Bob Parks

Bob Parks

Bob Parks (@bobparks) writes from the hills of Vermont. He is an avid runner (2:54:20, Boston Marathon, 2014) and a huge fan of new inventions.

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Be a Turncoat. Ski France.

The pro skier and mountaineering badass shares her favorite winter destination and gear.

Bob Parks
Nov 26, 2014

Frozen! The Gear Keeping Eric Larsen Alive

The pro traveler needs cutting-edge survival gear as he explorers the farthest reaches of the planet. And his favorite place to play might surprise you. (Hint: It’s in the Midwest.)

Bob Parks
Nov 10, 2014

Tested: The Best Apps for the Outdoors

There are thousands of outdoor apps to download, but few that will get you where you need to go. These four rules will help you choose the right one.

Bob Parks
Sep 29, 2014

Hack your way to comfort in the great outdoors

Bob Parks
Aug 26, 2013

The best way to keep your water supply squeaky clean

Bob Parks
Aug 23, 2013

How to show off your heart rate to the world

Bob Parks
Aug 23, 2013

I'm looking to swap out my mass-manufactured camping gear for the latest handmade designs. What are your favorite custom options?

Bob Parks
Jul 16, 2013

I work on trails to help my local mountaineering club. Is there anything light enough to carry with in my backpack?

Bob Parks
Jul 10, 2013