National Trails Day, American Hiking Society, Menasha Ridge Press

How to Prepare for National Trails Day

June 2nd (next week!) is American Hiking Society's National Trails Day. For the past 25 years, National Trails Day has been an opportunity to encourage people to get out onto the trails in any way they want—hiking, biking, running, dancing. This year, being the 50th anniversary of...

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Earth Day 2018, Menasha Ridge Press, Conservation Alliance, #wekeepitwild

Say No to Plastic on Earth Day

Happy Earth Day, everyone! Or, to those of us who live life as if every day is Earth Day, happy Sunday! The theme of this year's Earth Day is educating and encouraging people to help end plastic pollution. Which is a massively growing problem! Maybe you've...

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Get Outdoors Day

Why We Need Get Outdoors Day

If you missed National Trails Day on June 3rd and you’re making plans for this coming weekend, then you’ll be delighted to hear that Saturday, June 10th, is National Get Outdoors Day. We know—what better excuse to spend a summer day outside celebrating another holiday? While we...

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National Trails Day, American Hiking Society

How We Celebrate National Trails Day

We are sitting even more impatiently this Friday because tomorrow, June 3rd, is National Trails Day. After months of anticipation and preparation and promoting the Gear Up Get Out campaign in May, it’s finally here! The day dedicated to spending time outdoors and sharing our passion...

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National Trails Day, Jim Warnock, Barbara Saffir, American Hiking Society

Ways to Celebrate National Trails Day

National Trails Day is right around the corner (we know, how did it sneak up so quickly?)!  On June 3, American Hiking Society is encouraging everyone to go outside and walk, run, paddle, horseback ride, swim, do anything on your local trail systems. There are events throughout the...

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#WeKeepItWild, Conservation Alliance, Earth Day

Help Protect Trails This Earth Day

Earth Day is our favorite day. Do you know why? Not only does it celebrate this pretty planet we live on, but it also brings awareness to all the ways we can protect the Earth. It’s exciting and educational. Yes! So much yes. The good thing is that,...

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#WeKeepItWild, Conservation Alliance, Earth Day

We Keep it Wild with the Conservation Alliance

If you’re in any way involved in the outdoors industry, you’ve probably heard of the Conservation Alliance. They’re the ones working tirelessly, day in and day out, to protect threatened land. As an outdoor guidebook company, working with the Conservation Alliance to help preserve the wild...

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Appalachian Trail Conservancy, American Hiking Society, First Descents, Nature Conservancy, Parks 4 Kids, last minute outdoor gift ideas

Give the Gift of The Outdoors

It's December 22nd—three days before Hanukkah and Christmas. You still haven't finished shopping for gifts for your loved ones. Maybe you're a procrastinator (I know I am). Maybe you've been in bed with the flu. Or maybe you just don't know what to buy. Luckily, we're...

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Volunteer Vacation

We all love vacations. We work long hours to earn those few precious days of freedom with family and friends. I personally love to grab my pack and hit the trail the moment I can, preferably to a state or national park with no cell phone...

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