Category: Roundups and Other Stuff

Gear That Refuses To Go Obsolete

New gear comes out every day. Stuff gets lighter, stronger, with more bells and whistles. Jackets sprout MP3-conduits in the hoods, and you can use a stove to recharge your iPhone. Amidst all this one-upmanship, some things that seem to...

august events

Amazing Outdoor Events in August

With another month torn off the wall calendar, a whole new set of adventures are waiting to be had. August is a month of long summer nights, good ole’ fashioned sweat stained t-shirts, and a time to cash in on...

5 Signs It’s Time to Take a Week Off Running

Running is a sport focused on dedication, gumption, and endurance. It’s about pushing yourself past your conceived notion of your ‘limit’ and increasing your confidence right alongside your physicality. These definitions and understanding of running, however, are what leads people...

10 Amazing Outdoor Companies in British Columbia

British Columbia is a hotspot for adventure year round. Bordering the Pacific Ocean, Canada’s westernmost province has a jagged landscape full of Canadian Rockies, impressive glaciers, and enormous lakes. Within these rugged borders lies parts of Glacier National Park and...

Why Knockoffs are Ripoffs

Knockoffs are counterfeit products, sold for cheap or at least cheaper than the original, by unauthorized sellers. We’ve all bought them or at least been tempted to, but there are reasons why it’s in your best interest to avoid them....

Gear for Camping Out of Sea Kayaks

Packing a kayak for a sea journey involves some special gear demands. You’ll be camping on beaches. There will be lots of salt, sand, wind, damp, condensation, and little shelter if it rains. And packing a sea kayak is trickier than...

10 Amazing Outdoor Companies in Minnesota

Minnesota, also known as the land of 10,000 lakes, is a well-endowed adventure state. That’s because with such attractions as Voyageurs National Park, The Boundary Waters, and enough bike trails to wear out your handlebars, the fun doesn’t stop in...

6 Weird Ski Ads

While most of you are ecstatic that the sun is shining and warm breezes are blowing, some of us can’t wait for the sun to go to bed earlier, the temperatures to drop, and the snow to start falling. With...