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The Pack Chooses the Hiker – My First Time in REI

The logistics were taken care of.  I Googled where the closest REI was, I got the day off work, and I even convinced Burt and our roommates to get the day off work as well so we could take the three-hour journey to Pittsburgh together to make a day of it.  I had a healthy lump-sum of money from some extra work I had taken on, and I decided I wanted to spend a little bit of it on trading in my old Ozark Trails 45L Walmart pack for a pack that more specifically fit me and my needs.  ...

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adidas Snowboarding | Welcome: Jed Anderson

adidas Snowboard welcomes Jed Anderson with this short film produced by Joe Carlino. From adidas: Welcome: Jed Anderson takes an in-depth journey into Jed’s path to present day. From the powdered hills of Calgary at age five, to his worldly travels, Anderson has built a reputation of being one of the most pioneering and diverse […]

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No, Really. You Really Need the Clown Shoes.

Day Eight: 21.5
At 5 a.m. my first alarm sounds and I snooze it, knowing I need to get up so I have enough time to tape my blisters and finish packing by 7. I’m snuggled in the comforter of a real bed, inside a tipi at Mountain Valley Retreat. It is difficult to exit the warmth, the night having been a particularly cold one. I get out of the blankets just long enough to fire up the propane heater, ...

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Backpacker Radio #34 | Ken Ilgunas on Trespassing Across America

n today’s episode of Backpacker Radio, Smiles and I sit down with author Ken Ilgunas. To put it simply, Ken is a guy who marches to the beat of his own drum. We talk at length about his time hiking the length of the Keystone XL pipeline, both where it was developed and supposed to be developed, where he had to not only trespass for much of this hike, but knock on complete strangers’ doors for help on many occasions. ...

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Whistler Valley Snowboard Club Season Edit 18/19

Whistler Valley Snowboard Club (WVSC) has been been producing some serious snowboard talent for more then a decade. By the looks of this edit that talent pool is still really deep. Featuring Liam Stevens, Jadyn Chomlack, Finn Finestone, Sean Miskiman, Jesse Hill, Josh Reeves, Will Izzard, Oskar Klein, Jackie Carlson, Lane Weaver, Jacob Legault, and Taevis […]

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Egg Roll in a Bowl

It’s takeout turned healthy lunch, dinner, and/or snack munched straight out of the fridge if you’re really impatient while the rice is cooking (me!): EGG ROLL IN A BOWL. Imagine your favorite Asian takeout joint’s house special egg roll, but instead of limiting yourself to one or two to save room for the main event, […]

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Andrew Skurka interview

Backpacker Radio spoke with the thru hiking legend, author, blogger, and backcountry guide Andrew Skurka. Very entertaining. Very informative. He shares strong opinion on gear. Andrew names Cam “Swami” Honan and Justin “Trauma” Lichter as two thru hikers he admires … Continue reading
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