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Life of Pie: How Two Women Helped Define Fruita’s Mountain Biking Scene

Life of Pie

Writer’s Note: Denver screening of Life of Pie will take place at 7 PM on Wednesday, June 19 at Patagonia. Another screening will follow the next day at 7 PM at the Patagonia store in Boulder. Chutes and Ladders. Joe’s Ridge. Hot Tomato. To Coloradoans, those names are synonymous with Fruita, home of world-class single track and the best New

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Hydrolight by Hydrolight Outdoor Gear: A first look

Hydrolight by Hydrolight Outdoor Gear: A first look

Hydrolight by Hydrolight Outdoor Gear: A first look Want to find out about a simple idea that will light up your world while keeping you hydrated? Read on. I have a few criteria for making gear choices. A couple I used to share with my students who were on track to being outdoor professionals. “Good gear is cheap gear that

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Roofnest Rooftop Tents – Real World Review

Roofnest tent in the snow

Roofnest Rooftop Tents – Real World Review Roof tents are a growing tent category.  With the ability to set up in about a minute, the Roofnest RTT (rooftop tent) offer several advantages.  Read more in this detailed review of the Eagle from Sean Sewell of Engearment and Sandpiper from our friend Brian Myers in Texas. What is a roof tent?

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Fathers Day Gift Guide 2019 – Engearment Approved Dad Stuff

Wil and Cai hiking

Fathers Day Gift Guide 2019 Engearment Approved Dad Stuff Here are the Engearment.com staff picks for awesome Fathers Day gear.  We have tested out each one of these items and assure they will make Dads happy to receive them.  Skip the damn neckties! To all the Dads out there, granddads, dog dads and every other kind of dad you can

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Never Summer Atom Splitboard – Amazing Powder Snake!

Never Summer Atom Splitboard

Never Summer Atom Splitboard – Powder Snake! For the last two seasons, the Never Summer Swift has been my favorite board.  New for the 19-20 season the Never Summer Atom splitboard emerges as the most fun splitboard! I use the term Powder Snake as this was mentioned to me by another rider who loved the way this board charged –

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Kelty Journey Perfectfit Elite Backpack First Impressions

Kelty Journey Perfectfit Elite Backpack without kid

Kelty Journey Perfectfit Elite Backpack First Impressions Initial impressions: Outstanding build quality, adventure focused and designed to include kids on your outdoor trips. Ability to store and carry all the additional snacks, diapers, gear, water, needed to takes kids into the outdoors. Things that jump out immediately are the Kelty labeled ‘drool pad’ and ‘dirty pocket’, foot stirrups, and various

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