How to Become a Mappy Hour Chapter Leader

We get a lot of emails at Mappy Hour from people looking to bring Mappy Hour to their cities. In short: the answer is...

Bikepacking the Underground Railroad

09-26-2020 Starting today, the 1000+ mile bikepacking journey of New Yorker John Shackleford and his friends Richard Carson, Edwardo Garabito, Alexander Olbrich and Rashad Mahoney...
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Exploring Joshua Tree National Park

Joshua Tree National Park is one of those “perfect places”. Sunshine, world class climbing (who doesn’t love some granite), some of the wonkiest rocks...

The North Face Summer Base Camp offers free activities for at home adventure

The North Face (a Mappy Hour sponsor!) is launching a truly impressive line-up of at home activities and guides this coming Monday. While each...
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2020: Summer of Bikepacking with Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

Ah, the summer of 2020. We had so many plans for you and yet, here we are, stuck within the confines of our own...

How to Make a Shoebox Wallet by The North Face

How to make a wallet out of cardboard. Our North Face friends over in Japan to share a step by step guide to a DIY shoebox wallet.
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Take a (Virtual) Hike!

It’s tough not to be able to get outdoors right now, but you can spend time looking at images of nature to relax and...
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Thoughts on Trail Running In New York City

Finding the dirt and rocks in Prospect Park and wondering if it’s enough.  Moving To The City An essential part of my coping mechanism for when...
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Join the Mappy Hour #QuaranTeam

Having a hard timing staying motivated to workout during your quarantine? Want a small group of accountability buddies who have their sights set on...

CHI: Women in the Outdoors: Building Community

0 In honor of International Women's Day, Mappy Hour Chicago's Women in the Outdoors: Building Community panel on March 11, 2020 featured various leaders around...
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The D.C. Explore More Guide

Mappy Hour is teaming up with The North Face to launch the D.C. Explore More Challenge, which starts January 1, 2020 and ends September...

2019 Recap + What’s Coming in 2020

Before we dive into "new decade, new goals", we wanted to take a minute to reflect and celebrate a few of the things our...