The Best Ways to Wash All of Your Adventure Gear

With outdoor recreation and adventurous lifestyles reaching new heights of popularity, the amount of gear we need in order to keep up continues to increase. Not only can the gear be expensive, but sometimes, confusing to care for. Can you wash DWR-coated jackets? What’s the best cleaning method for wool? There’s a pervasive belief that […]

Stay Hydrated by Adding Electrolytes to the Mix

“I have water. I’m good.” I hear this comment often, whether on the skin track, a bike ride, or a long trail run. It makes sense too; as skiers, we’ve been on the receiving end of high-sugar caffeinated drink marketing for years, so the notion of drinking just water sounds much more appealing. Let’s be […]

Watch: ‘From the Ash’ With Pro Mountain Biker Nico Vink

“From The Ash” is a visual metaphor for pushing forward as the world seemingly crumbles around you. In May of 2018 the Ute Park wildfire burnt 36,740 acres; a large swath of it was on the Philmont Scout Ranch. Directed by Ryan Gibb, “From The Ash” is Gibb’s first foray back into feature mountain bike […]

Salmon Burgers

This recipe for Salmon Burgers is the meal-time equivalent of an award show sweep. Made almost entirely with fresh salmon without added breadcrumbs or eggs, these burgers let the salmon design the set, choreograph the score, and steal the show all at once. My gripe with most fresh salmon burger recipes is that they use […]

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New Gear for Backcountry E-Bike Adventures

This summer, biking has seen a U.S. resurgence like no other. The day-to-day impact of the novel coronavirus pandemic has created increased demands for two-wheeled transportation, entertainment, and solace. The New York Times reports that in March alone, national bike sales doubled. That was just the beginning. There’s something to the newfound national obsession with […]

Pro Mountain Biker Braydon Bringhurst One-Ups Himself Again

“I am so fortunate to have my bicycle to get out and ride,” says Braydon Bringhurst. “For my soul.” With Solace, Bringhurst wanted to create inspiration for others—to get out and trail ride—and showcase the beautiful world that mountain biking can take you. Recognizing current issues, Bringhurst acknowledges the unique opportunity to enjoy MTB—at this […]

Car Camping Extras to Instantly Upgrade Your Next Road Trip

Do I really need to bring this? This is the question that defines car camping (hint: if you’re in a truck, the answer is always yes). As our gear gets lighter and better designed, we increasingly ask this question for backcountry missions, too. It’s hard not to shoot a glance at the Bialetti as I […]
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