• Carson City Off-Road Dedicated to Joel Dunn

      Carson City Off-Road Dedicated to Joel Dunn

      The Fourth Annual Carson City Off-Road is dedicated to Carson City native and visionary trails community leader, Joel Dunn. Born and raised in Carson City, Dunn has not only witnessed the evolution of Nevada's state capital but has also been a driving force in its transition into a recreation-focused community.Read More »
    • Ticket to Ride

      Ticket to Ride

      Freeskiing legend and Santa Cruz local Scot Schmidt comes full circle in Warren Miller’s latest installment By Matt Niswonger • Photos courtesy of Warren Miller It’s hard to believe that this winter’s Ticket to Ride will be Warren Miller’s 64th ski movie. In the past few decades the films have …Read More »
    • Ta-Hoe Nalu 2019

      Ta-Hoe Nalu 2019

      Ta-Hoe Nalu is celebrating its 13th year on the north shore of Lake Tahoe at Kings Beach State Recreation Area. Join the reunion to celebrate with all those who created the great sport of stand up paddleboard (SUP) racing.Read More »

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    • Race Report: Ironman Santa Rosa

      Race Report: Ironman Santa Rosa

      From Iraqi Kurdistan to my first Ironman By Jennifer Connet   It was about a year ago that I got inspired to do an Ironman — the thing that sparked my interest? An Ironman branded backpack I saw while on a flight from the Philippines (where I had just spent some time with friends) to Iraq […]Read More »
    • Tahoe’s Spectacular New Bike Path

      Tahoe’s Spectacular New Bike Path

      If you are an adventurist fortunate enough to have biked or hiked the Flume Trail, you know from experience that Lake Tahoe’s Crystal Bay is one of the most iconic vistas in all of Lake Tahoe. A bird’s eye view of the stretch from Incline Village to Sand Harbor State Park reveals a Caribbean-blue, boulder-bound […]Read More »
    • Carson City Off-Road Dedicated to Joel Dunn

      Carson City Off-Road Dedicated to Joel Dunn

      The Fourth Annual Carson City Off-Road is dedicated to Carson City native and visionary trails community leader, Joel Dunn. Born and raised in Carson City, Dunn has not only witnessed the evolution of Nevada's state capital but has also been a driving force in its transition into a recreation-focused community.Read More »
    • Gravity

      Gravity

      An Alaskan summer sunset is a blend of swirling colors that lasts for three hours, a testament to a shadows ability to bend light. I had always perceived a sunset as a threshold between two things, a moment signifying transition, but on Kodiak Island the sunsets feel more like a time of day, like morning […]Read More »
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    • Gear We Love: ENO Upcycled Dog Collar & Leash

      Gear We Love: ENO Upcycled Dog Collar & Leash

      Longtime ASJ supporter Eagle’s Nest Outfitters, the company known for high quality backpacking hammocks, is now making dog collars and leashes from upcycled webbing.Read More »
    • The Gear Junkie — Skora Running Shoes

      The Gear Junkie — Skora Running Shoes

      Nike, New Balance, Saucony, Asics. . . the big boys used to be the only option when you stepped into a store in search of running shoes. No longer. These days, a mega-trend of footwear that is more minimal and "barefoot style" has pushed dozens of new brands into the spotlight.Read More »
    • NuVinci Bike Transmission

      NuVinci Bike Transmission

      With a simple twist of the wrist, the promotional materials read, you can shift this bike in a way that's "as easy as adjusting the volume on a radio." As bike-industry marketing speak goes, the "radio" analogy was about as weird as I'd seen.Read More »
    • Fat Bike Trend

      Fat Bike Trend

      It was a frozen day in 2006 when I first swung a leg over the frame of a fat bike. Back then these large-tire bikes were made only by custom frame-builders who liked to pedal in snow and a single Minnesota brand, Surly Bikes, which mass-produced the first notable bike in the “fat” genre with its Pugsley frame.Read More »
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    • Best of the Fests 2019

      Best of the Fests 2019

      There’s something for everyone, from gatherings for beer lovers to music fests to celebrations of the myriad of human-powered summer sports. Check out the highlights below and keep an eye on our website as we add to the list.Read More »
    • How You Can Help California Wildfire Victims

      How You Can Help California Wildfire Victims

      We at Adventure Sports Journal extend our sincere condolences to those in the California wildfires who have lost their homes and/or loved ones. Below are three ways people can help the victims of these tragic fires. It is inspiring to see how the community is pulling together in support of one another.Read More »
    • Headlands Brewing Company

      Headlands Brewing Company

      Have you heard the saying “Never trust a skinny brewer”? Whoever said that never tasted Phil Cutti’s beer.Read More »
    • The Rise of Craft Hard Cider

      The Rise of Craft Hard Cider

      Hard cider is hot. Virtually non-existent in the United States just five years ago, cider consumption has more than tripled between 2011 and 2013, from 9.4 to 32 million gallons according to the Beer Institute.Read More »
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    • Earth Talk: Are E-Bikes Greener than Human-powered Bikes?

      Earth Talk: Are E-Bikes Greener than Human-powered Bikes?

      Well, actually, there could be … E-bike pioneer Justin Lemire-Elmore argues that e-bikes are better for the environment, at least if you compare the carbon emissions associated with producing enough extra food to fuel the rider of a standard bicycle against the emissions from coal-derived electricity used to charge an e-bike.Read More »
    • EarthTalk: How to Recycle Paint, Primer and Stains?

      EarthTalk: How to Recycle Paint, Primer and Stains?

      The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates that about 10 percent of the house paint purchased in the United States each year—about 65 to 69 million gallons—is discarded. Leftover and unusable paint wastes causes pollution when disposed of improperly, the EPA warns.Read More »
    • Earth Talk: Should I Recycle My Disposable Batteries?

      Earth Talk: Should I Recycle My Disposable Batteries?

      Truth be told, those old used up disposable alkaline batteries (AA, AAA, C, D, 9-volt, etc.) aren’t the environmental menace they used to be before the federal government mandated taking out the mercury, a potent neurotoxin linked to a wide range of environmental and health problems, as part of the Mercury-Containing and Rechargeable Battery Management Act of 1996.Read More »
    • Earth Talk: Is backyard firepit smoke a health hazard?

      Earth Talk: Is backyard firepit smoke a health hazard?

      With summer approaching, many of us are eagerly anticipating the first night we can gather with loved ones under the stars around our backyard fire pits. But neighbors might have not-so-warm feelings about wood smoke entering their yards and homes. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), wood smoke is a complex mixture of gases and microscopic particles, and when these microscopic particles get into your eyes and respiratory system, they can cause health problems such as burning eyes, runny nose, and bronchitis.Read More »
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