August 2, 2018

The Best Clothing for Humidity

Clothing that keeps you cool in humid conditions

Stepping outside into a muggy, sticky, stifling wall of hot and humid weather can be pretty miserable. Unfortunately, there’s no magic fix for that swampy feeling, which means improving your comfort is mostly about finding ways to lessen the unpleasantness by wearing clothes that help keep you cool. Here are four tips for dealing with […]

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August 2, 2018

Cane Creek adds trunnion-mount shocks

Cane Creek has announced the release of their DB Air CS and DB Coil CS shocks in trunnion-mount versions. Both shocks include the same four-way independent adjustability and climb-switch technology.

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August 2, 2018

Tailwind Nutrition Rebuild now comes in multi-serving bags

Responding to demand from customers, Tailwind Nutrition Rebuild recovery drink is now available in 15-serving bags online and at specialty retailers.

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August 1, 2018

10 Camping Items to Add to Your Emergency Kit

If you’re preparing an emergency plan, whether for a major earthquake, devastating storm or a relatively minor inconvenience like being snowed in for a day or two, you’re going to have to accept a level of uncertainty: Will the power go out? Will the roads be drivable? Will your phone work? The unknown is enough […]

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August 1, 2018

Rebuilding America’s Trails

Volunteer Working on a trail

On a secluded trail in the Gila National Forest, I could see 10,895-foot Whitewater Baldy shimmer in the distance. The highest peak in southwest New Mexico’s Mogollon Range, it was still capped with snow in early March. The plan was to summit an adjacent mountain for what seemed like a short but rewarding day hike […]

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July 31, 2018

Review: FSA SL-K 148 wideR boost XC Wheelset

Coming in at a reasonable $1530 and weighing in at 1500 grams, they are a serious upgrade for many cross-country riders, trail, and cyclocross applications.

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July 30, 2018

Should Youth Programs Include All Genders? Outdoor Organizations Weigh In.

Gender inclusion in outdoor youth programs has been a topic of discussion among organizations, communities and families for years. The conversation bubbled up again in May when the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) announced plans to change the name of its Boy Scouts program to Scouts BSA in February 2019, following a decision by the […]

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July 30, 2018

Video: Matt Hunter discovers South Africa

You hear them before you see them, their whistles, threading through the forest like wisps of pure stoke smoke caught on a stiff South African breeze.

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July 30, 2018

Meet 8 of the 2018 Southbound PCT Thru-Hikers

Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) is a huge endeavor. It’s a physical feat, a wilderness challenge and an unparalleled life experience. Most people, to the tune of 50 hikers starting each day in peak season (April), begin from the Mexican border and hike north. But every year, a few brave souls decide to hike […]

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