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Review: Seattle Sports Glostick Multi-Clip USB

Seattle Sports Glostick Multi-Clip USB ($20, Seattle Sports) What does Spaceballs, the 1980’s sci-fi spoof, have to do with the Glostick? I’m glad you asked. Let’s just say, not much. Still, Dark Helmet would be impressed. Or maybe not, actually. (Ahem! If…

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Where to Bike After Boulder-White Clouds Wilderness

Boulder-White Clouds Wilderness Bike Ban Alternate Rides There’s a saying about mountain biking in Idaho: “If you’re not pushing your bike, you’re not mountain biking.” From my experience, I wholeheartedly agree. Riding the trails in and around the Sawtooths, White Clouds,…

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Review: Relief Bed By Thermarest

Relief Bed ($99-$149, ReliefBed.com) Cause marketing. It’s been around since the 1970’s, but in the last decade or so, it’s picked up steam. The surge in cause marketing seems especially notable in the outdoor industry, where companies often look for…

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Review: WIN Detergent

Death and taxes get all the credit. What about laundry? WIN Detergent ( $11, windetergent.com) If you wear clothes–and I hope you do–then laundry is a part of your life. Laundromats, laundry rooms, washtubs and clotheslines in the backyard; somehow,…

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Adventures of a Via Ferrata Virgin

Overcoming Fear on Telluride’s Via Ferrata “Take deep breaths, in through your nose, out through your mouth,” our San Juan Outdoor Adventures Guide, Chris Murray, is coaching me as I stand frozen and shaking, clipped into a cliffside hundreds of…

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6 Sundance Summer Adventures Worth Visiting For

A Guide to Sundancing in the Summer Sundance: It’s a name often associated with film festivals and skiing, but the well-kept secret of the summer side of Sundance Mountain Resort is finally getting out. If you don’t go before the…

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5 Utah Hot Springs to Warm Up in This Winter

Got a chill in your bones? Warm up with an invigorating soak in one of Utah’s most unique and appealing hot springs. Mystic Hot Springs Location: 475 East 100 North in Monroe. 175 miles from SLC. Directions: Take Exit 188…

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Inversion Diversions

Where to Escape the Smog for a Day or a Weekend Most “dirty words” are four letters. Except one, at least to Salt Lakers: inversion. In an inversion, a dense layer of cold air is “stuck” under a layer of…

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Adventuring at The Lodge at Glendorn

A Luxury Forest Retreat in Northwest Pennsylvania A mist lingers on the brook as the sun begins peaking over the tree-covered hills. I cast the line again into the slow moving water. Immediately, there’s a tug on the line, “A fish!…

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Hoodoo Holdoff (Not) Climbing Ancient Art

(Not) Climbing Ancient Art We stood in the parking lot at the base of the Fisher Towers early in the morning of our big ascent day and stared at the fecund clouds in the sky. Raindrops peppered the dusty ground.…