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Julia Cozby
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Las Vegas Can’t Grab 37 Billions of Underground Water, Court Says | adve...

A Nevada judge last week blocked a Las Vegas water grab that would rob future generations of precious groundwater resources. The Southern Ne

Overland Expo 2013 - Desk to Dirtbag

Trip report from the 2013 Overland Expo in Flagstaff, Arizona. Long term adventure travel, off roading, and what it's like living life out o

Would You Buy Hiking Insurance? - TrailDirt

Of course we all think, "It could never happen to me!" But sometimes, things happen. Would you buy hiking insurance?


You ever wake up and you just don't feel like moving? Then you have coffee but you don't feel like getting to work? There's a…

The Best Hiking & Outdoor News Stories This Week

The Best Hiking & Outdoor News Stories This Week

Rattlesnake Safety On The Trails

There aren't too many things I'm afraid of, but when it comes to things I am afraid of, snakes top the list. It's not like I'm simply afraid

No Reservation Campgrounds - TrailDirt

If you are car camping across the Southwest, here are some recommendations and recollections of great forest service campgrounds where we ha

New Zealand Dirt - TrailDirt

Watch this six-minute video of stunning time lapse photography from New Zealand.

If a Tree Falls in the Forest, Can You Sue It? - TrailDirt

Don't camp under this dead tree...obvious hazard. Should there be a sign to warn you?

Forget Wonder Woman: These Women Nerds Are Our Real Superheroes

Thank you to the many women nerd superheroes that have made our world a better place.

The Giant Rope Swing Controversy - TrailDirt

As a former guide permitted with Utah BLM, I find this troubling, as guides and outfitters know the area, know how to set up safely, have a

What To Do When Visiting Archaeology Sites - TrailDirt

This primer from BLM Utah is a must when visiting an archaeology site in the wilderness.

Dog mourns at casket of fallen Navy SEAL

Navy SEAL Jon Tumilson lay in a coffin, in front of a tearful audience mourning his death in Afghanistan. Soon an old friend appeared, and l

Android Police

Looking after all things Android, Google, and open source software

Why Google Glass Is Far More Important Than Any Smartwatch

If Google Glass succeeds, it could be the next iPhone: the next great platform for app development.

To Attract More Girls to STEM, Bring More Storytelling to Science | Budd...

Guest Post by Jonathan Olsen and Sarah Gross, teachers at High Technology High School in Lincroft, New Jersey Women and girls are historical