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    10 Tips for Your First Time Camping in Winter

    10 Tips for Your First Time Camping in Winter

    By Connor McGuigan “What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness?” wrote John Steinbeck. Point taken, but there’s also a certain sweetness to the cold of winter. Cold-weather camping is a great way to savor those tranquil moments and settings only winter can provide—untouched snow-covered landscapes, early […]

    Is Zion National Park Being Loved to Death?

    Is Zion National Park Being Loved to Death?

    By Melanie Haiken I’m looking up at the final ascent to Angels Landing in Utah’s Zion National Park, trying to work up my courage to scale the Dr. Seuss–like series of sheer climbs and even sheerer drops, the canyon 1,500 feet below me on either side. My biggest fear isn’t a misstep—though the highly eroded […]

    6 Tips to Green Your Camping Trip

    6 Tips to Green Your Camping Trip

    Parks and day hikes are well and good, but if you really want to reconnect with Mother Nature this summer, you’ve got to go camping. For some, camping is a refreshing change: A chance to reset the mind and soul by roughin’ it for a few days. For others, the idea of living outside the […]