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.
The push for portability has led designers to create lightweight cooler bags, backpacks, and beer hoppers that promise to get you far off the trailhead with enough provisions to share.
Small design shifts in gear design can have big consequences, changing the direction of a sport overnight and bringing a new wave of athletes to the game.
An injury sidelined 17-year-old Ty Walker's Sochi dreams, but she's back on the upswing and kicking ass.
In the thick of World Cup season, the 26-year-old downhill racer talked to us about her favorite things while driving between Cortina, Italy and Moritz, Switzerland.
When we caught up with Mac, 34, he was drinking coffee in his Vancouver kitchen, getting ready to head to Revelstoke.
From carving perilous lines in films such as Warren Miller’s …Like There’s No Tomorrow to teaching avalanche safety, designing gear, and starring on more than a few Ski magazine covers, Caroline...
So when Christensen nailed his four final runs, posting a score in the 90s each time and easily nabbing gold, he shocked everyone including himself.
Polar explorer Eric Larsen’s trek to the North Pole in March was one his toughest expeditions yet, and he's planning one to Patagonia. Making it in his field requires lots of travel and gear testing...
It's not a stretch to call Jeremy Jones the greatest snowboarder of all time. The pro rider has made a career of bringing backcountry snowboarding to the mainstream.
Most phones are like overstuffed backpacks, crammed with junk that ends up in the trash at the first resupply—or software update.
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I'm looking to swap out my mass-manufactured camping gear for the latest handmade designs. What are your favorite custom options?
I work on trails to help my local mountaineering club. Is there anything light enough to carry with in my backpack?