Exploring Montana’s Backcountry

Like you, we’re huge fans of outdoor adventure—especially when we get to explore the beautiful backcountry of the United States. Looking for breathtaking views, diverse wildlife, and ample outdoor activities? We’re thinking Montana. Aptly dubbed “Big Sky Country,”...

Merit Badges that get Scouts Outdoors

As outdoor enthusiasts, it’s no surprise that we highly encourage participation in a scouts program. Scouts isn’t just about learning to tie a knot (although that comes in handy). The program helps build character and form a well-rounded appreciation for the great...

Fat Biking in Wisconsin

The snow and temps are just right guys—it’s prime fat biking weather in Wisconsin. (What’s a fat bike? Think off-road bike with oversized tires.) Since fat bikes are best suited for unstable terrain—snow, sand, or mud—they’re pretty much perfect for our Wisconsin...

10 Hiking Hacks!

Hiking is a wonderful thing. The fresh air, the sounds of nature, the feeling of being completely stress free. Yes hiking is a wonderful thing, but sometimes it’s not as simple as we had hoped. There can be a lot of planning that goes into hiking, depending on the...

Appreciate a Squirrel Today!

Today is a day to appreciate those pesky little animals that are constantly stealing your bird food. That’s right, it’s National Squirrel Appreciation Day! Though it’s hard to imagine showing your appreciation for something you consider a pest, perhaps a little...

Save the Eagles!

In 1963, approximately 487 pairs of eagles remained in 48 states. This dangerously low number of eagles was due in part by destruction of the eagle’s environment, hunting, and DDT. Today, since the ban of DDT and the Endangered Species Act, the eagle population has...