The SNT: Kingussie to Fort Augustus

In Which There is a Lot of Bog
Before I even did the West Highland Way back in 2018 I was researching the foreign landscape oddity known as bog, which my research told me could be potentially as dangerous as crossing a glacier. So worried was I that I even made a .pdf of how to cross bogs to read at my convenience on my phone and what to do if I fell into a bog’s version of a glacier’s crevasse, ...

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New Program Helps Consumers Plant a Tree With Every Purchase For Only Pennies

If you’re someone who values protecting the environment, but struggles to make a difference on a personal level––we have good news for you. A new service was just launched, “Plant Your Change,” that will allow Americans to automatically plant a tree every time they buy something––simply by rounding up their purchase to the nearest dollar––and […]

We Want Everything From the New Todd Snyder and L.L.Bean Collab

Few in menswear do collaborations better than Todd Snyder. Military-inspired Timex watches, colorful Champion sweats, and funky New Balance sneakers are just a few of the long-term partnerships the designer has become known for. His latest partnership with L.L.Bean, which drops October 26, is his modern riff on outdoor gear based on the brand’s 107-year […]

Arc’teryx Skyline Short-Sleeve Shirt Review

he Arc’teryx Skyline Short-Sleeve is a top-of-the-line button down performance shirt for hikers. The standout features are its wrinkle-resistant fabric and iconic snap buttons. At a hefty price point, this shirt caught my eye as something that could really stand out from the crowd. I’ve been especially impressed with Arc’teryx over the last few years and wanted to check out one of their hiking shirts. The Skyline did not disappoint. For any hiker seeking the best hiking shirt money can buy, ...

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Mountain Lions and Thru-Hiking: Your Questions Answered

ast week, a viral video showing a mountain lion following a Utah hiker up a trail for six tense minutes made waves on social media. However, critics say the media’s reporting on the video misrepresents cougar behavior and unfairly stigmatizes an animal that is rarely aggressive to humans. It can be difficult to separate fact from fiction when it comes to a creature as elusive and persistently misunderstood as the mountain lion. Where are you most likely to encounter mountain lions in the backcountry, ...

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Join Our Holiday Event! Virtual Book Signing & Soiree

Join Our Holiday Event! Virtual Book Signing & Soiree

I have an extra special event for you today! If you like great food, lively conversation, and holiday cheer, this event was made for you! On November 10th, I’ll be hosting a special holiday cooking demonstration, and I want YOU to be there! (Tickets available here.) Those who attend will receive a PERSONALIZED, SIGNED copy…

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SlidePath & YES. Snowboards have just released episode three of the “TASMAN TEAM” series showcasing Mike Handford. The first episode featured Briony May Johnson followed by Tom Pelley – all part of a rad project put together by PhootStep Films.  ABOUT THE TASMAN TEAM The ‘TASMAN TEAM’ Series celebrates the epic humans who make up the aus/nz YES. Team. If […]

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Winter Hiking Boots FAQ

There are three kinds of winter hiking boots: insulated winter hiking boots, mountaineering boots, and pac boots. Which kind of winter hiking boot is right for you? Here’s a detailed guide that explains the differences between these so you can pick the right footwear for winter hiking, snowshoeing, winter backpacking, and winter mountaineering. What should you …

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