How to Find International Hikes, Wilderness Press

How to Choose the Best International Hikes

Thanks to social media, it's really easy to get FOMO while sitting at home looking at everyone's jaw-dropping hikes across the globe. Also thanks to social media, it's actually quite simple to hop on a plane and go on some epic hikes yourself. Last year I traveled...

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Rail-Trails Southern New England, Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, Rhode Island rail-trails

The Best Rhode Island Rail-Trails for Biking

Sunny days. Sea breezes. Lobster roll, clam chowder, ice cream snack breaks. Expansive views of rivers. Rhode Island is the perfect place for spring bike rides.The state may be small, but its rail-trails are mighty. One has even made it into the coveted Rail-Trail Hall...

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Walking Denver, Mindy Sink, spring walks in Denver

The Best Springtime Walks in Denver

Denver is magnificent outdoor playground year-round, but it's especially lovely to get outside when the sun gets warmer and flowers start to bloom and your puffy gets relegated to the back of your closet. With the new edition of Walking Denver out just in time to explore...

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How to Eat Tacos on the Trail, Wilderness Press, SortaBeta, Cinco de Mayo, trail tacos

How to Eat Tacos on the Trail

Today is Cinco de Mayo. It's also a Saturday. You have a very important decision to make. Do you spend the day partying hard like every other Cinco celebrator, or do you make yourself somewhat productive and take the party to the trails? Yeah, that's what...

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sortabeta, slushy snow season, wilderness press

Why We All Hate Slushy Snow Season

Seriously. It's going to be May (yep, did that on purpose so you'd get an ear worm) tomorrow. And after May comes summer. Yet somehow it's still slushy snow season. Slushy snow season. The bitter battle between winter and spring. Neither season wants to relent. And...

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Earth Day, Conservation Alliance, #wekeepitwild

How to Be A Better Lover of the Earth

Sunday, April 22. Earth Day 2018. The theme is Help End Plastic Pollution. We know you're already Earth-savvy. You recycle. You say no to plastic water bottles. You pick up and carry out trash you find on the trails. Thankfully, almost everyone who spends any time...

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How to dress for spring, sortabeta, wilderness press

How to Dress for Outdoor Adventures in the Spring

Spring is such an idyllic time of year. The cold, gray winter is over, plants are blooming, animals are frolicking, the sun is shining. Perfect. So perfect. Yeah, right. Spring is perfect in theory. In reality, it's angry and unpredictable and beautiful and cold and warm...

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Walking Denver, Mindy Sink, spring walks in Denver

The Most Quintessential Walk in Denver

I recently met someone who asked me if I could pick one walk from my book for someone who had never been to Denver before, which one would it be? That’s a hard question! The 32 walks in the second edition of Walking Denver range...

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Tips for sleeping at Walmart, Wilderness Press

Best Tips for Sleeping at Walmart

"Wait, what? Why would anyone sleep at a Walmart?" you may be wondering. Full campground. Cancelled reservations. Stormy weather. Lack of BLM land. Feeling unsafe. Whatever the reason, Walmart is a reliable and safe sleeping option. First of all, Walmart officially allows overnight guests. Plus, they're everywhere....

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