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Come along as GreatOutdoors.com's resident coffee expert offers advice on five great ways to make camp coffee: two gear-intensive ways for car camping, two lightweight methods for backpacking, and one new favorite that utilizes an all new product.
Experts from Magellan accompany GreatOutdoors.com editor Peter Potterfield on a series of hikes in Utah's Arches National Park to demonstrate the benefits of using handheld GPS devices like the new eXplorist 310 to navigate in the wilds--and to show how easy it is to get started.
GreatOutdoors.com staff members spend as much time in the out of doors as possible, so they take their outdoor equipment seriously. Here are a few favorite pieces of gear that served us well this year, from the Chilkoot Pass in Alaska and the Beartooths of Montana to the Haute Route in the Alps.
Welcome to the confounding and addictive world of competitive orienteering, a blend of cross-country running and navigation, with brains and woods sense counting more than brawn.
Plan, pack and paddle. A comprehensive guide to low impact camping and high paddling fun by Beth Geiger.
Kristi Streiffert shows how a little prep work now spares you the aggravation of last minute repairs...
Self-confessed non-camper Karen Laski spends 12 days in the wild and enjoys (almost) every minute of it.
Retiring? A well-chosen, well-planned trip can become an invigorating blend of active adventure, culture and relaxation ... all the ingredients of serious fun during retirement.
Taking your first steps towards stepping up high...
Before you go! Medical know-how for the outdoors.
When backpacking, a valuable skill is discovering the campsite that's off the beaten path.
What you need to know about traveling safe in the backcountry. The 10 essentials and beyond.
Here's the ultimate guide to achieving the perfect boot fit. Expert tips on fitting from heel to toe and making adjustments with lacing variations.
The beauty of day hiking is in its simplicity. You don?t need a ton of equipment, years of experience or hours of prep time. At a mimimum, it?s just you and your legs and a path to walk on.
Learn how to build a snowcave and be prepared for that planned or unplanned night out in the winter backcountry.
Be responsible in the outdoors! Practice proper outdoor etiquette wherever you go.
Make yourself comfortable while traveling and camping in snow country.
Witness the Golden Age of snowshoeing, where winter adventure happily collides with comfortable resort escapes designed for the entire family.
Don't get caught indoors. Explore a wealth of autumn hiking, trail running, and paddling destinations.
A few accessories from home make camping more comfortable.