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Have you got some great tips or advice for our community? An interesting story or anecdote?

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Click the submit button and attach a word document with your post. We’ll review to ensure all posts are respectful and don’t contain anything that would cause our lawyers to get excited….but otherwise it’s your voice!

 
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Slackline

Contributor: Lacey Doboszenski

Slacklining is awesome fun for the whole family and it’s great exercise. Just balancing and walking on one will make you use muscles you normally wouldn’t!  Some mamas take it a step further than that. Lacey Doboszenski, an outdoor mother and “yogini” comes to us from Minnesota and she’s got some great moves using a […]

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Bare Butt and Badass: a 1660’ Multi Pitch climb with the family

Contributor: Amanda Edmonds

I think sometimes as moms we over think and mentally try to prepare for every possible contingency. This is good but also can be limiting. After acknowledging this, I decided I was going to say yes to overwhelming scary things. This has served me well and given me some incredible experiences I would have missed […]

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Local Adventures Can Be Just As Epic As The Epic Ones!

Contributor: Araceli Gonzalez

The Gonzalez family are like many of us in the outdoor community. They love to travel and they’ve had some “epic” outdoor adventure trips. But life is busy and they’ve discovered that you don’t have to plan a huge trip to find magical places. They’re giving their kids all kinds of wonderful outdoor experiences without […]

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Outdoor Adventuring Every Single Day

Contributor: Tiffanie Terry

When we think about living for outdoor adventure, those of us who live in an urban environment are usually planning the next trip. The next wonderful location and activity to take the family to soak up some nature and build shared memories in the outdoors. Awesome. (Visited 216 times, 1 visits today)

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Two Toddlers In A Canoe

Contributor: David Mellor

The first thing that we did to prep our two toddlers started long before we even thought about family canoeing. You see, they started swimming lessons at a very young age. Our eldest, who is now 3, was signed up to his first swim class aged just 12 weeks. Consequently, both of them are confident […]

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Why “Murfers” Go Back to the Water – Yes, It’s a Thing!

Contributor: Audrey Hills

Kelly Slater, the 11-time surfing world champion, famously said, “It’s like the mafia. Once you’re in – your in. There’s no getting out.”(Visited 234 times, 2 visits today)

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How We Travel Full Time With 4 kids and a Dog

Contributor: Craig and Bryanna

Back in 2013 we got this crazy idea to sell our dream house, pretty much everything in it and buy an RV to travel full time with our 4 kids and at the time 2 dogs. A big part of our decision was based on not wanting to look back and regret that we hadn’t […]

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Just One Idea To Excite The Kids To Explore Nature

Contributor: Brandi Rondinelli

When I grew up, the second we woke up we went into the woods and didn’t come back until the street lights came on. We taught ourselves how to climb a tree, build a fort, we caught frogs and snakes, and we were true explorers. (Visited 74 times, 1 visits today)

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5 Epic Family Friendly Hikes in Southern Utah

Contributor: Christina McEvoy

We love exploring Southern Utah for its dramatic desert landscapes. So many places to explore in a small geographic area–from Arches National Park, Capital Reef, Zion National Park, Bryce National Park, Grand Staircase-Escalante, and more. Every time we travel down there, there is never enough time to explore all that we want to see.(Visited 52 […]

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Outdoor Friends are the Best Friends

Contributor: Wil Rickards

Outdoor Friends are the Best Friends: A few thoughts about friends, parenting and modeling friendship to our children There is an exquisite moment at the top of any backcountry ski descent. It is an instant where you summarize all the contemplations from the uphill journey and make the final decision about dropping in. If the […]

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Using Nature To Find One On One Time With The Kids

Contributor: Andrea Rasmussen & Cory

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Family Wonder While Exploring The Natural World In Arizona and Utah

Contributor: Michelle Neale

Hi, Michelle Neale here. And I want to tell you about the awe and wonder I share with my family as we explore the natural world. We were not a super adventurous family before we moved into an RV and started traveling full time. We’re still not, by some comparisons: no backcountry camping or rock […]

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