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Backcountry and The Nature Conservancy

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climb

Hitting a High Note in Potrero Chico

We talked with snowboarder-turned-climber Aaron Biittner about his recent trip to rock climb in Potrero Chico.

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bike // mountain-bike

“Lady Shredder” Amanda Schaper Talks All Things Bike

We talked with avid rider Amanda Schaper about female mountain bikers, trail building, and her favorite trails around Santa Cruz.

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bike // mountain-bike

Mountain Biking in Maui

Get an itinerary for a mountain biking trip in Maui, with everything from volcanic descents to flowy berms through a cloud forest.

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climb

How to Become a Climber in Los Angeles

Want to become a rock climber in Los Angeles? Here are some tips on climbing in L.A. from local Katie Jo Myers.

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hike-camp

Lighten Your Load

Packing light is a difficult skill to master, but one that rewards anyone and everyone preparing to step outside. See our top tips for paring back...

10 Ways You Can Protect the Ocean

Here are 10 ways you can help protect the ocean, wherever you live.

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hike-camp

Dece Scouts

Find out how one San Francisco designer is inspiring fellow city dwellers to head outside through his workplace backpacking club.

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hike-camp

The Gear Connection

Find out how Backcountry Gearheads go above and beyond to ensure you get the right gear for what you need—and why customer service calls from them...

In The Line Of Fire

Inside The Organization Dedicated To Supporting Our Wildland Firefighters

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ski // snowboard

ski // snowboard

Donna Carpenter

Jessica Jacobson

CEO Donna Carpenter shares how she’s leading Burton and the industry towards a more diverse, sustainable future.

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ski // snowboard

ski // snowboard

Finding Contrast

Sunn Kim

If you’ve been dreaming of a ski trip to Japan, here’s the beta on savoring Japanese powder—and a bowl of après ramen, to boot.