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How the Outdoor Industry Discourages People from Going Outside

It seems to me that the outdoor industry has claimed ownership of the outdoors. Paradoxically, they preach a message that the outdoors is for everyone while simultaneously acting as a gatekeeper that prevents people from going outside. I’ll explain, but first let me say that I’m not talking about diversity here. There’s a big push… Continue reading How the Outdoor Industry Discourages People from Going Outside

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Outdoor Adventure for Ordinary People

I read a lot of books and listen to several podcasts about the outdoors. It seems that in order to get any attention in the world of adventure storytelling, you have to be epic. You have to climb Everest one-handed with no oxygen tank and lose two toes to frostbite, or ice skate across Antarctica… Continue reading Outdoor Adventure for Ordinary People