Bringing a good bottle of wine on an adventure has always demanded some absurd extra preparation like duct tapping the bottle so it doesn't shatter in your boat. Revelshine, a new outdoor-minded wine brand, aims to eliminate that nuisance altogether. Instead of packaging their product in typical glass bottles, Revelshine opts for unbreakable, infinitely recyclable aluminum bottles. Their hope is that you don't have to sacrifice a good glass of wine for a day on the river, the crag, or at the trailhead. That's right, you can finally say goodbye to that gross boxed wine you've still been drinking since college.
The idea for Revelshine came from fourth-generation winemaker Jake Bilbro. He wanted to combine his passion for a good glass of vino and the outdoors, and it turns out he wasn’t alone. Bilbro joined forces with legendary mountain athletes Emily Harrington and Michelle Parker who became co-founders of the brand. Revelshine has three different bottles to choose from: red, white, and of course, a rosé. Considering all the gnarly stuff that both Harrington and Parker get into, it’s safe to assume that Revelshine is well suited for any kind of post-adventure apres. Cheers to that!
While Chris Benchetler might be best known for making the mountains his canvas, he's equally talented with a paintbrush in hand. On March 27, 2021 our mountain communities awoke to news of devastating loss to our ski tribes. A helicopter crashed in the Northern Chugach Range of Alaska taking the lives of two of our favorite guides, Greg Harms and Sean McManamy. Along with our legendary friends and their pilot Zachary Russell, two of their clients, Petr Kellner and Benjamin Larochaix, also
Thanks to groups like The Venture Out Project, the outdoors is becoming a more inclusive and accessible place. The Venture Out Project photo. Happy Pride Month! This year at TGR we’d like to honor this celebration by showcasing some incredible non-profit organizations and groups aiming to make the outdoors a more welcoming and loving place for our fellow LGBTQIA+ skiers, snowboarders, hikers, kayakers, climbers, bikers, surfers, and more. Mother nature takes pride in all of us, so we hope
We’ve got some big news today coming from TGR HQ: it’s time to announce the winners of the 2021 TGR Grom Contest. 26 years ago, TGR was founded to capture athletes pushing their limits in the mountains, and we still stand by that mission. Of course, the biggest part of that is finding the next generation of rippers to keep the dream alive, and that’s why we started the TGR Optics Grom Squad. As part of the 2021 TGR Grom Comp, our goal was to find the team’s newest members. This year’s