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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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Community Highlight: Watch Every Mile of the John Muir Trail in Minutes

HitTheRoadZak showcases the John Muir Trail in minutes via a second of video for every mile of his hike. Interview with the NOBO duo.

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AromaVentures Dives into Brazil with Farofa

Our favorite adventure travel cooking project AromaVentures explores São Paolo, Brazil, using farofa to bring us closer to the experience.

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Andante: To Play Cello on a Mountaintop [interview]

Playing cello on a mountaintop combines the beauty of music and nature, essential qualities of Andante, a short film. Interview with the creators.

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Journey Anywhere with Adventure Archives: Interview

A lot of the beauty of the time out in the wild is just being immersed in it during a backpacking trip. It doesn’t have to be a big name park, as long as you’re sleeping outside.

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Watch: The Majestic White Moose, Interview with the Nature Photographer

The White Moose is an elusive animal found in the forests of Norway and Sweden. Watch it, and read our interview with the man who created the video.

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Watch: Wind and Water Erosion Timelapse, Interview with Creator

“Shaped By Time” is wind and water erosion timelapse filmed in the U.S. and Spain. We interviewed the creator, Enrique Pacheco. Watch and read here.

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A Wolfdog’s Best Friend: Loki the Wolfdog and Kelly Lund, Interview

Loki the Wolfdog is charming. We got in touch with his best friend, Kelly Lund, to discuss epic adventures and how necessity breeds inspiration.

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Poetic Timelapse of Uyuni Salt Flats, Interview with Creator

The Uyuni Salt Flats are a magical expanse in Bolivia. Enrique Pacheco created a timelapse to capture that magic, and we interviewed him about the process.

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Watch: Denali, The Story of a Man and His Dog

“Denali” is the story of professional photographer Ben Moon’s love and life with his dog. We thought it deserved another cycle.

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Watch: Trail to Kazbegi, A Mountain Biking Epic

Trail to Kazbegi, a mountain biking epic, tells the story of four men traveling through the Caucasus Mountains of Georgia. Gorgeous, terrifying, stoic.

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