How to Pee in the Woods, Wilderness Press

How to Pee in the Woods

Peeing in the woods. If you spend any time exploring in the outdoors, you'll end up having to do this sooner or later. And while it sounds self-explanatory, if you've ever tried to pee outside while it's windy, avoiding getting bitten by mosquitoes, or accidentally...

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How to Run 100 Miles, ultra running, trail running, Lake Martin 100

How to Run 100 Miles Without Hating Life

No, that's not a typo. 100 miles. Four marathons. Two 50-milers. It's an increasingly popular distance in the trail running community, and it's actually quite an achievable goal. With the right training, of course. And while it may sound miserable to most some, you can run 100 miles...

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How to Find a Leprechaun in the Woods

March 17th. St. Patrick's Day. If we're all being honest here, no one actually knows who St. Patrick is. But everyone knows who leprechauns are and what they look like. Since 2018 is the year you are living your best life, make this the year that you catch...

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Pakcing for an ultra marathon

What to Pack for an Ultra Marathon

At Wilderness Press, we practice what we preach. Our books are about trails—our team plays on those trails. I personally adore the trails so much that I like to run ultra marathons on them. As in, I run 100-mile races in the woods. On purpose. As...

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50 Best Short Hikes San Diego, Don Endicott, Jerry Schad, San Diego wildflowers

Best Hikes to See Spring Wildflowers in San Diego

Sunshine. Water and waves. Blue skies and mild temperatures. San Diego is a perfect destination all year round for hikers. But come springtime, it's absolutely spectacular. Folks who visit San Diego want to pack up and move there forever, and residents pat themselves on the...

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Outdoor Retailer

Reminiscing About Outdoor Retailer + Snow Show

It’s been about a month since we returned from Outdoor Retailer + Snow Show, which seems to be the sweet spot between unpacking and decompressing from the show, and missing all the friends/food/parties/panels and starting to count down the days until Summer Market. As expected, being...

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6 weeks of winter

What 6 More Weeks of Winter Really Means

That clairvoyant groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil, saw his shadow at the beginning of February, bestowing 6 more weeks of winter on us all. But what has that meant for us, anyway? How does it actually affect our everyday lives, if at all? We took these questions to...

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Afoot & Afield: Inland Empire, Backpacking in the Inland Empire

Best Overnight Hikes in the Inland Empire

We smell another long weekend ahead! Well, maybe we smell the fresh air and smoky campfire and sizzling backcountry bacon. Which all smells like long weekends! The Inland Empire in Southern California is home to California's best and most diverse hiking south of the Sierra Nevada....

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