Bringing Effective Altruism into the Outdoors to Enhance the Places Where We Work and Play

Your love for the outdoors can make a meaningful difference in the world. Effective altruism is a philosophy that encourages us to use our resources, whether it's time, money, or skills, in the most impactful way possible. From choosing sustainable gear to engaging in conservation efforts, this blog is a short guide around practices that are not only good for you but are also beneficial for our planet.
Gear Up for Snowshoeing: Essential Winter Hiking Kit

Winter brings a special beauty to the outdoors. Everything looks different when it's covered in snow, from the trees dressed in white to the quiet, frozen lakes. Knowing how to plan and pack for snowshoeing means you can handle the cold and any surprises that come your way, and will make your trip safer and more enjoyable. We recommend having a kit tailored for winter outings – it will help make sure you can stay warm, dry, and safe.
Common Winter Gear Questions, Answered

As the winter season unfolds, it's crucial to stay warm and protected against the elements, whether you're hitting the slopes to ski, snowboard, and snowshoe, or braving the cold for your daily commute. This post will touch on some common winter gear questions. We'll provide tips on layering, revitalizing outerwear, and repairing worn winter gear - from the importance of base layers to the art of re-waterproofing, we've covered the basics you should know to enjoy the winter season comfortably and safely.