A recap of top stories for the week of May 7 – May 13, 2017.
Kalen Thorien, a professional skier and adventurer, decided to spend her summer on a 270-mile, 18-day, solo high traverse in the Sierra Nevada.
A unique ‘chase’ race format attracted more than 155,000 participants for a simultaneous start around the world.
Great outdoor gear at an amazing price. Check out the bargains from REI, Cotopaxi, and LifeProof.
Duluth Pack is a North Woods institution. Founded 137 years ago, the brand still makes products by hand in the USA.
Ben Stookesberry and a team of international kayakers were 300 miles into the first descent of a Colombian river when FARC seized the group.
Bear-resistant. Modular. 14 days of ice: Bold claims highlight the announcement from OtterBox, a brand known for phone cases.
A man hid a camera in a bucket of water. Check out who comes to drink.
The public can weigh in on the designation of National Monuments beginning Friday.
Combing the internet and the streets, this unassuming cyclist is doing what Minneapolis’s law enforcement can’t: Tracking stolen bikes and the perpetrators responsible.
Bike thieves are after your ride. But you can make a bike harder to steal. Follow these tips from an “undercover bike vigilante” to make your bicycle more secure.
‘To paddle is to plug into the energies of the place, the land, the air, the water, the ancestors, the children who are yet to be born.’
Collecting trash while crossing the country by bike: Seth and Abby are in week two of their ‘Packing It Out’ cross-country bike tour, and they want your help.
From heli-ski guide guide to climbing guide, Leighan Falley knows adventure. But, since having a daughter, she’s taken the thrill of Denali to whole new heights.
At $400 a pair, this pro-level MTB shoe from Specialized costs about $21 an ounce.
Enter to win the adventure trip of a lifetime at REI Outessa plus a massive package of gear.
Earth Trek’s latest gym will repurpose a 52,000 square-foot Sports Authority building into America’s largest climbing center.
Tree roots, and switchbacks, and bears — oh my!
Outdoor gear deals that are too good to pass up. Click at your own risk! Check out deals from: YETI, REI, Patagonia, Diamondback, Eddie Bauer, and more.
Built with sun salutations in mind, Levitat jumps into the ‘Hammock Life’ fray with another hanging option.
Wieners on the campfire are good. But flank steak, grilled guacamole, and watermelon with gorgonzola are better.
Our weekly peek at emerging products examines the sometimes cutting-edge, sometimes quirky world of gear design.
Skinned knees, sweaty brows, and dirt under our fingernails: Sometimes you gotta leave the GPS and autonomous drone at home.
What’s a better way to start a BASE jump?
Car campers take note: You can expect to sleep great on the LaidBack Pad. But don’t expect to free up trunk space, or money for that matter.