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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...
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...
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:...
Pink and Purple Barrels

Pink and Purple Barrels

Digital Artist Robbie Crawford By Chris Van Leuven Thirteen is an impressionable age. It’s that time when adulthood is creeping up and decisions are being made that can affect the rest of your life. To Robbie Crawford, now 43, those were the days he found the local...
Mavericks With Integrity

Mavericks With Integrity

Female surfers participate in Mavericks official opening ceremony for first time ever By Matt Niswonger On October 26, 2018 a group of elite surfers paddled out for the official opening ceremonies of the 2018/2019 World Surf League (WSL) Mavericks Big Wave Challenge....
Women’s Adventure Film Tour

Women’s Adventure Film Tour

January 26, 2019 • Santa Cruz GET TICKETS The Women’s Adventure Film Tour has arrived in the United States for the first time ever and will be in Santa Cruz for one night only on  January 26, 2019. This tour is a celebration of the fantastic women around us who...
Mavericks Carnage and Preview

Mavericks Carnage and Preview

This video captures the sounds and fury of Mavericks unleashed By Matt Niswonger In January of 2018 photographer Trent Stevens got an offer he couldn’t refuse: a spot on a boat during the largest Mavericks swell in years. “Though terrified because of the...
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 A GROWING MOVEMENT OF SURF CLUBS on the left coast are trying to turn the tide from aggressive localism towards a hometown pride that gives back to the community. The...