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My On-Again, Off-Again Love Affair with the Desert My On-Again, Off-Again Love Affair with the Desert
From Mountain Khakis How to Make Better Photographs in the Mountains

How to Make Better Photographs in the Mountains

Mountains are the most iconic landscapes we have. They loom behind hikers, rise above canyons, scrape the clouds, We flock to them to hike, ski, camp, fish, and simply escape from the daily grind. But they’re surprisingly hard to photograph. Here are some tips to reaching new heights with your [...]

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Most Beautiful Lakes In The Western States

Great lakes come in plenty of places west of the Mississippi—and they’re not just for summer! Crater Lake, OR The deepest lake in the United States, Crater Lake offers year-round opportunities for adventure. Winter drops up to 44 feet of snowfall, creating perfect conditions for cross-country skiing or snowshoeing, while summer [...]

Sponsored Events South of the Fork

South of the Fork

This past weekend I was lucky enough to be part of the 4th annual Opening Day on the South Fork of the American river.  I have been part of a group of folks that started this event in order to raise funds for American Whitewater.  If you are not familiar [...]

Life Untucked Dustin Shearon & Grady Farmer’s Mt. Rainier Summit

Dustin Shearon & Grady Farmer’s Mt. Rainier Summit

In Jan of 2015 Grady Farmer and Dustin Shearon successfully completed a summit bid on Lion’s Head at Mt. Washington. On June 16th they took on an even more challenging summit attempt of Mt. Rainier. Standing at 14,500 ft., Rainier is the most prominent summit of the lower 48 and [...]

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How to Make Better Photographs in the Mountains
From Mountain Khakis

How to Make Better Photographs in the Mountains

Mountains are the most iconic landscapes we have. They loom behind hikers, rise above canyons, scrape the clouds, We flock to them to hike, ski, camp, fish, and simply escape from the daily grind. But they’re surprisingly hard to photograph. Here are some tips to reaching new heights with your [...]

Mastering the Weekend Escape
From Mountain Khakis

Mastering the Weekend Escape

If outdoor sports have a black art, it’s not the ability to handle big air, pull yourself an overhung 5.14, or roll a kayak in the midst of a class 5. Its something far more common, and far more difficult: the ability to master the weekend escape. As the flowers [...]

5 Awesome Low-Tech Ways To Document Your Outdoor Vacation
From Mountain Khakis

5 Awesome Low-Tech Ways To Document Your Outdoor Vacation

In an effort to retain that wonderment we feel while trekking mountain trails or camping under the stars, we often use technology to share the moment. But if you’re spending more time posing for selfies and hashtagging your trip than actually being present in the experience, it’s time to consider [...]

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Most Beautiful Lakes In The Western States

Great lakes come in plenty of places west of the Mississippi—and they’re not just for summer! Crater Lake, OR The deepest lake in the United States, Crater Lake offers year-round opportunities for adventure. Winter drops up to 44 feet of snowfall, creating perfect conditions for cross-country skiing or snowshoeing, while summer [...]

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From Mountain Khakis

The Top 10 Health Benefits of Hiking

We all know that exercise is great for overall health but that doesn’t mean you have to lace up your shoes and become a marathon runner. Even something as simple as regular hiking trips can boost your body’s resistance to both disease and basic wear and tear. Here are ten [...]