DET: Backpacking 101

As Spring teases many of us here in Michigan, a group of Detroiters got together this month to learn all about backpacking tips and...
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Mappy Hour Skills: Intro to Bushcraft

A group gathered in a Brooklyn bike shop on a late winter night, with cordage, sticks, and knives - ready to learn...
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Mappy Hour Skills: Water in the Backcountry

This past Wednesday, we gathered at the Mighty Hatchet in Brooklyn to talk about staying hydrated including not only how but the...

The Mappy Hour 2018 Gift Guide

At Mappy Hour we're all about the outdoors. And while we're excited to go out no matter what, we will admit that having great...

Mappy Hour Cleveland: Run the Trails

Last month, Mappy Hour Cleveland gathered at Goldhorn Brewery to talk trail running with Amy Ruszala. Amy, an ambassador for Dirtbag Runners, began running...

2017 Mappy Hour Gift Guide

What defines a Mappy Hour-ist? From lawyers to artists, teachers to students, we're actually all quite different but we do have one main thing...
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Best Apps For Outdoor Enthusiasts

Though using a smartphone when exploring the outdoors can be a controversial topic, there’s no doubt that for everything from packing gear to mapping...

New 2017 Guidebooks We’re Excited About

There’s nothing like holding a guidebook in your hands and the feeling of planning a new adventure. If you’re looking to explore the National...