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U.S.-Based Hipcamp Acquires Australia’s Youcamp as Travelers Heed Call of the Great Outdoors

Sky Mountain yoga retreat near Bear Lake State Park in Idaho. Hipcamp, a San Francisco-based startup, has acquired Youcamp, its counterpart in, Australia that lets property owners charge campers on their land. Hipcamp Skift Take: Hipcamp thinks that courting landowners like farmers, ranchers, and vintners can help unlock new supply for outdoor recreation. It’s an […]

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RV and Outdoor Recreation Companies See a Boom in Bookings

Enney Ranch is an 850-acre cattle and grain ranch in Paso Robles, California, which is open to guests who book tents via Tentrr, an online service. Tentrr Skift Take: The great outdoors is appealing to many people who have been cooped up under stay-at-home restrictions. It’s no wonder that several booking services for camping and […]

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My Backpacking Gear Checklist (How To Pack For A Trek)

My Lightweight Backpacking Gear Setup Outdoor Gear Guide Learn how to pack for a successful overnight backpacking or trekking adventure with lightweight gear essentials like a tent, stove, clothing, and more. My ultimate backpacking checklist! As you’re about to see with my ultimate backpacking checklist here — I’m a total gear nerd! From backpacking in […]

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Hiking Mount Whitney: California’s Highest Peak (Winter Climb)

Hiking Mt Whitney in the Winter Lone Pine, California The elevation is starting to take its toll. Carefully planting one foot in front of the other, climbing through snow with my ice axe, I push on to summit California’s highest mountain. Mount Whitney is the highest mountain in the lower 48 states at 14,505 feet. […]

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Cities to visit for fall outdoors

Fall is about a lot more than foliage and football. The weather isn’t quite drop-dead freezing in the more seasonal parts of the country, and since kids are in school and tourism has slowed, it’s prime time to enjoy the outdoors. To figure out which places, exactly, are best for enjoying the brisk fall weather, […]

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Hiking Kerlingarfjöll Geothermal Area (Icelandic Highlands)

Hiking Guide to Kerlingarfjöll in Iceland Kerlingarfjöll, Iceland Deep within Iceland’s central highlands, Kerlingarfjöll is a group of small geothermically active and rust-colored mountains capped with snow. Here’s how to organize your own self-drive adventure. Kerlingarfjöll is a lesser-known day-hiking experience not too far away from Iceland’s famous Golden Circle route. It was one of […]