It’s Hard to Argue With Jimmy Chin’s Unifying Political Message

Jimmy Chin and Protect Our Winters offer an uplifting, unifying political message in a time of bitter divide.

Republican, Democrat, or other, it’s easy to pick sides, point fingers, and fight about almost anything political. But there are still a few things that unify Americans. One of them is the land we live on. Another is that, for a functioning democracy, people need to get out and vote.

From the creators: “No matter where we come from, the one thing that unites all members of the #OutdoorState is our love of the land. It’s our common ground. And it’s why we must all make a plan to vote in this election. So, visit makeadamnplan.org.”

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Watch: Jimmy Chin and Cody Townsend Climb, Ski Grand Teton

At 13,776 feet, the Grand Teton towers over its namesake national park. Considered a testpiece of ski-mountaineering, Jimmy Chin and Cody Townsend ice climb up the Teton and drop into some awesome couloirs. Read more…

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Editor-in-Chief Sean McCoy is a life-long outdoorsman who grew up hunting and fishing central Wisconsin forests and lakes. He joined GearJunkie after a 10-year stint as a newspaperman in the Caribbean, where he learned sailing and wooden-boat repair. Based in GearJunkie's Denver office, McCoy is an avid trail runner, camper, hunter, angler, mountain biker, skier, and beer tester.

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