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Dec 29, 2011 04:21 PM ET // Alexander Davies
If you plan on heading out into the great outdoors sometime soon, make sure to take the time to see that your trip is as safe as it is fun. These ten safety tips are self-explanatory, but they're also easy to forget or to ignore as unnecessary. None of them require taking a survival course - [...]
Nov 1, 2011 03:30 PM ET // Alexander Davies
If you're looking for a new way to get outdoors this winter, snowmobiling is worth a shot. It's a fun and exciting way to explore nature, and a unique way to see many national parks. But snowmobiling has its disadvantages: it's dangerous and can have major detrimental impacts on the environment. Sn...
Oct 24, 2011 02:13 PM ET // Alexander Davies
  Caving, also known as spelunking (or potholing, in the UK), is a great sport for those interested in exploring the hidden world below the Earth's surface, pushing their limits and having the adventure of a lifetime. It also comes with more than its fair share of dangers. Caving involves steep des...
Aug 15, 2011 08:58 PM ET // Derek Markham
Make your bike incredibly visible to motorists by turning your bike into a Bright Bike with retroreflective vinyl. I spent several years as a bicycle commuter, and had a number of heart-stopping close calls with cars on the road who didn't see me. I always had a headlight (both on my head and on my...