Resources for a Lifetime of Adventure

Prep for your next outing with expert advice, inspiration, and more.

Laurie Watt

A fan of the outdoors from an early age, Laurie set aside her urge for adventure to focus on her career, marriage, and children until she was in her 50s. Then she revisited her wilder side — and turned that passion for the outdoors into a whole new career.

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Guides to Hire

Whether you’re trying something new or want to take your skills to the next level, an experienced guide can make all the difference.

NEMO Ambassador

Mario Stanley

Professional Rock Climbing Guide & Coach

Region: Texas

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NEMO Ambassador

Laurie Watt

Pro Guide: Rock and Ice Climbing

Region: New England/Pacific Northwest

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NEMO Ambassador

Luz Lituma

Founder Latinxhikers & Outdoor Enthusiast
Region: Nationwide

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NEMO Ambassador

Tristan Hogue

Kinesiologist & Endurance Athlete
Region: Canada

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Places to Go

Where to next? Try these NEMO-approved spots. 

PLACES TO GO

Pawtuckaway State Park

Our favorite park in New Hampshire, Pawtuckaway boasts a ton of trails, a fire tower peak for great views, and cool, clear lakes for that post-hike dip.

Recommended Gear

Aurora Highrise™ Tent 

Roamer™ Self-Inflating Mattress 

Jazz™ Synthetic Sleeping Bag 

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PLACES TO GO

Ethan Pond Campsite

Operated by the Appalachian Mountain Club, this campsite is situated at the edge of the Pemigewasset Wilderness and features an Adirondack-style shelter and five tent platforms.

Recommended Gear

Dagger OSMO™ Ultralight Backpacking Tent

Tensor™ Ultralight Sleeping Pad

Forte™ Synthetic Sleeping Bag

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People to Go With

In need of an adventure crew? We know just the folks.

PEOPLE TO GO WITH

Latinxhikers

Latinxhikers is a grassroots initiative dedicated to breaking down barriers in the outdoors by creating access, providing representation, and empowering the Latinx community to connect with nature. Allies welcome.

Popular Events

Pop-Up Hike series, nationwide 

Outdoor Socials 

Stewardship opportunities 

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PEOPLE TO GO WITH

Camp Yoshi

Camp Yoshi creates a space for Black folks and allies to unplug with their custom, guided outdoor adventures. Each curated experience includes route planning, gourmet menus, supplies, and documentation.

Popular Trips

Canyon Country 

Oregon Outback 

San Juan Mountains 

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PEOPLE TO GO WITH

Inclusive Journeys

For adventures elsewhere in the United States, Inclusive Journeys has created a digital guide to help users find safe, inclusive spaces. Research businesses beforehand or leave reviews for future travelers!

Gear Guides

Everything you ever wanted to know about adventure gear — and then some. (It’s kind of our thing.)

GEAR GUIDES

Top Methods for Packing Your Backpack

NEMO’s Travis Gagliano puts a method to the madness of packing for multiday outings in the woods. Everything you need to get started.

GEAR GUIDES

Prep Your Kit for Summer Adventures

Before you head onto the trail, assess your equipment’s condition and make sure everything is in working order — starting with these key pieces.

GEAR GUIDES

13 Uses for Closed-Cell Foam Sleeping Pads

Inexpensive, rugged, and comfortable, the closed-cell sleeping pad is a surprising Jack of all trades. (Well, at least 13.)

Camp Recipes

These are the meals we’re daydreaming about during a long day on the trail. (Equally good at home, too!)

CAMP RECIPES

Fresh Atlantic Mackerel Ceviche with Habanero

A go-to ceviche recipe that can be applied to any lean, white-fleshed, saltwater fish — whatever the day’s catch provides!

CAMP RECIPES

Top 5 Hot Chocolate Recipes to Sip by the Campfire

From a classic, no-fuss cup to a boozy hot cocoa, and even one with alllll the toppings.

Training Resources

Before you hit the trail, make sure your body is as prepared as your kit is.

TRAINING RESOURCES

Foundational Outdoor Nutrition

Proper nutrition is just as important as physical training. A mountaineering expedition, a thru-hike, and a day hike all demand very different fueling strategies.

TRAINING RESOURCES

Endurance Training for Mountain Adventures

Why heart rate, aerobic threshold, and anaerobic threshold are all key to building a strong cardiovascular foundation. Plus: Approachable workout ideas.

TRAINING RESOURCES

Gear Selection tips for Efficiency and Security on the Trail

Gear selection tips for efficiency & security on the trail and in the mountains. Everything you need to know for a seemless journey into your local wilderness.