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Editor’s Note: Primal Bliss

Editor’s Note: Primal Bliss

A wild person’s guide to the four pillars of adventure One of the main benefits of outdoor adventure is how it connects us to all kinds of really cool, wild people. Personally I’ve always felt that outdoor adventure is way better when shared with others. The process...
Best of the Fests 2019

Best of the Fests 2019

Here comes festival season! There’s something for everyone, from gatherings for beer lovers to music fests to celebrations of the myriad of human-powered summer sports. If you know of a festival not on this list, let us know and we’ll add it! ASJ partners are...
Growing Wild

Growing Wild

The burgeoning education model of forest school is reconnecting children with nature Words and photos by Bruce Willey “The best classroom and the richest classroom is roofed only by the sky.” — Margaret McMillan The connection between nature and humans has never been...
Big Flow

Big Flow

This is a banner year for California whitewater By Barry and Kennedy Kruse Believe or not, there might just be more than 300 individual, wholly runnable sections of whitewater in the state; some of them magazine-cover, pool-drop classics the likes of which are found...
California Bicycle Coalition

California Bicycle Coalition

Making it safer and easier to live the bike lifestyle By Leonie Sherman If you’ve enjoyed a ride on a bike path, along a designated bikeway or in an urban bike lane somewhere in the Golden State, chances are the California Bicycle Coalition (CalBike) had something to...
Rolling Lonesome

Rolling Lonesome

Nevada’s Highway 50 by Bicycle By Leonie Sherman The first time I drove Highway 50 through Nevada was in January almost a decade ago. The mercury hovered at 18 below. I think we saw four other cars in seven hours. We stopped to gawk at hundred mile vistas of open...
Mr. Toads

Mr. Toads

The Story of a Trail By Deanna Kerr There is a trail in the Sierra Nevada that winds its way through mountainous areas on the southern shore of Lake Tahoe. Just over five miles long, the narrow trail meanders through some beautiful terrain with rocks the size of...
Earn Your Beer: Issue 108

Earn Your Beer: Issue 108

Snowshoeing June Lake By James Murren I parked my car where the snow plows had stopped clearing the road that goes from June Lake to Silver Lake in the eastern Sierra Nevada. Accumulated snow in the area was measured in feet and I was excited to go snowshoeing. Where...
Gear We Love: Issue 108

Gear We Love: Issue 108

Goodies for your active lifestyle 1. Big Agnes Copper Spur HV UL2 Bikepacking Tent Big Agnes really nailed it with this tent designed specifically for bikepacking. We already know that Big Agnes produces high quality adventure gear utilizing the very latest...
Ear to the Ground: Issue 108

Ear to the Ground: Issue 108

News & notes from the outdoor industry Mt. Shasta trail access to expand Forty-five miles of new trail is in the works for the Shasta Trinity National Forest. A collaboration between MSMBA (Mt. Shasta Mountain Bike Association), the US Forest Service, and Mount...