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When it feels like each choice leads you down a different path, it can be challenging to choose one at all

We worked seasonal jobs to make enough money to spend the rest of our time traveling and feared a white-picket-fence life. But now they've all put down roots, and I still have the same lifestyle.

She wants to show me the ropes. I want to cheer her on from the sidelines. What should I do?

Is one person’s way of having fun inherently better?

And what to do when your girlfriend won't hike with you but plans to hit the trails with her friend

You've spent ages preparing for a trip, but now it's right around the corner and you're having second thoughts

Weight-loss discussion in outdoor forums can inadvertently reinforce the idea that there's a "correct" kind of outdoors body. What should you post about where?

“I went into this relationship happy to share my experience with someone new to the sport, but lately I just feel like an unpaid guide when what I want is a partner”

It doesn't matter why he's not showing up. It just matters that he's not there.

My buddy switched the price tags on a tent to pay a lower amount on a more expensive setup. I was unaware, and now I feel terrible.

If chronic overthinking is getting in the way of your next adventure, ask yourself these two questions

I took my dream job in a foreign place. I'm worried about leaving my local woods behind and connecting with a new landscape overseas. Help?

I’ve lived in a van for a year. It sucks, and now I’m ready to change things up.

On February 3rd, a moose charged and trampled Bridgett Watkins' dog team near Fairbanks, Alaska when they were on a training run to prepare for the Iditarod. Here's what happened in her words, as told to Blair Braverman.

I’m on a quest to learn to love the body I’m in but afraid to push my limits outside

I want to thru-hike part of the AT or PCT, but I’m the main caregiver in my household

I’m not convinced I can be with someone who isn’t into the same kind of adventures as me

Watching your dog age is one of the hardest parts of having a pet. Make their life comfortable and full of joy, and they’ll know how much you love them until the very end.

Go sledding, slow cook a hearty stew, sip on a rich cup of hot cocoa. Just because the days are shorter and colder doesn’t have to mean they’re any less fun.

People are disabled in countless different ways, so there are few practical tips that will apply to everyone. Yet a few key things can improve your experience.

When you get creative with natural materials in parks, some call it art; others call it litter

Working as a camp counselor teaches you important skills that could jump-start your career

What to do if you followed your dream, only to realize it wasn’t what you wanted after all

How to balance freedom and adventure with safety and security

If you sent me this question before the pandemic, I probably would have a very different answer. But we’re all in a different time now.

Please give me some kind of hope that I’m not raising a kid who always will prefer computers to canoes

The outdoors are all around you, no matter where you live

Your style, no matter the reason, is your choice. Period.

Breathable, stink-free, and softer with wear. What's not to love?

Smart tips to make sure your new adventure partner has a blast and feels welcome outside

Being rusty now doesn’t mean you’ll be rusty forever

Your partner’s planning an epic adventure with his ex, but you’d rather be his go-to travel buddy

Two versatile, go-anywhere dresses that are practical before all else

Challenge yourself, choose your own pace, and embrace nature all by yourself

And what to do when your fitness level doesn’t match your adventure partner’s

You’re dead set on walking every inch of a trail, but your partner doesn’t mind skipping a section or two. How do you compromise?

One team of sled dogs. Twenty tested toys. Three standouts.

Tips for calming your own nerves—and those of people who love you

If you can get past the lack of creature comforts, spending a night outside might be one of the most rewarding things you do

Camping solo may not always be easy, but it'll always be worth it

If you're just getting started on the trails, don't be overwhelmed. This 101 guide breaks down where to go, what to wear, and everything you need to know to stay safe and have fun out there.

It's time to stop judging people for how they recreate outside

What to do when a significant other, or a friend, doesn't respect your decisions

What to do when you can’t be active in the same way

It might seem embarrassing at first, but putting a costume on your dog will likely result in more pets for him and more laughs for you

You’re actively running and cycling, but your partner’s on the sidelines. Here are tips on coping with this challenging dynamic.

It's not just about saying you're sorry. You should also explain how you'll do better next time.

It feels like you're wearing a pile of sleeping puppies, and the puppies are all dreaming about lambs

The key to an adventure that's fun for everyone: lower your expectations, squash insecurities, and bring along plenty of creature comforts

Expanding your community is always tough. Throw in a pandemic and a move to a rural area, and it could feel impossible. But a shift in perspective might be all you need to (safely) fill that social void.

Getting outdoors in the winter doesn't have to be miserable. Here, musher Blair Braverman shares her top ten tips for keeping cozy in frigid temperatures.

Feel safe and embrace your time outdoors alone

The key is to go all out on the things you feel comfortable doing

By setting boundaries around what you post, when you're online, and who you surround yourself with in real life, you can strike a better balance between Instagram and reality

What happens when your ski and river guiding partner isn't able to work during the pandemic?

These items will keep you comfortable and protected while you tend to your flowers and veggies

They're a connection to our wildest selves

A lot of people get recognition because they do groundbreaking, brilliant, and deserving work, work that rises to the top through merit alone. But there are other groundbreaking, brilliant people who don’t always get recognition.

Sometimes the best thing for a relationship is to let it go

Staying home as much as possible is the most useful thing we can do

You're taking the virus seriously, but someone in your household is still grabbing beers with buddies. Here's how to handle it.

When the Discovery Channel invited me to audition for its popular survival-challenge reality show, I knew it was going to be rough. What followed was one of the most intense experiences of my life.

Musher Blair Braverman tested 20 gloves and mittens head to head to find the warmest handwear that fits in your pocket

Don't let your insecurities stand in the way of what you want to do

Stop trying to trick us, gear companies. We know a parka when we see one.

Adventures take a lot of planning. But what if all that stress means you don't go at all?

Disney Plus's 'Togo' and 20th Century Fox's 'The Call of the Wild' deliver as feel-good dog stories, but their portrayal of the human history of mushing is flawed

The queen of wool on what she'd wear if she were forced to never wear wool again

What do you do when your parents' political views directly impact your life?

And what to do when it's time to break up with your climbing partner

There's no right way to grieve the death of a beloved pet

Getting hurt outdoors means you're exploring your limits

You can’t spend every day chasing powder stashes

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