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Podcast: How Did the Environment Become Such a Polarizing Issue?

Picture this: Nancy Pelosi and Newt Gingrich sitting side by side and asking you to care about climate change. Sounds like an SNL skit right? Except it’s not, you can watch the real advertisement here. Climate change didn’t use to be a divisive issue in America, in fact, many members of the Republican Party used to support climate change action. So what changed? The podcast How to Save a Planet set out to discover why, and in this episode, they explore how conservative ideals became synonymous with denying climate change. They also sit down with two conservative activists who’s goal is to convince fellow Republicans to care about a warming planet. The biggest takeaway? Making progress on this issue will require action from everyone, not just one political party. 

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Get Your ​TGR x Chris Benchetler ‘Fire On The Mountain’ Box Set + Collection
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Get Your ​TGR x Chris Benchetler ‘Fire On The Mountain’ Box Set + Collection

Get Your ​TGR x Chris Benchetler ‘Fire On The Mountain’ Box Set + Collection

Relighting the Fire! Fire On The Mountain! TGR has a very limited number of  Box Sets available for sale on our channels. In addition, we are honored to introduce this capsule apparel collection designed by Chris Benchetler that compliments the box set release. Elements of the artwork and box set translate beautifully to an apparel collection that is exclusive are only available via presale here on the TGR Shop. You may have seen but you’ve never seen anything like this box set!

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The Future of Powersports is Female with Polaris Women’s Council
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The Future of Powersports is Female with Polaris Women’s Council

The Future of Powersports is Female with Polaris Women’s Council

This week in Women in the Mountains, we sat down with pro-skier and snowmobiler Amy David. David is part of Polaris’ new Women’s Council, which aims to increase female participation in powersports. Hillary Maybery photo. What does a big mountain pro-skier, stunt double, rodeo champion, and Sturgis Motorcycle Hall of Famer have in common? They're all part of Polaris' new Empowersports Women's Riding Council. The brand just launched this new committee with hopes of expanding and

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‘Out Here’ Combines Captivating Adventure Writing with Sage Wisdom
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‘Out Here’ Combines Captivating Adventure Writing with Sage Wisdom

‘Out Here’ Combines Captivating Adventure Writing with Sage Wisdom

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