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Active Guides Paddling

A River Adventure: Beginner’s Guide to Whitewater Rafting

If you’re looking to try something new and exciting, to go on a real adventure with friends and family, there’s nothing better than whitewater rafting. Getting your adrenaline pumping and your body working, rafting through rapids is the perfect way to get outside and challenge yourself. Because of the intensity of the river and the …

Active Guides Mental Wellness

The Perfect Shot: Effects of Social Media in the Outdoors

As an outdoor travel blogger, I am constantly interacting with others on social media to share my content and increase my following. But occasionally, I take a step back and ask myself, what am I doing this for? What is the real purpose behind each post? I desire to be an authentic travel writer, recording …

Active Guides Hiking

Reaching the Summit: What to Know Before Hiking at Altitude

Whether you’re a novice hiker or you’ve trekked through thousands of trails, your first time hiking at altitude can be a shock to your body. It’s important to know the risks involved with exercise at high elevation. Before your next hike at altitude, read these seven tips for keeping yourself safe in this different environment. …

Active Guides Mental Wellness

Being Present: How to Really Take in a Moment

There are times in life when we experience something so incredibly beautiful that we feel overwhelmed. Something so spectacular that we want to remember the moment, the view, the feeling forever. But how can you keep that remarkable memory from eventually fading away until you can barely remember it at all? Read on to learn …

Active Guides Fitness

Running for Non-Runners: How to Start Running when You Weren’t Born to Run

While stuck in the house during the Corona Virus pandemic, I constantly missed my old fitness routine. As an active person, the closure of all gyms and pools forced me to live a very different lifestyle. So to bring some activity back into my life, I did what many people around the world did: I …

Active Guides Mental Wellness

How to Overcome Frustration When Trying Something New

Recently, I’ve been trying to find fun outdoor activities I can try close to home. Having always been interested in the sport, but never having the time to play, I decided to try playing tennis. I’ve never played competitively, but I felt like I knew enough basic technique to play on my own without any …