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Lessons from a Failed Summit Attempt on Denali

18 Sep 14
Lessons from a Failed Summit Attempt on Denali
It is not an avalanche, but to my horror a red, white and black ball of a man somersaulting toward us. He misses me by inches, but bounces off Nick, who slides further downhill. When the blur finally comes to a halt, I see that he is coiled in the middle of our rope.

The Makeover of Skratch Labs Founder Allen Lim

11 Sep 14
The Makeover of Skratch Labs Founder Allen Lim
It takes considerable chutzpah—and one hell of a product—to take on the sports drink industry and turn it on its head. And chutzpah is panache spelled backwards. Well, sort of. Okay, not even close, but it is a known fact that snappy dressing tempers one’s chutzpah factor. I first met Allen Lim when we were […]

Letter from the Editor: Campspot Karma

11 Sep 14
Letter from the Editor: Campspot Karma
I admit I was apprehensive about the Wanderlust Festival. To start, despite being the editor of a magazine that counts a festival guide as its biggest issue of the year, I don’t dig festival scenes, big groups. Give me a little tent way up in the alpine with my wife every time over all those people I don’t know and their personal odors in my personal space. I was especially worried about Wanerlust because I was cynical about a yoga festival on many levels. This one changed my mind.

The September Issue of Elevation Outdoors is On Stands Now

01 Sep 14
The September Issue of Elevation Outdoors is On Stands Now
The September issue of Elevation Outdoors is live and on a newsstand near you now! Pick it up for free, download it on iTunes and peruse it online here at ElevationOutdoors.com.

The Goods: The Latest in Cyclocross and Commuter Gear

27 Aug 14
The Goods: The Latest in Cyclocross and Commuter Gear
‘Cross Because the real race season starts when the conditions get crappy… 1. Raleigh RXC Disc Carbon Based in the slop of the Pacific Northwest where ‘cross has a core following, Raleigh has put a concerted effort into its racing team and its bikes. That shows in this more affordable version of the pro bikes […]

Elwayville: Know Your Stoner

27 Aug 14
Elwayville: Know Your Stoner
Some 15 years ago I had a very brief gig writing a column called, “The High Guy,” for the short-lived University Reporter out of Boulder, under the nom de plume, Guy Budd. Clever, right? I can’t remember if I got paid or not, but I do recall that it was fun and exciting to be […]
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