“The Season of Rain is Coming. Hold out Your Hand.”

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The right gear and the right attitude help prepare you for the season of fall doldrums.

The One Log Bonfire

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Summertime means camping, and camping means bonfires.

A Gathering of Men

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Rick Sweeney shares how men’s gatherings became an important part of his life.

Gay Dad: Do As I Say, Not As I Did

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John Jericiau of The Next Family wants his sons to have adventures…just maybe not the kinds he had.

What The Kings of Summer Can Teach Us about Becoming Men

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The Kings of Summer holds a powerful lesson for men young and old alike, one that Christian Clifton hopes more will realize before it’s too late.

A Man’s Guide To Buying The Perfect Christmas Gift, Without Costing The Earth

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10 Christmas gifts to save the planet and maybe some money too…

How to Keep the Wild in your Child (Without Losing it Yourself)

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One young couple explains how having kids didn’t mean the end of their adventures

Printmaking

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As I try to cement my memories, the sensations from that summer when my father had a heart-attack creep in.

A Tent that Held an Entire Universe Inside: On Camping Together and Getting Lost

A tent that held an entire universe inside

Mike Grant searched for Viking treasure while camping with his own dad, and wishes to impart the same sense of adventure to his sons.

Put the Canoe in the Paddle

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In this installment of “Love, Recorded,” the baby turns terrible two, Minnie Mouse is the new Gangnam Style, and nature defies nature.

The Next Life [Book Excerpt: 100 Tricks Every Boy Can Do: How My Brother Disappeared]

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My brother Bret started the next life at forty, when he departed from this world by suicide.

Lost in the Wilderness

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Destinations are the goal, but often getting lost is what the journey is all about.

Bringing It to the Men

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Men coming together can improve their relationships with women, too.

Love Letter Lost

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Years later, Thomas Fiffer can recall every aspect of the letter he wrote to her—how he felt, the way his “e’s” curled—everything except for the words.

Roughing it on the River

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Eight year old teaches dad the joys of a kayaking camping trip

Wild Boys, Wilderness, and Woodcraft Rangers

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Predecessors of the Boy Scouts of America, Woodcrafters still bring nature-deprived boys out into the wilderness.