Thursday, April 2, 2020

Travel Tips and Gear Reviews

How To: You can dehydrate ground beef, but there’s a trick

One thing I love to bring in the backcountry with me is dehydrated ground beef. You can prep it at home with a dehydrator in under 7 hours and it makes a hearty addition to any starch.

BARGAIN: My favorite backpacking lantern currently 52% off at REI

I've been using two Black Diamond Apollo Lanterns for about three years.  They're lightweight (7.8 ounces). They throw 80 lumens of light - which...

The rules are changing for lodging at Grand Canyon’s Phantom Ranch

Everything is changing for America's most exclusive lodge. Phantom Ranch sits at the bottom of the Grand Canyon and getting reservations there can be...

Here are the 19 best U.S. parks to see the stars

According to research in 2016, The Milky Way is hidden from more than one-third of humanity, including 60% of Europeans and nearly 80% of North Americans.

Camping and backpacking tents on a budget

If you're just jumping into the world of outdoor recreation, one of your first purchases is probably going to be a tent. There are hundreds...

“Roughing it”: 9 amazing homes for sale near National Parks

As Ken Burns proved in 2009, U.S. National Parks are America's best idea. But what if you could live near one?
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VIDEO: Momma bear and cubs break into pizza shop, feast on...

  A Colorado man has a video of three bears breaking into his pizzeria to eat salami and dough. "It was really fun to come into...

Grizzly bear struck by car traveling 60 mph; Bear completely fine

In late July a grizzly bear trying to cross a highway near Banff National Park was struck by a car traveling an estimated 60 mph.

Animals are using these wildlife overpasses, and it’s saving lives

Each year, about 200 people are killed, and 29,000 people are hurt in wildlife-vehicle collisions. As for the animals, it's total carnage; they rarely...

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National Park closes trail so helicopter can purge tons of human waste

A popular hiking trail at Zion National Park in Utah was temporarily shut down this week so helicopters could evacuate 16,000 lbs. of human...

NASA: Ozone Hole is the Smallest since 1988

According to scientists from NASA and NOAA, warm temperatures in the Antarctic led to a smaller ozone hole this year. The "hole" in the Earth's...
National Park Annual Pass

With National Park entry fees about to skyrocket, the annual pass makes more sense...

News that the National Park Service will most likely raise entry fees at many of the nations most beloved National Parks rocked the outdoor...

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