The Best Repair, Return, and Warranty Policies for Outdoor Gear

Reduce, reuse, recycle: These principles of conservation should certainly apply to our outdoor gear, as well. And for all of the money we spend on our gear, it doesn’t make financial (or environmental) sense to replace it each season. That’s why we can’t get enough of these repair/return policies from some of our favorite brands […]

The Ultimate Guide to Drinking Rosé

If you’re ready for rosé season, you’re not alone. Off-premise sales of pink wines—that is, sales that take place at retail rather than at a restaurant or bar—were reportedly up between January 2016 and the beginning of 2020, and anecdotal data indicates 2020 is off to a roaring start for rosé sales as well. Rosé, […]

National Parks Begin Opening Amid Divisions on Safety

Adventure is a state of mind. In January, your idea of adventure might have been hiking the Wasatch backcountry. In February, it might’ve been dirt bikes in Baja. But by March, adventure took on a new, much more limited definition. Maybe just exploring the back corners of your attic. By April, it was the tamarind […]

ATC Releases Updated Trail Use Guidance, Asks Thru-Hikers To Continue Postponing Hikes

May 20, 2020; 2:30 p.m. MST: The Appalachian Trail Conservancy (ATC) has released updated guidelines for Appalachian Trail users, including day hikers, overnight hikers, and prospective 2020 thru-hikers.
2020 AT Thru-Hikers
With over 50,000 deaths due to COVID-19 in AT states, and the constantly changing national and global circumstances, the Appalachian Trail Conservancy is asking hikers to continue postponing their 2020 thru-hikes. There are still more than 100 shelters closed along the AT, and though some states might have relaxed regulations, ...

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A Simple Primer on 5G, the Next-Generation Wireless Network

First, there was 1G, and it sucked. This first-gen F network was what Gordon Gekko’s blocky cell phone used in the ’80s. Now, there’s 5G. Its blistering speeds threaten to make our 4G current networks as archaic as Reagan-era tech. Curious how 5G could change your life? Here’s a jargon-free primer on the next-generation wireless […]

Curry Lentil Soup

Today’s recipe for Curry Lentil Soup is the spunky younger sibling you didn’t think you needed (really Mom/Dad?), but now that she’s here, you realize your life would be emptier without her. An easy red lentil soup made with carrots and warming spices like cumin and curry, then finished with an energetic burst of lemon, […]

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Hoka One One Speedgoat 4 Trail Runners Review

The Hoka One One Speedgoat 4 is a trail running shoe built for covering long distances comfortably while giving you confidence with each step, no matter the terrain. The Speedgoat’s most impressive feature is its Vibram MegaGrip rubber outsole with 5mm lugs that grip any surface, no matter how wet or loose. That, paired with …

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