Meeting Lindsay Rice

Meeting Lindsay Rice

In my earlier days of outdoor adventure, I sought out lots of new friends and people. I tried to take out many people to teach them new skills and introduce them to new activities. Over the course of time, after dealing with flaky people who were using me...

Best Places to Meet Adventuring Partners

Best Places to Meet Adventuring Partners

One of the most frustrating things, for many outdoor enthusiasts, is finding someone to adventure with.  The only thing worse is finding a replacement for a former adventuring partner.  Here are five great options to help you meet a new adventuring...

Meeting the Creature Craft People

Meeting the Creature Craft People

I had only been to Boise, Idaho on two previous occasions.  One, when I was a wee tot and my mom turned the wrong way into oncoming traffic. I can't really blame her,  thanks to a plethora of one-way streets, more sense can be found in a tide pod challenge...

Utah Approves Bid For Another Winter Olympics

Utah Approves Bid For Another Winter Olympics

In 2002, Salt Lake City became the largest city, at that time, to host the winter Olympics. To this day the 2002 winter Olympics have been considered one of the most successful Olympics of all time. Originally the 2002 bid was met with lots of criticism...

Baptist Draw

A couple years ago, I met this totally awesome chic named Dawn who runs Bucket List Adventures, an outdoor adventure bucket- list- fulfillment group.  She went on a backpacking trip with me, which turned out to be about as much fun as attending an amateur...

5 Cool National Parks You Probably Didn’t Know About

5 Cool National Parks You Probably Didn’t Know About

Five Cool National Parks You Probably Don’t Know About National Parks are usually top of the list for possible family vacation destinations, and the iconic parks like Yellowstone, the Grand Canyon, Redwood attract millions of visitors every year. But if...

Baptist Draw

A couple years ago, I met this totally awesome chic named Dawn who runs Bucket List Adventures, an outdoor adventure bucket- list- fulfillment group.  She went on a backpacking trip with me, which turned out to be about as much fun as attending an amateur...

Vibram Five Fingers Review

Vibram Five Fingers Review

Backstory In 2007 I sprained my ankle backpacking in the Sawtooths. In 2008 I sprained my ankle hiking in the Robber’s Roost. The next year I sprained my ankle hiking in The Spur. Ankle injuries were a yearly occurrence. Many people wouldn’t recognize me...

Health Benefits From Being Outdoors

Health Benefits From Being Outdoors

Now that the weather’s warming up, it’s much more enticing for people to spend time outdoors. You simply can’t beat some great Vitamin D, green grass, and chirping birds. Unfortunately, many of us still spend too much time indoors—adults and children...