The Maine Arts Commission is pleased to announce traditional snowshoe maker, Brian Theriault of Fort Kent, Maine, is one of the 2015 Individual Artist Fellowship award winners.
Continuing a Native American tradition that began centuries ago, Brian has been making … Continue reading
The Jackson Ski Touring Foundation and the Upper Saco Valley Land Trust, together with two local donors, have formed a unique partnership to permanently preserve 62 acres of open space in Jackson for use as ski touring and snowshoe trails … Continue reading
Kick-start your New Year’s resolution to keep in shape with an invigorating First Day Hike at a state park near you! All 50 states are participating in the fourth annual national event that invites families to celebrate the New Year … Continue reading
An Italian startup founded by three mountaineers has announced that Snowfoot, the “radical step in mountain mobility” will be available for immediate purchase on the popular crowdfunding portal Indiegogo starting November 15. The patented technology developed to maximize flotation … Continue reading
The 4th annual Northern Rockies Avalanche Safety Workshop (NRASW) will take place Saturday, October 25th, 2014 from 8:00am until 4:30pm at the Grouse Mountain Lodge in Whitefish, Montana . NRASW is a one-day gathering of avalanche professionals and winter … Continue reading
A new bill from Senator Mark Udall and Rep. Ron Kind aims to get kids (and their parents) back outside to improve their health and their connections to the great outdoors.
The “Healthy Kids Outdoor Act” will encourage states and … Continue reading
Nestled in the forests of the Adirondacks, Paul Smith’s College is known for setting the bar in environmentally-focused education. On April 21, Paul Smith’s announced the launch of its newest project to enhance sustainability as a campus-wide initiative, a joint … Continue reading
Watching a pair of blue jays frolic in a bird-bath. Sitting on a park bench observing squirrels chase each other around a giant oak tree. Gardening in your backyard. Planting a tree. Fishing along a misty river. Seeing turtles sunbathe … Continue reading
Powdr, a leading mountain resort owner and lifestyle sports company, today announced “Protect Your Playground”, a new environmental grant program funding individuals with ideas to protect their local environments. Powdr will award $40,000 in grants across its properties, which include … Continue reading
Newcomb and colleague Karl Meyer conducted random surveys over the course of the 2012-13 winter season of resident and non-resident backcountry visitors who participated in the activities of backcountry skiing and snowboarding (also known as alpine touring or AT), cross-country … Continue reading
KEEN is unveiling The KEEN Effect a, fan-activated grants program designed to support projects that fuel people’s passion for protecting the environment and promoting responsible outdoor participation.
“At KEEN, we believe spending time outdoors is a key element to build … Continue reading
Reinforcing its commitment to inspiring a lifetime of adventure, Chaco has partnered with the American Camp Association (ACA) to encourage young campers to enjoy a lifetime of outdoor activities and pursuits. Chaco will be the exclusive footwear provider to camp … Continue reading