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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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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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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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 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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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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Sex in a Tent, Valentine's Day

How to Make Camping Sexy

Oh my, it's Valentine's Day once again. The day where we all either bend over backwards to show our love for our partner, companionably heckle "those couples" with our partner while sitting on the couch in sweats eating leftovers, or dive headfirst into a pint...

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2018 racing schedule

How A Trail Runner Plans A New Year

New year. Blank slate. Empty calendar. So many opportunities to get outside and run. And race. Definitely race. Got to get the hardware to show off. First things first, though. Look back at last year's data. Strava doesn't lie. 1,900 miles. 150,000 ft. of vert. Not...

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