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5 Ways to Keep the Spirit of Adventure Going

Whether you’re social distancing or just stuck inside waiting for conditions to change, here are some ways to keep the spirit of adventure going...

How to Score a River Trip Permit

Have a river trip in mind but overwhelmed by the permit process? Here’s what you need to know about river trip permits and lotteries.

Our Top 10 U.S. Destinations for the New Decade

Are you looking for more adventures to fill the new decade? Here are 10 U.S. travel destinations to visit in the 2020s.

A Life Outside

Some towns just do it better. Here’s our five best outdoor towns and cities that prioritize time in nature.

Gearhead Adventures: Bowron Lake Canoe Circuit, BC

Backcountry Gearhead Hailey Terry paddled the 72-mile long Bowron Lake Canoe Circuit in four days. Here’s her story.

Gearhead Picks: Oru Bay ST Kayak

Folding kayaks save space and are easy to transport. Here’s why the Oru Bay ST Kayak is this Backcountry Gearhead’s favorite.

Unexpected Austin

Austin, Texas, is an unexpected mecca for outdoor adventures. Get the rundown on Austin and the three best adventures to pursue.

How to Choose a PFD

Shopping for a new PFD? Ashley Peel from NRS breaks down how to choose the right life jacket for paddling and debunks a popular PFD myth.

7 Things I Learned on My First Overnight Packrafting Trip

Interested in packrafting? Adventure traveler Mina Young Lee shares helpful packrafting tips to make your first trip a success.

10 Ways You Can Protect the Ocean

Here are 10 ways you can help protect the ocean, wherever you live.

How to Choose a Surfboard

We break down surfboard selection by wave type and what board shape, style, and size will suit your ability level.

The Guide to Swimwear for Active Women

We put this year’s new suits to the test on a trip to Costa Rica, where we surfed, swam, sunned, hiked, and paddled. We were looking for suits that...