Issue 69

Event Profiles: Cyclocross

Event Profiles: Cyclocross

Cyclocross Season Tips and Upcoming Schedule By Haven Livingston Mass of cyclocross riders. Photo courtesy of Brian Staby/Santa Rosa Cup CX It’s already that time of year, when cyclocross (or CX) racers turn their heads to the sky and get ready for the rain to fall....
Sticky Rubber: The Roots and Future of Five Ten

Sticky Rubber: The Roots and Future of Five Ten

A Conversation with Charles Cole By Seth Lightcap Founder of Five Ten, Charles Cole. Photo courtesy of Five Ten. Where would we be as explorers of rock, trail and waterway without Stealth Rubber? Whether paired with a Five Ten shoe design or used as a resole for...
Ritter, Lyell and the Matterhorn

Ritter, Lyell and the Matterhorn

Three Sierra Peaks in One Week By Leonie Sherman • Photos by Stephen Hoefle View of Conness from Lyell, Photo: Stephen Hoefler My heroes have always loved mountains. Whether putting up bold first ascents or writing poetr, the wise fools, itinerant wanderers and...
Magical Mystery Tour

Magical Mystery Tour

A zipline adventure near Santa Cruz captures the magic of a redwood ecosystem By Matt Niswonger Photo courtesy of Redwood Canopy Tours Looking for the perfect fall adventure to share with my 11-year-old son, I booked a redwood canopy tour. We arrived for our two-hour...
California Trails

California Trails

Elkhorn Slough Words by Haven Livingston Lupines along trail with view of the slough. Photo: Paul Zaretsky By mileage measures the trails are short, but a hike at Elkhorn Slough is deceptively long. Exploring the second largest tract of tidal salt marsh in California...
Roadtrip Diversions

Roadtrip Diversions

Highway 108, Sonora Pass Words by Haven Livingston Travertine Hot Springs in Bridgeport, CA. Photo: Haven Livingston Sonora Pass on Highway 108 is the northern cousin of Tioga Pass. Climbing 7,500 ft. from the oak studded foothills of Sonora on the west side of the...
Full Value: MTB in the Chilcotins

Full Value: MTB in the Chilcotins

Lessons learned on a backcountry mountain biking adventure in Canada By Matt Niswonger Photo: Brent Martin I was five hours north of Vancouver, in a mountain range known as the Chilcotins. It was dawn. I opened my eyes and stared at the tent ceiling. Suddenly...
Going FURTHER with Jeremy Jones

Going FURTHER with Jeremy Jones

New Snowboarding Film Redefines Radical In The Backcountry By Seth Lightcap Photo: Jeff Hawe/Further In 2010, pro snowboarder Jeremy Jones took us “Deeper” into the wilds of Alaska, the heart of the Alps, and the steeps of Antarctica with the release of the fi rst...
Brewery Tours

Brewery Tours

Touring Four Innovative California Breweries By Derrick Peterman There’s a revolution going on in this country–born largely in California–that has nothing to do with music, politics, or some insanely great gadget. It’s a revolution in beer, a beverage that’s existed...
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