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Caltopo – Why you need to check this mapping software out

Up to date, UTM (1-kilometer grids), set your contours, scale, and slope angles. A handy tool.

Caltopo – Why you need to check this mapping software out  Wil Rickards   Does this sound familiar? You have pored over a particular map in silent wonder, and it has fueled your imagination. Navigation is one of the cornerstones of safe adventures. And, while it is not a typical topic of conversation at a cocktail party, I find it

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Patagonia Global Climate Week – September 20 2019

Patagonia’s Climate Strike

Patagonia’s Boulder and Denver stores will be closed for the morning on Friday, September 20, 2019  With a delayed opening at 1:00 PM (Boulder) and 3:00 PM (Denver) and employees will be participating in the strike. You are welcome to capture the store closure, or interview employees and others striking from work and protesting at the Colorado State Capitol. Employees will be returning to work

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Photography Tips From Engearment’s Own – Evan Green

Photography Tips From Engearment's Own - Evan Green

Photography Tips From Engearment’s Own – Evan Green The scenes that unfold in the mountains are often breathtaking and awe inspiring. Capturing these moments and trying to do them justice is what inspired me to dig deeper into the world of photography. Over the years I have learned a lot about what to do and not to do in order

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Pale Blue USB Rechargeable Lithium Polymer AA Batteries – Better, Faster

Pale Blue Rechargeable USB Lithium Polymer AAA and AA Batteries

Pale Blue USB Rechargeable Lithium Polymer AA Batteries – Better, Faster Lithium Polymer is a newer battery technology that promises a lot.  Pale Blue is launching USB rechargeable AA and AAA batteries using this LiPo tech.  We tested them out in the Colorado mountains to see how they perform. Lithium Polymer tech LiPo, LIP or Li-poly, or lithium-poly for short

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No Winners in Tariff Trade War

Davis Smith, Cotopaxi CEO and founder.

EDITOR’S NOTE: Since the first round of tariffs were implemented last September, the outdoor industry has lost more than 1.1 billion. Meanwhile, the newest round of tariffs announced on the first of this month indicate the worst is yet to come. Savvy consumers may have already noticed that gear (including bicycles, camp chairs, backpacks, hats, camp stoves, etc.) has become

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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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