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Trail Do’s and Don’ts

by Matt Rose How many times have you rolled into a trailhead parking lot, and hit the trail without so much as a glance toward the kiosk at the beginning? We are all guilty--especially at trailheads we use fre... Read More...

Quest to Become a Slacker

by Molly Steere Like all good sports, slacklining has endured its ‘bad boy’ phase and is now becoming a fully integrated and accepted sport. From its Camp Four birth to its present-day popularity on campuses a... Read More...

Crazy Robin & the Gun

by Andy Dappen It is difficult believing one crazed bird could vacate its bowels with such vulgarity and regularity that each square foot of the porch and every square inch of the window sills have been blotte... Read More...

Sagebrush of the Foothills

Photo: Big sagebrush (Artemesia tridentata) on left and right intermixed with shrub-steppe flowers. Story by Grace Peven I used to believe only the brave and foolish ventured into the Foothills after a th... Read More...

Cleaning Climbing Skins

  Skin Care - Cleaning Climbing Skins By Andy Dappen It inevitably happens to backcountry skiing skins—the glue, especially on the tails, turns into a mess of dirt, pine needles, and wax, causing the ... Read More...

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