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Hiker Dies While Climbing Yosemite?s Iconic Half Dome - The hiker slipped while climbing the final 400-foot cable section of the 8.2-mile hike.

05/22/2018

An unidentified male hiker slipped from the cables on the famed Half Dome hike in Yosemite National Park Monday afternoon, and fell to his death, according to a news release from the park. The release stated that the hiker, along with another person, was climbing the final section of the hike at approximately 4:30 p.m.

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Artist Trekked 200 Miles North of Arctic Circle to Create Sculpture ?Arctic Tree? - The 20-foot sculpture currently hangs inside of the recently opened men's Nordstrom's store in Manhattan.

05/22/2018

Artist John Grade trekked 200 miles north of the Arctic Circle to create his latest sculpture 'Arctic Tree' that now hangs in a New York City retail store.

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The Ultimate Guide to Road Warrior Formal - All the tools you need to roll from the trail to the banquet hall.

05/22/2018

Getting formal might not be our preferred activity, but it's wedding/graduation/family reunion season, guys, and it's time to class it up a bit. Thankfully, for those of us dreading the monkey suit, there are a bulk of options that will have us looking good without sacrificing the comfort and function of our favorite activewear. Move

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A Newly Introduced Bill Addresses Use of Bikes in Wilderness Areas - If signed into law, the act would grant access power to local land managers.

05/22/2018

The Senate Public Lands Subcommittee Chairman Mike Lee (R-UT) introduced the Human-Powered Travel in Wilderness Areas Act to the senate floor this past Thursday. The bill (S.2877) seeks to empower local land managers with regulation of non-motorized travel within Wilderness areas. S.2877 provides land managers a two-year determination period. If surpassed without decision, all routes

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Non-Toxic Camping Gear For Outdoor Adventurers - Protecting you, and the environments you love.

05/22/2018

It seems incongruous to be lugging around toxic gear and polluting the planet whilst spending nights in nature on a camp trip. Many of us don’t realize the polluting effects of our favorite camping gear, but there are plenty of alternatives out there to help protect you, and the environments you enjoy. We've rounded up

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Teen Responsible for Eagle Creek Wildfire Ordered to Pay $36 Million - The Eagle Creek wildfire burned nearly 50,000 acres for almost three months through Oregon and Washington during fall 2017.

05/21/2018

The teen responsible for the 2017 Eagle Creek Fire in Oregon was ordered by a circuit court judge to pay restitution of $36 million.

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Study Finds Federal Protection Has Increased Populations of Marine Mammals and Sea Turtles - The research showed substantial population recovery for 78 percent of marine life protected by the Endangered Species Act.

05/21/2018

A new study has found that the Endangered Species Act has helped increase the populations of 78 percent of endangered marine mammals and sea turtles.

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A Beginner?s Guide to an Overnight Hike - Make your first overnight hiking trip as simple as possible with these handy tips.

05/21/2018

There’s something special about embarking off into the wilderness for a multi-day excursion. And with the weather starting to warm up, overnight hikes are much easier to pull off these days. If you’re looking to try your first one, the timing couldn’t be better. Make your first overnight hiking trip as simple as possible with

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Cougar Attacked Mountain Bikers on Saturday, One Cyclist Dead - The second biker survived and is currently in "satisfactory condition" in the hospital.

05/21/2018

A cougar attacked two cyclists on Saturday on a trail in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains in North Bend, Washington, near Seattle, killing one biker.

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We Tried Mountain Standard?s New ?Just-Add-Water? Camp Food - Farm-style scrambles, and protein-packed pancakes and salsas are created with whole ingredients that are easy to take camping.

05/18/2018

I am being sincere when I say that Mountain Standard has perfected an old standby – the breakfast scramble. By perfecting, I mean they made it so easy and tasty (better than anything I’ve had at a restaurant lately) that it left me wondering why I hadn’t thought of the idea first. The simple-yet-sturdy paper

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Breath-Hold Training for Beginners (As Well As Experts) - A firsthand report from Hawaii Eco Diver’s renowned APNEA and Surf Survival Training Course.

05/18/2018

Quite a few years ago, while I was learning the ropes to surfing bigger waves out at solid Sunset Beach, one of those set waves that the old-timers always talk about marched in from the west and caught everyone with their pants down. (As in: It had us scratching for the horizon, even though we

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The Not-So-Ancient Practice of Memorial Paddle-Outs - A tradition honoring the life of a surfer that has passed away. But where did this tradition come from?

05/18/2018

The traditional memorial paddle-out, a time-honored tradition celebrating the life of a surfer that has passed away. But where did this tradition come from? Nostalgists may claim that it’s a derivative of an ancient Hawaiian practice, but historians say that it’s much more modern. First, a quick dive into Polynesian history. It’s currently believed that

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Talking 25 Years of Challenged Athletes Foundation With Founder Bob Babbitt - And their upcoming first-ever New York City surf clinic on June 2.

05/18/2018

An interview with Challenged Athletes Foundation cofounder Bob Babbitt after 25 years of helping challenged athletes continue to do sport.

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Chloe Kim on Becoming the First Woman to Land a Frontside 1260 in the Halfpipe - The Olympic Gold medalist weighs in on landing the never-been-done-before trick...and what's next.

05/18/2018

Not so long ago, a trick like this would have been filmed from multiple angles, the footage safely hidden away for months. Rumors would fly, but no one, save a select few, would really know if it had actually happened or not. Then the big release. Ender in a video part, maybe. A fold out

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Here Are 6 of the Best Adventure Podcasts - ... For all types of outdoor enthusiasts.

05/17/2018

If you need a bit of a pick-me-up when it comes to adventuring, but don’t necessarily have the time to drive off into the sunset each weekend, simply pop your ear buds in. There is no shortage of outdoor/adventure podcasts available for free listening, but don’t waste your time sifting through episodes or series that

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The Andy Irons Documentary Will Play at Over 500 Theaters for 1 Night Only on May 31 - If you missed the world premieres of "Kissed By God," here's your chance to see the much-anticipated film.

05/17/2018

The surf documentary "Andy Irons: Kissed By God" will screen at over 500 theaters for one night only on May 31, telling the tale of Andy Irons.

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Sunshine Village to Celebrate Their 90th ?Slush Cup? Next Week - Located in Banff National Park, Sunshine is an endearing family-run ski resort ... with a wild annual tradition.

05/17/2018

Sunshine Village is one of Canada’s oldest and most beloved ski areas. Located in Banff National Park in Alberta, Sunshine is an endearing family-run ski resort that is part of the SkiBig3 and Mountain Collective. Although Sunshine is not super corporate, they feature world-class terrain and breathtaking scenery … and next week they are celebrating their

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SIMA Surf Summit 21 Gathers 100 Industry Execs in Cabo - This year's speakers include Paralympic Gold Medalist Alana Nichols, Bobby Hundreds and RVCA Global GM Kevin Meehan.

05/17/2018

SIMA gathered nearly 100 industry executives and retailers in Cabo this week for the 21st annual Surf Summit. Companies in attendance this year range from Zumiez to Boardriders,Oakley, Reef, Rip Curl, Surfer, Vans, Vissla and Volcom. Some new faces this year include Ron Walden, Agenda’s new Group Vice President, and Erik Forsell, CMO of Alterra

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Surfrider Foundation ?Hands Across The Sand? Event To Unite Against Offshore Drilling Once Again - Saturday, May 19 is time to get out and stand up for your beach.

05/17/2018

The Hands Across The Sand event in conjunction with the Surfrider Foundation hits coastal areas on Saturday, May 19 to unite against offshore oil drilling.

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Agenda Show Partners With Stab Magazine to Revamp Surf Section of Show - The surf lifestyle media company will bring a newly curated look to the show's surf section this summer.

05/17/2018

Los Angeles, CA May 15th 2018 — Agenda, the most diverse and creative lifestyle fashion trade show encompassing surf, skate, footwear, streetwear, and lifestyle categories, has teamed up with Stab, the industry's leading surf lifestyle media house - forming a unique partnership starting this Summer show edition. The new partnership will reframe Agenda's entire surf

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These Are the Supplements You Need to Stay Healthy on Your Next Trip - From safe-guarding your immune system, to on-the-fly fixes for the most common ailments.

05/16/2018

Traveling can involve a fair bit of compromise. Sure, there are many places that will be able to cater to your specific dietary needs, but there are just as many locales that won’t. You might find yourself eating a less-than-healthy meal because hunger wins out over the exhaustion of foraging for greens or that paleo-friendly

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Around the Campfire: 8 Camping Questions with Pro Skier Chris Benchetler - From night skiing in Alsaka, to almost burning down an entire hillside ...

05/16/2018

With summer knocking on the door and the weather getting consistently warmer, it’s time to start thinking about your summertime camping trips. However, depending on who you ask, what those camping trips might actually look like will vary drastically. Whether they’re miles away from civilization, or at a beachside camp spot across the street from

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Australian Climber Smashes ?7 Summits? Speed Climbing Record - Less than four years after being nearly paralyzed, Steve Plain does Seven Summits in 117 days.

05/16/2018

Australian climber Steve Plain broke the 7 Summits speed climbing record on Monday when he summited Mount Everest in less than four months.

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Boat Drones Are Trawling Oceans to Collect Scientific Data; Video - From everything to following sharks and gathering data within hurricanes.

05/16/2018

Saildrone is a company by Richard Jenkins that has a fleet of 20 autonomous, self-sufficient boat drones trawling the ocean to collect data humans can't.

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Shaun White Surfs Kelly Slater?s Wave Pool and Gets Barreled; Video - "My goal was ... to get barreled, because I'd never really been barreled before."

05/16/2018

Olympic gold medal snowboarder Shaun White got the invite to surf at Kelly Slater's wave pool and White gets barreled in this video footage.

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