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RootsRated

Why your state needs outdoor recreation

State governments are starting to focus their efforts on outdoor recreation. That's a very, very good thing.

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Section: Stories

AdventureMatt Minich

Bears Ears: What all the fuss is about (and what you can do about it)

Earlier this week, President Trump announced the largest rollback of federal land protections in U.S. history. That's a big, big deal.

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AdventureStacey McKenna

These bros are road tripping to save the world

A group of African twenty-somethings are taking the #vanlife to the next level... and they're doing it for a good cause.

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AdventureBrenna Stevens

National Park fees are going up. Way up.

Entrance fees could double next year for America's most popular national parks. But there's still time for visitors to say something about it.

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AdventureRootsRated

How to live on an Alaskan fishing boat

Adventurers everywhere dream of giving up the nine-to-five and moving to Alaska. This writer actually did it... and it was easier than he expected.

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WellnessKevin Linderman

On mental health: A letter from our founder

Following the death of climber Hayden Kennedy, our founder opens up about his own mental health struggles.

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AdventureBrenna Stevens

For Hayden Kennedy, climbers grapple with a different kind of loss

Death is a fixture in the world of elite climbing, but suicide is not.

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SurvivalMatt Minich

Three ways to help Puerto Rico

From his home in San Juan, our editorial director recommends three local non-profits.

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AdventureBrenna Stevens

Now there’s an online school for BAMFs

Can an online course really teach you how to navigate the wilderness, cook on a fire, or climb trad? Our writer took one to find out. 

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SurvivalRootsRated

Why outdoor destinations need wildfire reform

Wildfire seasons are becoming more intense with time, and resort communities are struggling to keep up.

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AdventureBrenna Stevens

This Labor Day, remember what it’s all about

Like it or not, Labor Day weekend camping was made possible by tree-huggers and socialists.

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