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This is Outdoor Beginner.

The beginner’s guide to the great outdoors, written by a fellow newbie.


Purchase a detailed four-day itinerary with:

  • Local tips and tricks
  • Turn-by-turn trail guides
  • Road trip stops
  • Clickable packing list

Once you purchase the guide through PayPal, you will immediately receive an email with a link to the pdf.


I’m Laura.

I’m a beginner, just like you.

When everyone seems to be born with hiking boots on their feet, it’s hard to ask for help. When I started out just a few years ago, I couldn’t find a single beginner’s guide that was actually written by someone who was currently a beginner.

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