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How to prepare to walk the Camino de Santiago | ActionHub

How to prepare to walk the Camino de Santiago

The amount of training and preparation you need before attempting the Camino de Santiago will depend on how fit you are. You’re going to need a high level of fitness to attempt this thru-hike, as no matter your chosen route, you’ll be walking every day…

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Great ways to destroy gear | ActionHub

Great ways to destroy gear

Outdoor adventures such as camping, backpacking, and hiking can be costly. Not only are you investing your time, purchasing camping and thru-hiking permits, and spending gas to get to the trailhead, you also need to invest (sometimes heavily) on outdoor gear, which is not always…

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Get your gear on at REI's discount gear store ActionHub

Get your gear on at REI’s discount gear store

Recycling has been the way of the future for a while now, and REI has just jumped into the used gear bandwagon. They’ve just released a new site, Used Gear Beta where they are selling returned gear from customers. All the equipment they’re selling is…

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Top 5 summits in Washington | ActionHub

Top 5 summits in Washington

When you think of climbing mountains, you may think of ropes, ice axes, and dangerous conditions. While it is possible to climb such mountains, even in the northwest, most summits in Washington are actually easy-ish day hikes with fantastic views. There’s no need to have…

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Top zip lines worth to travel to | ActionHub

Top zip lines to travel to

Few simple things can give you such an adrenaline high and a fun ride as a zip line. Historically, zip lines were created out of function, as they were used to deliver goods across distances mountainous countries. It wasn’t until the 70s when some very…

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Ambitious two year project aims to re-measure Mount Everest | ActionHub

Ambitious two year project aims to re-measure Mount Everest

It’s well-known that Mount Everest is the tallest mountain in the world–but are the old measurements still correct two years after the powerful earthquake shook the Himalayan Mountains? To answer these questions, a challenging two-year project started in Nepal, which aims to re-measure this world-famous…

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On the pursuit of happiness? Head outdoors! | ActionHub

On the pursuit of happiness? Head outdoors!

Many studies have examined the hypothesis that our well-being is boosted by spending time outdoors, but until now, not a lot was known about how our “momentary subjective well-being”, as researchers call how you feel-in-the-moment was affected by being outside. Collecting such fleeting data is…

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How to: Hanging a bear bag | ActionHub

How to: Hanging a bear bag

Keeping your food safe from bears is a must if you are going to be camping out in bear country. To keep your food and campsite safe, you have two options: a bear canister, where you can store your food, or a bear hang, where…

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What to look for in the best headphones for working out | ActionHub

What to look for in the best headphones for working out

Listening to music during your workout will increase the intensity of your workout. Studies have shown that music distracts you from fatigue and pain, reduces perceived effort, increases endurance, elevates mood, and can even promote metabolic efficiency. When people listen to music while working out,…

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Bucket List Trips: Antelope Canyon | ActionHub

Bucket list trips: Antelope Canyon

Regularly featured on almost all “X Places You Need To See Before You Die” lists, Antelope Canyon is a stunning place. Antelope Canyon lies just outside Page, Arizona, partially in the Navajo Nation. If you are planning to visit Antelope Canyon (which we can’t recommend enough),…

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