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20 03, 2019

The Complete Guide to Spring Fishing on the Crystal Coast

By | 2019-03-18T08:16:07-04:00 March 20th, 2019|Fishing, Nature, Outdoors, Travel|0 Comments

Springtime means warmer weather and warmer waters along the Crystal Coast of North Carolina, which means more comfortable weather for fishing and plenty of fish to be found! The Crystal Coast is an 85-mile stretch of pristine coastline along North Carolina’s central coast, just north of Wilmington and at the [...]

15 03, 2019

For a Truly Authentic Colorado Experience, Visit the Town of Kremmling

By | 2019-03-18T08:13:51-04:00 March 15th, 2019|Nature, Outdoors, Travel|0 Comments

North-central Colorado’s wild Grand County attracts vacationers year-round, and bargain-savvy travelers have made Kremmling their base camp for generations. Whether you’re looking for a romantic getaway, a relaxing group retreat, or a fun-filled family vacation, Kremmling is the "best little town you’ve never heard of," a diamond-in-the-rough bursting with rough-and-rugged [...]

5 03, 2019

An Angler’s Guide to the Best Fishing Near Alamosa

By | 2019-03-04T21:07:28-04:00 March 5th, 2019|Fishing, Nature, Outdoors, Vitamins|0 Comments

Heaven among anglers, the high-desert valley of Alamosa is home to a ginormous web of more than 1,400 rivers, streams, reservoirs and lakes, including the beloved Rio Grande River, which is fed by the surrounding snow-capped peaks. Of those waterways, the Rio Grande River, a siren call to anglers, embodies [...]

27 02, 2019

6 Toughest Adventures in Kentucky

By | 2019-02-26T21:16:33-04:00 February 27th, 2019|Climbing, Hiking, Nature, Outdoors, Trails, Vitamins|0 Comments

There are countless reasons why people explore the outdoors. For some, it’s the desire to commune with nature in the most Zen way possible with less hustle and bustle. For others who live in climates with less-than-hospitable conditions most of the year, it’s to take advantage of beautiful weather while [...]

22 02, 2019

7 Essential Items You Need in Your Bug-Out-Bag

By | 2019-02-21T23:54:14-04:00 February 22nd, 2019|Emergency Preparedness, Nature, Outdoors, Survival, Vitamins|Comments Off on 7 Essential Items You Need in Your Bug-Out-Bag

Whether you’re an outdoor enthusiast, a die-hard urbanite, or somewhere in between, bug-out-bags are something everyone really should have by now. Not to sound dire here but natural disasters are a part of the planet’s life cycle, and climate change is only accelerating their frequency. Obviously, not everyone is going [...]

15 02, 2019

7 Tips for Introducing Kids to Outdoor Activities

By | 2019-02-21T21:38:44-04:00 February 15th, 2019|Family, Health, Kids, Nature, Outdoors|Comments Off on 7 Tips for Introducing Kids to Outdoor Activities

The health benefits of getting outdoors are well documented. Even a simple 30-minute walk around the neighborhood can do wonders for your overall well-being. And making time to get outdoors is more important now than ever, as people of all ages spend an increasing amount of time on smartphones and [...]

6 02, 2019

7 Spine-Tingling Stories of Adventures in the Woods

By | 2019-02-21T21:45:03-04:00 February 6th, 2019|Nature, Outdoors, Travel|Comments Off on 7 Spine-Tingling Stories of Adventures in the Woods

Telling ghost stories around the fire is a beloved tradition of most camping trips. They ratchet up the fear factor even more when they’re true—reminding us, not so subtly, that the inherent risks of being outside can go from minor and manageable to downright terrifying. These seven spine-tingling tales, from [...]

29 01, 2019

7 Reasons Everyone Who Loves the Outdoors Should Visit Northeast Tennessee

By | 2019-02-16T19:01:47-04:00 January 29th, 2019|Nature, Outdoors, Travel|Comments Off on 7 Reasons Everyone Who Loves the Outdoors Should Visit Northeast Tennessee

What do you look for when planning an outdoorsy getaway? Is it an area with an abundance of diverse hiking trails? A place with dozens of beautiful waterfalls? Or, what about somewhere with that certain special mountain charm? Whatever it is that you crave, Northeast Tennessee will check all the [...]

17 01, 2019

Why Winter Shouldn’t Stop You from Visiting West Yellowstone

By | 2019-02-16T19:06:27-04:00 January 17th, 2019|Nature, Outdoors, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Why Winter Shouldn’t Stop You from Visiting West Yellowstone

During the summer, West Yellowstone, Montana, serves as the main gateway to the western entrance to one of the county’s most popular national parks. With far fewer crowds, it’s sometimes easy to overlook that winter is an amazing time to visit West Yellowstone. A thick layer of powdery snow transforms [...]

9 01, 2019

5 Ways Vitamins Can Aid Your Outdoor Adventures

By | 2019-02-19T23:11:41-04:00 January 9th, 2019|Health, Nature, RootsRated, Vitamins|Comments Off on 5 Ways Vitamins Can Aid Your Outdoor Adventures

Whether you’re out there climbing, hiking, scuba diving, hunting, fishing, trail running, backpacking, or anything in between, it’s easy to get wrapped up in the experience itself and forget one of the most essential elements to both your success at the sport and health in general—adequate nutrition including essential vitamins. [...]