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Leave no camper hungry or thirsty! In this lesson, Sunset Magazine reveals the 10 things you must know about providing food and drinks for your fellow adventures. Get delicious recipes for campground staples, like s'mores -- as well as more adventurous recipes, such as bacon-wrapped dates and negronis for happy hour. You'll also learn a few practical skills, like how to wash dishes and plan for emergencies.


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There are plenty of fish in the sea - and plenty of surfers at the beach... so, what should you keep in mind when catching waves in a crowded ocean? Part 8 of 8 from Canggu Surf School, this lesson covers basic surf etiquette - learn how to identify which surfer has dibs on a wave, and other rules for playing nicely with your fellow surfers.


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Let’s get back to basics! In this lesson, Elaine Johnson, associate food editor at Sunset magazine, walks you through the most essential campground cooking skills, including: using a camp stove, working with cast iron skillets and camp grills, and building a fire for cooking. You will also learn two simple, crowd-pleasing recipes for breakfast and dinner.


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If you love rock climbing and feel ready for more advanced routes, this lesson is for you. To equip you for more advanced climbs, this lesson provides a few aspects to consider when planning advanced routes. You’ll learn that the route you choose forces hand placement; because of this, there are right and wrong ways to climb advanced routes. Watch as the teacher demonstrates correct and incorrect climbing, and learn how to plan a route that includes comfortable holds for breaks.


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Have you ever worried that playing tug of war with your dog might encourage negative behaviors? According to Andre Yeu, this game can actually be a wonderful way to train your dog. Andre explains how to minimize risk to your dog by playing safely, and offers techniques to train your dog to start and stop playing on command (particularly helpful for the fragile or elderly). Finally, learn how to train your dog so that you’ll never need to worry about an accidental bite during a friendly game.


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Want to learn some sweet surfing tricks? Part 7 of 8 from Canggu Surf School, this masterclass surfing lesson teaches bottom and top turns. Bottom turns let you take off straight, then scoop beneath a wave. Top turns allow you ride straight up the wave, hit the lip, and then turn back. The turns taught in this video can be combined and elaborated upon to create all sorts of fancy surfing moves.


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Don’t let bicycle chains wreck your chainring and cassette! Over time, the rivets in your chain build up dirt, oil, and water and the chain begins to get longer. If you are not careful, a worn-out chain can grind against more expensive parts of your bicycle. This tutorial by Joel Babb shows you what causes wear and tear on chains and when it is time to replace them.


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If you've mastered the 180 front flip of parkour, it's time to get a little more hardcore. Nick Provost offers parkour training that teaches you the aerial twist, a great way to get over or off of any obstacle. Learn the run up, foot position, and arm movements you need to successfully pull off this impressive move.


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Like every good pet parent, you think your dog is the best. Prove it, by training your dog to do awesome tricks, like playing dead. Watch and learn as Julie Posluns of Treatpouch.com trains her dog Delilah to play dead using only a clicker, treats, and 10 easy steps. You and your dog will soon be the life of the party.


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You can light my fire anytime using this sure-fire fire starter! Sarah Mock from How to Pinch a Penny shows you how to take old things lying around the house including egg cartons, shredded paper, and dryer lint to make an easy fire-starter that will let you light your bonfire or fire pit on the first try (not to mention, put old materials to a good use)!


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If you’re hitting the beach, why not hit the waves? Part 1 of 8, this lesson from Canggu Surf School introduces you to the basics of surfing. Learn about the parts of a surfboard (nose, tail, rail, deck, din, and leash), the surf break, and different kinds of tides. See how to position your body, legs, and arms on the surfboard, and get step-by-step instructions on how to paddle. You’ll also hear about some of the common problems in surfing form and how best to avoid them.


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Don't want to be without some emergency paracord? Why not carry it with you and accessorise at the same time? Outdoor Concepts teaches you to braid paracord into a bracelet, burn the edges to prevent fraying, and then create an adjustable strap so that it's easy to slip on and off. Cute and practical, you never know when this particular fashion statement might come in handy!


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What would you do if you were in the wilderness, and accidentally got separated from your group? How could you know what to do or where to go? Basic navigation skills, like knowing how to use a compass, are indispensable—so make sure you are equipped for anything! In this lesson from The Pathfinder School you’ll learn why people who are lost often walk in circles, how to walk a straight course, and finally, how to tell what direction you are facing even if you don’t have a compass.


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Snowboarding may be an excellent way to enjoy the outdoors and exercise, but its important to maintain proper form to remain in control. In this lesson, Mike from Section 8 Snowsport Institute demonstrates how to keep your upper body stable through short radius open turns, which build speed rapidly. Learn how to keep your upper body stable, while using your legs to alternately push and pull you through turns. Don’t let the mountain control you, control the mountain!


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Are you afraid that training your dog with treats will forever mean your dog obeys only when treats are near? Clicker training is the easiest and fastest way to train your dog, and in this introductory lesson, Andre Yeu teaches you not only how to master this method of instruction, but how to eliminate the need for rewarding your dog’s every good behavior.


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Most people rely on their car or phone GPS for directions, but what would you do if your technology failed? This lesson from Roadside Nature will equip you to navigate using any map, any time. Many years ago, paper maps were used as the main means of navigation, and will always be available as backup--but a critical part of reading maps is being able to interpret the scales that appear on them. Learn how!


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Grab your surfboard and then grab a wave! Part 2 of 8 from Canggu Surf School, this lesson teaches you how to catch and surf a whitewater wave. Learn how to paddle through whitewater by lifting the nose of your board or, for a larger wave, performing an eskimo roll. Increase your paddle speed and lift your legs as the wave approaches - then, once the wave hits, hold the surfboard’s rail and lift your belly. Turn by leaning your body, and lower your toes into the water to stop.


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The night sky is a place of unfathomable size, home to nearly infinite stars and planets, most of which are invisible to the naked eye. But don’t just ponder the infinite beauty—become acquainted with the celestial bodies and constellations in this star gazing lesson by David Fuller. Learn how to locate features in the sky using coordinates similar to the longitude and latitude applied to the earth, how a star’s brightness (or magnitude) is measured, and finally how to measure distances using your own hand.


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Modern conveniences may make life easier, but how would you navigate without your GPS? Did you know that there is another way, besides using coordinates, to determine location? In this lesson from Roadside Nature, learn how to navigate using the system employed by the Public Land Survey. Township and range lines don’t necessarily run north and south, but they do appear on most public land and topographical maps, often coincide with property lines, and are marked in real life by monuments.


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