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Updated 02/06/23 7:43am

Review: Nemo Stargaze Reclining Camp Chair

Is the Nemo free-standing swinging camp chair worth the hype? Let’s find out. If you’ve ever tried to enjoy sitting on a tree stump at camp or struggled to get comfortable in a fold-up-style camp chair, you’ve probably learned to appreciate a comfortable camping chair…

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Unpacked: Minus33 Doesn’t Want Your Socks to Last Forever

In the age of lifetime warranties and guarantees, outdoor clothing manufacturer Minus33 takes a different perspective: This brand doesn’t believe in happy-ever-afters. To find out why, we get Unpacked with Minus33. The Early Days In the early 1900s, textile manufacturer L.W. Packard produced high-end flat…

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SCARPA Explores the Crossroads Between Sustainability and Performance

No matter how necessary, drastic change never happens overnight. The entire outdoor industry knows — or should, by now — that brands have a responsibility to craft initiatives leading toward more sustainable practices for production. Without major shifts, the gear that we use to access…

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Unpacked: LIVSN Clothing Line Holds Back On Purpose

LIVSN comes from the Swedish word livsnjutare: “One who loves life deeply; an enjoyer of life.” The term encapsulates this Arkansas-based brand’s mission to prioritize experiences over stuff — an unlikely angle coming from a clothing company that adds their own line of “stuff” to…

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The Evolution of Adventure Resorts — 8 to Add to Your ‘Bucket List’

Adventure resorts are popping up all over, but their evolution took time The modern adventure resort offers a wide variety of outdoor pursuits, all within access of on-site accommodations that generally run the gamut from “pimp” to “roughing it.” These days, they are well-oiled machines…

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3 Free Nature Apps To Help You Find Cool Stuff Outside

Spending time in nature can be relaxing and beneficial. Getting outdoors for a walk in the park, a wilderness hike or simply relaxing on a kayak on a pond can boost your mood and leave you feeling refreshed. Listening to the sound of birds singing,…

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Camping Gear Essentials Every Beginning Camper Needs

Being outdoors in the wilds is a wonderful experience for young and old alike. If you’ve never been camping before, there is some essential camping gear that you should bring with you. Most of what you bring will depend on where, how, and when you…

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10 Clever Camping Items to Elevate Your Outdoor Experience

Whether you’re new to camping or you consider yourself an avid (or even expert) camper, there is always something new on the market to try out when it comes to camping gear. For some people, going on a primitive-style camping trip is enjoyable. Think of…

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