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As the weather warms and the snow starts to melt, rivers begin to rise and rafts come out for the season. One of the best ways to take advantage of the early season high water is to start planning a multi-day river trip. Words by Tiona Eversole, Photos by Taylor “Bama” Criswell & Jake…(Read More)

Imagine walking miles in remote areas of wilderness, crossing state lines and living off of the items you carry in your pack. It’s called thru-hiking, and that’s exactly what endurance athlete and thru-hiker Greg Mauger does. by Tiona Eversole It started in 2016, taking the 2,650-mile Pacific Crest Trail…(Read More)

Making monumental mistakes during my first 50k so that you don’t have to. Words & Photos by Tiona Eversole We all make mistakes. The real bummer is realizing that multiple mistakes have been made over the course of 32.5 miles. If you are thinking about attempting your first ultramarathon in the near future…(Read More)

Hut Trip Photo- Jason Bushey

Hut trip aficionado Joy Martin shares tips and tricks of the trade that will have you comfy, cozy and rocking’ out in style. Story by Joy Martin, photos by Jason Bushey So you have a good planner in your group and nailed the hut-trip lottery. Congratulations. The approach to an idyllic backcountry hut can…(Read More)

home made stove

When former military survival instructor Bart Collins told us he could make a stove out of tin cans and we could eat the ingredients, we just had to see it for ourselves. What can we say? Bart’s tin can camp stove worked like a charm, and now we all have one as part of…(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)

Trail running is as rewarding as it is challenging. You get to workout and run amok at the same time. We chased down accomplished trail runner Joey Schrichte on his home trails of Durango, Colorado, to see how he tackles the ups and downs of tough terrain, and has fun doing it. “Trail running isn…(Read More)

Chains are the lifeline of a bicycle. They keep the drive train turning and transmission churning. So why do we neglect them so? A happy chain shifts better, sounds better and lives longer, plus, your mechanic will thank you for it. We rolled into 2nd Avenue Sports in Durango, Colorado, where chain master Jay Speed…(Read More)

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