I bought the SOL Origin Survival Kit, but my friends told me this was a rip-off. Do you think it was worth it?
First aid for the trail
No matter how well-prepared you are, injuries can strike anywhere on the trail. Know what to do when they strike. The next time you see one of these five common problems, you can spring into action. Submitted by Paul G. Gill Jr. , M.D.
3 fun wintertime projects to do when it’s cold outside
Don't stay indoors during the winter! Here are three fun projects that you can only do when it's cold outside.
Scouts compete in Winter Olympics-style biathlon
Watch as Scouts participate in the Olympic Biathlon Experience at Soldier Hollow Cross-Country Ski Resort, the site of the 2002 Winter Olympic biathlon.
Emergency preparedness quiz
Whether you're on the trail or just having fun in the park, it's easy to get into trouble. Accidents happen. People don't think ahead -- or just plain don't think. Here are 12 such situations. Would you know how to handle them? Take this quiz and compare your answers to those Boys' Life got from the experts.
Hiking through history
By exploring a historical trail, hikers can follow in the footsteps of the trailblazers who carved their own paths through the American wilderness.
Catch and release fishing tips
Here are a few tips for ensuring the fish you catch have the best chance of survival.
Gear checklists for your next trip
Need to know what you need to bring on your next trip? Here are gear checklists and expert tips for all kinds of outdoor adventures.
How to find fossils
Sometimes a rock's just a rock ... and sometimes it's a fossil. How can you tell the difference?
Can you name that fish?
Do you know a walleye from a bluegill? Test yourself by taking our match-the-catch fish quiz.
Use the moon and a watch to find north
VIDEO: The moon can tell you where the sun is, and once you know the sun's position, you can use your watch to find north.
Guy Gear: What You Want or What You Need?
Dream big with the drool-worthy stuff or — better yet — suit up with these reliable and affordable gear picks.
How to avoid frostbite
Frozen flesh won't kill you right away -- but the pain might make you wish you were dead. Know the symptoms and how to treat them.
Lost in the woods! Now what?
These important tips can help you get found if you get lost.
Getting Started in Skateboarding
Take some tips from a world record-holding skater.
10 steps to start fishing
Learn how to catch fish with these simple and easy steps! Submitted by Don Wirth