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Six Crucial Knots for the Outdoors
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Six Crucial Knots for the Outdoors

Any outdoors person needs to know a few knots and when to use them. Of course you have your Atlas Straps to hang your hammock in most situations, but these knots are still prerequisite wilderness skills that are used in everything from survival to sailing to climbing. The Bowline – [...]

5 Great Hammock Books
Hammock Culture

5 Great Hammock Books

So you’ve just settled into that most perfect hammock, the view is fine and the weather’s ire. You just need a book and you’ll be styling. Here are five favorites that scream for hammock reading. Don’t Stop The Carnival by Herman Wook – A New Yorker decides to up and [...]

Thanks Trees! 7 Outdoor Products Made Of Wood
Outdoor+Travel

Thanks Trees! 7 Outdoor Products Made Of Wood

Ahh trees; sustainers of wildlife, cleaners of the air and really nice places for building forts and hanging hammocks. They also happen to be an amazing, renewable source of material used in construction since the dawn of human civilization. With Arbor Day right around the corner we celebrate the glorious tree, [...]

Climb On, You Crazy Diamond
Hammock Culture

Climb On, You Crazy Diamond

It’s easy to see how rock climbing can become an obsession.  There is something about being in the middle of the woods, up on a mountain, staring at the awaiting rock face in front of you that is peacefully vigorous and a little intimidating.  As someone who has been real [...]

Things to Do During Spring in the Rockies
Travel Tips

Things to Do During Spring in the Rockies

The snow is melting, the air is warming and the mud is just about here. It’s called mud season folks, and it’s not pretty. Here’s how some of us in the Rockies cope. Fly Away It’s amazing how many skiers head to the Caribbean once the snow melts. Resort workers [...]