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How to Hike With a Hangover

We all know the essentials for a great hiking trip: Tent, good food, sleeping bag and a bottle of whiskey, right? Well, maybe you prefer a case of beer. No matter which libation tickles your fancy, you’ve probably spent a wild night out in the woods only to wake up [...]

Climbing the Grand Teton, family style
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Climbing the Grand Teton, family style

I’ve been told that normal families go on vacation to the beach. Or on a cruise. Or go to a lake, opt for a little camping in the woods, explore a new city, or visit grandma. It’s only the oddballs that stuff a pack, tighten the laces on gummy-soled climbing [...]

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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 [...]

Must-See Documentaries for the Mountain Life
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Must-See Documentaries for the Mountain Life

If you wear Mountain Khakis, I’m assuming you have an appreciation for adventure, the mountains, and an outdoor-centric lifestyle. You also probably agree that as a general rule, filmmakers and directors have a difficult time capturing the true essence of life in the outdoors. There are, thankfully, a few exceptions [...]

Persaverence…Strength….Skills….2016 CX Nationals
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Persaverence…Strength….Skills….2016 CX Nationals

January brought unusually dry weather to New England, producing a lack of mud that seemed to excite the CX scene. We were riding in some pretty kind weather conditions and not having to dress like the Michelin man or shiver for the first five minutes of a race. I came [...]