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Young people from six nations will benefit from new #itsgreatoutthere grants

10 micro-grants of €1.000 awarded The It’s Great Out There Coalition has confirmed the 10 projects that will be supported in the latest round of #itsgreatoutthere grants. Local initiatives in six different countries that mainly involve young people, will each receive €1.000, to help them get new participants active in
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The rewarding results of #itsgreatoutthere grants

One of the most rewarding aspects for everyone involved in our movement is receiving news of how an #itsgreatoutthere grant has helped introduce young people to the outdoors for the first time. Our grant programme was launched in 2017 and we’ve already supported 17 projects of different sizes and types
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Tips for Camping with Kids: Family, Fun, & Safety

Photo by Daiga Ellaby on Unsplash   A deep love for nature begins in childhood, but for many of us who live in urban settings, getting outdoors can be a real challenge, especially when you have kids. But, camping with kids is nothing to be afraid of, and in this
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Launch of #itsgreatoutthere micro-grants to help non-profit organisations get Europe active outdoors

    The It’s Great Out There Coalition has announced details of a new round of #itsgreatoutthere grants, designed to fund projects by non-profit organisations that take new people into the outdoors. The coalition’s existing grants scheme has been adapted in the context of the major impact that the COVID-19
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New research reveals greater public appetite for outdoor activities after COVID

Image by KEEN   New research released today reveals that the appeal of outdoor activities has been boosted by enforced COVID-19 restrictions. In a survey of consumers in seven countries* – UK, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Poland, Sweden – 70% of respondents stated that they are specifically looking forward to
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Blog: Climbing life and community during the pandemic by Rab

  Sarah Kampf:  “Suddenly our lives are turned upside down. The more events accelerate around the globe with the spread of COVID-19, the more our everyday life is slowed down. Our range of motion, leisure activities and personal encounters are minimized. Of course, this also determines my climbing, my everyday life and my family routine. “   Go to the
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Garden Treasure Hunt for Kids

  Treasure hunts fill us with nostalgia of happy days, dressed up in pirate hats, exploring the nooks and crannies of our grandparent’s garden. And at the moment, a treasure hunt is a great way to keep the kids entertained from the safety of your home or garden.   Start
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The Great Indoors: Make Tiny Tube Trees

  Before you begin Ask everyone to collect cardboard tubes at home – you need enough for everyone to have one each. You may want to collect fallen tree material (such as leaves) for people to add to their drawings.   Talk about trees Everyone should head outdoors – you
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Blog: 10 Great Travel and Adventure Books to Stay Home and Read

Photo by Alfons Morales on Unsplash   Find out what to read next and bring adventure to the couch with the best Travel and Adventure books.   Go to the list.
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Blog: Living Sustainably in Lockdown by Snow + Rock

Snow + Rock are sharing expert advice on living sustainably in lockdown. Go to article.  
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Blog: 10 top tips for a memorable trip to the woods with kids by Reima

  Whenever your home feels too small, you’ll find the world’s best and healthiest playground in the forest. Hanging out in the woods is also proven to calm the mind and improve immunity, so why not get down there today? Reima has collected 10 tips to make the most of
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Educate: Outdoor Photo Skills

Photo by pine watt on Unsplash   Great outdoor adventures make for great memories which can be documented with the most beautiful pictures.Take your time to upgrade you photo skills!   Go to the article.
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The Great Indoors: Make your Whirly Bird

Make your whirly bird Take the paper, and draw a rectangle no bigger than 20 cm long and 10 cm wide. Cut this rectangle out. Put the paper in front of you so it’s portrait (the shorter sides at the top and bottom, and the longer sides on the left
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Blog: 5 ways to enjoy adventure without leaving the house

Sport Pursuit share 5 ways to enjoy adventure without leaving the house. Go to article.  
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We scribble together #StanceTogether

Stance.eu have been in touch with their community of artists to create a drawing pack for you and your young creatives. We have selected three artists and we have seven print at home designs to choose from. Don’t have a printer? No problem, download them onto an iPad and colour
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Learn How to Dehydrate Your Trail Food

Photo by Matt Gross on Unsplash   Dehydrated foods are part of every backpacking adventure. Ever wondered what it takes to dehydrate at home? Read the full guide on backpacker.com via the link below.   Go to the article.
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Watch: Last Women Standing

In 2019, inov-8 ambassador and breast cancer survivor Nicky Spinks attempted to become the first-ever woman to complete The Barkley Marathons – the world’s toughest ultra-running race. This film tells the story of Nicky, and her fellow female runners, as they battle treacherous terrain, wild weather and the twisted mind
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Blog: How to Get in Shape and Train for Hiking

Photo by Austin Ban on Unsplash   Hiking isn’t just walking in the woods. It requires strength and balance. Here’s how to get ready for trekking, from easy day hikes to the longest thru-hikes in the world.   Go to the article.
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Entertain: Backpacking Food Ideas

While we have some more time to prepare for the next trip, perhaps it is also a good time to explore some new ideas for backpacking meals!
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The Great Indoors: Scout’s Top 5 Activities To Keep Your Kids Engaged at Home

  Photo by Mael BALLAND on Unsplash   The Scouts teach us how to make an adventure out of being stuck at home. Compass Coding | Use coding and compass direction to help a ScoutBot get to camp. It’s Knot you, it’s me! | Knots can be more than they seem. Discover the
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Workout: The Best Links for Fitness Freaks by ISPO

Keep up to date with the latest indoor fitness challenges and workout tips with ISPO including Barry’s UK free workouts via Instagram:   Dit bericht bekijken op Instagram   Together we are stronger as one 🤜🤛 keep tagging and sending in your sweaty selfies and SWIPE RIGHT for tomorrow’s IG
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Kids Workout: PE with Joe

Join Joe for his daily PE at 10 AM CET or enjoy the workout later!
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Blog: How to bring the wellbeing benefits of forests into your home

Spending time in forests is good for our mental, physical and social wellbeing. So how do we continue to experience the wellbeing benefits of trees and forests whilst following the important Government advice to stay safe and stay home?   Forestry England share advice on bringing mindfulness, awareness and beauty into
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Watch: BANFF Adventure Films Collection #3

  Adventure delivery from BANFF! Handpicked Adventure is back with the latest collection of inspirational short films to enjoy from the comfort of your couch! While the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour is postponed until autumn, we’re thrilled to be offering the adventure-loving community carefully curated selections of films for
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Workout: Yoga for Beginners

Looking for a new workout at home? You should try yoga to keep both the body and the mind at ease. Yoga with Adriene provides a great entry point for absolute beginners as well as yoga practice for the more advanced yogi’s and always keep it light and grounded.
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REI Presents: How To Run 100 Miles

In September 2017, I stepped up to the starting line of the Run Rabbit Run 100 in Steamboat Springs, Colorado, alongside my friend Jayson Sime. The race is a 102.9-mile ultramarathon with 20,000 feet of elevation gain, which is no small feat for a couple of guys who don’t know
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Listen: A Playlist for Travelling Without Moving

Chris Hopwood makes a quiet isolation playlist that takes you on a journey without moving. ‘The Wilson Ave. Bridge at the Chicago River, 1953’ by Brokeback   ‘The Fall of Seven Diamonds Plus One’ by Tortoise   ‘1/1 (Remastered 2004)’ by Brian Eno   ‘Brother’ by Bill Frisell   ‘Emp.
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Watch: Hangboard Training for Absolute Beginners

Did you every try hangboard training? It’s hard. Very hard. In this video Dave shares some excellent tips to get started regardless of your climbing level. This is a guide for absolute beginners to hangboard training at home.  
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Kids’ Colouring Images by Reima

Reima offer cool colouring images for kids. Go to Reima.com to download the templates.  
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Share The Path: Running And Walking Etiquette by A.S. Adventure Group

Cotsworld (part of A.S. Adventure Group) share tips to share the path in times of Covid-19. https://www.cotswoldoutdoor.com/the-knowledge/share-the-path-running-and-walking-etiquette.html
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Gear Maintenance: How to Patch a Bike Tube

We believe this time in lockdown provides a good opportunity to prepare for your next adventures and get your gear in shape as well as your body. In this blog post we highlight some gear maintenance tips that prolong the lifespan of your favorite gear.     Do you want
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Watch: BANFF Adventure Films Collection #2

  Handpicked adventure from BANFF is back! We’re delighted to bring you our second dose of inspirational short films, for an evening of gripping adventure from the comfort of your own sofa! This collection of films takes us from the little-travelled and even less tarmacked roads of Kyrgyzstan, to North
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Gear Maintenance: How to Clean a Wetsuit

We believe this time in lockdown provides a good opportunity to prepare for your next adventures and get your gear in shape as well as your body. In this blog post we highlight some gear maintenance tips that prolong the lifespan of your favorite gear.     Do you want
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Gear Maintenance: How to Sharpen Crampons

We believe this time in lockdown provides a good opportunity to prepare for your next adventures and get your gear in shape as well as your body. In this blog post we highlight some gear maintenance tips that prolong the lifespan of your favorite gear.     Do you want
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Gear Maintenance: How to Clean a Rope

We believe this time in lockdown provides a good opportunity to prepare for your next adventures and get your gear in shape as well as your body. In this blog post we highlight some gear maintenance tips that prolong the lifespan of your favorite gear.     Do you want
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Gear Maintenance: How to Care for Leather Hiking Boots

We believe this time in lockdown provides a good opportunity to prepare for your next adventures and get your gear in shape as well as your body. In this blog post we highlight some gear maintenance tips that prolong the lifespan of your favorite gear.     Do you want
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Gear Maintenance: How to Clean a Sleeping Bag

We believe this time in lockdown provides a good opportunity to prepare for your next adventures and get your gear in shape as well as your body. In this blog post we highlight some gear maintenance tips that prolong the lifespan of your favorite gear.     Do you want
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Gear Maintenance: How to Patch a Down Jacket

We believe this time in lockdown provides a good opportunity to prepare for your next adventures and get your gear in shape as well as your body. In this blog post we highlight some gear maintenance tips that prolong the lifespan of your favorite gear.     Do you want
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Workout: Find the exercise links for kids with ISPO

Photo by Jyotirmoy Gupta on Unsplash   ISPO has brought together some great exercise guidance for kids. Follow the link below to go to the overview page.   Go to the kids exercise overview page.   This content was provided by ISPO
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Gear Maintenance: How to Fix a Zipper

We believe this time in lockdown provides a good opportunity to prepare for your next adventures and get your gear in shape as well as your body. In this blog post we highlight some gear maintenance tips that prolong the lifespan of your favorite gear.     Do you want
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Blog: Why Balance Training Is As Important As Cardio

Photo by Colton Sturgeon on Unsplash Diversify your training routine and add some balance training. This article suggests balance trainging is as important as cardio. Find out why by clicking the link below. Go to the article.
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Watch: BANFF Adventure Films Collection #1

  In this collection of films, BANFF will take you on a journey from the luscious, sun-kissed setting of Hawaii, to the dramatic, soaring cliffs of Tasmania – and many places in between! They’ve got five films from around the world, with trail running, skiing, base-jumping and more, offering over
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Gear Maintenance: How to Clean a Hydration Bladder

We believe this time in lockdown provides a good opportunity to prepare for your next adventures and get your gear in shape as well as your body. In this blog post we highlight some gear maintenance tips that prolong the lifespan of your favorite gear.     Do you want
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Workout: Find the best workout and exercise links with ISPO

Photo by Zen Bear Yoga on Unsplash   Keep up to date with the latest indoor fitness challenges and workout tips with ISPO.   Go to the workout overview page.   This content was provided by ISPO
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Gear Maintenance: How to Patch a Sleeping Pad

We believe this time in lockdown provides a good opportunity to prepare for your next adventures and get your gear in shape as well as your body. In this blog post we highlight some gear maintenance tips that prolong the lifespan of your favorite gear.     Do you want
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Blog: Life lessons from climbing unclimbed mountains

Photo by Neal Strydom on Unsplash Alex Staniforth explains in his blog how the right focus can get you a long way when facing the unknown, whether in times of crisis or when climbing an unclimbed mountain. How do we keep going when we can’t see the top? This content
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10 Great Travel and Adventure Books to Stay Home and Read

Photo by Ergita Sela on Unsplash   Follow the link below to 10 reading tips from the Outdoor Adventure Blog!   10 Great Travel and Adventure Books to Stay Home and Read This content was provided by GetOustideInside:
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Competition: #PacksNotRacks by Lowe Alpine

Photo by Lowe Alpine Join the Lowe Alpine Challenge and WIN an all-new Lowe Alpine pack!   HOW TO ENTER?   1) Weight up a backpack with what you’ve got at home (bags of rice, tins of beans…you name it!) 2) Take a photo or video of how you’re using
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Gear Maintenance: Full Tent Clean and Repair Instructions

Photo by Scott Goodwill on Unsplash   We believe this time in lockdown provides a good opportunity to prepare for your next adventures and get your gear in shape as well as your body. In this blog post we highlight tent maintenance.   Does your tent smell bad? Doesn’t it protect you from
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Grow: 14 Store Bought Vegetables & Herbs You Can Regrow

The sun is out and it is the perfect time to start your own green garden oasis with fresh vegetables and herbs. Did you know there are a lot of store bought herbs and vegetables you can actually plant in your garden? Check out 14 types in the video below
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Workout Idea: Virtual Walks and Runs Around the Globe

Take your workout around the globe with spectacular virtual treadmill footage!   No treadmill? No problem! Use a piece of staircase or a small step to take you through.   Consider this 22 minute walk down Bergen Peak in Colorado:     Or check out more virtual treadmill videos on
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Crafts: Homemade pine cone fire starters

Watch the video to find out how to make your very own pine cone fire starters. A great and easy craft idea which is safe to get the kids involved as well!
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Balance Workout: Slacklining for beginners

Slacklining is a great way to train balance and to have fun and you don’t need a whole lot of space to make it happen.   Read this guide to figure out what you need to get started in your garden: https://www.lifehack.org/articles/lifestyle/the-beginners-guide-slacklining-2.html   And start practising your first moves:  
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Puzzle: Challenge your outdoor brain with OS Map Puzzles

Follow the link and challenge your outdoor brain and map reading skills with OS Map Puzzles: https://getoutside.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/guides/os-map-puzzles-to-challenge-your-skills/   This content was provided by GetOutsideInside  
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Blog: Explore the North Face Exploration Journal

From stories of pioneering athlete expeditions to news of the latest product collaborations, this is The North Face® Journal. Explore and be inspired.   https://www.thenorthface.fr/exploration/our-journal.html   This content was provided by The North Face  
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Working from home with children: Tips to make it work with Reima

Follow the link below to get some tips on how to make working at home with kids work from Reima.   https://www.reima.com/int/working-from-home-with-children-tips-to-make-it-work   This content was provided by Reima  
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Blog: 7 tips for staying healthy while staying home with Lowe Alpine

Follow the link and find out about 7 tips from Lowe Alpine to stay healthy while staying home.     https://lowealpine.com/eu/blog/7-tips-for-staying-healthy-while-staying-home/   This content was provided by Lowe Alpine    
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Outdoor Cooking: Backyard Cookout with Nordisk

Join Nordisk in an outdoor cookout day with 4 great outdoor recipes!   Click here: https://nordisk.co.uk/stories/campfire-cookout   This content was provided by Nordisk    
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Watch: Highlights from the Mammut archives

Explore amazing highlights from the Mammut archives:   https://www.mammut.com/uk/en/stories/stay-home-now-explore-later-highlights-from-our-archive/   This content was provided by Mammut    
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Outdoor Knowledge: How to store your kit with Cotsworld

Follow the link below to learn how to properly store your kit with Cotsworld.   https://www.cotswoldoutdoor.com/the-knowledge/how-to-properly-store-your-kit.html   This content was provided by A.S. Adventure Group    
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Virtual Tour: Iconemi Photo Exhibition with AKU

Take a virtual tour of Iconemi with AKU via the link below:   https://www.aku.it/en/stories/iconemi-en.html   This content was provided by AKU    
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Outdoor Knowledge: Map-reading basics with Berghaus

Follow the link below for a simple guide to map-reading and improve your skills at home with Berghaus and Ordonance Survey. A Simple Guide to Map Reading – Ordnance Survey   This content was provided by Berghaus    
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Workout: Daily Kids Workout with Joe

  Follow his channel to join the live workout every morning at 10 AM CET!   This content was provided by GetOutsideInside
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Crafts: Outdoors Inspired Origami

Stuck indoors? Why not try some of these outdoors inspired origami pieces, and decorate your indoors with the outdoors!   Find more nature origami here: https://getoutside.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/guides/outdoors-inspired-origami/   This content was provided by GetOutsideInside  
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Outdoor Cooking: Campfire Cooking for beginners

This content was provided by GetOutsideInside Follow the link to upgrade your campfire cooking skills in the garden. Campfire Cooking
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Watch: 5 Documentaries to bring the outdoors in with Berghaus

Follow the link and find out about 5 documentary tips from Berghaus that bring the outdoors into your living room.   5 documentaries to bring the outdoors in   This content was provided by Berghaus  
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Outdoor Knowledge: Knot Know How with Berghaus and Waldo Etherington

Follow the link to tighten up your knot know how with Berghaus Ambassador Waldo Etherington Knot tying tips from waldo etherington     This content was provided by
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Compete and win: #RabAtHome Flat Lay Competition

#RabAtHome Flat Lay Competition Entries | The Mountain People The #RabAtHome Comp is well underway with entries coming from all over the world. Here's a little video clip to show some of our favourite so far 📽There's still loads of time to get creative and visualise your home adventures through
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Workout: Home Climbing Exercises with Rab and Lattice Training

https://rab.equipment/uk/basecamp/home-climbing-exercises-with-lattice-training/   This content was provided by Rab Equipment
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Grow at home: Planting Tomatoes

This content was provided by GetOutsideInside
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Volunteer: Slow Ways Volunteer Training

Love walking? Like maps? Got wifi? Let's make something good together while locked down by COVID-19? 500 volunteers wanted to help create a network of 4,000+ #SlowWays walking routes that connect Great Britain’s towns and cities… without leaving home.https://t.co/1qrxXMLF65 pic.twitter.com/CVyeHFRgWU — Daniel Raven-Ellison (@DanRavenEllison) March 31, 2020 Using existing footpaths, Slow
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Compete and win: Vango Mini Adventurers Colouring Competition

https://www.vango.co.uk/gb/blog/vango-mini-adventurer-colouring-competition.html
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Podcast: Living Adventurously by Alastair Humphreys

Our It’s Great Out There Ambassador, Alastair Humphreys spent 4 years cycling around the world. Ever since then he’s been interested in the idea of Living Adventurously and what that really means. With his entertaining podcast series, Alastair explores the meaning of Living Adventurously.   Podcast    
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Blog: Do Yoga, Run Fast

Go to article: https://www.sportsshoes.com/running-hub/training/how-yoga-can-help-you-run-fast/ Thank you GetOutsideInside for providing this resource.
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Motivation: Mind over Mountains

View this post on Instagram Thanks for tuning into today’s Adventure class with my very special guest, Iona Fogle. Here’s our thought for the day. Love from us to you A post shared by Ben Fogle (@benfogle) on Apr 2, 2020 at 8:44am PDT
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Outdoor with TERNUA and #itsgreatoutthere by CREPS

For several years now, the CREPS Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Vallon Pont d’Arc has been making outdoor activities more accessible to young people who do not engage in physical activity, are lost on the education system, looking for work, and often in social difficulties, aged 16 to 25 years. The activities aimed to
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Free to be Kids – growing children’s emotional health

“Free to be Kids” projects for lasting positive memories outdoors: The projects the kids undertake with “Free to be Kids” are designed to give them the opportunity to experience adventure, inclusion, safe challenge and to make lasting positive memories in natural settings. The wider aim of the organisation’s work is
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TakeSomeoneOutdoors competition: Explore the winner photos

Sharing is caring. Especially when it comes to fun outdoor activities. Whether it’s a walk in the nearby park, organizing a picnic after work, planning a weekend trip into nature or creating fun outdoor games for kids, it’s all the more fun when shared with the people around you.   That’s why
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AKU – ORME – Festival dei sentieri

One day out to enjoy the beauty of nature and learn more about the benefit of mountain life. More than 100 young mountain lovers in Fai Della Paganella (Dolomites, Italy) had an amazing experience at “ORME – The Outdoor Festival Along the Trails”. “ORME” is an event about hiking for everybody,
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Cities and regions sharing and networking in Brussels

Brussels, 9 October 2019 Between 7 and 10 October 2019, Brussels was the stage for the Region’s Week, focused on highlighting and understanding how regions and cities are using EU funds to improve citizens’ daily lives and how cohesion policy can help to make Europe greener, more inclusive and smarter.
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DIY Travel Binder Printables for Kids on the Go

from https://www.thezebra.com Big or small, every trip with your family is a new chance to make fun memories together. Whether you plan to camp out or stay in a hotel, it can be a challenge to keep the kiddos entertained and occupied during your travels. As anticipation builds for your
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Skills for Living

Report by Lisa Smedley, Young Person Practitioner at Action for Children We run a service called Skills for Living, for Care experienced Young people aged 16-24. These are vulnerable young people whom usually struggle mentally and social, we therefore work with them around their mental health, relationships and emotional anxiety.
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HEALING NATURE: CYCLING ALONG THE DANUBE RIVER – School on Wheels

On the 6th of may 2019 eleven students of the SMaC school embarked with their educators and some volunteers in a 5-day bicycle journey in the Wachau region of Austria. Starting from the medieval town of Melk, the group followed the course of the Danube river for 120 km, sleeping
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11 students, 15 days, one goal: Crossing the Pyrenees

Each year, students in 9th, 10th and 11th grade at a school in Hamburg (Winterhuder Reformschule) prepare for a 2-week challenge. A challenge that pushes students physically and mentally. About 6 months before the challenges, the teachers consider different options. The challenges are then announced and each of the students
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Kids Camping Printables to Take on the Outdoors This Summer

from carrentals.com/blog/ Nothing says summer camping quite like crafting some gooey s’mores or roasting banana boats over the fire pit. This time every year, millions of families take to the great outdoors to pitch tents and breathe in some fresh pine-scented air. Some are seasoned veterans when it comes to
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Perfect snacks for a hiking day

from Helena If you’re just starting out hiking, take it easy. The most important thing is to be organized which means you have to plan a bit beforehand. Don’t take on too much. Find an easy trail for one to two hours and if you end up loving it, try
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TRAIL BLAZERS – adventure camp – follow up

Visit TRAIL BLAZERS on instagram  or visit the TRAIL BLAZERS´s Website To get background information on TrailBlazers, please read our Blog Post: TRAIL BLAZERS: Take a chance follow your heart & blaze a trail Follow your heart, take a chance and blaze a trail! TrailBlazers is a youth empowerment mission
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#itsgreatoutthere launches collaboration with HorizonSports.tv

#Itsgreatoutthere campaign launches collaboration with HorizonSports.tv which includes a dedicated #itsgreatoutthere channel The It’s Great Out There Coalition has announced details of its latest collaboration, with HorizonSports.tv, the world’s only nature sports and wellness video platform. The team at HorizonSports has created a dedicated #itsgreatoutthere channel with content designed to inspire more people
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EMBRACE TECHNOLOGY TO DISCOVER THE JOY OF MOVEMENT

Inner city London school benefits from an outdoor industry grant to research children’s activity habits, and triples World Health Organization recommendations In a break with tradition, Rosendale Primary School in Lambeth has been encouraging its early years pupils to be more active by embracing technology. Thanks to a €5,000 grant
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Stamford Welland Academy

Latest #itsgreatoutthere grant helps hundreds of young people explore the outdoors on water Hundreds of young people from a school in eastern England are enjoying new experiences in the outdoors thanks to the award of an #itsgreatoutthere grant. Over 400 students, including 128 who had never been on the water
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TRAIL BLAZERS: Take a chance follow your heart & blaze a trail

Visit TRAIL BLAZERS on instagram  or visit the TRAIL BLAZERS´s Website TrailBlazers is a ground breaking youth empowerment initiative to help teenage girls develop the confidence and skills to navigate their own path and live courageously TRAILBLAZERS BACKGROUND TrailBlazers is a not-for-profit youth empowerment initiative founded by Sophie Radcliffe in
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New #itsgreatoutthere grant for Rosendale school

New #itsgreatoutthere grant supports inner city school project The It’s Great Out There Coalition has confirmed that the next #itsgreatoutthere grant will be awarded to a collaboration between Finnish children’s outdoor brand Reima and an inner city primary school in London. The grant will help the two partners run a
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De Buurtcamping

photo by Vincent van Kleef New #itsgreatoutthere grant helps communities to connect through campsites in city parks The It’s Great Out There Coalition has awarded its seventh #itsgreatoutthere grant to a Dutch project called De Buurtcamping. The initiative is designed to unify local communities and provide opportunities for those living
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Start your day right with a delicious Turmeric Porridge

from Helena If you plan a ski tour oder a hiking day you should start with the right breakfast. Select easily digestible carbohydrates to eat before exercise so you don’t feel sluggish. One of the best breakfasts before a day spend outside is an oatmeal also called porridge. There are
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Bivouacking out in nature, a big step to a little adventure

The star hotel by Mother Nature What could be more exciting than sleeping under a real starry sky for one night? In the great outdoors. Sure, pretty much every one of us has camped before. And when we remember our childhood, that was already an exciting adventure. Next Level is
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The perfect, quick camping recipe – Veggie Couscous with sun-dried tomatoes and feta

from Helena Couscous is a traditional food from Northern African cultures. I think there’s no dish that is easier to prepare than Couscous. You simply need to add hot water and let them fluff up into a more substantive meal. Besides that Couscous is extremely healthy. It is rich in
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37 pupils are travelling by bike through the Netherlands

The 37 pupils of class 7b from the “Freie Waldorfschule am Kräherwald e.V.” are travelling by bike through the Netherlands. For two weeks the girls and boys discover cities and the landscape of Holland, sleep in tents and will have to resist wind and weather. They will do something they
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It’s Great Out There: FMM Big Mountain Clean Up

Every year on the first Saturday of June, FFM (Madrilenian federation of mountaineering), convene the mountaineers from Madrid to share a day in nature. Anyone can participate in the project ” IT’S GREAT OUT THERE ” that the FFM is organising every year with their main sponsors OUTDOOR SIN LÍMITE
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It’s Great Out There: School on Wheels expedition up the Danube river

Adventures take many forms, and can have a different purpose and meaning to every person that takes part. For one intrepid group of teenagers and volunteers from Italy who set out on their adventure this April, the challenge before them was a considerable one – to cycle 170km along the
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Cooking on the road? Make these Portobello Burgers

from Helena The dream of so many adventure souls out there. Waking up with a beach view out of the back of a van awakes the wanderlust in everyone. No worries, no stress, just living the good life. You don’t need much stuff to be happy when traveling and living
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Hiking with Kids – nature is the largest and most exciting playground

With these tips, kids are on the right path: into nature. While adults find their fulfilment on the quiet panorama trail after a stressful week, this route may mean the exact opposite for children. Little adventurers from 4 years are discoverers and perceive their environment more and more consciously. The
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EASY, HOMEMADE ENERGY BARS FOR YOUR NEXT HIKING TRIP

from Helena Energy bars are one of the most popular hiking foods, because they’re easy to pack and super light. They give you a quick delicious boost of energy. There is only one problem. Most of the store-bought options are quite pricey, they contain tons of sugar and have added
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#itsgreatoutthere teams up with Unsplash to share outdoor inspiration

www.unsplash.com/submit Arthur Poulin | Unsplash The It’s Great Out There Coalition is working in partnership with Unsplash, an industry-leading photography community where over 50,000 photographers contribute their amazing work openly and for everyone to use freely. Together with Unsplash, we are launching a curated collection of inspirational images that show what #itsgreatoutthere
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Is Money an Obstacle to your Adventures?

with Аlastair Humphreys Money is cited by most people as one of their biggest worries in life and the largest obstacle to adventure. When I hear people saying “I’d love to do a big adventure, if only…” it is usually money that they feel is stopping them. When people daydream
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What is Adventure

with Аlastair Humphreys If you attend an adventure film festival, or read a few travel books, or follow any Instagram feeds with inspiring photos overlaid with pithy quotes, then you will have heard people pontificating about the definition of adventure and what the word means to them. Beyond the clichés,
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Advice on lighting fires

with Аlastair Humphreys Having a campfire to sit round and tell tall tales whilst you toast marshmallows makes any microadventure more magical. But, perhaps more than for anything else in the world of microadventures, the rules of common sense and courtesy apply about where it is appropriate to have a
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Why I run

with Аlastair Humphreys Every month I visit the Lake District to spend a day running in the hills. It’s good for the body, good for the head, good for the soul. I film the run and chat to myself about whatever feels important that day. This month: why I run
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Crossing The Alps with a school class

Justin ramms his walking sticks into the muddy ground. It has been raining all night, again. It still drizzles from above but Justin is in a highly positive mood. He knows that today only three hours of hiking lie ahead. Usually, we never walk less than five hours per day…
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50 friends’ hike. #TakeSomeoneOutdoors

with Антон Прохоров Do you have any friends who have never been to the mountains? Maybe there are some who’d like to go, but they are not sure that something good will come out of it? Perhaps some of them need just an inspiration to throw a backpack on their shoulders and
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Microadventure Ideas

Microadventure Ideas with Alastair Humphrey So you’re keen to try something new and different this spring. You’re up for a Microadventure. Great! “But now what?” I hear you ask. “What should I do?” The good news is that you can do whatever you like on a microadventure. There are even
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One night in nature – A Microadventure during a busy trade show

One night in nature A Microadventure during a busy trade show Exhibitors, trade visitors and media representatives experienced the spirit of microadventures themselves during the OutDoor 2017. 15 people went on a little time-out and enjoyed an authentic adventure together in the nearby Deggenhauser Valley. They only took simple equipment
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Kids Microadventure – Get a bunch of kids …

Get a bunch of kids … with Alastair Humphrey Get a bunch of kids. Let them walk over a big hill, eat outside, run a bit wild, jump in a river, toast marshmallows and sleep under the stars in their clothes. Here is what happens: Many thanks to all the
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#ItsGreatOutThere – We are out of office yeah!

#ItsGreatOutThere We are out of office yeah! A story from and with Henryk from Out Of Office posted 20/06/2017 Es ist 4:30 Uhr morgens, als ich mit Vogelgezwitscher und dem ersten Tageslicht erwache. Ich schaue nach links auf das ruhige Wasser des Tegeler Sees, schaue nach oben in das dichte