As you probably know, REI will be closing for Black Friday this year. They want customers and their own employees to get outdoors rather than spend the day shopping. Inspired by #optoutside, the state of California will waive all park admission fees on Friday. Good news if you’d rather camp in the woods than outside of Best Buy.

But what if you can’t get away from your family and holiday obligations? What if you’d rather #optinside and maintain the Thanksgiving tradition of binge viewing and movie marathons while you digest? Action Life has got you covered with the six greatest adventure movies based on true stories. These primal dramas of man vs. nature could inspire you to get off the couch and #optoutside with the good people of REI. Or you might just relate since being home feels like wilderness survival.

Check out my top 6 adventure movies based on true stories over at Action Life Magazine. I also make the case for Vertical Limit.

 

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