As snow recedes and wildflowers bloom, the trail calls to hikers in spring time. Follow these five safety tips for safe hiking in spring.
The 2,100 mile Appalachian Trail from Maine to Georgia attracts millions of hikers each year. Additionally about 500 people each year successfully backpack the entire length of the trail. This article explores the history and culture of hiking the Appalachian Trail.
How to navigate with a map and compass, with an overview of types of maps, compass parts, declination, intersection and resection.
This is my journal from part of a longer Minnesota adventure that didn't quite go according to plan, when my backcountry travel buddy and I decided to canoe through the Boundary Waters rather than backpack the overgrown, hard-to-follow Border Route Trail.
Trying to keep children busy camping can be a challenge. Here are 5 activities for children to stay busy while camping.
As a Search & Rescue volunteer myself since 2007, I've put together this page to give you an idea of what "SAR" is all about and how you can get involved with a team in your area.
Fly Fishing for Women is an article designed to get you started fly-fishing. It includes essential gear, types of casts, terminology and all the necessary information to get you on the water catching fish. Written for anyone wanting to learn to fly fish.
If you are looking for an inexpensive family vacation try camping. This article offers tips for camping on a budget while still having fun. Get ready for outdoor adventure with a camping equipment list and instructions for making foil dinners.
Going fishing? Want to save money on bait? These proven methods are so effective at getting worms to come out of the ground that you'll have more than you need!
Ride nature’s best roller coaster by braving the rapids in the New River. Children as young as 9 years of age may take to Class V rapids in an oar raft.
With these tips and tricks for catching nightcrawlers you're bound to find dozens of them right in your backyard. Don't wait ... check this page out and start saving money on bait today.
How to tie a Purple Marabou Orange Thing or PMOT for short. It is a simple pattern, fished on the bottom in short hops and pauses to entice hesitant Bass. It uses two marabou plumes tied along the hook shank, causing the fishing fly to ride hook bend up!
Outbound Dan Human recounts his more than two thousand-mile backpacking trip along the Appalachian Trail. Memories of the southbound thru hike are shared through a collection of pictures.