background preloader

Williestackr36

Facebook Twitter

Willie Stack

an outdoor person who constantly seek for adventure with nature. camper, hiker and motorcycle rider.

The great outdoors: How to enjoy outside adventures with your baby. Ralph Waldo Emerson said, “Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air.”

The great outdoors: How to enjoy outside adventures with your baby

If my family had a credo, this would be it. My husband and I love to be outside. While we were expecting our baby boy, we discussed the importance of continuing to do the things we love in nature. We also knew that instilling a love of the great outdoors would have positive health and developmental benefits for our child. While we have had to make some adjustments in our life because of the addition of our new favorite person, we have also successfully incorporated our love of nature, activity and adventure in Killian’s young life – both for his benefit and our own. 1-minute hike: The Alabama Hills in California. Difficulty: Easy to moderate.

1-minute hike: The Alabama Hills in California

Several footpaths, lined with rocks, travel through the rock formations of the Alabama Hills over uneven desert floor. Expect small hills, slippery sand and fairly short trails. For example, the Arch Loop Trail, a popular hiking trail in that visits a natural stone arch called the Mobius Arch, is about 0.5 mile long. 6 takeaways from the Camping World 500. {* #userInformationForm *} {* traditionalSignIn_emailAddress *} {* traditionalSignIn_password *} {* traditionalSignIn_signInButton*} {* /userInformationForm *} {* #socialRegistrationForm *} {* socialRegistration_firstName *} {* socialRegistration_lastName *} {* socialRegistration_emailAddress *} {* optInMarketing *} Yes, I would like to receive newsletters, alerts and occasional updates and offers from FOXSports.com Validating {* avatarLarge *} {* socialRegistration_signInButton *} {* /socialRegistrationForm *} {* #registrationForm *}

6 takeaways from the Camping World 500

More Americans Are Going Camping. PHOTO: More Americans than ever are going camping according to Kampgrounds of America..

More Americans Are Going Camping

Free guided hiking program returns across North Carolina. Register to read. Plan Ahead: Seals, hiking and more. Stuck for something to do this weekend?

Plan Ahead: Seals, hiking and more

7 Ways To Get A Better Strength Workout During Your Hike. "If you're on a pretty technical trail, you'll need to get low to the ground to be as safe as possible as you summit and descend," says Alvino.

7 Ways To Get A Better Strength Workout During Your Hike

To execute a proper bear crawl, get your body horizontal and parallel to the earth while climbing with your opposite hand and foot at the same time. (If you reach up with your right hand, your left foot will follow.) "Bear crawls are highly effective because they engage nearly every muscle in your body to keep you as close to the ground as possible, while still maintaining core stability and forward progress," says Alvino. Sleep cycle out of whack? Try camping, CU-Boulder researcher says – The Denver Post.

We’ve all been there before, staying up too late at night and then dragging at work the next morning.

Sleep cycle out of whack? Try camping, CU-Boulder researcher says – The Denver Post

In fact, one in three adults in the U.S. don’t get sufficient shut-eye — at least seven hours a night, as recommended by experts — on a regular basis, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. A new study from the University of Colorado at Boulder has a keenly Colorado suggestion for kicking your sleep habits back into gear: Go camping. How Motorcycles Are Learning to Save You From Your Own Reckless Riding. A decade ago, rider skill was the last word in motorcycle performance.

How Motorcycles Are Learning to Save You From Your Own Reckless Riding

Until then, the dream for many riders was that in some far-off future, with enough practice, you might just be able to master your motorcycle. In the dream, you'd slide sideways into corners and spin up the rear tire on the way out, pull big wheelies at will, then haul it up safely in the worst of conditions. The vast majority of riders never achieved this level of mastery—the job has instead been completed by PhDs around the globe who have been working feverishly to ease the rider's workload.

Their efforts have made the bikes themselves so capable that all riders will forever be playing catch-up—and none will ever succeed. Advertisement - Continue Reading Below. Raleigh native Lee Kidd, thrill-seeking outdoorsman, lived a life of adventure – Shaffer. In his too-short life, Lee Kidd gathered enough adventure to fill a hundred years: fly-fishing in remotest Alaska, snowboarding through perfect Rocky Mountain snow, making a legion of friends who admired the intensity of his character.

Raleigh native Lee Kidd, thrill-seeking outdoorsman, lived a life of adventure – Shaffer

From his youth in Raleigh, spent catching air on rollerblades, to his adulthood, spent knee-deep in Montana rivers, he chased after the rush of life spent outdoors. And his family takes comfort that even on the day he died, Kidd stood at the top of a Teton mountain ridge, gazing out over snow-white peaks – a spot where he could watch the Earth put on its finest show. Log In. Competition is pushing up salaries, and luring pilots and mechanics to jobs in the lower 48 states.

Log In

Airlines are grooming pilots from within, bypassing the old system that made Alaska a proving ground where a pilot could log the thousands of hours of flight time needed to qualify for a major airline job. Why do Thrill Seekers Love Being Scared? Virtually everyone knows what it's like to feel really scared: A pounding heartbeat. Faster breathing. Nervous perspiration. Butterflies in the stomach.