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Keep your kid’s waterworks at bay on hikes or backpacking trips with this carrier. In our test of child carriers, the Poco AG Plus was “by far the sturdiest, most durable, and most stable of all the packs I’ve tried,” wrote our tester. At 7.6 pounds, the pack is…
Cozy up with one and start planning your next family adventure
Patagonia’s bunting is made for the adventurous baby. Our Gear Guy’s daughter, Jojo, loves this one for its warm and cozy 600-fill down. “Jojo even hunts for this bunting, picks it up over her head, and runs around with it, shouting her ‘vaventure!’ rally cry until my wife or…
Running with a stroller is all well and good in the milder months, but it takes a little extra planning to pull off in winter
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Italian students will soon be required to learn about global warming. American kids? Not so much.
Almond butter might be a healthier alternative to peanut butter, but it lacks the natural sweetness of its latter. Justin’s solution? Add a bit of honey powder to the mix. We love this pouch which strikes the right balance of protein, fat, and carbs. It goes well on bananas and…
Sunflower seeds are a workhorse snack packed with B vitamins, healthy fats, protein, and magnesium. These single-serve packs of kernels were developed by Olympic skier Jonny Moseley and his wife, who were looking for healthy on-the-go fuel for their active family. The Classic is flavored with pink Himalayan salt and…
Maxine McCormick is already a fly-fishing legend. But how can a 15-year-old make her way through a world dominated by retirees?
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As our country has grown more divided, so has the outdoors. But Seeker's Wild is bridging the gap between the two camps who love spending time in nature.
Expedition kayaker Scott Lindgren knocked off first descents of the most remote and dangerous rivers on earth, from the Himalayas to the Sierra. He paddled with an aggro attitude and saw weakness as an unforgivable trait in himself and others. But when a brain tumor started to derail his athletic performance and threaten his life, everything changed.
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Maybe not in our hearts, but certainly in our brains. Plus, they can make you love the indoors far too much—which is why there’s now a full-fledged, woodsy rehab center for joystick addicts who need a soothing pathway back to a normal life.
Princess Daazhraii Johnson, a creative producer for the PBS series, tells Outside that the show is a "way of saying that it’s OK to be who you are, you should be proud of that."
Outside contributor Shanti Hodges found this tent ideal for family camping with a group of five: “The Tranquility seems like one of the few behemoth tents that one person could set up, making it a rare family option for the single parent,” Hodges wrote. Plus, the rooftop mesh makes…
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Our Gear Guy recommended this running stroller in his roundup of the best gear for road-tripping with children. Folded down, the Revolution Flex goes down to 35-by-10 inches and easily squeezes into an already full car. Jackson especially liked the stroller’s stability and shock-absorbing suspension system.
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Liz "Snorkel" Thomas, an Appalachian Trail record holder, created a 225-mile route through the Big Apple to help bring attention to the city's need for more playgrounds
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It sounds like a great idea. Churches have high ceilings, are centrally located, and, recently, have been falling vacant. But redesigning them to accommodate climbing routes? Not so easy.
Like the rest of us, Tom Vanderbilt was dreaming of a new kind of vacation. He wanted adventure and a physical challenge, but also a trip that would appeal to his wife and young daughter. The answer: swimming in the open ocean, day after wet, wild day.
Kids need more outdoor playtime, and one national nonprofit is helping provide families with just that