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The Power of the Outdoors

Adventuring outdoors gives us a sense of belonging, a sense of gratitude, and a sense of happiness. Sometimes we are challenged and sometimes we are rewarded with experiences and discoveries we can’t begin to explain.

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9 Reasons to Be Hopeful for 2019

Depending on where you get your news, it can be hard to stay hopeful, especially when you’re a nature lover. To help set the tone for a bright and promising kick off to the new year, here are nine of our favorite reasons to be hopeful for 2019 — we hope they inspire you to continue fighting for the conservation and protection of our planet!

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9 Ways to Celebrate the Winter Solstice

The solstice is the apex of our solar travels. Although we’re at our furthest point from the sun, our journey continues and we will return to where we started once again. Let’s get outside to embrace our environment, our fortunes and see what we can see, regardless of day or night.

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This year, #OptOutside for a good cause

By now, you’ve no doubt heard of, and probably participated in, REI’s annual call to Opt Outside on Black Friday. This year, we propose taking things one step further.

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Vote the Outdoors

This November 6 is our opportunity to use our voice and our vote to support the great outdoors we all love so much. These guides will help you vote informed.

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Why We Go … Into the Cold

For those few willing to face our fears and continue our adventures through winter’s harshness, there is a sense of accomplishment and a sublime beauty waiting for us — filling us with great physical benefits and high levels of positivity.