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7 Ways To Use a Smartphone While Traveling Outside

7 Ways To Use a Smartphone While Traveling Outside

In the olden times, outdoorsy types had to rely on extra training and tools unique to their pursuits. Camping in the woods meant bringing a

Best Kept Secrets at the Columbia River Gorge

Best Kept Secrets at the Columbia River Gorge

Dissecting Oregon and Washington, the Columbia River Gorge is one of most breathtaking hiking spots in the Pacific Northwest. But unfortunately, the incredible natural beauty of Multnomah Falls, the gorge’s most well-known feature, can sometimes be overshadowed by a massive amount of cars in the parking lot and crowded trail [...]

Avalanche Claims 9 Lives in the Himalaya

Avalanche Claims 9 Lives in the Himalaya

  This past weekend was a deadly one in the Himalaya where at least nine climbers lost their lives in an avalanche on Manaslu, the eighth

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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

Telltale Signs You’ve Just Discovered a Meth Lab

Telltale Signs You’ve Just Discovered a Meth Lab

Let’s paint a scenario. You’re walking through a beautiful forest (possibly with a loved one by your side), when you stumble upon a ramshackle hut

Ticks 101

Ticks 101

Of all the critters one may encounter in the woods, ticks are among the most dreaded. The Centers for Disease Control lists 10 different diseases carried and spread by American ticks alone,

Grand to Grand Ultra Endurance Race Begins Sunday

Grand to Grand Ultra Endurance Race Begins Sunday

A unique new endurance race is scheduled to get underway Sunday, September 23 as runners take to the starting line for the inaugural Grand to Grand Ultra. The seven day event will pit some of the top long distance runners in the world against one another on a 168 mile [...]

Broga = Manly Yoga

Broga = Manly Yoga

How do you get more men to join yoga classes? Change the name, give the instructor a paint gun, make sure there’s bacon and/or beer, and use bear rugs instead of yoga mats. Bam.

5 Types of Knife Blades

5 Types of Knife Blades

There are times when the phrase “the cutting edge” should be taken literally. It’s easy to become enamored with the wide variety of blades that