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Best New Ski Tech of 2014

Best New Ski Tech of 2014

Technology isn’t just for the computer nerds anymore, it is also for those of us who like to play in the snow, or rather shoot down it. Here is the list of coolest ski gear of 2014, all of which have state of the art materials and technology that will [...]

The Best Snowshoes for Men and Women

The Best Snowshoes for Men and Women

Some ski and others ride ― but for a few of us, this time of year marks the start of snowshoeing season. If you’re in the market for a new pair of snowshoes this year, we’ve listed some of the highest rated men’s and women’s models from three of the [...]

6 Celebrities You Didn’t Know Were Outdoorsy Badasses

6 Celebrities You Didn’t Know Were Outdoorsy Badasses

Some of the rock climbing, hunting, and fishing enthusiasts on our list may shock you, particularly since their roles on screen or stage aren’t always the most rough and tumble. Girls who climb mountains and boys who shoot guns are just a few of the outdoorsy “types” we’ve discovered but [...]

Winter Etiquette

Winter Etiquette

Sure, you should always open a door for a lady, say “Thank you” and “Please” and eat with your napkin in your lap, but there are some season specific rules of manners that should be followed. Clean off that Car Nobody appreciates following a mobile blizzard. Clean the snow off [...]

Italian Adventurer To Live On Iceberg For A Year

Italian Adventurer To Live On Iceberg For A Year

Its no secret that climate change is having a profound impact on our planet. As temperatures continue to warm up, the polar ice caps have begun to shrink, which in turn is slowly causing ocean levels to rise across the globe. If this trend continues, it could have dire consequences [...]

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Ironman Champ Challenges Lance Armstrong To A Race

Two-time Ironman World Champion Chris McCormack has thrown down the gauntlet on former pro-cyclist Lance Armstrong. Earlier in the week, McCormack set the triathlon world abuzz when it was revealed that he has challenged Armstrong to a one-on-one, unsanctioned race to determine just which of these two world-class athletes is [...]

Ski Gadgets

Ski Gadgets

You have to wonder how we ever got down the mountain without all the new gadgets we have today. Of course, if you’re going to do something, you may as well do it with style. Robo-skiing The Ski Mojo is a spring loaded support system that fits under your ski [...]

Top Scuba Diving Sites in North America

Top Scuba Diving Sites in North America

There are no shortage of places to go scuba diving in Canada, the US, Mexico, and The Caribbean. From the tropical islands to the frigid north, the diversity of terrain and sea life is as varied as it gets on this planet. From coral reefs to sunken ships, the dive [...]

7 Christmas Gifts for the Cyclist in Your Life

7 Christmas Gifts for the Cyclist in Your Life

Christmas is quickly approaching and that means trying to pick the perfect gift for the friends and family closest to you.  It can be difficult to figure out what products cyclists want for the holidays, but there are a few appealing options available. Here are seven Christmas gift ideas for [...]

Another Reason To Wear a Wristwatch: Use it as a Compass

Another Reason To Wear a Wristwatch: Use it as a Compass

I quit wearing a wristwatch on Labor Day, 1977. I’ve never worn one since.  There’s a long and moderately sordid story behind this, but the only pertinent part is that on Labor Day, 1977, I told time to go to hell. I saw no point in constantly checking minutes and [...]