Why Breaking the Rules Outdoors is an Irresponsible Thrill

Above and Beyond

by Rebecca Lawton | Aeon

I had just finished digging an outhouse pit on a river in Colorado with a fellow National Park Service ranger when we saw the unexpected: a solo kayaker paddling the rapids that ran past our camp. A law-enforcement ranger who’d been leaning on a shovel had gotten a better look. He pulled out his two-way radio to call a backcountry station 45 miles downstream. ‘Lone kayaker passing Anderson Hole at 1930 hours,’ said the ranger-cop. ‘He’s headed your way.’

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16 Brilliant Camping Hacks to Make Your Life Easy

by Nikki Fotheringham / The Green Divas

Calling all camping lovers!

I shared some camping hacks in this Travelin’ Green Divas podcast episode. Listen up then read on for more…

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The Green Divas share low-stress ways to live a deeper shade of green through a weekly radio show, podcasts, videos and blog posts. Working with talented partners and credible sources, the Green Divas produce content on a variety of topics relating to a healthy green lifestyle. Visit The Green Divas website to learn more, and check out The Green Divas on FacebookGoogle+, and Twitter too!

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Lone hiker on a point overlooking valley in wilderness.
11/24/2016
Above and Beyond by Rebecca Lawton | Aeon I had just finished digging an outhouse pit on a river in Colorado with a fellow National Park Service ranger when we saw the unexpected: a solo... read more
woman in colorful hammock overlooking wilderness river view
05/19/2016
by Nikki Fotheringham / The Green Divas Calling all camping lovers! I shared some camping hacks in this Travelin’ Green Divas podcast episode. Listen up then read on... read more
Lone hiker on a point overlooking valley in wilderness.
11/24/2016
Above and Beyond by Rebecca Lawton | Aeon I had just finished digging an outhouse pit on a river in Colorado with a fellow National Park Service ranger when we saw the unexpected: a solo... read more
woman in colorful hammock overlooking wilderness river view
05/19/2016
by Nikki Fotheringham / The Green Divas Calling all camping lovers! I shared some camping hacks in this Travelin’ Green Divas podcast episode. Listen up then read on... read more