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17 01, 2019

Why Winter Shouldn’t Stop You from Visiting West Yellowstone

By | 2019-01-16T22:44:32+00:00 January 17th, 2019|Nature, Outdoors, Uncategorized|0 Comments

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 [...]

3 01, 2019

10 Amazing (and Attainable) Thru-Hikes Across the Country

By | 2019-01-03T09:09:09+00:00 January 3rd, 2019|Nature, Outdoors, RootsRated|0 Comments

Weekend backpacking trips are one of the greatest gifts of the summer. You can get so much in just two to three days: a breathtaking vista, a serene mountain lake, a secluded old-growth forest. The only problem is that all too soon you’re back at the trailhead, preparing for the [...]

6 12, 2018

5 Places to Try Winter Camping Near Boulder

By | 2018-12-06T05:39:44+00:00 December 6th, 2018|Nature, Outdoors, RootsRated|Comments Off on 5 Places to Try Winter Camping Near Boulder

When done right, winter camping is a great way to see the hidden world of snow and ice from the cozy comfort of a sturdy shelter. Sitting beside a blazing fire pit under a clear, star-filled sky while sipping a hot drink is a memorable way to spend a winter [...]

30 11, 2018

Winter Camping: Pro Tips on Staying Warm and Savoring the Solitude

By | 2018-11-30T12:56:06+00:00 November 30th, 2018|Nature, Outdoors, RootsRated|Comments Off on Winter Camping: Pro Tips on Staying Warm and Savoring the Solitude

Winter doesn’t mean the camping season is over. With proper gear and planning, savvy outdoor lovers can immerse themselves in nature year-round—and savor the solitude and serenity of a winter landscape almost all to themselves. Cold weather camping is quiet and peaceful, and comes at slow, even introspective pace, since [...]

26 10, 2018

20 things that are better in the fall

By | 2018-10-26T10:58:38+00:00 October 26th, 2018|Nature, Outdoors|Comments Off on 20 things that are better in the fall

  Fall is more than just stunning colors. - Shutterstock/ Jay Yuan Sure, the summer has sun and beach vacays, the winter has snow and sports, but fall is an especially magical season that's often overlooked. With its stunning foliage, mild weather, and pumpkin-spiced treats, what's not to love? Keep scrolling to see all [...]

26 10, 2018

Here’s the story behind that weird, rectangular iceberg

By | 2018-10-26T10:57:21+00:00 October 26th, 2018|Nature, Outdoors|Comments Off on Here’s the story behind that weird, rectangular iceberg

Photo: Jeremy Harbeck/NASA When we picture icebergs, what comes to mind is a jagged mountain of ice floating in the ocean, ready to collide with the Titanic — or simply melt. What we don't picture is an iceberg that's as flat and cleanly cut as a playing card, and yet [...]

22 10, 2018

10 photos that will make you appreciate the stunning diversity of nature

By | 2018-10-22T12:46:18+00:00 October 22nd, 2018|Nature, Outdoors|Comments Off on 10 photos that will make you appreciate the stunning diversity of nature

Natural History Museum unveils the top Wildlife Photographer of the Year images. This 'innerspace' look at a flying fish captures its speed, movement and beauty. (Photo: Michael Patrick O’Neill/Natural History Museum)   For 54 years, London's Natural History Museum has sought out the best in nature photography with its Wildlife [...]

18 10, 2018

28 Best Places to Visit in the USA in 2018

By | 2018-10-18T10:45:15+00:00 October 18th, 2018|city life, Nature, Outdoors|Comments Off on 28 Best Places to Visit in the USA in 2018

28 Favorite Places to Visit in the USA Updated: 10/8/2018 | October 8th, 2018 From sea to shining sea, the United States is home to a diverse landscape — both culturally and physically. Spending months traveling across its vast landscape gave me a deep appreciation for all my country has [...]

17 10, 2018

Demystifying the Aurora Borealis: Where and How to Find This Must-See Phenomenon

By | 2018-10-17T10:47:01+00:00 October 17th, 2018|Nature, Outdoors, RootsRated|Comments Off on Demystifying the Aurora Borealis: Where and How to Find This Must-See Phenomenon

The Aurora Borealis is a mystical phenomenon that tops bucket lists around the world. Known in Roman myths as the “dawn of the north,” these stunning light displays have captivated people for centuries. Although this natural wonder is a must-see for most, it can be surprisingly difficult to nail down. [...]

16 10, 2018

Social Media Is Making the Outdoors More Dangerous

By | 2018-10-16T12:30:16+00:00 October 16th, 2018|Nature, Outdoors|Comments Off on Social Media Is Making the Outdoors More Dangerous

Statistics from Los Angeles County demonstrate just how deadly doing it for the ‘Gram can be. We all know that one-upmanship on social media is stupid and dangerous. But now we may have stats to prove it. The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Search and Rescue team reports that its [...]