People & Organizations
Congratulations to Jim Doss, our latest reviewer of the month. Jim wrote a Killer Review of the Backcountry Solutions Keyhole camera sling, and wins a goodie pack of gear from Trailspace, Hydrapak, GU, and ProBar.
Congratulations to leadbelly2550 (aka Andrew Friedman), our latest reviewer of the month. Andrew wrote a Killer Review of the new Sazzi Decimal minimalist sport sandals, and wins a goodie pack of gear from Trailspace, CamelBak, and GU.
In a second installment, we catch up with Bryon Powell of iRunFar to talk about his favorite ultra running gear, barefoot/minimal footwear, product testing and reviews, and what inspires him on the trail.
If your expedition goes sour, first aid training and compass skills might not be enough to pull you from a life-threatening morass. The American Alpine Club shares five of its favorite backcountry survival tips and tricks.
We catch up with Bryon Powell of iRunFar to talk about the growing popularity of trail and ultra running, best and worst ultra moments, picking a first race, coaching tips, and his book "Relentless Forward Progress."
As a professional kayaker, Brad Ludden has completed more than 100 first descents on rivers around the world. But it's First Descents, the nonprofit he founded for young adult cancer fighters and survivors, that he considers his life's work.
The Appalachian Trail, the longest hiking-only footpath in the world, celebrates its 75th anniversary in August. Now measuring roughly 2,180 miles from Georgia to Maine, the original trail took more than 15 years to build.
Justin "Trauma" Lichter has learned countless thru-hiking tips, techniques, and gear know-how in more than 35,000 miles traveled across North America, New Zealand, Iceland, Africa, and the Himalaya. He shares those insights in "Trail Tested."
The Pacific Crest Trail Association protects, preserves, and promotes the Pacific Crest Trail. This means managing threats like clear cuts, windmill farms, and motorized use with a small staff spread over three states.
Anyone who's ever read comments online knows that the numbers of posts, comments, or reviews an individual shares doesn't necessarily correlate with his or her value to the community. Enter reputation systems, which measure the value of each member's contributions.