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  • Featured Outdoor Blogger of the Month: Maya and Michal of Travel with the Smile

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    Featured Outdoor Blogger of the Month: Maya and Michal of Travel with the Smile

    Maya and Michal are the adventure seekers behind the blog Travel With The Smile. They grew up in Slovakia but decided to move to another beautiful country which is Canada. Just like any other nature lovers, they love to spend their time outdoors, getting some fresh air and enjoying stunning mountain views. They have the same goal which is to make the most out of the time they have on this world.

    Although the Canadian Rockies have become their playground for...

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  • Featured Outdoor Blogger of the Month: Tanya of Family Adventures in the Canadian Rockies

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    Featured Outdoor Blogger of the Month: Tanya of Family Adventures in the Canadian Rockies

    Tanya Koob is an outdoor enthusiast who runs the blog Family Adventures in the Canadian Rockies. She is a fantastic mom to an energetic, young boy and a loving and supportive wife to her partner. Her family lives in Calgary, Alberta, Canada where some parts of the majestic Rocky Mountains reside.

    Having a child never stopped Tanya from exploring the great outdoors. She always finds the time to go on an adventure with the whole family. In fact,...

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  • Featured Outdoor Blogger of the Month: Richelle of Adventures Around Asia

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    Featured Outdoor Blogger of the Month: Richelle of Adventures Around Asia

    Richelle Gamlam is a 25-year-old Seattle native turned world traveler, outdoor blogger, and serial China expat. She's the smiling face behind the travel blog Adventures Around Asia. It used to be a small "study abroad" blog but as the years passed, it grew into a website where she shares the things she's extremely passionate about - and one of them is traveling.

    Living and studying in China has helped turn Richelle from a girl who was afraid to stay in a hostel to a woman...

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  • Featured Outdoor Blogger of the Month: Christy of Ordinary Traveler

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    Featured Outdoor Blogger of the Month: Christy of Ordinary Traveler

    Meet Christy Woodrow, the professional outdoor blogger behind the award-winning blog Ordinary Traveler. She started blogging in 2009 with her partner, Scott Calafiore, to document their travels as well as share their love for photography. Over the past years, Ordinary Traveler has become a go-to website for people who are not just seeking for travel inspiration but also helpful bits of advice and tips on how to balance home life with extreme wanderlust. Its audience kept on growing tremendously, making it one of the most popular...

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  • Featured Outdoor Blogger of the Month: Esther and Jacob of Local Adventurer

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    Featured Outdoor Blogger of the Month: Esther and Jacob of Local Adventurer

    Esther and Jacob run the travel lifestyle blog Local Adventurer. It has become a way for them to explore more places and find adventure in their everyday lives. The blog actually started out as a wedding site where they shared their honeymoon and travel adventures.

    Esther was born in Korea and grew up as a pastor’s kid in Midwest since she was 3 years old. Jacob, on the other hand, was born and raised in Atlanta. He used to be a full-time YouTuber but...

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  • New Year’s Resolutions for the Outdoor Enthusiast

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    New Year’s Resolutions for the Outdoor Enthusiast

    Late December is a time to reflect on the past and make plans for the future. It’s also that time of year when we make a bunch of promises that we rarely keep. That’s because most New Year's resolutions are really just a laundry list of things we’d like to change about ourselves but can’t be bothered working on. Lose weight, get more exercise, find a better job. But what if this year, you made resolutions that you actually looked forward to keeping?

    If you love the...

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  • Look What I Can Do! The Most Intense (and Difficult to Master) Outdoor Activities on the Planet

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    Look What I Can Do! The Most Intense (and Difficult to Master) Outdoor Activities on the Planet

    So, you can cut a pretty mean J-stroke with your paddle and stay upright in a pipeline. Beyond shooting rapids and testing the surf, however, there’s a whole world of extreme sports that are absolutely mind-blowing. Here are some familiar favorites, and a few you may never have heard of, that take nerves of steel and focused dedication to master.

    1. Snow Kiting

    Once you’ve mastered windsurfing and snowboarding, you’re ready to strap on the skis and...

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  • Featured Outdoor Blogger of the Month: Michael Lanza of The Big Outside

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    Featured Outdoor Blogger of the Month: Michael Lanza of The Big Outside

    Michael Lanza is the author behind the family outdoor blog The Big Outside. He is a veteran freelance outdoors writer and photographer. He used to work for Backpacker Magazine as a contributing editor and a gear reviewer for many years. During those times, he explored numerous national parks and wilderness areas across the United States and all over the globe including the Swiss Alps, Scottish Highlands, Italy, New Zealand, Patagonia and more.

    He created The Big Outside with a simple mission, and that is to offer...

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  • Thrilling Ways to Burn Off Those Holiday Calories

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    Thrilling Ways to Burn Off Those Holiday Calories

    Every year, you tell yourself you won’t overdo it, but inevitably you waddle away from the holidays with a little extra weight and a touch of regret. There are far more interesting ways to burn those calories than boring yourself thin on the treadmill, so grab your sense of adventure and try some of these out instead.

    1. Rock Climbing

    Even if you’ve never tried before, you can get a terrific workout by rock climbing. Climbing walls have exploded in popularity, and are available to test...

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  • Best Locations in the World for Winter Camping

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    Best Locations in the World for Winter Camping

    Camping in summer can be a whole lot of fun and conjures up memories of family vacations, crackling campfires, and licking melted marshmallows off a pointy stick. The bugs can be a nuisance, but surviving the night usually involves nothing more than making sure the tent is well pegged and your fly doesn’t leak. Camping in winter, however, is a different game altogether.

    Setting up in the snow provides unbeatable rewards for those with the right gear, an adventurous spirit, and the burning desire to get...

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