Hiking

Squaw Mountain Run 2019

Squaw Mountain Run 2019

Truckee, CA • July 27, 2019 squawmountainrun.com Enter to win an entry! For the past 38 years, hundreds runners and hikers have made the annual pilgrimage to the top of Squaw Valley to enjoy a great workout with stunning views of Lake Tahoe and the High Sierra....
Backpackers’ Delight

Backpackers’ Delight

Discover Sierra gems beside the JMT this summer Words and photos by Matt Johanson As summer begins, snow melts, wildflowers bloom and hikers turn their minds to backpacking season. Thousands of them covet a journey along the magnificent John Muir Trail, the 210-mile...
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...
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...