When I started my Pacific Crest Trail southbound thru-hike, I didn't have a trail name yet. Though prior to my hike, I had given it some thought. What I definitely didn't...

Mar 9, 2015 : Viola Murgia
6 Things I Learned About Outdoor Living by Working on a Trail Crew

6 Things I Learned About Outdoor Living by Working on a Trail Crew

First, imagine working a full-time, minimum-wage job. Then, add rain – so much that everything you own gets wet and stays wet for days on end. Add backbreaking labor, knee-deep...

Feb 21, 2015 : Gray Barrett
Living the Open Air Life

Living the Open Air Life

There are many foreign words that have no equivalent in English. One of these is Friluftsliv – a Norwegian word meaning "open air life." Understanding this phrase, as well as its...

Feb 16, 2015 : Gray Barrett