Author Chelsy Ranard

Chelsy is a writer from Montana who is now living in Boise, Idaho. She graduated with her journalism degree from the University of Montana in 2012. When she isn’t writing she spends her time riding her bike, throwing a Frisbee for her dog, and exploring the outdoors in Boise.

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Why It’s Important to Stay Active in the Winter

Why You Should Stay Active in the WinterSome of us just aren’t winter people. It’s cold, it’s dark, and our favorite summer activities are taken away from us while the ground is covered in snow and ice. Other people are…


5 Surprising Winter Outdoor Adventures

5 winter outdoor adventures that aren’t skiing or snowboarding The air gets a little thinner and the cold begins to wrap around us as summer leaves and fall and winter descends. The days may be shorter and our environment seems…


Riding for Recovery

Addiction Recovery Through Recreation Addiction is a monster, and recovering from addiction is a feat that cannot be overstated. Recovery requires a ton of work and everyone’s process is different. The journey may be different for everyone, but the stops…

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5 Great Races for Beginning Runners

Running isn’t for everyone, and it’s definitely more difficult for some than others. For those whose running abilities haven’t reached Spartan levels yet, there are still a ton of available races to run in order to gain skill and have…