August 1, 2019

The Wild West Route Is the Country’s Newest Bikepacking Epic

Part of the Wild West Route weaves across a lush hillside in Arizona.

Kurt Refsnider has ridden through the night as much anyone in the sport of ultra-endurance mountain bike racing. He has pushed himself for days on end: six straight in 2018 to set a new course record on the 750-mile Arizona Trail Race and just under 16 in 2011 when he won the 2,745-mile Tour Divide. […]

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July 31, 2019

DIY: How to Skip a Rock

Person skipping a rock

Connecting to nature and finding joy in the outdoors doesn’t have to mean climbing to the top of a remote mountain peak. There are all sorts of things to find—from right outside your door to just across town. Whether you’re spending time with kids outside or looking for an excuse to get some fresh air, […]

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July 31, 2019

DIY: How to Press Flowers

Flowers

Connecting to nature and finding joy in the outdoors doesn’t have to mean climbing to the top of a remote mountain peak. There are all sorts of things to find—from right outside your door to just across town. Whether you’re spending time with kids outside or looking for an excuse to get some fresh air, […]

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July 30, 2019

Campworthy: Tuna Casserole

Tuna casserole finished cooking

Recipe: Camp Tuna Casserole Submitted by: April J. Hometown: Boulder, CO What do you love about this recipe? This is the kind of meal you can make once and enjoy again for lunch or dinner the next day. It holds up well in the cooler and it’s even good cold the next day. It takes less time […]

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July 30, 2019

Campworthy: Tuna Casserole

Recipe: Camp Tuna Casserole Submitted by: April J. Hometown: Boulder, CO What do you love about this recipe? This is the kind of meal you can make once and enjoy again for lunch or dinner the next day. It holds up well in the cooler and it’s even good cold the next day. It takes less time […]

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July 30, 2019

Mini-Episode 7: The Moral of the Story

It’s Still (Mostly) Not a Climbing Podcast. We took the summer off to …
July 29, 2019

First Look: Riding the new Co-op Cycles DRT 3.2

In late 2016, REI announced a complete revamp of its cycling program, including a new flagship bike brand, Co-op Cycles. The move signaled the company’s desire to up both the caliber of its cycling offerings and its credibility in the bike market. “We heard from our members that we have to make bikes and bike […]

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July 29, 2019

Camp Recipe: Vegan BBQ Jackfruit Slider

Sweet, smoky, and tangy, these jackfruit sliders are a great vegan alternative for your next BBQ cookout! Jackfruit used to be a real specialty ingredient. We remember seeing one for the first time at a Vietnamese grocery store in Los Angeles. It was absolutely massive! At the time, we had no idea what you would […]

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July 25, 2019

State Offices Get Boost From New Recreation-Focused Network

The sunrises over Virginia's mountains

Fifteen states have now established offices or task forces to study the growing outdoor recreation economy, promote outdoor opportunities and improve access to the outdoors for their residents and visitors alike. In 2019 alone, four states have created new divisions—with two offices established in July—and this week the nonpartisan National Governors Association (NGA) announced the […]

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