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Family Matters

Eric Jackson describes his relationship with kayaking as one of obsession.

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Mason Jar Salad

Arugula, Blueberry and Bacon Salad with Almonds and Balsamic Vinaigrette

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Try this Route: The Jackal

The Jackal is off the beaten path and thus hasn’t been heavily trafficked in the past couple of decades.

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Dive In


The starting line of the Ironman is iconic.

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Starting Block

It’s finally time to step out of the gym and hit the pavement, and there’s no better way to do that than with a race.

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Survivalist 101: Must. Have. Water.

Even Bear Grylls will tell you that water trumps wit.

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Big Game Hunting

Unplug and interact with your fellow campers through some of these great campsite games.

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Dusk ‘til Dawn

People will crawl over campus, climbing ropes, blindly moving through tunnels, racing the clock and each other to claim the prize of winning this year’s Dusk ‘til Dawn Adventure Race.

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Dog Fishing

Dogs may be man’s best friend, but crappie fishing could prove to be one of dog’s best friends.

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Trading Spaces

Brooklyn Hughes is living the best of both worlds.

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Green Screens

Kids today can play in two worlds— the one in cyberspace and the one on the ground. But which is better? According to the National Wildlife Federation, the answer is both.

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Plan Before You Plant

Gardening tips for beginners

Audubon Birdathon

Take a walk through the beautiful forests of Audubon Acres for free this month

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Bear Necessities

We all loved snuggling with our teddy bears as kids, but the last thing you want while you’re out on the trail is a great big bear hug.

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Safety Man

If you want to learn about safety, Mike Shillinger is the type of person you’d like to teach you.

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3S3M New Challenges

Bad weather last year and a cold early part of this year threw a bit of a wet blanket on early registration for the 3-State, 3-Mountain Challenge century ride, but ride director Dawn Salyer says that things are starting to pick up in advance of the 27th running of the event on May 3.

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Maine: Acadia National Park

While the rest of the country basks in all of spring’s glory, Maine’s Acadia National Park is just starting to thaw out, making it a perfect time for a visit.

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Road Less Traveled

Georgia Trail Summit paves way for community conversation to open outdoor opportunities.

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Gulf to Gulf

There’s a very small number of people who can count the Appalachian Trail as their second longest adventure. Rhea County’s Brad Tallent is one of those rare people.

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Survivalist 101: Edible Plants

You are alone, your day hike turned into a night and caught you unprepared. Wait, was that a noise? Possibly from the animal that left those tracks?


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