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September 9, 2019

Why These Five Outdoor Lovers Embraced Remote Work

A woman working on a laptop beside her tent at dusk

Cassie Abel, age 36, had a decision to make. She was working at her dream job in Sun Valley, Idaho, when her company announced they were relocating their headquarters to Portland, Oregon. If she wanted to keep her job, she’d have to move. Abel’s choice felt fraught. She loved Sun Valley’s community feel and proximity […]

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September 9, 2019

Endura SingleTrack Winter Prize Pack Contest

You have the opportunity to join the Endura family with your very own fall and winter riding gear, valued at over $500. Enter the Endura contest!

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September 6, 2019

Jenson and Competitive Cyclist – End of season blow out

Below are some of the coolest deals we could find in the large SALE sections on Competitive Cyclist and Jenson

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September 6, 2019

Backpacking Recipe: Fried Rice

Combining instant rice, mixed veggies, eggs, and spices, this fried rice is a great addition to your backpacking meal list. Unlike many other backpacking meals that require a dehydrator, this recipe uses readily available store-bought ingredients. So if you don’t have a dehydrator or need to throw together a meal quickly, this might be a […]

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September 6, 2019

Best Hikes in Los Angeles

The foreground shows the narrow knife edge of the Devil's Backbone with the mountains landscape behind.

Despite its reputation for urban sprawl, greater Los Angeles is actually a hiking hotbed. From on-trail views of iconic landmarks to stunning waterfalls to rugged summits, hikers of all abilities have plenty of opportunities to get out of the city and explore. We’ve compiled a list of some of the top hikes in LA as […]

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September 6, 2019

NoTubes rolls out two new carbon wheelsets

The tubeless specialists at Stan’s NoTubes are rolling out two new carbon wheelsets for trail riders. The Flow CB7 is targeted at aggressive trail riders, while the wider Baron is geared toward riders who prefer plus-sized tires. NoTubes Flow CB7 Highlights Internal rim width: 29mm Optimal tire size: 2.35-2.8” Hole count: 32 Claimed wheelset weight: […]

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September 6, 2019

NoTubes rolls out two new carbon wheelsets

The tubeless specialists at Stan’s NoTubes are rolling out two new carbon wheelsets for trail riders. The Flow CB7 is targeted at aggressive trail riders, while the wider Baron is geared toward riders who prefer plus-sized tires. NoTubes Flow CB7 Highlights Internal rim width: 29mm Optimal tire size: 2.35-2.8” Hole count: 32 Claimed wheelset weight: […]

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September 6, 2019

This Backcountry Hut Has a Story to Tell

ast winter, on a ski tour in the backcountry outside of Whistler, British Columbia, Julie Brenninkmeyer crested a hill and spotted the Kees and Claire Hut for the first time. The cabin—which opens to the public on September 7—is located at the base of the jagged Fissile Peak on the edge of the glacially formed […]

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September 6, 2019

Elk Are Thriving Again in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Elk grazing in a verdant field

Great Smoky Mountains National Park is among the most biodiverse landscapes managed by the National Park Service, with more than 19,000 documented species living within the park. But for almost two centuries, one of the park’s key mammals, the eastern elk, was missing from the mountains and valleys that flank the North Carolina-Tennessee state line. […]

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