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

Or maybe there is an issue related to outdoor adventure that you’d like to comment on and bring some attention to.

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We invite you to submit a blog post about anything you’d like relating to your outdoor adventure passion. We’ll post it here in our community blog so all our visitors can hear from you!

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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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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 203 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 224 times, 1 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 73 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 50 […]

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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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Moreton Island Adventure

Contributor: Narelle

Adventure and travel don’t always line up with your budget and time. But no matter where you live in the world, there’s likely an outdoor experience you can easily get to in your local area. And it’s probably fascinating! This week, Narelle Bouveng from @alittleatlarge tells us about a little Island her family goes to, […]

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Outside time is not a cure all for Neuro-divergent children

Contributor: Outside Time

I open up the Pandora’s box that is Facebook when I get a sweet five minutes to myself to do something mind numbing. A mini escape as I hide in the bathroom from my screaming preschooler. Then I see something that jars me out of my peaceful zoning. Today it was an article “Texas Solves […]

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