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Monthly Archives: June 2022

Patagonia Will Pay Bail for Employees Arrested in Abortion Protests

Outdoor apparel brand Patagonia has pledged to support employees who plan to protest today’s decision by the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn the constitutional right to abortion care. Earlier today, Patagonia said it would pay bail for any full- or part-time workers who “peacefully protest for reproductive justice.” The brand published the news on LinkedIn. Company […]

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Nepal May Move Everest Base Camp Off the Khumbu Glacier

Mount Everest’s Base Camp, in Nepal, may have a new location in the coming years. Last week, officials with Nepal’s tourism department told the BBC that they plan to relocate the primary camp used by climbers on the world’s highest mountain. Currently, Base Camp sits on the Khumbu Glacier at approximately 18,000 feet elevation, but crews […]

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How to Flip the Script to Take Control of Stressful Situations

It was the night before the NCAA regional cross-country championships, and the team I coach was about to face off against the best runners in Texas, Arkansas, and Louisiana. The women’s team came in with its best ranking in over a decade, led by a strong trio of runners who were on the cusp of achieving […]

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How to Avoid Crowds in the 10 Most Popular National Parks

National parks broke dozens of attendance records last year, making this summer a challenging time to visit any of the sites on the top-ten list. Add to that the strict reservation systems implemented by many, and planning ahead is more crucial than ever. The National Park Services’ official stance on the matter is simple: explore […]

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5 Summer Recipes Perfect for Outdoor Cooking

Whether you’re looking for your next camping meal, a dish to impress guests, or a grill-able side to round out dinner, we’ve got you covered with these five recipes to make while out in the open air. 1. Dutch-Oven Sausage, Peppers, and Onions Serves 4 Ingredients 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided 8 sweet Italian sausage […]

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I Reported on Avalanches for 15 Years. Then I Triggered a Huge One.

When I saw the numbers on my screen, I winced. The wind had picked up. It was 6 o’clock in the morning on Tuesday, April 26, perhaps the last powder day of the season where I live in Breckenridge, Colorado. I was about to leave my home to meet a friend, professional photographer Liam Doran, […]

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What’s the Deal with People Blasting Their Speakers in the Backcountry?

Dear Sundog: I was backpacking some 12 miles from pavement when I came upon a pair of hikers blasting music from tiny speakers in their packs. Isn’t this illegal? Am I within my rights to tell them to turn it off? —Wilderness Audio Prohibition Dear WAP: Back in the day, the problem of doofs rocking […]

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