Emily Leikam

How to Build an Outdoor Fire Pit

Emily is an avid traveler and has been all around the world from Alaska and Iceland to Peru and Bali. Her home base is Nashville, TN and when not traveling you can find her hiking, practicing yoga or cooking/baking!

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How to Build an Outdoor Fire Pit

One of the more enticing and rewarding DIY projects is building your own outdoor fire pit. A fire pit offers a warm (li

Frozen Crater Lake

The Best Crater Lake Snowshoeing Trails

Oregon is chock-full of natural wonders that attract hundreds of thousands of outdoor enthusiasts each year. Surprisingly, the state hosts only one national park, but it's truly a sight to see.

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7 Best Off-Road Trails to Try Out This Winter

It’s that time of the year when the temperature begins to drop and most of us want to stay inside near a fire with a warm cup of hot cocoa in our hands. But winter weather also provides unique opportunities for snow-filled adventures

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Snow Photography: 12 Tips & Ideas for Taking Better Photos in Snowy Landscapes

Whether you live in an area of the country that sees frequent snowfall, or you're vacationing in a winter wonderland, snow possesses an undeniable magic and beauty that begs to be captured. Whether it’s blankets of undulating fresh s

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Winter Gear Guide: How to Use and Maintain Gaiters

Making plans for an exciting winter adventure is easy; the tough part is gathering and remembering all the required gear for cold weather trips. Winter brings turbulent conditions that are unpredictable and out of our control, so being

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Defeat Post-Hiking Fatigue: How to Recover from a Long Hike

Being in nature helps improve mental well-being and sparks creative ideas. To be

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What to Eat Before a Hike, Plus 5 Simple Pre-Hiking Recipes

Hiking is an amazing exercise for your mind, body, and soul. Trees offer solitude

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How to Train for Hiking: 7 Exercises You Can Do at Home

It’s crucial to train your mind and body before engaging in challenging hikes, especially long distances or to higher altitudes. Without preparation, there's a greater chance of injury and loss of energy before you’ve reached your

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What Is A Sherpa Jacket? A Quick Introduction

To wrangle with the elements is what it means to be human. The weather creates obstacles for us by introducing cold, wet, dry, hot, and humid temperatures. One of the more difficult temperatures to deal with is the cold. Let’s face i

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10 Hot & Hearty Fall Camping Recipes

Autumn is here in full force, showing off its vibrant colors and crisp, cool weather. There is something about fall that inspires us to indulge in all things cozy. We wear sweaters, pull out the mittens and scarves, bask in the presenc

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Celebrating Halloween in the Outdoors: Haunted Trails, Spooky Towns & More

It’s that time of the year again. The leaves are changing; the crops are ready to harvest; and the pumpkins are ready to be transformed into jack-o-lanterns. It’s the spooky season! Halloween is a time to be creative and have fun,