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Bamboo Bikes: Q & A With Matt Michaelson

Bamboo Bikes: Q & A With Matt Michaelson

Today’s high-end bikes are engineering marvels of carbon fiber that are built to be ultra-light and highly efficient. Many bikers are constantly looking to keep ahead of their competitors by having the most advanced gear, but that’s not the only thing that comes into consideration for dedicated riders. Zambikes is [...]

Essential Features When Choosing a Multi-Tool

Essential Features When Choosing a Multi-Tool

There are hundreds of multi-tools out there and dozens of quality ones, so how do you go about choosing the right one for your outdoor adventure? First decide what kind of adventure you’re headed on. You don’t want to pack a cumbersome, full-featured model for a backpacking trip when all [...]

Yoga on the Go: Everything You Need to Bring your Practice on the Road

Yoga on the Go: Everything You Need to Bring your Practice on the Road

Have a work trip or a vacation coming up and don’t want to miss out on your yoga practice? While you may not have the schedule or travel budget to fit in a class or two from a local studio, with these tools you can easily flow in your hotel [...]

First North American Trail Running Conference Coming This Summer

First North American Trail Running Conference Coming This Summer

Over the past decade or so, trail running has become one of the most popular outdoor sports in America. The combination of aerobic exercise in a natural and tranquil setting appeals to many outdoor enthusiasts who only need to throw on a pair of shoes and hit the trail. The [...]

A Healthier Planet: Q & A with 1% for the Planet’s Gaelan Brown

A Healthier Planet: Q & A with 1% for the Planet’s Gaelan Brown

As environmental awareness gains priority in both the public and private sectors, few organizations have made as significant an impact as 1% for the Planet. This focused and effective organization introduced a totally original process regarding the financial support for nonprofits and their efforts to raise environmental awareness and action. [...]

Doped on a Rope: PEDs, the Olympics and Climbing

Doped on a Rope: PEDs, the Olympics and Climbing

Recently, the International Olympic Committee shook up the events for the 2020 Olympics: wrestling is out. Any number of proposed sports could be in, including sport climbing. For the first time since 1988, when medals were last given to two climbers in achievements of alpinism (Reinhold Messner refused his silver [...]

Want To Race Across Europe On A Bike This Summer?

Want To Race Across Europe On A Bike This Summer?

Long distance cyclists looking for a new challenge this year will certainly want to put the QuickEnergy Trans Continental Race on their bucket list. When this new event gets underway in August it promises to become Europe’s longest and most challenging unsupported bike race, running for more than 2000 miles between [...]

Meet the Lykovs: A Russian Family Who Lived in Siberian Isolation for More Than 40 Years

Meet the Lykovs: A Russian Family Who Lived in Siberian Isolation for More Than 40 Years

Stretching for more than five million square miles between the Ural Mountains and Pacific Ocean, Siberia is, for all intents and purposes, a wasteland–rich in minerals and natural resources, but tough on human settlements. The Soviets knew this when they installed harsh POW camps in the heart of the Siberian [...]

7 Important Questions to Ask Before Traveling in the Backcountry

7 Important Questions to Ask Before Traveling in the Backcountry

As you begin what hopefully is a long, exciting life pursuing different mountain peaks, it is important that you start off on the right foot. Being conscious of several key elements will greatly improve your chances of a smooth running trip. We compiled a list of questions that you should [...]

Winter Backpacking and Camping Tips

Winter Backpacking and Camping Tips

“Winter’s a great time to get out. No bugs, no crowds. You just need to have a little preparation ahead of time.” Have you been longing for the days when you can camp outside again? John Pugh goes over some good tips for staying warm in the wintertime. John talks about the [...]