Things to know


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...

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...

Pruning on the Go

It's an age of skinny budgets for land agencies to maintain their trails. How do trail users keep trails like this from going feral? Pruning on the Go  by Andy Dappen We live in an era of shrinking bud... Read More...

Goat Do’s & Don’ts

by Andy Dappen "Move really slowly, you guys. I don't want you to scare the goat." Jake had seen the approaching mountain goat first and he was excited about the photo op to come. "I don't think we need t... Read More...

Sports Drink-Make Your Own

Editor's note -- This post was posted in 2012, but with the wave of warm weather comes the need for hydration, and that wave is certainly a-comin' on through. This method for making your own sports drink is... Read More...

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