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100 Years of the National Park Service

Today, America is celebrating one of the greatest birthdays of all (in our opinion)—the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service. We are so fortunate to have protected places like these. [caption id="attachment_3963" align="alignnone" width="640"] Great Smoky Mountains National Park is the most visited park in the...

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PCT Days

PCT Days celebrates its 10th anniversary

PCT Days celebrated its 10th anniversary this year in a typically jubilant and down-to-earth style. Current thru-hikers mixed with PCT alumni and local section hikers at Oregon's Cascade Locks Marine Park, while a lineup of outdoor adventure retailers and cottage-industry folks displayed products ranging from...

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Friday Foods – #VanLife Tex-Mex Migas

The last installment of the #vanlife edition of Friday Foods recipes comes from our friend Justin from Bro'd Trip. We met Justin and his brother, Adam, in Oregon and decided to pool together our remaining groceries to cook up a breakfast feast like their mom used to make. #VanLife Tex-Mex Migas Makes...

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Wilderness Press at Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2016

Ah, the week after Outdoor Retailer. If you were lucky enough to attend, you're probably catching some much-needed shut-eye now after the long days and short nights, or sadly driving away Salt Lake City in your adventuremobile. Or all of the above. Wilderness Press definitely falls into the latter...

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Section Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail in Summer

Summer adds a new layer of complication for section hikers in Southern California. Wildfires and triple-digit temperatures are common, so extra care and planning are absolutely necessary. The Sand Fire in the Santa Clarita area, which burned 41,000 acres in late July and required 42 firefighting...

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Friday Foods – #VanLife Loaded Mac and Cheese

Continuing our #YourLead van recipe series, this childhood favorite can also be known as "Cleaning Out Your Cooler." One night, Heidi and I found ourselves craving some comfort food but also facing a cooler full of food that may or may not have survived the next few days. So...

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Must-Do Hikes During Outdoor Retailer Summer Market

Outdoor Retailer is a wonderland for adults. There are endless aisles of gear, grub, apparel, animals, swag, celebs, snacks, and speakers. It's really easy to forget that there's a world outside of Salt Palace when you have everything you could ever imagine under one roof. But...

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How to Live in a Van

I've been back in my home without four wheels for a few weeks now, giving me time to reflect on the #YourLead van trip. Since my return to semi-real life, I have been bombarded with questions and comments about van life, ranging from "How did...

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#YourLead Van

Adventures in the #YourLead Van

Hello again! Wilderness Press is (begrudgingly) back from traveling in the #YourLead van. It was better than I ever imagined. It was also challenging (hello, five days without a shower!). The photos will tell the story far better than words ever could. Grab a cup...

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#vanlife breakfast recipe, camp food, camping recipes, living in a van, cooking in a van, van recipes

Friday Foods – #VanLife Eggs and Kielbasa

If you're a loyal Friday Foods recipe reader, you may recall last week when I mentioned choosing ingredients carefully when you live in a van so that they can be used in a variety of dishes. This eggs-and-kielbasa breakfast was created with the leftover ingredients from our...

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