The election is coming up, so here are a couple of links that might interest those politically-minded outdoor enthusiasts…
- The president and his competition square off about global warming, cap and trade, energy, etc., in this side-by-side science debate.
- What some outdoor experts say about VP candidate Paul Ryan’s outdoor accomplishments.
Disabled doesn’t mean incapable. Archery with no arms – Armless American archer wins silver at paralympics.
As a former white water rafting guide (for one season), I know how much it takes to safely navigate some rapids. But rafting the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon before it was dammed with one-arm in a wooden boat would be intimidating. Read this Adventure Journal piece on John Wesley Powell.
Speaking of rivers…what’s America’s best river town? See what online voters chose in this Outside Magazine poll.
Fall is hiking/camping/backpacking time, so be careful and remember to do the “right things.” They can help keep you alive. See what one injured hiker did to stay alive.
Below, see a great road trip infographic about the 10 Most Beautifully Challenging Highways in America from DailyInfographic.com.