• Summer campfires are a right of passage but understanding how to build them safely is essential

    Summer Campfire Safety

    • Sean Tucker
    • 30th July 2018

    With a little planning, you can safely enjoy s’mores on your porch with the kids, or a night in the deep woods with someone you love. Just remember a few simple safety tips.

  • When it's too hot outside what do you do to still go outside

    What to Do Outdoors When It's Too Hot to Go Outdoors

    • Sean Tucker
    • 25th July 2018
    With a little flexibility, you can avoid spending your entire summer indoors huddled next to the A/C vent watching reruns. Here are four outdoor activities for these dog days of summer.
  • Taking Up a New Outdoor Activity When You Have No Experience

    • Sean Tucker
    • 2nd July 2018
    What if we told you it’s easy, fun, and not embarrassing at all, to learn these things now? If you’ve never been in a kayak, but want to; if you’ve never rock climbed, but want to; if you’ve never gone backpacking, but want to be good at it, there are easy and inexpensive ways to learn without feeling like a fool. You just have to invest a little time, and Google a bit.
  • 18 Tips for Hiking with Small Children

    18 Tips for Hiking with Small Children

    • Sean Tucker
    • 28th June 2018
    A little preparation is all it takes to make sure both adults and children can enjoy a day hike together.
  • 5 Outdoor things to do after work

    5 Outdoor Activities You Can Do After Work Today

    • Sean Tucker
    • 5th June 2018
    Summer vibes have you itching to get outdoors but your full-time job isn't getting any less full? We feel you. Here are some great ideas to get yourself outdoors and living life adventurously...after work! 
  • Where is the Tribe When Not in the Trees?

    • Michele Miklos
    • 15th March 2018
    Because most Go Ape course locations were closed down during the winter, our site staff were left with more free time than usual. Being the active outdoor enthusiasts that they are, none were content to simply hibernate with Netflix while waiting for the snow to melt!
  • Recent research seems to confirm what many have us have known for years, that social media and this always-on non-physical access to each other are rewiring our brains around the dopamine reward system.

    Rooted and Resolute for 2018

    • Suzanne Hoenig
    • 18th December 2017
    New Year, New Problems, Timeless Solution
  • How to give back this holiday season

    How to Support the Environment This Holiday Season

    • Kara Perez
    • 5th December 2017
    Weave support for the environment into your lifestyle and your holiday season. Tie together your love for your family and your love for the environment with these tips.
  • How I Overcame My Fear of Roller Coasters and Zip Lining

    • Meryl K. Evans
    • 28th November 2017
    Challenging yourself with new experiences and overcoming scary thoughts can do more than just help you face your fears, it can change your attitude and make you happier.