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Sustainability Talk: Never Summer Snowboards

A Never Summer employee positions rubber around the edge of the board and underfoot to protect the board and provide durability

Sustainability Talk: Never Summer Snowboards Marca Hagenstad July 23, 2019 backcountry, Camping, Gear Review, Tents, van life Sustainability Talk: Never Summer Snowboards Factory Tour I had to chance to tour the Never Summer snowboard factory in Denver and talk sustainability with the chairman of the Board, Vince Sanders. Here’s what I found out.   Never Summer is the largest independent

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The 14er Mindset, According to Gerry Roach

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  Everybody has a personal Everest. According to renowned mountaineer and writer Gerry Roach, since most people will never climb the real Everest (29,029’), their “Everest” becomes a list of peaks. Therefore, Colorado’s 14ers becomes “an obvious choice to embrace,” he said. Why 14ers? Why not any other of Colorado’s hundreds of towering mountains? Being able to hike all of

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Find Me: An Outdoors Film for the Rest of Us

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Experiencing the healing power of nature from the perspective of an average person makes Find Me (2019) the most relatable outdoors film you’ll watch this summer.  Released to critical acclaim, the latest film from writer/director Tom Huang is a charming dramedy whose story is paradoxically familiar, yet different.  Familiar in that it follows the modern outdoor trope of an inexperienced

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NIMBYism in the Mountains: the Inspiration Behind One Man’s Ride.

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There’s a certain intersectionality in Colorado’s ski resort-oriented mountain towns.  From Aspen to Telluride, some of our most pressing issues – environmentalism, immigration policy, racism, and social inequality- converge in a dichotomous (and often contentious) relationship between rich inhabitants and immigrant workforces. “Living in Summit County is a dream and a nightmare. A dream because it is an amazing place,

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Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2019 – Engearment Interviews

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Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2019 – Engearment Interviews This is just some of the amazing interviews we had at the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2019.  More to be uploaded over the next few days.  We covered 60 meetings so far, so stay tuned!!   Sierra Designs Great new compressable backpacks and sleeping bags. Mystery Ranch Awesome new climbing packs and

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Huck Adventures – The App That Connects You to Adventure

Huck Adventures

Huck Adventures – The App That Connects You to Adventure Ever wanted to find the perfect adventure partner but did not know where to start?  Tried Facebook groups, friends of friends and everything else?  Huck Adventures is going to be the gateway that allows you to share with the world who you are and what you like doing.  As well

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