It’s a lot easier to read terrain from a topographic map than you might think, and you don’t need heavy math or science knowledge to understand it. It’s a lot more about artistically visualizing the terrain by understanding contour lines, colors, and shading and how they fit together to visualize the land. Topographic maps represent … More A Guide to Understanding a Topographic Map
Now that things have finally started warming up, festival season has begun. Whether you are into bluegrass or EDM, these gorgeous mountains we call home won’t leave you with a lackluster summer. Here are a few of the best music festivals to check out this Summer. ROMP Festival / Owensboro, KY / June 26-29, 2019 … More Ten Amazing Music and Adventure Festivals in the Blue Ridge
Keeping a chair handy is like having a pocket knife—you never know how much you need it until you have it.
We know what you’re thinking, “Have a chair handy? Why would I need a chair handy?” Well, friend, these are questions that we’re here to answer. Let’s break down a couple of scenarios together. … More Phone, Keys, Wallet, Chair
To Defeat the Dreaded Rush by: Makayla Hobbs Endless heaps of homework, a messy apartment, and complete inner ‘frazzledment’— I simply had to get off campus. I love college and my job, but there is a dark, disastrous impatience that I frequently catch when I forget to make space to experience nature. I call this … More The Perfect Escape to Nature
From Zion to Bryce to Arches National Park, Utah has so many options when it comes to exploring new lands. Whether you love mountain biking, climbing or backpacking, Utah has something for everyone in this vast and changing landscape.
Arkansas is one of the best places to discover the great outdoors. You may have seen an ad or two from Arkansas Parks and Tourism, or you may have heard of one of the three national forests we have, or you may have heard of America’s first national park – Hot Springs National Park – but have you experienced it yourself? … More The Top 5 Places to See in Arkansas
Visiting National Parks in your area or throughout the United States is a great opportunity to not only hike and enjoy the outdoors, but to learn new things along the way from history to life-skills. With 58 national parks throughout the country to choose from it can be difficult when starting to plan your next … More The National Parks you May Not Know About