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Forget Being Outdoorsy, These Skills are for Everyone

Chocolate covered poop. Yeah, that really is how we introduce things around here. Last week, that is how we introduced you to our 3 steps for getting outside. Well in the logical progression, this week welcomes Step 2 – Learn a Skill. *To read more about Step 1 and chocolate covered poop jump over here. …

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Safety Bearings – What, Why, and How for the Everyday Joe

SAFETY….. Cue the 80’s synthesizer music, big hair, cheesy plot lines and not-so-dramatic acting.  That is what comes to mind for most of corporate America when a person gets a memo reminding them of the “safety training” they must attend tomorrow-thirty. No one wants to go to a safety training! But that is one of …

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Free and Quick Print at Home Maps from Caltopo

Your GPS is useless. One cutting edge smartphone smashed on the rocks when you slip, a battery you were positive you just charged but now it is blinking red.  Well, that fancy-shmancy tech is now just dead weight.  Don’t get caught without a backup when useless happens to you. You always need to take a …

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How to Use a Compass for the Absolute Beginner

How to Use a Compass for the Absolute Beginner

We stalked 100 compass owners* and found out what they were doing with their compasses.  Here are the Top 5 Ways to Use a Compass: 5 – Arch support. Forget about those expensive inserts. If you have a compass, your days of collapsing arches are over! Simply insert the compass into your shoe and viola, …

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