Christina Erb

Christina Erb

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The Top 10 Spring Break Adventures

Forget the drunk, stumbling, bleached-blonde, muscled hordes of Panama City. Take a trip to one of the country’s top spots for adventure and come back refreshed.

Christina Erb
Mar 11, 2012

Top 10 New Year’s Adventures

Ditch Times Square. The New Year is the perfect time to lose the crowds and try something different: dog sledding in Alaska, scuba diving off the coast of Belize, or sailing along the Antarctic...

Christina Erb
Dec 7, 2011

Unstoppable

Introducing our 2011 Reader of the Year and six honorable mention winners.

Shelby Stanger, Will Taylor, Frederick Reimers, Christina Erb, and Riley Blanton
Dec 7, 2010

5 Avalanche Safety Tips

From Doug Chabot, director of the Gallatin National Forest Avalanche Center.

Christina Erb
Nov 17, 2010

Gu Roctane - Food & Culinary Acces: Reviews

Ultra freaks, take note: Gu's new high-powered sugar slurp has about three times the citrates and amino acids of its regular gels and may help battle fatigue in extreme races. Taste? Salty and a...

Christina Erb
Nov 1, 2010

Metolius Yosemite Chalk Bag - Climbing Gear: Reviews

Necessary addition to your starter kit: a chalk bag. Keeping your hands dry is essential for better grip. This bag offers easy access—and is available in feminine prints. metoliusclimbing.com

Christina Erb
Nov 1, 2010

Nau Lightbeam Jacket - Wind Shell: Reviews

It doesn't take a rocket scientist to know that protection from wind, rain, and sun is important. This DWR-finished, recycled polyester windshell weighs no more than one pound and scrunches down to...

Christina Erb
Nov 1, 2010

Soyjoy Strawberry - Food & Culinary Acces: Reviews

Strawberries, soy, raisins, coconut, and chocolate: With 130 calories, four grams of protein, and 17 grams of carbs, this slender bar will help you postpone dinner until after your run. The penalty:...

Christina Erb
Nov 1, 2010

Arc'teryx R-280 - Harnesses: Reviews

A harness is more than just something to hang by. You'll want it to be durable with plenty of gear loops for carabiners, like the featherweight (only 11.2-ounce) R-280. Sure, it might look paper-...

Christina Erb
Nov 1, 2010

Ecco Manta Ray II - Sandals: Reviews

These synthetic hybrids aren't just comfortable to pad around in; they also cinch down tight, via a one-pull lacing system, for fording fast waters and hiking moderate trails. ecco.com

Christina Erb
Nov 1, 2010

Balance Pure - Food & Culinary Acces: Reviews

Recognizable ingredients taste best. The 170- to 190-calorie Pure bars are a mix of nuts, soy, sugar, and dried fruit—with nine grams of protein and about six grams of hunger-stalling fat....

Christina Erb
Nov 1, 2010

Lole Synchros - Pants: Reviews

Short shorts are never a good thing when you're above your belayer. These knee-length capris will give you the right coverage without hindering your ability to move. Plus, the stretchy nylon fabric...

Christina Erb
Nov 1, 2010

Teva Universal Buckle 2 - Sandals: Reviews

Grand Canyon river guides spoke, and Teva listened. The result: supersticky footbeds, secure ankle straps, lightweight and simple buckles, and rugged rubber soles. teva.com

Christina Erb
Nov 1, 2010

BlueWater Ropes HERA Eliminator Rope - Ropes: Reviews

If you aren't flailing on 5.10's anymore, you're probably ready to start lead-climbing. It's time to invest in quickdraws (like Black Diamond FireWires, $17.50), a daisy chain, and a high-quality...

Christina Erb
Nov 1, 2010