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Get Your Tickets for SNOWBOARDER Magazine?s ?Cold Front? Movie Premiere Tour 2019

09/20/2019

The Cold Front Tour returns for 2019 to kick off winter on a big screen near you. SNOWBOARDER Magazine is hitting the road, with generous support from 10 Barrel Brewing, to share our latest films with the masses in order to celebrate the advent of the winter season. Each tour stop will feature a selection Read More

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Caroline Gleich, Jeremy Jones and Tommy Caldwell Take a Stand for Climate Action at Capitol Hill

09/20/2019

Last week in Washington, D.C., the Capitol got a dose of a different kind of environmental activism brought to its stairs and into the courtroom. Professional athletes from various disciplines spoke on behalf of the outdoor industry, offering a unique perspective on climate change as those whose livelihood put them at the forefront of our Read More

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The Skiing in Slovenia Has the Magic of a Fairytale

09/19/2019

On a 200-foot side-step above an ancient single chair, Nika Radjenovič traverses the apron of a jagged peak towering overhead. Mini cyclones swirl around her boots as she moves past limestone formations dusted with fresh snow. Shallow bowls of powder unfold below her skis in the early morning sun she hadn’t expected to see in Read More

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A List of DIY Repair Tools That Are Essential for Roadlife

09/19/2019

Picture this: You’re driving a highway somewhere in West Texas, when all of a sudden, lights start flashing on the dashboard and there is a funny smell wafting from the engine compartment. You pull over and pop the hood, only to find fluids leaking incessantly and smoke billowing. It sounds like quite the situation, but Read More

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How to Paddle From Tampa to the Heart of Florida in One Day

09/19/2019

This article and video were produced in partnership with Sierra Nevada Brewing Company, which reminds you to leave no trace when you Enjoy Outdoors. Just over an hour due north of downtown Tampa is the Chassahowitzka River and a spring-fed float through what Florida looked like before Floridians. Surrounded by protected wetlands and wildlife refuges, Read More

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Conquering the Summit with Marine Veteran Phil Quintana

09/18/2019

For Phil Quintana, skiing the full mountain matters. Topping out at Alpine Meadows to tackle open-bowl turns is not an intermediate goal to be dismissed. Quintana has the added challenge of needing to do it on one ski. After losing his leg as a result of injuries sustained during his 2005 deployment in Afghanistan, the Read More

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Why Is There So Much Trash on Top of El Capitan?

09/18/2019

It’s late September in Yosemite Valley when the Climber Stewards and several volunteers made their way to the top of El Capitan. “El Cap” as it’s known to climbers, is a 3,000-foot wall of granite and a defining feature in Yosemite Valley. El Cap is one of the most popular climbing destinations in the world Read More

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Fox US Open of Mountain Biking; Photo Gallery

09/18/2019

September 15, 2019 (Big Bear, CA) – Held at Snow Summit Resort in Big Bear Lake, CA for the first time, 700 athletes and 4,000 people from around the world gathered for the Fox US Open of Mountain Biking this weekend. Spectators enjoyed the full slate of events from the Dual Slalom, GT Bicycles Enduro Read More

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An Oregon Road Trip: Hiking, Camping, and Skateboarding Across the Beaver State

09/17/2019

Forget the pains of planning your trip, we have worked out the kinks in advance and even left enough wiggle room to turn it into an adventure all your own.

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Meet the Rock Climbing Artist That Paints Nature Scenes on Spaceships

09/17/2019

Growing up in the Sierra Nevada foothills, Forest Stearns spent his youth exploring California’s Gold Rush country and climbing rocks. Now he paints nature scenes on spaceships and quantum computers, combining his love of art and the natural world. As he does on every Thursday night, Stearns and his family step into a Touchstone Climbing Read More

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Sunny Garcia Has ?Said a Few Words? and Is in Therapy, According to Garcia Family

09/17/2019

In April of this year, Hawaiian icon Sunny Garcia was taken to an Intensive Care Unit in Oregon after a reported suicide attempt. He was in critical condition when taken to the hospital, and in May, Garcia’s family and friends set up a GoFundMe page to help pay for his medical care, including a trach Read More

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Participate in a Coast Guard Safety Survey & Be Entered to Win $100!

09/16/2019

We are interested in your attitude and approach to paddling safety. Please complete this confidential questionnaire for a chance to win one of three $100 Amazon gift cards (click here for official rules). Only the first five questions are required for sweepstakes entry. Please consider all types of paddling in which you participate. Related Tips Read More

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A Guide on How to Ski Bum This Winter

09/16/2019

September is here, and I don’t know about you, but all I can think about is winter. I can’t escape the day to day without the thought of being back on the slopes again. To get us even more excited, the Farmers’ Almanac is suggesting a freezing, frigid and frosty one folks, yep. You heard Read More

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Where to Eat, Play, and Stay in the Delightful City of Cusco, Peru

09/16/2019

Most people head to Peru to visit Machu Picchu, however, in order to get there, you’ll need to fly or bus to Cusco, the nearest major city.

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Would You Sign Up for a Ski Trip to an Unknown Destination?

09/13/2019

Shane Armstrong, a 38-year-old healthcare lawyer who lives in Phoenix, Arizona will step off the plane in Geneva, Switzerland, on Feb. 1, 2020, and follow Ptor Spricenieks, the famed-but-not-famous dirtbag/philosopher/hardcore steep-skiing alpinist, into the unknown. He’s bringing his skis. Last week, while the pavement outside his office sizzled at 110 degrees, Armstrong was daydreaming abo...

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Why Giving Back Can Make an Epic Surf Trip Even Better

09/13/2019

No surfer explores more of West Africa’s rugged, unpredictable and downright dangerous coastline than Kepa Acero. From Morocco to South Africa, and nearly all countries in-between, Acero has been there. “Picking up my backpack and going to Africa was just a personal 
challenge,” Acero told us in an interview back in 2017. “I was scared Read More

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Protected: A Guide to Living the Vanlife During Ski Season

09/13/2019

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Protected: Why the Ikon Pass Is the Ultimate Ticket for Your 2019/20 Season

09/13/2019

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5 Spectacular Trail Runs in Banff National Park

09/12/2019

If you’ve been on social media recently then chances are you’ve seen more than a few images of Banff National Park. And for good reason: It’s gorgeous, wild, and scenic. We love Lake Louise and its milky blue waters just as much as everyone else, but do yourself a favor and skip the traffic jam Read More

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Protect Our Winters? Executive Director on Bi-Partisan Efforts to Curb Climate Change

09/12/2019

Try reading 200 emails daily, speaking on panels, to elected officials, and grassroots activists – all the while keeping a mainstream heading for an organization that is constantly labeled “radical” by its powerful opponents in the fossil fuel industry. This is a day in the life of Protect Our Winters’ executive director, Mario Molina. A Read More

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Japan May Dump Radioactive Water From Fukushima Disaster Into the Ocean

09/11/2019

As you likely remember, back in 2011, the east coast of Japan was clobbered by a tsunami that led to one of the worst nuclear disasters in history. The tsunami effectively wrecked the country’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, causing a meltdown and the release of radioactive materials into the ocean. Over the years, thousands of Read More

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Weekends Punta de Mita: 48 Hours of Surf and Sun in Nayarit, Mexico

09/11/2019

Sayulita has been on the map as a surf destination for quite some time, but just a few miles south is a quiet fishing-village-turned-resort town with waves aplenty. Located on Mexico’s Pacific coast, Punta de Mita is situated on a small peninsula on the Banderas Bay, offering gentle surf and stunning views of the Marieta Read More

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Marzocchi Proving Grounds Event Sends 3 Riders to the 2019 Red Bull Rampage

09/11/2019

Deep in the heart of Oregon’s western wilderness a freeride competition concluded Monday with Reed Boggs, Juan Diego Salido and DJ Brandt atop the podium, their performances earning them the last three qualifying spots for the 2019 edition of Red Bull Rampage. The man-made course featured multiple lines to let athletes choose their own path Read More

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Are Surfers Doing Enough to Combat Climate Change?

09/10/2019

It was a stunning day for a paddle: 75 degrees, water as green as the purest emerald, a light easterly breeze carrying the scent of pine, the ocean tossed with a gentle windswell sending ankle-high waves smacking noisily into rock stacks crowded with barking harbor seals – as beautiful as the Golden Gate gets. After Read More

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The 2019 Yosemite Facelift Is Right Around the Corner, Here?s What You Need to Know

09/10/2019

Mark your calendar for Yosemite’s premier event of the year, drawing visitors, locals and professional speakers to help clean the park they love: Yosemite Facelift, Sept. 24-30. The annual event spans the entirety of Yosemite National Park – all 1,200 square miles of it – with centralized activities in the center of the park at Read More

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