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.

Chasing Ice: Before it’s all gone

Chasing Ice has earned its place as one of the film festival darlings of the year. With awards from Sundance, River Run, SXSW, Silverdocs, and others, the film is bound to make an impact on human history; if anything, by documenting some of the the last remaining ice environments in [...]

Gear Junkie’s Final Epic Award for 2012 Announced

Gear Junkie’s Final Epic Award for 2012 Announced

Injuries don’t stop a person’s desire to get outside. They shouldn’t. With today’s technology, only a few modifications are needed so that amputees can get on a bike and cycle cross country. 

NatGeo Announces 2013′s Adventurers of the Year

Has the world been explored? According to these 10 amazing adventurers, the answer is no.

The Restoration of Hetch Hetchy

The Restoration of Hetch Hetchy

Written with contributions from Bryan Schatz The Hetch Hetchy debate has been called the most controversial National Park discussion in the US, the biggest urban scandal in US history, and potentially, the largest environmental restoration project in the world.

If You Love Snow, Don’t Ignore Climate Change

Perhaps Schieffer, Crowley, and Lehrer are unaware or uninterested. We have another theory; they don’t ski. The issue of climate change is in our hands now; it’s the burden of entertainment companies, environmentalist groups, ski resorts, outdoor brands, and snow lovers around the world. Warren Miller Entertainment is one of [...]

Nike Pulls Endorsement from Livestrong, Armstrong Steps Down

The day USADA announced they would be filing charging against Lance Armstrong, his foundation, Livestrong, had a fourfold increase in donations. The support has always been with Armstrong, until a few hours ago. By Yoon Kim

Interview with Manaslu Survivor Glen Plake

Yesterday, Epic TV conducted a Skype interview with legendary free skier, Glen Plake and his wife, Kimberly yesterday. By Yoon Kim

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10 Tips for Running the Gore-Tex Trans Rockies

10 Tips for Running the Gore-Tex Trans Rockies

A month after running across the Rockies, Kevin Fonger of Active Gear Review put together a list of tips for Gore-Tex Trans Rockies run successfully. In today’s running world, the standard marathon has become all too common, leaving many runners looking for a race that sets them apart from

Welcome to Wenger

Welcome to Wenger

Every so often, people stumble on hidden gems. Sometimes it’s breathtaking scenery or perhaps  it’s witnessing a rare natural event. For some, it’s finding an item of significant value while for others, it’s collecting another man’s junk. Whatever your idea of a hidden gem is – we hope