Articles written by: Brad Lane

Originally from the great state of Iowa, Brad now works in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia as a wilderness guide.

100 Words for Snow

100 Words for Snow

As your shoveling snow off your driveway, or tearing down your favorite ski run, it becomes clear that the simple word “snow” doesn’t do justice in completely describing those winter white flakes your pushing around. So, to dive a little further into the snow banks, here for you today are [...]

Peanut Butter Lover: 7 Recipes to Make You Go Nuts

Peanut Butter Lover: 7 Recipes to Make You Go Nuts

Sure, peanut butter tastes great, but did you also know it’s great for you? Rich in energy, nutrients, minerals, antioxidants, and carbs; peanut butter is a staple in the adventure diet. With enough taste to go with just about anything, and enough density to keep you going, peanut butter is [...]

Best Ski Resorts in the Northwest

Best Ski Resorts in the Northwest

Looking for the best powder in the Northwest?  With the right amount of terrain and elevations, you won’t be disappointed all winter long as you ski the best resorts Oregon, Washington, and Idaho have to offer, including parts of British Columbia. With a long ski season, the best time to [...]

20 Great Holiday Adventure Presents Under $20

20 Great Holiday Adventure Presents Under $20

Looking for that stocking stuffer or the perfect present for a holiday gift exchange? If it’s for an adventurous ally of yours, consider something that’s useful in the back country, durable, and inexpensive. To get you started on the holiday shopping, here for you today are 10 holiday adventure gifts [...]

Extra Warm Clothing and Accessories: 6 Essentials for the Winter Season

Extra Warm Clothing and Accessories: 6 Essentials for the Winter Season

The best part of winter is defeating the cold, staying cozy amongst the snowbanks, and being warm during the white-outs. And whether you are staying toasty this winter as you are flying down the ski slopes, or nestled up in some extra layers in the living room, here for you [...]

The Essential Day Pack

The Essential Day Pack

With so much adventure to be had, make sure you’re ready for anything by packing the right materials. Day hikes, morning crags, and searches for Sasquatches; whatever you decide to do today, their are a few essential items that every adventurer should have. So you’re always prepared, here are the [...]

Best Apps for the Ski Season

Best Apps for the Ski Season

Before we get into the best apps for the ski season, let’s not forget to put our phones down for a moment and enjoy the chairlifts, the warming huts, and of course, the elation gained from losing elevation. These apps can be extremely useful and super cool, but they are [...]

6 Amazing Hot Springs to Check Out This Winter

6 Amazing Hot Springs to Check Out This Winter

Looking to get out of the snow this winter? How about into a hot bath filled with natural spring water hovering around 125 degrees Fahrenheit? Well lucky for you there are many options in the United States to escape for the weekend and take a soak in a natural hot [...]

Share the Road, and Your Bike: Bike Share Programs Across the U.S.

Share the Road, and Your Bike: Bike Share Programs Across the U.S.

For some, bike share program bikes are a good tourist indicator. But for others, people see the uniquely designed bikes roaming their streets as a social revolution, as an alternative to congested streets and inactive lifestyles. Although biking around town isn’t a new idea, bike share programs are a relatively [...]

Winter Wear: the Right Stuff to Stay Warm this Winter

Winter Wear: the Right Stuff to Stay Warm this Winter

The nights are getting longer and the sunshine less effective; that’s right, the Winter is coming. But fear not, sometimes the best part of Winter weather is the ability to combat it, the know-how to prevail in it, and the comfort in doing so. With the right outfit and layers, [...]