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The Benefits of Outdoor Meditation

Imagine sitting under a sprawling oak, the gentle hum of nature around you, as you meditate. Outdoor meditation isn’t just about changing your location; it’s an immersive sensory experience. The chirping of birds, rustling leaves, and the soft caress of the breeze can enhance the meditative experience, making it more vivid and engaging. This sensory engagement deepens the meditation, making… Read more →

Best Hiking Spots to View the Sunset in the U.S.

Watching the sunset from a stunning vantage point outdoors is a magical experience. The United States boasts many hiking trails offering breathtaking sunset views.   Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona The Grand Canyon is world-renowned for its awe-inspiring vistas and equally famous for its breathtaking sunsets. The South Rim offers several vantage points like Hopi Point and Yavapai Point, where… Read more →

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Hiking Wildlife Guide: Dangerous Animals and how to Avoid Them (Pt. 3)

    Though hiking is intended to be a relaxing and exhilarating activity, it can pose a variety of threats and risks to participants of all experience levels. Wildlife is perhaps the most revered of these threats; with many predatory and otherwise dangerous species usually sitting in the back of hikers’ minds as they set out on their trail of… Read more →

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Three Great Christmas Gifts for the Cyclist in Your Family

The cycling community is a very niche one, as the it entails specific equipment, techniques, and considerations absent from most other aerobic sports. Therefore, if you have an avid cyclist in your family, the holiday season can bring about a frustrating double-edged sword: gift ideas for this individual may be categorically obvious, but finding one that actually caters to their… Read more →

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Hiking Wildlife Guide: Dangerous Animals and how to Avoid Them (Pt. 2)

Though hiking is intended to be a relaxing and exhilarating activity, it can pose a variety of threats and risks to participants of all experience levels. Wildlife is perhaps the most revered of these threats; with many predatory and otherwise dangerous species usually sitting in the back of hikers’ minds as they set out on their trail of choice. While… Read more →

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Four Tips for Cycling in the Winter

Winter is rapidly approaching, and this can spell disaster for new and underprepared cyclists. Inclement weather, earlier sunsets, and colder temperatures make winter cycling a formidable challenge, but with a little foresight and preparation, it is more than possible. Here are some quick tips for better cycling in the winter.   Get proper clothing In most cases, clothing will be… Read more →