Effective Altruism: How to Support Sustainability, While Still Enjoying Nature

Johnie Gall “Dirtbag Darling” interviewed by Laura Visconti Q: Can you walk us through a day-in-the-life? Where in the world are you today? A: I am perpetually bouncing around the country for work, but right now…

Work or Play? A Forest Service Ranger’s Journey

Since the early 20th century women have been pioneering their way through the wilderness as hard workers of the National Parks Service. They are teachers, guides, counselors, conservationists, search and rescue, friends, and generally just…

From Deserts to Glaciers: An Epic Trip to Patagonia and Beyond

My email dinged, the e-ticket was confirmed. Days previous I received a phone call I had been biting my nails for months to receive — I was chosen as the lead actor in a series…

Wandering North With Purpose: GrowlerWerks Beer Tour

Seattle and Portland are only a few hours apart by car, but when you’re hearing the call of an adventure, you have to answer it. When GrowlerWerks saw a chance to go to Seattle to…

Where the Desert Meets the Ocean: Surfing in Baja

5 Washington Beaches That Will Inspire You

Alone at Last: Fjällräven Classic

It’s 3 am on a Sunday. I’m tossing and turning. My mind is heavy, crowded with all sorts thoughts. I’ve been thinking a lot about the meaning of “alone”, my growth in the past year,…

We Got Your Back: 5 Backpacks For The Creative Adventurer

A good backpack is more than just a mechanism for transporting personal items, it’s part utility tool and part fashion statement. A great backpack should travel as well in the wild as it does in…

Surf Mat Shenanigans: What, How and Why?

Some of the best ideas are born after many beers. Like when your father spots an inflatable surf mat at a shop on Sunset Boulevard – shortly after pouring back a few pints at Mohawk…

The Wild One: Video Recap

See See Motor Coffee Co presents this alternative motorcycling festival that encourages a diverse blend of bike fans, dirt racers, grease monkeys, celebrities, custom shop designers, speed freaks and weekend warriors to celebrate their shared…

Photo Recap: Timber! Outdoor Music Festival

If you’ve ever been to a music festival and thought, “Wow this is way too crowded and intense and loud,” you might be the perfect patron of the Timber! Outdoor Music Festival, now going on…

Slammin’ Salmon: Recipe and Interview with Yeti Ambassador Matt Pittman

Matt Pittman is a man about his meat. The Texas-based BBQ master is a Yeti Barbecue Ambassador and world-renowned wood fire cook. Pittman has become one of the foremost Texas BBQ cooks in the country…

Cool Off: Enjoying The Midwest’s Best Rivers

Summer in the Midwest can be downright brutal. With high temps and humidity making the air feel damp and heavy it is essential for those that call the Heartland home to find fun ways to…

True Grit: The Legacy of Red Wing Boots

“Whether I’m in the shop, on the road, or working on my motorcycle I know my Red Wings will keep my feet comfortable and protected. They’re not overly complicated and their simplicity and durability make…

Get Away: 5 Epic Northwest Camping Spots

With summer in full swing, many outdoor enthusiasts in the Pacific Northwest are planning their warm weather adventures. The PNW is world renowned for its abundance of outdoor recreation, awe-inspiring nature, and long warm summer…