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Montana Removes Knife Restrictions
Did you know that Montana had restricted automatic knives to blades of less than 1.5 inches? Neither did we. Now, lawmakers have removed that archaic law.
Rivian Reaps $1.2 Billion in Last 3 Months to Fund Electric Pickup Truck
Upstart Tesla rival Rivian speeds toward production of the first all-electric pickup truck and SUV after major investments by Amazon and Ford.
Dream Job: Keeper of Split Rock Lighthouse
The Minnesota Historical Society will soon seek applicants for a job so rare it hasn’t opened up in decades: keeper of Split Rock Lighthouse.
Boy Scouts Scandal: Staggering Rates of Sexual Abuse Come to Light
Court documents outline alleged sexual abuse cases that number 10 times greater than previously thought.
Watch Out for Bombs on Colorado Trails, DoT Warns
Unexploded avalanche ordnances may be dotting the Colorado landscape this spring.
Jeff Garmire Sets FKT on 800-Mile Arizona Trail
Jeff Garmire hiked and ran the 800-mile Arizona Trail, which stretches across the entirety of Arizona, faster than anyone else. For the feat, he averaged more than 50 miles per day.
Renowned Alpinists Confirmed Dead in Canadian Avalanche
Rescue personnel confirmed on Sunday that American climber Jess Roskelley and Austrian alpinists David Lama and Hansjörg Auer perished in an avalanche.
NPS to Hold First Lottery for Yosemite’s Famous Camp 4
Yosemite’s iconic dirtbag campground has become ‘inefficient and has contributed to wildlife issues,’ according to the National Park Service.
Emerging Gear: American-Made Timex, Vans Surf Boot, EDC Cleaver
A peek at emerging products from the sometimes cutting-edge, sometimes quirky world of gear design.
Alpinists David Lama, Hansjörg Auer, and Jess Roskelley Feared Dead in Canadian Avalanche
David Lama and Hansjörg Auer have been reported missing after an avalanche in the Canadian Rockies, according to early reports from Austrian newspaper Tiroler Tageszeitung.
Big-Mountain Skier Dave Treadway Dies After Fall In British Columbia
Dave Treadway, a Canadian professional freeskier, died Monday after a fall while skiing near Rhododendron Mountain in Pemberton, British Columbia.
Sea Otter 2019: The News From America’s Bicycle Show
Sea Otter is one of the largest gatherings of bicycle brands and cyclists in North America. This is the news that was buzzing at the 2019 Sea Otter.
The North Face Campaigns to Make Earth Day a National Holiday
‘Log off, turn off, sign off, unplug,’ The North Face wants to make April 22 a digital-free day.
Skimo Meets Freeride: I Survived the Red Bull Raid
Race to the top of a mountain, then huck cliffs for a high score on the way down. Red Bull Raid offers backcountry skiers and splitboarders a novel competition format.
Cactus the Dog Finishes Stunning Desert Ultramarathon, Wins the Internet
Mauricio Odio Truque Diggedy, nicknamed ‘Cactus,’ became the first four-legged finisher of the grueling, 140.7-mile Marathon des Sables.
Trending: Our Top Outdoor Stories This Week
Check out Jeep’s Easter Safari truck concepts, a $6,000 Walmart bike, our review of the Leatherman FREE multitool, and more popular stories this past week, April 7-13, 2019.
North Pole Season Canceled for First Time
For the first time in 18 years, the North Pole will not see visitors due to a complex combination of political and natural obstacles.
Decathlon: World’s Largest Sporting Goods Store Finally Launches in US
Doors open on Decathlon in Emeryville, Calif., today. It’s the first full U.S. store for the sporting goods retailer that commands more than 1,500 locations worldwide.