Review: Ledge Sports Scorpion 2 Tent

Looking for an affordable addition to your backcountry gear? The Ledge Sports Scorpion 2 may provide some unexpected benefits for you at a low price! The Scorpion 2 is an “ultralight” tent produced by Ledge Sports that currently retails for around $90 via most gear websites (MSRP: $168.95).  The tent has some necessary features such …

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Opinion: Forget the Fiction: Live Your Own Adventure

“The average American household has more televisions (2.73) than people (2.55) and has it on over 8 hours a day.” (Minnesota Department of Health)   Hours per year the average American youth spends in school 900 hours Hours per year the average American youth watches television 1,200 *Table from StatisticBrain.com It’s undeniable: We live in …

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Interview: Brandon from Black Creek Canoe Rental, Mississippi

Brief Biography:  “I grew up in Brooklyn, Mississippi.  I began my career at Black Creek Canoe Rental as an employee driving canoers and hikers along Black Creek when I was in high school.  I continued to help them with this small family-owned business through college and afterwards.  Upon their retirement age, the previous owners decided …

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A Hike with History: Slaughter Creek Trail, Suches, Georgia

The winter in North Georgia has been pretty mild so far this year–with highs in the upper 40’s and low 50’s, I thought I would take advantage of the mild temps for a New Year’s Eve hike. I set off for one of my favorite trails: the Slaughter Creek Trail in Suches, Georgia. I know, …

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Photo Blog: Backpacking in the Mt. Evans Wilderness, Part 3

There’s nothing like spending a few days in the wilderness with people who share a passion for adventure and the great outdoors!  This photo blog series depicts the photographs that I captured during a staff training backpacking trip in May of 2012 for Narrow Way Expeditions of Camp IdRaHaJe (Colorado). As a group, we backpacked through …

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Trail Review: Black Butte, Oregon

A long road trip brought us all the way from Central Florida to Central Oregon. Excited to do some hiking, we stopped by the ranger station in Sisters. We got a map of the Deschutes National Forest and asked about the nearby trails. Afterwards, we randomly talked with a local at the laundromat, while waiting …

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