The Outpost

Home is: people.

I feel most at home here when I’m in the company of my friends, the kind who say “yes” without question. A rare, ragtag bunch with love in their bones and fire in their hearts. The sense of belonging bestowed by this crowd is gracious - room enough to make a home in.

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The 10 Best Outdoor Adventures in Shenandoah Valley

The Shenandoah Valley is one of the East Coast's best kept secrets, providing outdoor enthusiasts with opportunities to hike, paddle, and bike—and it's just a short drive away from Washington, D.C. You can get a bird's eye view of the valley, enjoy a hiking trip, or tap into your inner...

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10 Tips for Winter Camping in Colorado

There’s no need to wait until warm weather to snooze under the stars. Winter camping in Colorado is a magical experience. The summer crowds are gone, a gentle quiet washes over the woods, and you don’t need to venture far to feel like you’re in the middle of nowhere. If you’re...

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The Best Trail Runs Near Downtown Denver

Neighboring Boulder might steal a lot of the spotlight as a trail running mecca, but The Mile-High City is one of the top running towns in the country, too. Denver boasts 300 days of sunshine, friendly neighborhoods, breathtaking views to the west, and easy access to paved and dirt trails literally out...

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5 Great Late-Season Backpacking Trips in Washington

Backpacking season may be winding down, but that doesn’t mean it’s over yet. While we’ve now lost summer’s long days and t-shirt temperatures, fall camping trips have benefits of their own: scenery speckled with red and gold trees, fewer crowds, and more permit availability. But with winter just around the...

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5 Great Winter Hikes in Seattle

In Washington, the highest of the high country can be snowed in deep from October to June. And that’s true even in a warm winter like this one. But no matter where the mercury falls, there’s a place to lace up your boots—whether you’re craving a quadburner or a riverside...

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