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Summer Reads for the Adventurer
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Summer Reads for the Adventurer

by Anna Fletcher Wherever you go this summer, it’s always a good idea to pack along a book. Amongst the roadtrips, vacations, backpacking trips, and sight-seeing, there will always be some downtime that is best utilized by reading a good book. When the weather is warm and sunny, my mind [...]

Flatland Training Part 1
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Flatland Training Part 1

***NOTE FROM ENO:  This is part 1 of a 5-part series about how to stay active in the outdoors through flatland training – essentially, training for the mountains without actually being in the mountains.*** By Justin Fricke, aka the JustinTheWeekendWarrior Training is an essential aspect of any sport. You can’t simply [...]

Top 5 Reasons You Should Slackline
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Top 5 Reasons You Should Slackline

  By Justin Fricke, aka the JustinTheWeekendWarrior Ever since the 2012 Super Bowl Halftime Show, the slackline community has started to gain more recognition. While walking on some sort of wire, rope, etc. has been going on for centuries, slacklining wasn’t actually brought into the limelight until 1979 when two climbers, Adam [...]

Should an Outdoorsman Grow a Beard?
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Should an Outdoorsman Grow a Beard?

By Justin Fricke, aka the JustinTheWeekendWarrior This year is turning out to be “The Year of The Beard.” While I wish I could grow a beard like Drew Holcomb or one of the boys from Duck Dynasty, I’m not sure that I would. It’s not because I think girls like a [...]

Why You Should Bring Your Dog Camping
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Why You Should Bring Your Dog Camping

by Anna Fletcher If you are planning a camping or backpacking trip, there are essentials that you will need to take with you, like your tent, headlamps, food, and of course your hammock. Another essential that should be added to the list is your dog. Why? No Boarding Expenses For [...]