11 Amazing Outdoor Gear Gifts for City Dwellers

It’s natural to think that outdoor gear is best enjoyed in the great outdoors. Heck, that’s what it’s designed for! But urban living sometimes demands rugged goods with innovative capabilities. You’d be surprised how handsome yet practical they can be, too.
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Republican Plan To Sell Off Your Public Land Shaping Up To Be Major Election Issue

Republican politicians want to sell your National Forests, Wildernesses and Wildlife Refuges to private interests. And that’s particularly controversial out west, where state economies rely on outdoor recreation for billions of dollars and hundreds of thousands of jobs. New data shows this will be a hot issue in key… »11/12/15 4:14pm11/12/15 4:14pm

REI CEO Goes On Reddit, Employees Say How Much It Sucks To Work For Him

“Wow, the tremendous amount of support I have received from the community is truly humbling,” reads the most upvoted comment in the CEO of REI’s Ask Me Anything on Reddit. Except it’s not from him, it’s from an employee complaining about working conditions. And he’s not alone. Update!
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What WWII's Top Secret Spy Manual Can Teach You About Wilderness Survival

Before there was a CIA there was England’s Special Operations Executive. And, as WWII heated up, it put all of its collective tradecraft knowledge into a single training manual. And, it turns out that training spies to operate behind enemy lines is often good training for going outdoors, too. »11/10/15 5:03pm11/10/15 5:03pm