Articles written by: Yoon Kim

Yoon is journalist who writes for publications in outdoor industry including Travel.USAToday.com, GearJunkie.com, and the Outdoor Retailer Daily. He is an avid snowboarder, kayaker, and hammock camper.

NeverWet on Paddles Mean Drip Free Kayaking

NeverWet on Paddles Mean Drip Free Kayaking

NeverWet might quite possibly be the perfect intersection of technology and survival. The substance is stored in a spray can and is sprayed like paint, onto whatever surface you want to waterproof. Supposedly the only downside is the unknown environmental effects since the spray appears to come off pretty easily [...]

How to Stay Active Year Round

How to Stay Active Year Round

I don’t know about you, but when fall and winter roll around I go into ultra hibernation mode: The decorative gourds come out, I squeal over my fashionable boots that I now get to traipse around town in, and being active in the outdoors just isn’t quite as high on [...]

The PVC Pipe Channel-Cat Killer

The PVC Pipe Channel-Cat Killer

By Ron Marr I’ve spent most of my life seeking progressively lazier ways to hook channel catfish. The politically correct explanation is that slothful angling requires great patience, which in turns fosters humility, serenity and a oneness with nature. The truth is that spinning rig and baitcaster operation requires two [...]

Psicobloc Coming to Salt Lake City

Psicobloc Coming to Salt Lake City

Psicobloc is a traveling climbing wall so competitive climbers can free climb over large bodies of water. The wall made its debut in Spain in 2011 and will be resurrected for a second competition this August in Salt Lake City, Utah, where hundreds of professional climbers (Chris Sharma included) will [...]

This is Bike: An Ode to Bikes by Eric Larsen

This is Bike: An Ode to Bikes by Eric Larsen

Albert Einstein didn’t have much to say about bikes, but he did think up the Theory of Relativity while riding one. The utility of bikes are often overlooked. Yes, they are one of the (if not the) most efficient mode of transportation known to man and yes, they help us [...]

Dan Lucas: How to Build a Mountain Bike on a Budget

Dan Lucas: How to Build a Mountain Bike on a Budget

Dan “the Man” Lucas is a previously sponsored Airborne mountain bike rider, a walking bike-part encyclopedia, and co-owner of Underdog Bikes, the self-proclaimed best bike shop in Virginia. Here for you today, Dan takes you beyond the basics, above the ordinary, and presents you with some 201 bike jargon know-how: Dry [...]

2013′s Swiss Watch Collection

2013′s Swiss Watch Collection

A timepiece should be sturdy enough to handle the pressures of the board room as well as the top of a mountain. That’s what we had in mind when we designed this year’s line of watches and the moment has now arrived to release them into the wild. Introducing out [...]

7 Superfoods to Keep You Going

7 Superfoods to Keep You Going

Let’s talk about health food. Let’s talk about what makes your body run like the gorgeous machine it is. Because honestly, how much better is life when you feel amazing. Heads up, try these the morning after a rough night of boozing, it may just make you a productive little [...]

Cyclocross: The Ugly Duckling of the Cycling World yet infinitely better.

Cyclocross: The Ugly Duckling of the Cycling World yet infinitely better.

My 89 year old gran calls it psycho cross. Both because that was what she first thought I called it when I told her what it was I was doing “for work”, and today she continues to refer to it that way because from photos and descriptions that is what [...]

Celebrate the Season with Discounted Lift Tickets

Celebrate the Season with Discounted Lift Tickets

Yoon Kim There’s two ways to look at skiing on Christmas. Most people think to themselves, “I really shouldn’t be on the slopes today. I should spend the day with my family.”