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Osprey Transporter

Osprey took their beloved Transporter duffels and shlackered them up with a coat of armor, making a tough bag even tougher. Meet the Osprey Transporter Expedition. by Brandon Mathis Its called TPU: Thermoplastic Polyurethane, and it’s perfect for the outdoors. It’s burly and abrasion-resistant. It’s strong; your collapsable ski poles aren…(Read More)

Golf Bar rim, Mag 7, Moab, Utah

It’s all good, but these trails, the best of Moab, Utah’s renowned Mag 7, are a must. A network of seven trails and counting, the Magnificent 7 vibe ranges from fast and smooth to downright lethal. We drop in with a few locals and see what this mega ride is all about. You…(Read More)

Contributor Laura Hughes shares her best tips for camping out of your van. Words and Photos by Laura Hughes In the past couple of years, a new adventure craze has feverishly taken over the internet. We aren’t talking about an epic trail or secret slot canyon this time; we are talking about the prized…(Read More)

Full Suspension Trail Bike

A full suspension mountain bike glossary of terms: To many mountain bikers, full suspension is full of questions. It’s unfortunate to just forget about it and go, but the reality is that many riders are missing out on the advantages of the suspension they paid for when they bought their bicycles. For answers, we…(Read More)

Dunton Hot Springs

One more gift for the mountains: soothing, natural hot springs. We put together a list of the most celebrated hot springs across the southwest to bring you these magic mountain waters. HEALING WATERS, PAGOSA SPRINGS, COLORADO In a place known for its hot springs, these all-natural and undiluted mineral springs are the oldest in…(Read More)

White rim Trail

Mountain Biking the White Rim Trail: Forget what you think you know about a multi- day mountain bike trip through some of the most rugged terrain in the world. You can do this. In fact, you just might love every minute of it. Story and photos by Brandon Mathis When we arrived at Western Spirit…(Read More)

camp dance

Camp dance party


We like a nice impromptu camp dance parties in the middle of the desert to stay warm on cold nights. Turns out that a little Saturday night fever can generate quite a lot of heat, considering that the energy expended can burn up to 450 calories per hour. On a chilly night 40 miles outside…(Read More)

Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park

Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park Sunrise over the Valley of the Rocks at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, Arizona/Utah border. Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park is an iconic landscape in the American Southwest. From the sweeping desert floor rise various sandstone towers and buttes, some reaching 1,000 feet high, towering over natural and…(Read More)

Outer bike

Outerbike Moab: Switch out your ski boots for bike shoes and hit the trails. “Between riding these incredible bikes and riding these incredible trails, it knocks your socks off,” said Ashely Cornblatt, co-founder of Outerbike and owner of renowned mountain bike outfitter Western Spirit Cycling. For years Outerbike has been the premier trail-side…(Read More)

Nestled on the southern edge of Canyonlands National Park, Needles District is a land that, until recently, was hard to tell where you were. Today, this is the crack climbing promised land. By Luke Mehall Even five years ago there were no signs for this place that is now known world wide as Indian Creek…(Read More)