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Sarah Joseph

Sarah Joseph

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Sarah is a lover of all things outdoors. With a bright sense of adventure and a heart for the mountains, she is always thrilled to share nature with others through both pen and keyboard.

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A man standing on the mountain wearing ski gloves.

The loop on the ring finger of your ski gloves is actually really useful

If you pay attention to your ski gloves, you may realize that there is a little loop on the ring finger of each glove. Here's how to use them.
The James Brand Hatchet

Everyday carry label The James Brand has a new collab for something you definitely shouldn’t carry daily

The James Brand, an everyday carry brand we love, has a new collab on something you definitely shouldn't carry around daily: a hatchet
Green Rogen Tent

2024 camping preview: Hilleberg unveils new tent options

The Hilleberg's Saivo 4 and Rogen 3 are designed to meet your needs and ensure that you have a memorable and enjoyable outdoor experience in 2024.
Man at the top of a mountain wearing a Merino wool sweater

This easy trick tells you which merino wool base layer is right for your activity

Among the essential pieces of gear for staying warm is a merino wool base layer, and one crucial factor to consider when choosing a base layer is its weight.
A ripe avocado on a wooden cutting board.

How to pick the ripest avocado at the store, every time

Not sure how to tell if an avocado is ripe? This trick will help you choose the best ones at the store.
Alaska Snow Crab Dish

Alaskan snow crab fishing season is canceled again – overfishing, climate change to blame

Climate change is still wreaking havoc on snow crab fishing season in Alaska as another season is canceled
Man using phone in the snow.

The simple cold-weather camping hack that will keep your devices charged

This simple yet effective sleeping bag hack provides a convenient solution to keep your phone warm, charged, and ready to use when you need it.
The North Face GORE-TEX denim jacket

The North Face is now making GORE-TEX denim because why not

The standout piece in The North Face's GORE-TEX denim collection is the GTX Mountain Jacket. This jacket seamlessly combines style with functionality.
Onewheel GT

Every Onewheel electric skateboard is being recalled (find out who just needs an update and who should ditch their board)

Future Motion has just recalled all 300,000 models of their Onewheel electric skateboard in compliance with the CPSC. Refund or update your board.
Closeup of two friends setting up a tent in the woods.

This camping hack is genius, and uses a really cheap item you can find at almost any store

This revolutionary TikTok hack is bound to make your camping tent safer to navigate around. All you need is a pool noodle to try out this brilliant solution.
X-Cabin 300 Camper

The X-Cabin 300 is a tiny, boxy, Airstream-like trailer, and we can’t get enough of it

X-Cabin has created a unique steel camper that's bringing a new spin on the iconic Airstream look.
Thule Outset Hitch-Mounted Tent

Thule Outset tent is a rooftop-style tent for camping on the ground, and it’s low-key genius

Thule, a renowned name in outdoor gear, is set to revolutionize camping with their latest innovation: the Thule Outset Hitch-Mounted Tent.
Garmin tactix 7 – AMOLED Edition

New Garmin tactix 7 AMOLED Edition may be the perfect smartwatch for deep-country camping and hiking

Garmin has once again raised the bar with the tactix 7 AMOLED Edition. Here's what makes it one of the greatest outdoor smartwatches of 2023.
The South Rim of the Grand Canyon (Arizona)

Grand Canyon closures expected to last into 2025 – what to know before you go hiking or camping

The National Park Service has announced a series of closures for various trails and campgrounds within Grand Canyon National Park that could impact your trip.
Pisgah National Forest yellow flowers with pine trees.

Forget overcrowded national parks – these are the best hiking trails in national forests

When national parks become too crowded, explore the lesser-known hiking trips within Pisgah, Shawnee, El Yunque, and Sequoia National Forests.
The South Rim of the Grand Canyon (Arizona)

Yellowstone National Park, the Amalfi Coast, and more: Add these top 5 heritage sites to your travel bucket list

Yellowstone National Park makes the list of top 5 natural heritage sites. You've got to add the rest to your travel bucket list.
Kayaking on a lake.

E-bike tech is coming to kayaking because nobody wants to peddle hard anymore (and who could blame them)

If you thought kayaking and e-bikes had nothing in common, think again. The best e-bike tech is headed into the water.
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New Delta Skymiles changes have members fuming mad, and now Delta Air Lines risks losing faithful customers

Delta Skymiles program will change in 2024, and users are pretty upset. If Delta doesn't learn its lesson, other airlines might poach customers
Photo of William Siff, founder of GoldThread Tonics and author of The Plant Medicine Protocol

A clinical herbalist reveals his 5-step guide to minimize inflammation

Banish inflammation for good with Clinical Herbalist William Siff's 5 step Plant Medicine Protocol
Ice bath in Switzerland

The best cold plunge and ice bath tubs for your post-workout recovery

Whether you're an elite athlete seeking peak performance or a health-conscious individual searching for a good recovery routine, there's an ice bath for you.
Sauna accessories in the glow of a tea light.

The absolute best sauna for home use

Looking to buy a sauna for use in your home? These are the best we've seen yet.
Birch vihta hanging in a Finnish sauna.

The best home saunas for ultimate relaxation

Home saunas have experienced a surge in popularity this year. If you’re adding a sauna to your home, I hope these options help narrow down your decision. 
Sauna accessories in the glow of a tea light.

The best at-home infrared saunas: Our top picks

Whether you seek relaxation, detoxification, or pain relief, here are our picks for this year’s best infrared sauna options for infrared therapy.
Apple Maps update press release photo

Apple just gave hikers, campers, skiers, and snowboarders a great reason to use Apple Maps and ditch Google Maps

Do you ski, snowboard, hike, or camp? Apple Maps might be your new favorite app with its new offline mode.
An American Airlines plane in flight in a cloudy sky

Study: First class flights may be less expensive than you think (especially if you fly this airline)

The price difference between first class and economy flights may not be that much, according to one study, especially when you consider the added perks you get.
View from Angels Landing, Zion National Park, Utah

U.S. national parks have a plan to go carbon neutral — here’s what that means for visitors

This is how U.S. national parks are reducing their carbon footprint.
A man skis on a clear run, with mountains and trees behind him.

Get your skis and snowboards ready: Ski resorts worldwide are starting to see snow

Ski resorts worldwide saw their first snowfall of the season in August.
Solo stove tiki torch

New Solo Stove Torch might be the only tiki torch you’ll ever need to buy

Tiki torches are cool, and retro - and Solo Stove just took it to a new level with Torch
Scorkl 2.0 underwater

This revolutionary device might make snorkeling more like scuba diving

The Scorkl 2.0 Electric will let you snorkel and do boat maintenance tasks with a lot more freedom.
Rattlesnake in the desert

How to treat a snake bite when you’re stuck in a worst-case scenario

A snake bite can be terrifying, but as long as you stay calm and follow these doctor-approved first aid tips, you'll live to hike another day.
Infrared sauna in the corner of a room.

How to choose the best infrared sauna for you

Infrared saunas offer a bunch of health benefits, and they're perfect for people who want to sweat a lot. Here's how to choose one for your health goals.
Four men sitting in a sauna.

The hidden costs of installing a home sauna you need to know about

Beyond the initial investment, there are several hidden costs associated with installing a sauna that homeowners should consider.
Apple Watch Ultra

Good news: Why we’re likely to get a new Apple Watch Ultra this year

The impending release of the Apple Watch Ultra 2 in 2023 appears to be a reasonable assumption supported by credible sources.
Sliced watermelon in a pile.

How to pick a watermelon: Tips for choosing the juiciest, tastiest fruit

By paying attention to these important traits, you can significantly increase your chances of selecting a sweet, juicy watermelon.
An infrared sauna turned on.

These are the different types of infrared saunas — find out which one is right for you

In this article, we will explore the different types of infrared saunas (NEAR, MID, and FAR) and the amazing health benefits that each one provides.
Carton of brown eggs.

Need an egg substitute for baking? These are the absolute best

Whether you need an egg substitute for cookies, brownies, or cake, we’ve got a few delicious options for you.
BLACK BEARS LOOKING FOR FOOD AND FEEDING

To avoid a bear attack, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park closed a road

Bears foraging for food caused park rangers at the Great Smoky Mountains national park to close a road
Black sauna bucket on top of a sauna bench.

Getting a home sauna? What you need to know before you install

By choosing the right type of home sauna, finding the perfect location, and choosing great accessories, you can create an inviting sauna space in your own home.
Family camping

How well does your home state rank for adventure? Study reveals the best and worst states

Wyoming, Montana, and Utah stand out as the top states for thrilling outdoor experiences, offering opportunities for horseback riding, hiking, and camping.
A bee on a purple chive flower.

7 wild edible plants every outdoor enthusiast should know about

In this article, we'll highlight some edible plants that grow wild around much of the United States. But make sure that you identify these plants properly
MiHigh sauna blanket

The best infrared sauna blankets: Our top picks

Infrared sauna blankets are portable and compact devices that are designed to provide the benefits of traditional saunas using infrared heat technology.
View from Angels Landing, Zion National Park, Utah

2 popular national parks want your opinion about proposed fee increases and reservation changes

Two popular national parks — Bryce and Zion — are considering various fee increases and changes to reservations, and want your opinion.
Poison ivy leaves of three

You know you should avoid poison ivy, but stay away from these 5 plants, too

Here are 5 plants that you should avoid. Understanding what these plants look like, symptoms, and remedies can help you have a rash-free summer.
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The Wim Hof Method: How to unleash the benefits of cold exposure

The Wim Hof method combines specific breathing exercises, cold exposure, and mindset techniques to unlock the hidden potential within our bodies. 
Niagara Falls waterfall.

The 5 most beautiful waterfalls to visit in America — add these spots to your bucket list

If you're an avid hiker or simply a nature enthusiast, here are our top 5 waterfalls to visit in America before you die. 
A rock cairn near mountains and water.

See a rock cairn? Push it over, Yosemite National Park says

Park officials at Yosemite are now encouraging everyone to knock cairns over as part of the "Leave No Trace" ethics of visiting these protected areas.
A jar of brown sugar.

Out of brown sugar? Here’s how to make your own

Since brown sugar is made of molasses and white sugar, we can reverse-engineer this amazing ingredient to create the ultimate brown sugar at home.
cream cheese bagel

Can you freeze cream cheese? Yes, and here’s how to do it

Freezing cream cheese is entirely possible, but be prepared for a slight change in texture upon thawing. Here are our best tips for perfect cream cheese.
Man holding a scorpion

How to treat scorpion stings: 4 essential things you should do

Scorpion stings can be treated at home. Clean the wound, apply a cold compress, take pain relievers, and seek medical attention for severe symptoms.
Man wearing cowboy boots

How to wear cowboy boots: Don’t believe these 6 myths

In this article, we aim to debunk the misunderstandings surrounding cowboy boots. Here's how to wear them, how to care for them, and more.