Starting an Outdoor Blog to Share Your Adventures

Starting an Outdoor Blog to Share Your Adventures

 Enjoying the outdoors can be self-satisfying but can often lead to an introverted lifestyle. Being alone in nature helps us reconnect with our mind, body, and soul. We get a chance to remove ourselves from the hectic outside world.

However, even the most introverted among us need some connection to society. Even Emerson and Thoreau wrote in their diaries and their writings eventually became widely read and inspired countless others to follow in their footsteps.

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Today, we don’t have to wait for the written word to be transformed from diary entries to the printing press and then distributed to the world. We can simply upload and share our thoughts and imagery instantly with the world in real time by blogging. Blogging is easy and inexpensive and can be a great way to share your enjoyment for the outdoors. Here are a few reasons to start an outdoor blog to share your adventures.

Nature Photography

Many people enjoy nature but rarely venture past their local parks or gardens. Many of the greatest natural treasures are found far off the beaten path and lay unseen by most. By exploring these truly wild places we get a more authentic glimpse into the lives of animals and nature.

Photographing the beauty hidden beyond the beaten path and sharing these photos via a blog provides others a glimpse into the natural world that would otherwise be obscured. There are countless birds, mammals, and exotic plants that many people have never heard of and would be fascinated to learn about.

Nature can also be raw and unforgiving, but that can be equally fascinating. Sharing Mother Nature’s fury with images of storms and natural disasters captivate people across the globe.

Share Tips

Many of us rarely need to implement outdoor survival skills in our everyday lives  Providing readers with tips on outdoor safety in regard to  how to drink water safely, staying warm, avoiding insect bites, and navigating can be extremely helpful and perhaps even save someone’s life. For those who don’t spend time far away from a clean filtered tap or bottled water might not understand how harmful drinking from a river or lake can be due to high levels of bacteria.

By sharing tips on how to filter water, start a fire, and how to use a compass or GPS, everyday people can gain the confidence to explore the great outdoors for themselves.

Equipment Advice

For those who have only camped in their backyards, it is important for them to understand that their sleeping bag might not cut it in more extreme environments. People are often unaware of the conditions that they may face when traveling in more remote landscapes.

Providing insight into the necessary equipment that people may need in order to explore nature safely can help people avoid disastrous situations. Simple tips can help people understand the difference between fabrics like Gortex and cotton and therefore they can enjoy a dry outdoor experience instead of being cold, wet and miserable.

Knowing what’s waterproof, weatherproof, sturdy, light, useful, or useless can be of enormous benefit to the occasional hiker or camper. They need the insights from someone who knows what to expect and how to handle it.

Wow the World

Exotic experiences, animals, and landscapes are fascinating and rarely seen in our suburban world. Domesticated dogs and cats as well as the occasional squirrel are often the extent of the animals many witness. Likewise, well-trimmed hedges are often the height of their exploration into exotic plant life. As an outdoor blogger, you have the opportunity to expose people to the wonders they are largely separated from through the sharing of your photos, videos, and stories of nature.

Blogging gives you the opportunity to captivate readers with pictorial displays and insights into a world rarely seen, whereby your readers may wish to become a part of that world or contribute to conserving it.

Safety Advice

Whether you advise readers on how to avoid, respond, or treat issues that may arise in the outdoors, people crave learning about new experiences that are unfamiliar to them. Interested readers will be all too eager to learn as much as they can through your insights.

People desire quick and easy to consume information on how to stay safe in the woods and you can easily create articles which discuss poisonous plants and animals to avoid, best times to travel to certain destinations, and what conditions you can expect to face.

There is a tremendous demand for information and insight about the great outdoors. Sharing your adventures through an outdoor blog can be extremely fun and rewarding for yourself as well as being extremely helpful for others. It can give you the opportunity to engage with the outside world while spending more time enjoying the activities you love in the great outdoors.

Today’s internet access, along with easy website creation capabilities, makes blogging quite simple. Blogging no longer requires a lot of money or technological know-how to produce a high quality blog where you can share your adventures. Starting a blog today will allow you to instantly begin sharing your stories to the world, where possibilities and opportunities you only dreamed of may come true.

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Author: Michael Jerrard

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3 Comments

  1. Thank you for sharing this information. I must say you have invested a good amount of time on the research of this topic which is why its so detailed.

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  2. Thanks so much for the post.Much thanks again. Really Cool.

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  3. Excellent article! It reminds me of how I had to hunt down books in libraries and book shops to find out about the best places to hike.

    Luckily Girl Scouts help out in teaching me the basics of outdoor survival. But yes, having access to information at our fingertips today makes life so much easier.
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