Holiday Gift Guide 2012

December 7, 2012, 12:02 pm
From cozy winter wear and great kid's gifts to one-of-a-kind products and handy adventure gadgets, the gift guide has something for everyone on your list. You can also give mother nature a hand by re-using household products to wrap your gifts! For even more ideas about how to keep ...

Holiday Shopping for Good: American Hiking Society's Holiday Auction

American Hiking Society's Holiday Auction on EbayWhat do a Grand Canyon trip, a rock climbing class, some fully-stocked daypacks, a family-camping package, and autographed books from hiking celebs such as Andrew Skurka, Conrad Anker, Aron Ralston, and Cheryl Strayed all have in common?

Gear Review: Moving Comfort NoChill Hoodie

Moving Comfort NoChill HoodieRunning outdoors always presents a challenge for active Americans living in cold climates. From October to March, the weather is cold, snowy, and downright miserable in many places. Icy winds and falling snow promote sledding and snowball fights, but the puffy coats and snow pants that are used for these activities are not conducive to more strenuous workouts.

Gear Review: Chaco Women's Updraft Bulloo

Chaco Updraft Bulloo Sandal ReviewBy Nadia Gomez

I have to confess that I've been a quiet admirer of the Chaco line of sport sandals for some years now. As a person who is forever on a quest for the perfect walking shoe—especially for the summer months—I've been drawn to their chunky ergonomic soles, sturdy straps and unassuming style.

Download Oh, Ranger! ParkFinder and Vote for your favorite Outdoor Organization

Oh, Ranger! ParkFinder mobile app home screen and voting screenFord Explorer will donate $150,000 to outdoor organizations, and through the end of September, you can vote for your favorite organization to receive a portion of the funds!

What is the weather typically like in the middle of sept. at the grand canyon?
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September is a beautiful time to visit the Grand Canyon. The popular summer crowds will begin to die down and the weather will begin to cool. Temperatures will remain pleasant in the 60s or low 70s along the rim. However, September temperatures near the river are still high and can reach up to 90 degrees. For more information visit or call the park directly at (928) 638-7888.

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Gear Review: MSR Nook 2 Tent and Pocket Rocket Camp Stove

August 14, 2012, 11:13 am
By Heather Crowley MSR Nook 2 Tent Preparing for a backcountry trip in Glacier National Park meant time for a new tent. The beauty of exploring the backcountry is the solitude and the ability to create your own adventure. Finding a tent to stand up to the rugged, natural Montana elements ...

Gear Review: KEEN Turia

On a recent adventure in Central New York’s Finger Lakes region, I tested the KEEN Turia, a lightweight, comfortable adventure sandal that merges the technology of hiking shoes with the versatility of waterfront footwear.

Gear: Waterproof iPad case from Aquapac

June 13, 2012, 8:35 am
Take your iPad just about anywhere. Whether you’re setting off for a paddling adventure, a rainy-day hike, or just hitting the beach, you can now bring your iPad along—and not worry if water is in the forecast! The innovative new Aquapac waterproof iPad case allows iPad owners to not only bring ...

Spring’s Newest Water Bottles

March 16, 2012, 8:42 am
This spring brings a flurry of new, innovative water bottles to the market. And with national parks like Zion and the Grand Canyon moving away from selling bottled water, now is a better time than ever to get used to bringing your own bottle instead of buying water. Here’s a ...

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