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Everybody outside. In the Tough Mother Outdoor Guide, we promise to keep things simple and deliver reliable, no-nonsense advice and heartfelt articles on how to enjoy the outdoors. See you out there.
Looking for something to do with Mom this Mother’s Day? Why not soak up the natural beauty of a wildflower hike? Here are eight of the best wildflower hikes in the U.S.
Hiking
Mother’s Day Activities - Wildflower Hikes

Looking for something to do with Mom this Mother’s Day? Why not soak up the natural beauty of a wildflower hike? Here are eight of the best wildflower hikes in the U.S.

Whether embarking on an off-grid adventure or simply stepping into the backyard, here’s everything you need to know about creating the perfect outdoor workspace.
Outdoor Life
How To Set Up an Outdoor Office

Whether embarking on an off-grid adventure or simply stepping into the backyard, here’s everything you need to know about creating the perfect outdoor workspace.

Captains For Clean Water, an organization of boat captains & fishermen, is pushing a cluster of 68 Eco projects dubbed Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan.
Outdoor Life
Earth Day Action: How Anglers Are Saving Our Waterways

Captains For Clean Water, an organization of boat captains & fishermen, is pushing a cluster of 68 Eco projects dubbed Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan.

For April Fools’ Day, here's a list of five youth-friendly, outdoor pranks that are totally harmless and involve fun treats or surprises.
Outdoor Life
5 April Fools’ Day Pranks For Kids

For April Fools’ Day, here's a list of five youth-friendly, outdoor pranks that are totally harmless and involve fun treats or surprises.

To help give you a better idea of what to look for when picking out a raincoat, here's a list of helpful questions to ask yourself before you start shopping.
Gear
7 Questions to Ask When Shopping for Raincoats

To help give you a better idea of what to look for when picking out a raincoat, here's a list of helpful questions to ask yourself before you start shopping.

We talked to Chelsey Magness from Bend Racing about how her sport has taught her lessons in patience, parenting, and getting out of your comfort zone.
Ask the Pros
Adventure Racing in Bend, Oregon

We talked to Chelsey Magness from Bend Racing about how her sport has taught her lessons in patience, parenting, and getting out of your comfort zone.

If you’re into sportfishing, southern Baja is the place to be. The region’s incredible biodiversity creates conditions that are epic for sportfishing.
Fishing
Why Sportfishing in Southern Baja Is a Trophy Angler’s Paradise

If you’re into sportfishing, southern Baja is the place to be. The region’s incredible biodiversity creates conditions that are epic for sportfishing.

The best thing you can do for your feet is invest in a pair of high-quality waterproof shoes. But what kind? What qualities should you consider?
Gear
How to find the Right Waterproof Shoe

The best thing you can do for your feet is invest in a pair of high-quality waterproof shoes. But what kind? What qualities should you consider?

In 2018, Bubba Wallace soared to fame after nabbing 2nd place at the Daytona 500. We caught up with him to talk more about his life and his career.
Ask the Pros
Behind the wheel with Bubba Wallace

In 2018, Bubba Wallace soared to fame after nabbing 2nd place at the Daytona 500. We caught up with him to talk more about his life and his career.

In honor of our fierce founder Gert Boyle, we’ve revamped our outdoor guide to bring you in-depth stories and expert advice for all of your outdoor adventures.
Outdoor Life
Columbia’s New Tough Mother Outdoor Guide

In honor of our fierce founder Gert Boyle, we’ve revamped our outdoor guide to bring you in-depth stories and expert advice for all of your outdoor adventures.

Nowadays, rain shells are so lightweight you can barely tell you’re wearing them. How did science make it possible?
Gear
How Trail Jackets Have Evolved To Be So Amazingly Lightweight

Nowadays, rain shells are so lightweight you can barely tell you’re wearing them. How did science make it possible?

Hailing from Boca Grande, Florida, the 27-year-old up-and-coming saltwater angler has been creating a buzz on the tournament circuit.
Fishing
Ask the Pros: Wesley Locke on Fly Fishing for Tarpon

Hailing from Boca Grande, Florida, the 27-year-old up-and-coming saltwater angler has been creating a buzz on the tournament circuit.

Here’s a list of a handful of outdoor activities that make great Valentine’s Day dates, along with the best couples’ outfits to do them in.
Outdoor Life
Get Outside with Your Sweetie in Cute Matching Gear

Here’s a list of a handful of outdoor activities that make great Valentine’s Day dates, along with the best couples’ outfits to do them in.

Camping season may be several months away, but wilderness chef Sophie Hollingsworth is already talking about ways to improve your outdoor culinary game this spring.
Outdoor Life
Top Secrets for Making Amazing Campfire Meals

Camping season may be several months away, but wilderness chef Sophie Hollingsworth is already talking about ways to improve your outdoor culinary game this spring.