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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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These are the cities with the most Michelin star restaurants for food lovers

Here's what it takes to earn a Michelin star and the top five cities with the most Michelin-starred establishments.
Cape Royal on the North Rim provides a panorama up, down, and across the Grand Canyon.

Take in the gorgeous views: The top 5 most scenic hiking locations in America

KÜHL has just released an eye-opening study about the top 10 most scenic in the USA.
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Act fast to join the lottery for the coolest Great Smoky Mountains experience

Whoever you are, the synchronous firefly display at the Great Smoky Mountains National Park is unforgettable.
A campfire

Camping hacks: Is Vaseline the secret to an incredible campfire?

Is this common household item the ticket to an incredible campfire? Here's everything you need to know. 
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The most popular Grand Canyon trail reopens this week

The Grand Canyon National Park has announced the much-anticipated reopening of Bright Angel Trail and others set for April 15, 2024.
A breathtaking view of Yellowstone National Park at sunset

Yellowstone vs Yosemite: Which national park should you visit?

Whether you're drawn to the geysers and wildlife of Yellowstone or the granite peaks of Yosemite, both parks promise an encounter with America’s wild side. 
a group of happy young friends relaxing and enjoying summer evening around campfire on the river bank

Why you can’t depend on first-come, first-served campgrounds this summer

FCFS campgrounds, which don’t require advance reservations, are now being challenged by increased demand.
Camping at night

There’s actually a great reason for that red light on your camping headlamp

The red light feature in headlamps is more than just a gimmick. It's a thoughtfully designed solution to a common outdoor problem. Bugs!
a gigantic showerhead

Why you need to take a cold shower after a flight

By improving circulation and stimulating the immune system, a cold shower can be a simple yet effective way to rejuvenate your body after air travel.
Isolated stretch of highway in Death Valley with mountains in the background

3 hidden gem vacation spots that should be on your bucket list in 2024

Bounce has just released a study on the top "hidden gem" places to go to this year, all based on social media research.
Total Eclipse

RVing to check out April’s solar eclipse? Check out one of these top camping sites for the best views

On April 8th, a total solar eclipse will cross North America. It will begin over the South Pacific Ocean and cross over Mexico, the United States, and Canada. 
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American Airlines makes major change to loyalty program to get you to book direct

Starting May 1, American Airlines has announced a new rule in the AAdvantage program which will only reward for bookings made through preferred travel agencies.
Various iPhones on a table.

Forget rice: This is how to actually fix a wet iPhone, according to Apple

We all know the story — you're camping, fishing, or skiing and suddenly, you have a wet iPhone. Here's how to fix it.
Ziggurat Pyramid in Dubai

Dubai will soon be home to a carbon-neutral pyramid that can hold 1 million people

Spread over 300 floors, the Ziggurat Pyramid is envisaged as a self-sufficient and carbon neutral vertical city.
Tumbleweed Tiny House Company Elm House

Want to live in a tiny home? Here’s how much it would really cost, land and all

Here's the scoop on Tumbleweed tiny homes, land costs, and the specifics of settling down in popular tiny home destinations like Oregon, Utah, and Colorado.
Prayer flags in front of Mount Everest.

This is the gross new thing anyone climbing Mount Everest will have to do

If you're thinking about taking the two-week trek up Mount Everest, be prepared for the mountain's newest rule: manage your own excrement.
Someone wearing an Apple Watch Ultra 2, showing the Modular Ultra watch face.

The 5 best Apple Watch bands for outdoorsmen

If you're an outdoorsy person, normal Apple Watch bands might not cut it. Here are our top picks for Apple Watch bands that can take on your biggest adventure.
Man fishing in a river

There’s a new (old) fishing spot in Oregon as a river flows again for the first time in a century

The removal of dams from the Klamath River promises to enhance fishing opportunities and restore wildlife to its natural glory.
A man hiking in Yosemite

How being stinky when hiking in the deep woods might actually save your life

When lost in the great outdoors, the unique scent produced by your body can play a crucial role in your rescue. Stinky is safe!
Man standing on a snowy hill trail taking in the view while cross country skiing

How to beat altitude sickness on your next ski or snowboard trip

Altitude sickness is no fun, especially when you're supposed to be on a ski or snowboard trip having fun! Here's how to beat it
Yosemite Falls

Reservations required: You’ll have to plan ahead before visiting these national parks in 2024

Going to visit national parks in 2024? Make sure you get reservations for these popular attractions.
Campfire in the winter.

This camping hack is a game-changer when it gets cold quickly

When the temperature drops quickly when you're camping, this easy hack gets your fire going quickly
Arc Sauna in a nordic home.

New high-end, at-home sauna uses light and sound to take you beyond sweat

Looking for an at-home sauna that's anything but ordinary? Ancient Ritual's latest may be what you're looking for
Sauna accessories in the glow of a tea light.

The best at-home infrared sauna options: 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.
A man in a red jacket walking through the woods, covered in snow

The best hiking gear to gift from Benchmade, Smartwool, and more

Show a fellow hiker some love with our top 10 list of the best gift ideas that will make their next journey memorable and exciting.
Sauna accessories in the glow of a tea light.

The absolute best saunas for home use

Looking to buy a sauna for use in your home? These are the best we've seen yet.
Elk at Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park tip: Don’t dangle your baby near an elk like the guy in this video

Elk, bears, moose, and other wildlife are not to be messed with. This Yellowstone visitor didn't get the memo.
Tesla Cybertruck at the Bellevue, WA location

I checked out the Tesla Cybertruck in person – here’s what I think

The much-promised (and much-delayed) Tesla Cybertruck is finally ready. Here's what we thought when we saw it.
Teton National Park in winter.

These national parks have the most gorgeous winter hiking trails

The winter season doesn't mean you have to put away your hiking boots. These are the best winter hiking trails in U.S. national parks.
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.
Snow crab legs served with melted butter, garlic cloves, lemon slices, grilled corn in cobs and fresh parsley on wooden cutting boards, horizontal view from above, close-up

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.
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.