Outdoor Life Articles

Getting Started KRISTEN GILL What is Overlanding?

Check out our handy guide to learn about the basics of overlanding, how to get started, what you will need, and the unique ethos of the overlanding community.

Gear Advice DAVID YOUNG Types of Camouflage: Pick the Right Pattern for Your Hunting Trip

From deer and elk to ducks and geese, here’s a breakdown of the best camo patterns for hunting

Gear Advice TROY ASPLUND What to Wear When Paddleboarding

Learn more about how to dress for success on the water with the right clothing for paddleboarding.

Gear Advice RACHEL CAVANAUGH The Best Gifts for Outdoorsy Dads

Searching for the perfect gift for an outdoorsy dad? Columbia Sportswear is here to help with our gift guide for outdoorsy dads.

Gear Advice DAVID YOUNG The Best Gifts for Outdoorsy Moms

Check out Columbia Sportswear’s guide for unique gifts for hikers, campers, and outdoor-loving moms.

Interview RACHEL CAVANAUGH 13 Fun Facts About The Unique Sport Of Curling

We reached out to a curler from the U.S. Olympic team to get the lowdown on this lesser-known sport.

Story RACHEL CAVANAUGH Behind the Scenes With Luke Combs on His Montana Adventure

Teaming up with his wife, Nicole Combs, Luke Combs romped around the rolling foothills near Livingston, Montana as he got to know the lay of the land.

Outdoor Skills RACHEL CAVANAUGH From Disaster to Delicious: 6 Fail-Proof Camping Recipes

We reached out to a handful of outdoor enthusiasts and asked for their funniest camp kitchen disasters, along with reliable recipes that emerged.

Story RACHEL CAVANAUGH 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.

Story RACHEL CAVANAUGH 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.

Getting Started RACHEL CAVANAUGH 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.

Story RACHEL CAVANAUGH 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.

Interview RACHEL CAVANAUGH 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.

Interview RACHEL CAVANAUGH 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.