Author: mountainmanpioneer

Black Diamond Distance 15 Pack Review

The Black Diamond Distance 15 Pack is a cross between a low profile running vest and a durable mountaineering backpack. At 15L, the capacity of the main compartment might not seem like a lot, but with the right lightweight gear and good planning, it can be more than enough space to support a 12-24 hour …

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6-Year-Old Climber Completes Yosemite Classic

Between July 21 and 22 as temperatures pushed 100 degrees on the Yosemite Valley floor, high above the ground, Joe Baker and his son Samuel (age 6) climbed the tip of Lost Arrow Spire, a slender finger of granite extending out from the wall near the top of Yosemite Falls, 2,700 feet above the ground. […]

The Best Home Office Gear Upgrades

With all the time you’ve been working from home the last few months, you might have noticed—as we have—that to do it efficiently, you need more than a laptop and a kitchen table. Whether it’s plowing through emails to reach inbox zero or Zoom calls, upgrading a few pieces of gear can help you work […]

33-Time World Cup Winner Bode Miller Launches Online Ski Academy

When Bode Miller officially retired from ski racing in 2017, the natural question sports journalists asked was, “Who’s next?” Now Miller himself hopes to answer that question. Partnering with the Institute for Civic Leadership Academy, a private online school for grades 7-12, Miller is launching the Bode Miller winter sports academy—a fully accredited, full-time online […]

Hit The Road This Summer With These Hoka One Running Shoes

DISCLAIMER: Sponsored content. Men’s Journal receives compensation for this article as well as for purchases made when you click on a link and buy something below.   August is here and the sun is still shining down on us. Lots of summer left for us. Which is good news for those of y’all that like […]
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