Polar Explorer Eric Larsen and His Record-Setting Sprint to the North Pole

21 Jul 14
Polar Explorer Eric Larsen and His Record-Setting Sprint to the North Pole
Larsen, who in 2010 was the first person in history to successfully complete expeditions to the South Pole, North Pole and the summit of Mount Everest in a continuous 365-day period, described it as “one of the most difficult expeditions” he has undertaken.

Elevation Outdoors’ Spectator’s Guide to the USA Pro Challenge

20 Jul 14
Elevation Outdoors' Spectator's Guide to the USA Pro Challenge
If you are really serious about being a part of the scene, consider one of the race’s hospitality packages. They range from spots at each start to luxe lodgings along the way to opportunities to race the course along with coaches and mechanics.

Big Agnes: Outfitting Dirtbags Everywhere

Big Agnes: Outfitting Dirtbags Everywhere
Commit to changing your outlook this year. Spend another night out in the backcountry. Dare yourself to wait another day to take a shower at the campground and head for the lake instead. Disregard your own foul odor on your next backpacking trip and walk barefoot through the mud.

Falcon Guide’s AMGA Single Pitch Manual

18 Jul 14
Falcon Guide's AMGA Single Pitch Manual
The 256-page book builds upon the older AMGA course handbooks (which were distributed only to SPI students during their courses) and presents it to anyone interested, in a clearly written format with complementary color photos. Basic gear choices and use, rope-work, protection placement, and more complicated anchor rigging are all covered in clear, concise detail.

A New Way To Fish: Flyathlon

18 Jul 14
A New Way To Fish: Flyathlon
Flyathlon is the brainchild of Andrew Todd, a scientist working for the United States Geologic Survey, with a PHD in environmental engineering. When Andrew is not in the field researching trout populations, he can usually be found standing in a stream trying to hook one of the fish he studies.

The Battle of the Birkenstock

18 Jul 14
The Battle of the Birkenstock
Mike Rogge says the comfy (and now vogue) shoe with a proud history is long done with its hippy, drippy stereotype. Peter Kray’s response? They stink.

Fixing Cuben: Loving Your HMG Packs

17 Jul 14
Fixing Cuben: Loving Your HMG Packs
If HMG nails a skimo pack in the same way they've dialed their Ice Pack, it will be the tool of choice when I'm not rocking a balloon pack.
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