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Patagonia National Park
Marty Schnure spent the austral summer of 2013 exploring...
Squamish Canada
The Sea to Sky Highway twists along the shore of Howe Sound just an hour north of Vancouver...
Norway Time-Lapse Video
Few places are as beautiful as Norway. This stunning time-lapse video from Rustad Media is the result 5-month journey...
California Hiking
There is very little about California that hasn’t already been said. Yosemite filled Albert Bierstadt’s canvases and Ansel Adam’s...
I had the dream again last night. The dream is always the same—some details change here and there, different faces...
Montana
What do mountains and rivers have in common? Open plains and endless sky? Sparse population and untouched land?...

Gear Closet

Skiing Buyer's Guide 2015
If your ski gear is even a few years old, there’s new technology out there that will help make good...
Cyber Monday Deals 2014
Cyber Monday is the best day of the year to save big on outdoor gear, from hiking and backpacking to...
Patagonia Capilene 4 Pro Zip-Neck baselayer
A first look review of the Patagonia Capilene 4 Pro Zip-Neck top, one of Patagonia’s warmest and most...
Freeride snowboards
As freeride snowboarding continues to grow in popularity, it’s a great time to shop for a backcountry...
Rain Jacket
Appoximately 70% percent of the earth’s surface is water, 60% of the human body is water, and 100% of outdoor activities can...
Ski Helmet
A ski helmet purchase should take some thought and research—in the end, you will wear it as much as any other piece of ski gear...
Chaco Holbuck Hiking Boots
The Holbuck men’s hiking boot is part of Chaco’s new line for fall of 2014, and represents...
Ski Boots for Beginners
No matter how experienced of a skier you are—from beginner to expert—ski boots are the...
All-Mountain Snowboards
Of all the snowboards on the market, why should you choose the all-mountain variety? Well, let’s just say you want...

Darkroom

DSLR Camera
DSLR cameras are the best of the best—they have the most megapixels, largest sensors, highest quality lenses...
Uncompahgre River Valley - Jack Brauer
Jack Brauer is one of the best: his images combine technical mastery with a command for...
Experienced photographers know that a great lens is every bit as important as a great camera. Don’t make the all...
Loften Islands - Cody Duncan
A guest essay and photographs on Norway's remote Lofoten Islands located above the Arctic Circle...
Mirrorless Interchangeable-Lens Camera
The mirrorless revolution has yet to fully take hold—particularly in the United States—but 2014 could be the year...
Antarctica
An exceptional look at Antarctica from renowned photographer Christopher Michel...

From the Inside

Torres del Paine
Torres del Paine (pronounced PIE-nay) National Park in southern Chile is the crown jewel of Patagonia. Rising high is...
Queenstown, New Zealand
New Zealand has established itself as one of the world’s top adventure travel destinations...
Everest Base Camp trek
The Everest Base Camp trek passes through the land of the Sherpas to the foot of the world’s highest mountain...
Kenai Peninsula, Alaska
The Kenai Peninsula offers Alaska’s widest variety of activities in one of its most accessible regions. People come from...
Abel Tasman, New Zealand
On the northern end of New Zealand’s South Island is the warm coastal region of Abel Tasman...
El Chalten
El Chaltén is a dusty climbing town with a contagious outdoor vibe. The self-proclaimed “trekking capital of Argentina”...
Norway’s Lofoten Islands are referred to as the Lofoten Wall because, quite literally, they are vertical rows of granite...
For those looking for the cutting edge of adventure travel, Nepal’s Great Himalaya Trail presents...
The Dovrefjell-Rondane corridor is Norway’s closest approximation of Montana’s Big Sky Country in the United States: a supreme...