Camping & Trail Food 101

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Are you into gourmet camping food? Do you love spending lots of time prepping, cooking and cleaning up while you’re out enjoying the outdoors? Me neither. Yes, we want to eat. Yes, we want our camping and trail food to …

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Why You Should be an Outdoor Volunteer

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A great way to get outside, stay active and help others is to volunteer for outdoor non-profits, government organizations and ministries. Outdoor volunteering opportunities are almost endless—certainly more than you could ever find time for. Find an organization that does something …

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Who’s Your Trail Guide through Life?

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Life—like many outdoor adventures—can be treacherous. How do we know we’re taking the right trail? “Now to Him who is able to keep you from stumbling, and to present you faultless before the presence of His glory in great joy…” …

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How to Plan an Epic Family Road Trip

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Family road trips offer something a flight simply can’t—an affordable way to enjoy the journey across a section of our beautiful country. I have many good memories of long family road trips from my own childhood, and wanted those experiences …

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Hearing God in Our Outdoor Adventures

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For us outdoor lovers, God often speaks to us in and through our adventures and experiences in nature. That’s what Emilie O’Connor discovered when she hiked Peru’s Machu Picchu in June 2021. God revived a dream in her heart she …

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