Pocket bacon? That’s like skiing with a couple of 80s skinny skis. Get with the times, cheese balls are the way of the future. Extra brownie points if you’re able to strap them to your back like this champion. Hopefully, the next prototype has a Camelbak-style hose attachment so you don’t even have to take it off. For now, the inefficiency is overshadowed by the sheer caloric density.
But seriously, what’s your move when it comes to snacks in the backcountry?
This week in Women in the Mountains, we sat down with writer and teacher Carolyn Highland, who’s published over 50 articles in print and online. Highland’s new book ‘Out Here: Wisdom from the Wilderness’ is a collection of page-turning non-fiction essays exploring what the outdoors can teach us about the human experience. Joe Connolly photo. Anyone who's spent time in the outdoors knows that Mother Nature can be an insightful teacher, humbling you through unexpected thunderstorms or
Climber Nina Williams is just one of the many North Face athletes looking to challenge the outdoor industry to redefine what is "normal". The North Face photo. The year 2020 has been anything but normal. Instead, it feels like we've been thrown one curveball after another: a global pandemic, catastrophic wildfires and hurricanes, and civil unrest are just a few to name. It's safe to say that all of this hasn't been easy, but if there's any silver lining from this year, it's that we can
This week in Women in the Ocean, we sat down with surfer and co-founder of Textured Waves Chelsea Woody. Textured Waves is a surf collective aiming to create a surf community for women of color and underrepresented demographics. Bethany Mollenkof + Seea photo. There's this special thing called "sea-sterhood." Chelsea Woody, Danielle Black Lyons, Gigi Lucas, and Martina Duran first coined the term on a surf meetup together to describe their sisterly camaraderie. Despite all living