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Ear to the Ground: Issue 107

Ear to the Ground: Issue 107

News & notes from the outdoor industry Bianca Valenti makes 2018 “Most Accomplished Athletes” list Outside Magazine has named San Francisco based big wave surfer Bianca Valenti one of 2018’s most accomplished athletes. Other outdoor athletes recognized...
Gear We Love: Issue 107

Gear We Love: Issue 107

Goodies for your active lifestyle 1. Fireside Outdoor Pop Up Fire Pit with Heat Shield Imagine being able to set up a fire pit anywhere in less than a minute. That’s the cool thing about the Pop Up Fire Pit from Fireside Outdoor: it packs into a small bag and sets up...
Western Mountaineering

Western Mountaineering

Producing quality gear since 1970, right here in California By Leonie Sherman Photos courtesy Western Mountaineering Camping in February means eleven hours in a sleeping bag every night. Who makes that sleeping bag can make the difference between embracing adventure...
Earn Your Beer: 5-Peak Challenge

Earn Your Beer: 5-Peak Challenge

San Diego adventure pairs perfectly with BNS Brewing’s Gatling Gun Imperial Stout Words and photos by James Murren The sun rose bright over the mountains to the east as I stepped out on the trail to the peak of Cowles Mountain in San Diego’s Mission Trails...
Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival World Tour – Santa Cruz 2019

Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival World Tour – Santa Cruz 2019

February 21 – 24, 2019 • Santa Cruz, CA recreation.ucsc.edu Ignite your passion for adventure, action, and travel! The Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival World Tour will exhilarate you with amazing big-screen stories when it comes to the Rio Theatre, February...
Gift Giving Guide 2018

Gift Giving Guide 2018

Give the gift of adventure this holiday season Check out the stellar gift ideas below that are sure to be big hits with the adventure enthusiasts on your list. PLUS enter win sweet stash from many of these companies! Learn more here:...
That Kick-Ass Little Old Lady

That Kick-Ass Little Old Lady

Joanne Schwartz’s lifetime of adventure By Leonie Sherman Four foot ten with sparkling eyes and an effervescent smile, Joanne Schwartz was the first person to leave the campground every morning and the last person to return. While I was sitting on a deserted beach...
The Courage Project

The Courage Project

Helping kids deal with mental health issues one adventure at a time By Leonie Sherman LIKE MOST OF US, RENO-BASED CLINICAL AND DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGIST Dr. Brie Moore gets her juice from outdoor adventures. “When I’m stressed, or overwhelmed, climbing or...
Island Life

Island Life

Appreciating the timeless rhythm of the tides, sun and wind in the Channel Islands By Leonie Sherman THE ENGINE GROANED AND THICK CURTAINS OF WHITE FOAM parted in twin waves as our boat picked up speed leaving Ventura Harbor. Within ten minutes, the water’s surface a...