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May 21, 2019

Campworthy: Packing Tips & Tricks

Campworthy hosts are packed for a long weekend

Campworthy hosts Takiyah and Caela are taking a break from cooking to share their list of must-haves when packing for a multi-day camping trip. Declaredly "not light packers," they brighten up their campsite with items that range from vintage to new and strike a balance between form and function. Packing List Cooler (light and portable) […]

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May 21, 2019

Unfinished Business on the TransVirginia Bike Route

Huddling beneath an overpass, sopping wet from the rain and freezing, a thought crosses my mind that day one of the TransVirginia Bike Route—a 550-mile, mostly gravel bikepacking route from Washington, D.C., to Damascus, Virginia—is perhaps a little harder than I was expecting. The first 63 miles are mostly flat, I’d assured my companions. The […]

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May 20, 2019

Hellbender Denied Listing as Endangered Species, but Still in Peril

Natural habitat for the hellbender salamander: The cold mountain streams in the Appalachian Range.

The eastern hellbender is not a cute animal. It’s typically a shade of dull brown, with small eyes and folds of loose skin running down the sides of its body. Sometimes it has patches or spots along its slimy back. And while most salamanders top out at several inches long, the eastern hellbender can grow […]

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May 20, 2019

Video: Kate Courtney dominates Albstadt World Cup XC opener

In what seems to be the new golden age of Women's World Cup XC racing, the young American, Kate Courtney has taken the Women's field by storm.

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May 20, 2019

Video: Danny Macaskill: Danny Daycare

In his latest video, Danny Macaskill takes on some child care the only way he knows how... by taking them for a wee bike ride around Scotland!

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May 20, 2019

Review: Sigma ROX 12 GPS Cycling Computer

For many of us, a wired Sigma was the first computer to grace our bikes. This trusted brand has changed with the times well with the new Sigma ROX 12 GPS Computer.

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May 18, 2019

Storms Could be Severe

Storms in AR and TN, some may be severe. Cold air aloft and moist air toward the surface making an unstable atmosphere in Dixie Alley and […]
May 18, 2019

Mammoth Bike Park Opening Delayed

Typically, Mammoth Bike Park opens around Memorial Day but this year is anything but typical. And now, a late-season storm has delayed the bike park season opener.

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May 18, 2019

The Best Father’s Day Gifts for Outdoors Lovers

Two dads laughing together in a forest in the rain

Father’s day is just around the corner and we know it can hard to figure out what to buy for those gadget-loving, mountain-climbing, triathlon-crushing dads in your life. That’s why we gathered up a list of our favorite gifts for outdoor-loving dudes. We based these ideas on recommendations from REI staff and customers, and we […]

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