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Camping, Hiking -

The summer months are an exciting opportunity for avid outdoor enthusiasts and newcomers alike to experience the outdoor spaces the world has to offer. As the snow and treacherous conditions clear at altitude, and temperatures rise to a manageable level above freezing, more and more folks see the summertime as more inviting and forgiving than the rugged and cold winter months. While the conditions in the summer are more merciful than the winter, it is still important to be educated about the environment you will be exploring. When considering how to layer clothes in the summer for your outdoor adventures,...

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Rock Climbing -

Brand new climbing gear can be very expensive and even hard to find depending on where in the country you live and climb. On the other hand, people sell used climbing gear almost anywhere and you can find better deals buying second-hand. We’ve given a few basic outlines on what to look for when buying used climbing gear but let’s dive into the nuts and bolts – err, cams – a little deeper, shall we? In this article, we’re going to share: How to check a used climbing cam or nut for damage How to know whether to re-sling trad...

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Hiking -

If you’re an avid outdoor enthusiast, you likely have a garage or storage space full of gear you’re not using anymore. When you decide to upgrade your equipment, your old gear will get pushed into a corner, and never see the light of day. What if you could sell your used hiking gear and get some money for that stuff taking up space? There are sites out there like Rerouted that offer you a marketplace to sell your used outdoor gear. It is extremely easy and only takes a few minutes to upload each item you need to sell. In...

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Environmentalism -

Why does Earth Day Matter? There are too many Hallmark Holidays. Holidays that we celebrate simply for the sake of getting together and having a good time. It’s important to spend time honoring the ones we love with dates like Valentine’s, Mother’s Day & Father’s day. A dirtbag can generally ignore the majority of consumer driven holidays. It’s a rare occasion for the dirtbags of the world to throw their weight behind a holiday. However, Earth Day is a time honored celebration that is rooted in the anti-corporate, anti-war movement. Earth Day has an undeniably critical goal. Earth Day’s mission...

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Biking, Camping, Hiking, Ice Climbing, Rock Climbing, Skiing, Snowboarding, Water Sports -

I have heard far too many stories about sketchy exchanges on online marketplaces. Back when I was little, everyone that used online classifieds was a con artist or a cold-blooded murderer. The stories our moms tell us. That’s why it’s important to know how to sell safely online as a woman. At Rerouted we’ve spent some time thinking about what it would take to make selling used gear online feel safe.There are many dangers in the world that we have to fear as women. We should be able to choose used & make money from our loved equipment without having...

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