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July 2012 Archive

Finding a New Art on the Bike

Thursday, July 26, 2012  |  People
Finding a New Art on the Bike

Today's post from Roselyn Chew is about moving art into the outdoors as she finds a new found passion in cycling.

Many people have a go-to activity that they do to stay motivated and inspired. For me, it is dance. The last several years was particularly hard. as practice became intense. As much as I am passionate about my art, the studio started to feel confining...

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Gear Review: MSR Titan Kettle

Wednesday, July 25, 2012  |  Gear
Gear Review: MSR Titan Kettle

60 bucks for a pot! Are you crazy?

Well yes. I am crazy but I also like finding the perfect piece of light gear. This kettle can hold up to 28 ounces of mashed potatoes while weighing in at only 4 ounces. 4 ounces!

That's lighter than, well, your lighter.

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The Immediacy of the Woods

Thursday, July 19, 2012  |  Adventure
The Immediacy of the Woods

As I sit inside and listen to the thunderstorm shake New York City, I wonder if this is a time that I would prefer to be indoors. Yet, as I click through my email while balaning a phone between my shoulder, another ringing in the background, the stress of being pulled in so many directions makes me reconsider.

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Featured Hike: Surprise Lake

Thursday, July 12, 2012  |  Adventure
Featured Hike: Surprise Lake

Ever wonder what it's like to hike with Discover Outdoors? This week we've tried to capture one of our classic Hike & Swim trips: Surprise Lake.

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Trip Recap: Hike & Yoga

Thursday, July 5, 2012  |  Adventure
Trip Recap: Hike & Yoga

When I was little, I never really understood theÒpoint" of hiking. I would wear down really quickly and be dragging myself up the mountain after 20 minutes. As I got older though, I found myself enjoying it more and more. I embraced the fresh air and let myself get lost in my own thoughts. I'm glad I made the time for this hike.

An urbanite finds out about the beauty of a day on the trail on a recent HIke & Yoga trip.

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