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10 Best Hiking Tours in America

10 Best Hiking Tours in America
Picture it: Your backpack is loaded with everything you need for a few hours or a few days in the great outdoors. There’s nothing standing…
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10 Best Kayaking Tours in the U.S.

10 Best Kayaking Tours in the U.S.
Kayaking tours bring you closer to some of nature's most amazing wonders—sights you wouldn't otherwise be able to experience from land. From…
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10 Best Jeep Tours in America

10 Best Jeep Tours in America
If you're a thrill seeker, a Jeep tour is a must experience. Jeep tours give you the opportunity to head off road and soak up sights ranging from the…
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10 Best Guided Hunting Experiences in the U.S.

10 Best Guided Hunting Experiences in the U.S.
If you're interested in sharpening your hunting skills, guided experiences present the ideal environment for developing them. Led by experts in the…
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10 Best Fishing Charters in the U.S.

10 Best Fishing Charters in the U.S.
Don't leave the water empty-handed. Chartered fishing trips across America provide both novice and expert fisherman with the tools needed to reel in…
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10 Best Archery Outfitters in America

10 Best Archery Outfitters in America
What makes a good archer or bowhunter? The right equipment and time spent devoted to perfecting your shot. It takes a combination of skill, speed,…
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10 Best KOAs in the U.S.

10 Best KOAs in the U.S.
Kampgrounds of America, or better known as simply KOA, have been the go-to choice for family camping trips for decades. No matter where you travel,…
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10 Best Gun Shows in America

10 Best Gun Shows in America
Whether you’re looking for your first gun or want to grow your collection, there’s only one way to find the best: Head to your nearest…
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4 Amazing Try-Before-You-Buy Jeep Adventures

4 Amazing Try-Before-You-Buy Jeep Adventures
If you’re thinking about buying your first 4x4, the cost of buying a truck or SUV, and the investment in parts to make the rig truly trail…
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5 Ways To Get Healthy By Shooting A Bow

5 Ways To Get Healthy By Shooting A Bow
Archery as a stand-alone act is simple. Simply draw the string back to your face and let go. Watch your arrow travel downrange and, hopefully, hit…
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How To Tap Local Fishing Communities For The Best Angling

How To Tap Local Fishing Communities For The Best Angling
There are a lot of fishing opportunities out there that may seem exotic or hard to come by at first. Dig a little deeper, though, and you’ll…
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5 Sneaky Ways To Fool Pressured Gobblers

5 Sneaky Ways To Fool Pressured Gobblers
Most turkey hunters will openly admit that every male turkey they encounter in spring is different. Just as no two hunts are the same, no two…
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Super-Clean Your Guns The Easy Way

Super-Clean Your Guns The Easy Way
There is an old saying in the gun world, “Firearms have only two enemies – Rust and Politicians.” Be kind to your guns and they…
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10 (Modern) Essentials Every Hiker Should Carry

10 (Modern) Essentials Every Hiker Should Carry
When the third edition of the classic book Mountaineering: The Freedom of the Hills was released back in 1974, it quickly became a must-read for any…
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Skier’s Guide To The Best Last-Minute Spring Vacations

Skier’s Guide To The Best Last-Minute Spring Vacations
April typically marks the end of the North American ski season, but this year, a record-level snow pack throughout the West will ensure we are all…
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How to Pick the Perfect Campsite

How to Pick the Perfect Campsite
Choosing the right campsite for our backcountry excursions can be surprisingly more challenging that you might think. Sure, it’s nice to…
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5 Awesome RV Campsites in Minnesota

5 Awesome RV Campsites in Minnesota
One of the best ways to enjoy all the natural beauty that Minnesota has to offer is in the comfort of your RV. Not only do you get to commune with…
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Archery Gear—10 Best New Products of the Year

Archery Gear—10 Best New Products of the Year
In January, I spent three days cruising the aisles of the annual Archery Trade Association Show, which was held in Louisville, Kentucky. The ATA Show…
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Turkey Hunting—How to Get Started The Easy Way

Turkey Hunting—How to Get Started The Easy Way
Wild turkeys can be alternately the easiest and most available game animals to hunt and also the most elusive and diabolically maddening. They live…
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10 Awesome Vacations Your Fishing Family Will Love

10 Awesome Vacations Your Fishing Family Will Love
Fishing with the family is always funs, but  not everybody who lives under your roof may like to fish 24/7. And if you have teens, they might…
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Camping—5 Amazing Destinations To Try Right Now

Camping—5 Amazing Destinations To Try Right Now
Now that spring is in the air and warmer temperatures are nearly upon us, it’s time to start thinking about that first camping excursion of the…
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Hiking—The 10 Best New Pieces of Gear for Spring Treks

Hiking—The 10 Best New Pieces of Gear for Spring Treks
Spring is finally here, which means sunshine and warmer temperatures aren’t far behind. But before you hit the trail for your first hike,…
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Handgun Shooting—4 Ways to Quickly Improve Your Skills

Handgun Shooting—4 Ways to Quickly Improve Your Skills
If you are a new handgun owner, it’s important that you seek some training in the basics of shooting. Learning the rules of gun safety is also…
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31 Quick & Easy Trail Tips For First-Time Four-Wheelers

31 Quick & Easy Trail Tips For First-Time Four-Wheelers
If you just bought your first 4x4, congratulations! But if you’re new to the world of four-wheeling, the notion of putting that brand-new truck…
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8 Amazing Off-Slope Activities You Need To Try

8 Amazing Off-Slope Activities You Need To Try
Even if you don’t ski or snowboard—or you just don’t want to ride chairlifts every day of your mountain…
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10 Best Apres Ski Activities in Minnesota

10 Best Apres Ski Activities in Minnesota
Downhill snow sports—skiing and snowboarding, anyway—create feelings of camaraderie and conviviality that one hates to leave on the…
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10 Best Ski Destinations for Families in Minnesota

10 Best Ski Destinations for Families in Minnesota
In spite of its Midwest location, Minnesota is graced with plenty of terrain primed for downhill skiing and snowboarding. In winter, families flock…
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WATCH: Skier’s helmet cam captures terrifying avalanche

WATCH: Skier’s helmet cam captures terrifying avalanche
  While skiing Guardsman Pass in Park City, Utah last week, a man saw his life flash before his eyes. Wearing a helmet camera, the skier…
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Motorcycles—How To Get Started On Two Wheels

Motorcycles—How To Get Started On Two Wheels
Motorcycle riding offers lots of ways for outdoor enthusiasts to get into the sport—even if you’ve never ridden before. And though…
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How To Raise Your Kids To Be Expert Skiers

How To Raise Your Kids To Be Expert Skiers
When I take my three kids skiing, everyone carries their own gear, puts on their own boots and helmets, and gets themselves easily out onto the…
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Predator Hunting—How To Get Started The Easy Way

Predator Hunting—How To Get Started The Easy Way
It’s February, and the first turkey seasons are still weeks away. If you don’t have frozen water where you live, then you can’t…
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How To Hike Safely In Spring—5 Easy Tips

How To Hike Safely In Spring—5 Easy Tips
After a long winter, you’re no doubt itching to get back on your favorite trails, and inspired to explore new ones. But are you spring hiking…
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How To Tap Into The Pre-Spawn Bass Bonanza

How To Tap Into The Pre-Spawn Bass Bonanza
Catching bass is never an easy proposition. As winter gradually morphs into early spring, however, it becomes less of a challenge. Dynamic changes…
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Youth Trap—How to Join In the Fun Right Now

Youth Trap—How to Join In the Fun Right Now
In the world we live in today with guns socially demonized and most schools being gun-free zones with zero tolerance, who would have imagined that in…
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Bowhunting Turkeys: 6 Smart Ways to Prep Right Now

Bowhunting Turkeys: 6 Smart Ways to Prep Right Now
Last year’s turkey season treated me very well, with four longbeards falling to my arrows in three different states. A bit of luck certainly…
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How to Get Started with Winter Camping

How to Get Started with Winter Camping
For many experienced outdoorsmen and women, the very idea of winter camping sounds terrifying. After all, the idea of spending the entire time…
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Man jogging in Colorado kills mountain lion in self-defense

Man jogging in Colorado kills mountain lion in self-defense
The Colorado Parks and Wildlife Department is reporting a mountain lion attack at Horsetooth Mountain Open Space on Monday, Feb. 4. A trail runner…
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How To Keep Firearms Safe In Your Home

How To Keep Firearms Safe In Your Home
Perhaps you’ve finally taken the leap and purchased your first firearm. Or maybe you’re thinking about buying your first handgun or…
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National Parks: How To Book The Best Campsites

National Parks: How To Book The Best Campsites
If you’re planning a spring or summer camping trip to one of our national parks, now is the time to book your campsite reservations. Whether…
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How To Hunt Ducks The Easy Way

How To Hunt Ducks The Easy Way
Duck hunting is one of the easiest hunting sports for new shotgunners to expand into. Ample public-land hunting opportunities abound for waterfowlers…
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Snowmobiles And ATVs: How To Find The Best Winter Rides

Snowmobiles And ATVs: How To Find The Best Winter Rides
Weeks before the official start of winter, snowmobile riders are heading for high elevations in the Rockies in search of groomed trails leading to…
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Winter Hiking—5 Time-Tested Tips For Staying Warm

Winter Hiking—5 Time-Tested Tips For Staying Warm
One of the best things about hiking is that it is an outdoor activity that you can do all year long. So why is that so many avid hikers hang up their…
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How To Catch More Winter Bass And Walleyes Right Now!

How To Catch More Winter Bass And Walleyes Right Now!
Regardless of where they swim, fish don’t stop eating just because it’s winter. Granted, their metabolism slows and they don’t…
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Where To Find The Best Skiing And Snowboarding

Where To Find The Best Skiing And Snowboarding
Cue the family ski vacation. Early snow reports are confirming that there has never been a better year to plan a hot chocolate-drinking, board…
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Youth Archery: How To Get Your Kids Started The Easy Way

Youth Archery: How To Get Your Kids Started The Easy Way
As the father of twin seven-year-olds, I’m always looking for ways to get my girls involved in the things I love to do. One activity I thought…
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10 Best Ski and Snowboard Stores in Minnesota

10 Best Ski and Snowboard Stores in Minnesota
Minnesota is a state blessed with plenty of snow, making winter sports a favorite among its locals. This winter, if you’re looking to strap on…
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10 Best Winter Cabin Camping Spots in Minnesota

10 Best Winter Cabin Camping Spots in Minnesota
Minnesota winters can be harsh, but they’re beautiful and should be experienced to their fullest. While tent camping is not the best idea…
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5 Amazing Winter Hikes to Take Right Now!

5 Amazing Winter Hikes to Take Right Now!
If you’re one of those hikers or backpackers who puts away your outdoor gear for the winter, you really are missing out on one of the most…
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What is hypothermia? What are the signs?

What is hypothermia? What are the signs?
Vin T. Sparano, as excerpted from Complete Guide to Camping and Wilderness Survival HYPOTHERMIA Hypothermia is one of the major causes of death…
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Layering 101: How to Stay Warm and Comfortable in Cold Conditions

Layering 101: How to Stay Warm and Comfortable in Cold Conditions
The arrival of cold weather doesn’t mean you have to abandon your favorite outdoor activities and wait until the return of warm weather before…
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