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A girl in the mountains with a rain jacket.

Windbreaker vs Rain Jacket: Which is Right for You?

So much of successful outdoor recreation relies on you having the right equipment. Many people will deliberate forever on the right climbing gear, the right...
A man flying alone on a plane.

First Time Flying Alone? 15 Tips for Solo Air Travel

For many people, flying alone for the first time is one of the most stressful experiences they have ever faced. It seems like everyone you...
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REI Annual Dividend: How Does it Work?

REI is short for Recreational Equipment Incorporated, an American company that offers outdoor gear, as well as courses and vacation options. If you aren’t familiar...
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What You Should Wear Rock Climbing

Like any outdoor activity, the clothes you wear for rock climbing can have a significant impact on your performance. For a sport such as rock...
People kayaking in the sea.

Canoeing vs Kayaking: Which Is Best For You?

The differences between a canoe and a kayak can elude even the most learned of outdoorsmen, so today we’re going to set the record straight....
A group of friends sitting on a ledge by the water daytime.

20 Adventure Ideas to Go On With Friends

Whether you like to take an exciting trip every other weekend, or it’s been years since your last adventure, inspiration can evade anyone. You might...
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10 Survival Uses For Paracord

It’s difficult to name a survival item more useful than paracord. You could argue that a knife or multi-tool is more important in emergency situations,...
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The 50 Best Survival Books in 2021 That May Save Your Life

Want to take your survival skills to the next level? Then a great survival book can be the key to unlocking your potential! Survival guides are a fantastic way...
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The Best Tent Brands on the Market

May 5, 2020/Riley Draper Table of Contents Campers who are also hiking and mountaineering enthusiasts know that long hiking trips necessitating a campsite as a...
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The 8 Best Fishing Knots for Beginners

You don’t have to be a scout to rock knots. It can be a bit intimidating though, as a beginner, as there are so many...