#VoteTheOutdoors, Outdoor Industry Alliance

Why You Should #VoteTheOutdoors in November

The 2018 midterm elections are just around the corner, which means it's time for the outdoor industry and lovers of the our public lands to stand together and encourage everyone to #VoteTheOutdoors on November 6. We understand if you're experiencing fatigue from listening to the constant...

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Stairway Walks in San Francisco , Adah Bakalinsky, Mary Burk, Wilderness Press

Where to Find New San Francisco Stairways

San Francisco has no shortage of hills, making it the perfect city to house hundreds of public stairways that show off scenic vistas and link diverse neighborhoods. Take advantage of the cooling fall weather, put on a pair of comfortable shoes, and go off in search...

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Wikiphotographer

Best Hikes for Leaf-Peeping in Yosemite

We'd like to think it's no coincidence that Yosemite National Park's shoulder season is also one of the most beautiful times to be in the park. The hoards of tourists are gone, leaving only the locals, the animals, and the most dedicated of the leaf...

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Arizona wildflowers, Arizona National Scenic Trail, Wilderness Press, Sirena Dufault

Where to Find Wildflowers in September in the Desert

While the majority of the states are warmly welcoming the change in seasons and posting photos of vibrant trees decorated in fall colors and wearing knit sweaters and cute boots, there's still a part of the country that's enjoying an abundant wildflower season—the desert. The Arizona...

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Walking Seattle, Clark Humphrey, Wilderness Press, urban hiking, urban walks in Seattle

Changes You See When Exploring Seattle On Foot

It’s been seven years from the original edition of Walking Seattle to the new one. What’s changed in Seattle in that time? A better question: what hasn’t? The Jet City’s beautiful geographic features are still here: the setting on a saltwater inlet, the lakes, the waterways, the hills. And...

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How to Protect Our Public Lands

Happy National Public Lands Day! It's the 25th anniversary of the largest single-day volunteer event for public lands in the country. Which means you have to celebrate some way, somehow. Here are 10 ways you can observe National Public Lands Day, from least effort (sitting on your couch) to...

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Public Lands 101, National Public Lands Day, Conservation Alliance

How to be a Public Lands Advocate

You're a public lands fan. You love going out and exploring new places and taking epic scenery photos and showing your friends what our country has to offer. You appreciate land being protected and preserved for ourselves and future generations. That's all excellent! But are you...

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Public Lands 101, National Public Lands Day, Conservation Alliance

An Easy Guide to Public Lands

Public lands. Advocacy. Conservation. LWCF. Monuments. These phrases have been used a lot over the past two years in outdoors-related news. And for good reason. There have been a lot of changes in policies and a lot of calls for action. So many, coming so quickly, that...

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Stairway Walks in San Francisco , Adah Bakalinsky, Mary Burk, Wilderness Press

The Magic of Stairways in San Francisco

Amid all the people, all the delicious food, all the hills, and all the technology, over 600 stairways traverse San Francisco. And one woman knows them all intimately. Adah Bakalinsky moved to San Francisco and became so intrigued by the stairways that she wrote a guide...

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