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Editor’s Note: Issue 105

Editor’s Note: Issue 105

Earn Your Beer — A philosophy for living our lives By Matt Niswonger Our trademarked Earn Your Beer t-shirts in action on a recent trip to Sweden. About ten years ago we stopped adding our tagline, “Earn Your Beer” to the cover of our print publication. A vocal...
Paddling My Own Canoe

Paddling My Own Canoe

A peek into the life of an extraordinary adventurer By Haven Livingston Sutherland rests on the beach on one of her Alaska trips (Audrey Sutherland Collection). IN A TIME WHEN PEOPLE HAVE TRADED backpacks for glamping trailers, binoculars for cell phones and true grit...
The Courage Project

The Courage Project

Helping kids deal with mental health issues one adventure at a time By Leonie Sherman Taking the leap at the Tahoe City SUP event (Daphne Hougard Photography). LIKE MOST OF US, RENO-BASED CLINICAL AND DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGIST Dr. Brie Moore gets her juice from...
Island Life

Island Life

Appreciating the timeless rhythm of the tides, sun and wind in the Channel Islands By Leonie Sherman Slack-lining and ukulele in a wind shelter at Water Canyon campground (Joanne Schwartz). THE ENGINE GROANED AND THICK CURTAINS OF WHITE FOAM parted in twin waves as...
West Coast Board Riders Club

West Coast Board Riders Club

Turning the tide from aggressive localism to hometown pride By Haven Livingston • Photos by Ron Lyon Rob Machado surfing in a club competition (Encinitas Board Riders). A GROWING MOVEMENT OF SURF CLUBS on the left coast are trying to turn the tide from aggressive...
An Interview with Alex Honnold, Star of “Free Solo”

An Interview with Alex Honnold, Star of “Free Solo”

Prepare to be blown away by the greatest climbing film ever made By Chris Van Leuven Honnold training in Yosemite with Yosemite Falls in the background (National Geographic/Jimmy Chin). ASJ CAUGHT UP WITH THE WORLD’S GREATEST FREE SOLOIST Alex Honnold, 33, while...
Gear We Love: Issue 105

Gear We Love: Issue 105

Goodies for your active lifestyle 1. Paria Tri-Fold Carbon Cork Trekking Poles If you’re looking for a set of lightweight carbon trekking poles at an affordable price, look no further. Paria’s Tri-Fold Carbon Cork trekking poles combine several outstanding benefits...
Ear to the Ground: Issue 105

Ear to the Ground: Issue 105

News and notes from the outdoor industry Climbing Legends Tom Frost and Jeff Lowe Die on Same Day Photo of Jeff Lowe on Ama Dablam in 1979 taken by Tom Frost. August 24 was a fateful day for the climbing community as both Tom Frost and Jeff Lowe passed into legend....
A Dirt Lap Around Lake Tahoe

A Dirt Lap Around Lake Tahoe

140 miles, 20,000 feet of climbing and two days riding The Lake Trail with Chris McNamara By Kurt Gensheimer Chris McNamara at Mount Rose Meadows during the start of the 2017 Rose to Toads (Jenna Ammerman). WE HUMANS ARE AN INTERESTING LOT.  If there’s a giant...
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