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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.
All of the adventurous dads featured here have one thing in common: the desire to share their love of the outdoors with their kids.
Outdoor Life
Father’s Day: How These Real-Life Dads Are Creating Traditions Outdoors

All of the adventurous dads featured here have one thing in common: the desire to share their love of the outdoors with their kids.

From backpacking trips to skiing adventures, The Venture Out Project is bringing LGBTQ+ people together outside.
Outdoor Life
Venturing Out: How Queer Folks Are Finding Community in the Outdoors

From backpacking trips to skiing adventures, The Venture Out Project is bringing LGBTQ+ people together outside.

Planning a road trip this summer? Here are our tips to getting the most out of rv camping at national parks.
Outdoor Life
How To Explore National Parks in an RV or Camper Van

Planning a road trip this summer? Here are our tips to getting the most out of rv camping at national parks.

The Greening Youth Foundation promotes racial equality in the outdoor industry. Read about their mission to make outdoor spaces more accessible.
Outdoor Life
Forging a Path: Increasing Diversity in the Outdoors

The Greening Youth Foundation promotes racial equality in the outdoor industry. Read about their mission to make outdoor spaces more accessible.

Camping is about appreciating the wilderness—so don’t destroy it in the process. Read our how-to guide to learn ways to reduce your footprint outdoors.
Outdoor Life
6 Tips for Eco-Friendly Camping

Camping is about appreciating the wilderness—so don’t destroy it in the process. Read our how-to guide to learn ways to reduce your footprint outdoors.

Whether you’re hiking, fishing, paddle boarding, or trail running, here are 15 tips to keep from overheating.
Gear
15 Tips for Staying Cool in Hot Weather

Whether you’re hiking, fishing, paddle boarding, or trail running, here are 15 tips to keep from overheating.

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?