15 Things You Want In Your Backcountry Med Kit

15.) Bactine- Great for isolating open wounds and adhering gauze. A smart thing to carry in the backcountry 14.) Electrolytes Essential to replenish at times when the body has lost precious salts from sweating, exerting oneself, and not eating well. Theres no substitute for staying hydrated and eating properly, but have these on hand in case […]

Hanging With Rannveig Aamodt…Quite Literally!

Meet Rannveig Aamodt. Climber extraordinaire, photographer, author and adventurer at heart, Rannveig has been climbing professionally for over 10 years, and is not one to shy away from even the most dramatic of cruxes. While climbing in April of 2012 Aamodt broke her back, both her ankles, her pelvis, and elbow in a 15m ground fall […]

New Years Resolutions

It’s that time of year. The time where we tell ourselves we’re going to make big changes in our lives, and better ourselves so that everybody will notice us and like us better…hey, why not! If your lacking on ideas for self improvement, why not take a page out of OutdoorEnds book with a couple […]

Five Medical Tips For The Backcountry

Safety in the backcountry is paramount. When doing many of the activities we choose to do and love, we are taking inherent risks that could potentially put us in harms way. Anyone who has been in the backcountry knows that there are many uncertain variables from weather, to physical and mental health of you and […]

Best Expedition Packs

In a world where bigger is more, and more is better, you may become disillusioned and forget the simplicity of intuitive, refined design . Fortunately, expedition packs incorporate the type of forward thinking you would expect from a backpack designed to keep your stuff dry, compartmentalized, and easy to access while being as minimalist and […]

Expedition Adventures, Not Just For Adults

As a child, I grew up in New York City. My father used to take me on “nature walks” in Inwood Park, a rare place on the island of Manhattan where you can actually, barring the sound of Riverside Drive and the GW bridge off in the distance, feel like you were back in primitive […]

Where To Go When You Want To Find Yourself……In The Middle Of Nowhere

We all go through times in our lives when we are uncertain of what is to come, what is to be, and what it all means. Times like these can drive us to the edge of our reason, cause us to feel suffocated, and cut off from the things we care most about. Fortunately at […]

The Top Ten Outdoors Products Everyone Needs To Own

Welcome to the 21st century folks! Gear up or get out! To be fair, props to those who still climb snowy mountains in denim and cotton, but let’s be honest here, life on the trail can be a lot easier with some of the new fangled dohickeys of this here technological age! Iffin’ your willin’ lets […]

Get Involved With Trail Volunteer Work

No matter where we live or what we use them for, we all love our trails. Be it your favorite hiking trail up to the high country or your favorite flowey single-track mountain biking trail, we are liberated when we are out hitting the dirt, adrenaline pumping and sweat rolling. It would seem only fair […]

Most Extreme Hiking Trails- Via Ferratas

Known for their sometimes terrifying ascents yet surprisingly controlled risk, A Via Ferrata is a special class of “protected” climbing route, classified by its characteristic “climber aids” which include iron/metal footholds and hand holds as wells as a steel support cable running alongside the route. While all this support provides the relief of not falling […]

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