Halvorson Loop

ATTRACTION: This training route for Wenatchee riders is short but steep. If you don’t have a triple, expect to spend a good amount of time out of the saddle grinding. While the latter half of the ride is especi... Read More...

Sagebrush Love

Story by Kristen Ballinger I grew up fifty yards away from a steep, dry, sagebrush and bitterbrush-covered mountain, home to rattlesnakes, coyotes, deer ticks and even a rusting 1950s washing machine.  And I l... Read More...

Canister Stove Tricks

I’ve taken several multi-day trips this spring and summer with a Jetboil Stove, which like many lightweight stoves runs off canisters filled with a blended isopro fuel, and each time I pack I'm faced with the n... Read More...

Camas Lilies

by Marc Dilley These are Camas Lilies shot in a moist meadow with a Canon 5D MK II equipped w/ an EF 24-70 zoom . There was filtered morning sidelight which highlighted the flower heads and the tips of the gra... Read More...

The Twirling Skunk

by Sarah Shaffer This spring, I had a very funny experience while mountain biking in our local foothills. I wrote a story about this experience which our organization shared with The Good Life magazine. Click ... Read More...

Best Canoeing Accessories – Part 2

by Andy Dappen We were a week into our canoe trip down the Gataga River, a wilderness river in British Columbia, when I popped a “guy” question capable of spurring hours of discussion--what were their ... Read More...