Extreme Camping Challenges

Camping isn’t just s’mores and fishing. Rich Monetti talks with Outward Bound about teens and teamwork in nature.

Mosquitoes: Nature’s Flying Vampires

Prepare yourself against mosquitoes, from your backyard to the great outdoors.

Fishing for Bass and other Warmwater Species

Fishing for warmwater species provides opportunity for anglers of all skill levels.

Camping and the Stories that Make Us

One weekend, four people, one tent. Family camping. Do I need to say more?

Bites and Rashes: Things to Avoid While Seeking Outdoor Adventures

This summer, protect your body’s biggest organ… your skin.

5 Spring Cleaning Chores for the Outdoorsman

Get your gear ready now for summer outdoor adventures

Full Moon, White Sands

The late poet Reginald Shepherd called Kenny Fries “a poet of the luminous moment and the luminous landscape,” a title Fries more than lives up to in this poem.

Why I’m Okay with Dad Missing the Big Things

My husband may miss the “big things”, but the little things he does may be even bigger.

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

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

The One Log Bonfire

Summertime means camping, and camping means bonfires.

A Gathering of Men

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


As I try to cement my memories, the death of my father creeps through summer