The following blog is an excerpt from Mission Possible: #FindYourPark for National Park Week 2019 by the National Park Foundation. The very first National Park Week took place in 1991, in celebration of the National Park Service’s 75th anniversary. Since then, this tradition has continued and national parks, programs, and partners across the country participate in this fun-filled […]
Tent manufacturers often list multiple weight points to highlight the versatility of their products, especially when the tent is marketed as a lightweight or ultralight tent. Packed weight and trail weight are the most common, though you may come across terms like minimum weight, max weight, fast-pack weight, and flyweight. Unfortunately, there are no industry […]
Do you love the smell of the outdoors? Do you wish you had a way to bring those trail scents home with you? If you’re that person you’ll love this article from Territory Supply that showcases 15 candles inspired by the great outdoors. ~MC Anyone who has taken a walk in the woods can attest […]
The following blog is an excerpt from Uncovering the Life of the Original American Patriot by the National Park Foundation. His teeth weren’t all there, and his formal military training was lacking, but that didn’t stop a surveyor and gentleman farmer from Virginia from rising through the ranks to become America’s first president. George Washington set an […]
If you know an adventurous, science-loving teenage Mighty Girl looking for a challenge this year, Inspiring Girls Expeditions is currently accepting applications for their free wilderness expedition science program! This year, the non-profit organization is running seven different expeditions, including ones focused on mountaineering on an Alaskan glacier, rock climbing in the Rocky Mountains, hiking […]
The following blog is an excerpt from 19 Ways to Experience Your Parks in 2019 by the National Park Foundation. National parks are filled with so many opportunities for you to get active, meet new people, learn about different stories, gain new skills, and more. So why not make 2019 the year you prioritize experiencing more of […]
The following blog is an excerpt from Experience the National Parks in all their Winter Glory by the National Park Foundation. Once winter rolls in, most of us slow down, stay in, and wait for the first signs of spring. Resist the temptation of warm blankets and seize the opportunity to experience nature in its most peaceful […]
The outdoor lifestyle reality series – “Eva Shockey’s Outdoor 101” – is slated to launch on Monday, December 17, 2018 on Facebook Watch at 9 p.m. PT. The six-episode series chronicles the adventures of acclaimed outdoor enthusiast, conservationist and author Eva Shockey and her family as they traverse her adopted home state of North Carolina. […]
The following blog is an excerpt from, There is Snow Much Fun to be Had in National Parks! by the National Park Foundation. Brrrr! There’s definitely a nip in the air, or is that jack frost at your toes? When the cold weather settles in and winter arrives, that means snow for many of our national parks! […]
There’s still time to buy some exceptional gifts for people who love the outdoors. We’d like to invite you to consider purchasing a gift this season from our partners. After all, they are the reason we can bring you our stories, reviews, opinions and lifestyle information. Check out our gift ideas for outdoorsy types in […]
Finding the right boots for your hunt is vital and for women this can be challenging. You want to find a boot that will meet your hunting conditions, being effective in the terrain you are hunting in, while also being comfortable. Personally, I like boots that are supportive, durable, not too stiff and light weight. […]
We continue our series in what to wear to the range. Michelle kicked it off with why finding actual shooting glasses is so important, as opposed to trendy sunglasses, and I’m going to travel now from head to toe. I’ve seen several influencers in the shooting world wearing everything from stilettos to Birkenstocks with open […]
A ramble through the woods, a stroll across a mountain meadow, or a strenuous alpine hike with the reward of a breathtaking vista – it all sounds idyllic until something goes wrong. As a former search and rescue volunteer and EMT, I’ve participated in too many wilderness searches that could have been avoided with a […]
The results are in from the 2013 Spafinder Wellness Reader’s Choice Awards and New Life Hiking Spa in Killington, Vermont has been selected as one of the top ten spas in the world as “Best for Outdoor Adventure”.
At one point in my newfound hunting life, I needed to go to boot camp. No, not the Army type, but a place where I could have enlisted the help of trained boot-fitting specialists to teach me the ways of outfitting my feet for hiking and hunting in the Ozarks. In fact, I just had […]
Baja Becoming an Outdoors-Woman: An educational and exciting experience for adult women to explore the remote and beautiful habitats of southern Baja with an expert team of guides and naturalist in a non-competitive learning environment.