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The Case For Play As Adults

| June 1, 2015 | 10 Comments
The Case For Play As Adults

I want to congratulate every one of you who is keeping your youthful spirit young—strong, healthy, alive.

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Master All Things Paddling

| May 10, 2015 | 1 Comment
Master All Things Paddling

Water sports are the way to go during the hot, dry summer.

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Try A Two-Wheeled Multi-Day Adventure

| May 9, 2015 | 3 Comments
Try A Two-Wheeled Multi-Day Adventure

Whatever flavor of bike packing you fancy, the following skills will help you squeeze more enjoyment out of your journey.

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The Parallels Of Road Trips And Trail Runs

| May 8, 2015 | 2 Comments
The Parallels Of Road Trips And Trail Runs

While trail running is often a solo sport, it isn’t always. Sometimes it’s just like a road trip: a fast way to see a whole lot of country with a really good friend.

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Take the Plunge

| May 7, 2015 | 1 Comment
Take the Plunge

Deep water soloing allows climbers to forget the ropes, the nuts and bolts, and enjoy the act of climbing itself.

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The Benefits And Downsides Of Barefoot Running

| May 6, 2015 | 3 Comments
The Benefits And Downsides Of Barefoot Running

Because you’ve been wearing shoes most of your life and your feet are weak, this will take years—not months—of diligence in transitioning and strengthening.

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Maintain Your Mobility

| May 4, 2015 | 0 Comments
Maintain Your Mobility

Strengthening the muscles around joints protects joint function and provides structural support for the body’s motion.

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The Versatility Of Cast Iron

| April 29, 2015 | 5 Comments
The Versatility Of Cast Iron

Dutch oven cooking is having a comeback, both at home and on the campfire.

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Who’s Afraid of the Dark?

| April 28, 2015 | 5 Comments
Who’s Afraid of the Dark?

Mountainfilm Festival in Telluride is not afraid of the dark. This year at Mountainfilm (a film festival celebrating the culture of the outdoors) they’re trying an experiment. Late at night on Saturday, they’re shutting off all the lights. Going completely dark. For an hour during the middle of the night, they’re shutting off porchlights, streetlights, […]

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Nepal Earthquake: How You Can Help

| April 28, 2015 | 4 Comments
Nepal Earthquake: How You Can Help

The earthquake in Nepal has devastated the region. Here’s a look at what happened and how you can help.   The number of people killed by the magnitude 7.8 earthquake on April 25 in Nepal has risen past 5,000. Much of the capital of Kathmandu was flattened, and the quake shook structures from Tibet to […]

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Women Can Wrench Too

| April 27, 2015 | 2 Comments
Women Can Wrench Too

We had all enrolled at UBI to cultivate our self-sufficiency, but our freewheeling spirits each ran much deeper than a weeklong class.

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Advocate: Foundation Benefits Young Female Cyclists

| April 27, 2015 | 2 Comments
Advocate: Foundation Benefits Young Female Cyclists

Amy, if faced with this scenario, would have found a way to create something worthwhile and beautiful out of it.

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