2019 Resolutions, Wilderness Press

Resolutions You Won’t Break in a Month

We can all agree that making resolutions is trying at best, dejecting at worst. A fresh, exciting new year begins and we are full of ideas and aspirations and good intentions. So we make well-meaning resolutions. Ambitious goals. They’re great until it’s December again and...

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John Muir Instagram, Wilderness Press, Meditations of John Muir

If John Muir Were on Instagram

*Snap* How glorious a greeting the sun gives the mountains! #nofilter Let me just take a moment to post this on Instagram for all my adoring fans to seen once they wake from their slumber. True mountaineers are awake to watch the sun rise and light up the...

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How to cut down a Christmas tree, Wilderness Press

How to Cut Down a Christmas Tree

The calendar has turned the page to December, which means that now it's officially the holiday season (looking at you, early decorators!). As with everything else, we support shopping local when it comes to bringing home a Christmas tree. If you're lucky enough to live near a national...

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Halloween, Wilderness Press

The Scariest Things That Can Happen on a Hike

Halloween is here! If you frighten easily, that means all the ghosts and goblins will soon disappear for another year. Or will they? Every day can be Halloween in the woods if you encounter some of these terrifying tricks on the trail. Lose cell phone service You get...

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How to Wear Flannel, Wilderness Press

How to Properly Wear Flannel

If fall had a dress code, it'd be flannel. And boots and puffy vests and knit hats, but we're gathered here today to talk about flannel. You're probably thinking to yourself, "What does a guidebook publisher know about fashion?" Admittedly less than Outside Magazine (we will...

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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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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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