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Guide to Protecting a Guitar or Ukulele in the Backcountry

Musicians shouldn’t let inclement weather and the wilderness stifle songs. Here’s a beginner guide to protecting a guitar or ukulele in the backcountry.

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Get Inspired by Issyk-Kol Lake, Stunning Debut Footage

The first video from Lev Koshko features Issyk-Kol Lake, and intersects the outdoors, technology, and culture in under three minutes. Read our interview.

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A Comedic Journey Into the Australian Outback [guest post]

This hilarious journey into the Australian Outback is written by Steven Deeks, a writer who in no way backpacks. Get the other side’s perspective.

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Watch: Contemplative China River Rafting in Salween Spring

The film Salween Spring highlights China river rafting outfitter Last Descents. It’s a contemplative look at Travis Winn’s search for purpose. A must watch.

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Watch: Definitive Four-Part Collection of New Zealand Timelapse

This New Zealand timelapse is moody, breathtaking, and unlike anything you’ve seen. Martin Heck of Timestorm Films does it again.

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A Whole Week of Free National Parks: April 16-25

April 16-25 marks the centennial celebration of the National Park Service with a week of free National Parks. Get all of the info here.

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Watch: A Wes Anderson Snow Paradise in Seeking Nirvana

Backcountry skiing at its finest, with a Wes Anderson flair. These videos named and made by Seeking Nirvana are a must watch.

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20 Hilarious One-Star Yelp Reviews of National Parks

We sourced 20 one-star Yelp reviews of National Parks for your viewing pleasure. Experience the majesty of the National Parks — or, not so much.

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Find Inspiration in DreamRide, a Mountain Bike Fantasy [interview]

Watch DreamRide, get stoked, and read the in-depth interview with co-creators Mike Hopkins and Lacy Kemp. A mountain bike fantasy that can’t be missed.

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5 Epic Hot Springs in Nevada: Get Your Soak On

We list five of the best hot springs in Nevada. Rustic backroad digs to long hikes through a canyon. Get your soak on.

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