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2 10, 2018

Fly Fishing the Peaceful Lakes and Streams in Utah’s Uinta Mountains

By | 2018-10-02T13:00:33+00:00 October 2nd, 2018|Nature, Outdoors, RootsRated|Comments Off on Fly Fishing the Peaceful Lakes and Streams in Utah’s Uinta Mountains

Fly fishing the quiet and peaceful lakes, rivers, and streams in the Uinta Mountains has become a favorite summer activity for anglers in the “know”. The fact that fishes’ main source of food is insects makes fly fishing in these mountains the preferred method to land a trout and the [...]

1 10, 2018

Would You Pay to Hike? Wyoming Considers Charging Hikers

By | 2018-10-01T17:04:15+00:00 October 1st, 2018|Nature, Outdoors|Comments Off on Would You Pay to Hike? Wyoming Considers Charging Hikers

As Wyoming considers first-of-its-kind fee for hiking, we wonder: Would you mind paying to maintain trails? Wyoming state lawmakers are considering a first-of-its-kind fundraising measure: Charge hikers, bikers, horseback riders, and others for using trails. At least one prominent outdoor recreation user group is on board. A mandatory $10 annual [...]

1 10, 2018

The Vital Role of Vitamins in Long-Distance Backpacking

By | 2018-10-29T10:05:58+00:00 October 1st, 2018|RootsRated|Comments Off on The Vital Role of Vitamins in Long-Distance Backpacking

Backcountry adventures offer tranquility, self-reliance, and a step away from the mundane pace of urban life. The longer one is out on the trail, the more trappings of the “real world” slip away. It’s important, however, that adequate nutrition isn’t among the habits left behind. A backpacker’s body and mind [...]

29 09, 2018

An Inside Look at the Wonderful World of the Lowcountry Cast and Blast

By | 2018-09-29T11:17:59+00:00 September 29th, 2018|RootsRated|Comments Off on An Inside Look at the Wonderful World of the Lowcountry Cast and Blast

Life in Charleston has revolved around the city's waterways since the beginning, and it always will, thanks to the locals that care and uphold the Holy City's traditions and culture. The marsh provides us with recreation, scenery, protection from the ocean, and last but not least, food. This time of [...]

28 09, 2018

How to Travel 18,000 Miles With Your Dog

By | 2018-09-30T17:00:20+00:00 September 28th, 2018|RootsRated|Comments Off on How to Travel 18,000 Miles With Your Dog

For two years, I worked toward a lofty life dream: to outfit a van and drive from California to Patagonia. By last winter, plans were finally coming to fruition. I quit my job, my boyfriend and I set a date to move out of our house, and our van [...]

27 09, 2018

Discover Shenandoah’s Hidden Hikes

By | 2018-09-27T23:11:42+00:00 September 27th, 2018|Nature, Outdoors|Comments Off on Discover Shenandoah’s Hidden Hikes

A cool breeze greets your face. A cicada’s song tickles your ears. Your footsteps meet a well-worn trail. There’s hiking – and then there’s hiking in the Shenandoah National Park. Home to 500 miles of trails which include waterfalls, overlooks, and 100 miles of the Appalachian Trail, your backyard [...]

27 09, 2018

October Big Day—6 October 2018

By | 2018-09-27T09:00:10+00:00 September 27th, 2018|Nature|Comments Off on October Big Day—6 October 2018

By Team eBird September 7, 2018: Every year for the last four years Global Big Day has set new heights for a single day of birding. This massively international collaborative birding event has been so great we want to have another worldwide eBird Big Day in October. Why October? Because [...]

26 09, 2018

A sedentary lifestyle could be bad for your brain

By | 2018-09-26T20:59:03+00:00 September 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on A sedentary lifestyle could be bad for your brain

CORY ROSENBERG September 23, 2018, 10:23 a.m. For many, a sedentary life is the norm. Lots of jobs require sitting in front of a computer for most of the day, and there are plenty of us who like to spend evenings and weekends lounging on the couch in front of [...]

26 09, 2018

Tips on Safe Hiking During Hunting Season

By | 2018-09-26T14:03:29+00:00 September 26th, 2018|RootsRated|Comments Off on Tips on Safe Hiking During Hunting Season

In Alabama, fall is the finest time to be outdoors, thanks to the low humidity, cool air and brilliants colors that illuminate the woods. As you contemplate a sublime walk among the bright orange leaves, you also need to think about an orange of a different type—safety orange—becuase fall also [...]

26 09, 2018

The U.S. Was Just Ranked the Best Country in the World for Wildlife Travel — Here Are the Top Spots to Visit

By | 2018-09-26T07:13:11+00:00 September 26th, 2018|Nature|Comments Off on The U.S. Was Just Ranked the Best Country in the World for Wildlife Travel — Here Are the Top Spots to Visit

TALIA AVAKIAN  SEPTEMBER 15, 2018 - Tour company True Luxury Travel has created a Global Wildlife Index to rank the best countries for wildlife tourism based on factors including wildlife biodiversity, conservation efforts, and the prevalence of national parks. The index ranked the United States as number one, thanks to the country's [...]