Every week we’re rounding up camping and outdoor news, along with stories you might have missed from The Dyrt Magazine and around the web. This week, we feature a stunning Anza Borrego camping review from a desert adventurer on The Dyrt. Will you be featured next?


There’s a lot to report on this week, as flooding from Hurricane Florence continues on the East Coast, more wild fires flare up in the west, and a promising bill to establish an Office of Sustainable Recreation in California is vetoed.

Let’s get right to it:

What You Missed From The Dyrt Magazine

  • A woman was killed by a cougar near Mount Hood in Oregon. This tragic death is Oregon’s first recorded fatal cougar attack.
  • The outdoor industry was poised to celebrate the establishment of California’s would-be Office of Sustainable Outdoor Recreation. Until Governor Brown vetoed it.
  • As evacuees flee the destruction of Hurricane Florence, Georgia and Florida parks welcome them.
  • The world’s first zero-waste wildlife safari is coming to Yellowstone in 2019.
  • The devastation of Hurricane Florence is a good reminder that we should all be prepared for natural disasters. Here are some tips on what to include in your emergency preparedness kit.
  • Need a hug on a long hike or a rough and rainy camping trip? This freeze-dried meal tastes like comfort from childhood. [Mountain House] 

Outdoor News + Stories We’re Reading

  • A wildfire started south of Jackson, Wyoming last weekend, and continuers to spread rapidly. [Casper Star Tribune] 
  • The Ocean Cleanup, a Netherlands-based non-profit, sets their sights on cleaning up 50% of The Great Pacific Garbage Patch in 5 years. [Outside] 
  • Two brothers return to the North Cascades to hike a trail they covered 50 years ago, carrying the same packs as last time. [REI Co-op]

From The Dyrt Magazine Archives

Each week we’re digging back into The Dyrt Magazine for articles we think you’ll love:





5 Common Trail Dangers That Could Kill Your Dog

Our dogs love to join us trails. But dog owners should always be aware that hiking with dogs has its risks.

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Campground of the Week: Anza Borrego Camping at Tamarisk Grove

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Image from The Dyrt Camper Trip Over Life

“Tamarisk is a nice campground in a central location. It’s about halfway between downtown Borrego Desert and Julien, there are some nice hikes nearby like the Cactus Loop. Nice showers and bathrooms. I camp Anza Borrego often and really like this campground to get away from the crowds.” — The Dyrt Camper Heather O.

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