Dave and I are teaming up with former state legislator and Grand Marais-area dogsled racer Frank Moe for an epic dogsled trip from Northern Minnesota to the State Capitol in early March. We are calling for the protection of the region's natural heritage, including clean water and wilderness. Dave and I will be delivering petitions from Ely to Finland, Minnesota by dogsled. Frank will continue with those petitions and many more on to the State Capitol.
Maybe you have seen the…Continue
I'm Matt Lipar ulo, a local resident of Colorado Springs. Due to our geography, I have spent a lot of my time taking pictures up and down the front range of the Rocky Mountains. I will be embarking on a 7,000 mile hike as a thru-hiker on the Appalachian Trail, as well as the Pacific Crest…Continue
Added by Matt Liparulo on February 21, 2012 at 10:30pm — No Comments
If you searched the country for summer camps, your results would be bountiful. Few of them would compare to Eagle Lake. Purchased by Dawson Trotman and the Navigators, Eagle Lake remains one of the best summer camps in the country. When it was purchased 1953 along with Glen Eyrie, it was included on one condition: that it be used for youth work. In 1957, a group of boys was taken camping on the property in some old marine tents. This was the birth of Eagle Lake. Eagle Lake offers onsite…Continue
Added by Eric Chapman on February 12, 2012 at 11:06pm — No Comments
A glimpse into the mind of ON Ambassador Marshall Alford!
1. So Marshall, give us a brief synopsis as to how you became so involved in the outdoor world.
As I sit in the Nantahala Forest Office writing this interview on my lunchbreak, I reflect on the series of outdoor…Continue
Well it is spring here in DC, a warm 65 and sunny. I do hope it stays this way, wearing shorts in January is a favorite pastime of mine. Anyway, weather report is now over. My previous music posts were only tenuously related to the outdoors and this one will prove no different with one caveat. The band takes its name from something that is the bane of many east coast outsiders existence, the deer tick. Unlike the parasite you will want to check this band out. Deer Tick (the band) hail from…Continue
Added by Kris Barnes on February 5, 2012 at 3:30pm — No Comments
Wilderness Inquiry is now accepting applications for Trail Staff, Internships, and Urban Wilderness Boat Captains for summer 2012. If you love the outdoors and want to help people from all walks of life to personally experience the natural world, then this is the summer job for you! They are looking for people with outstanding leadership and decision-making skills, high energy, and a willingness to work hard.
If interested, please apply at online by going to…Continue