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“Subpar Parks” Pokes Fun at One-Star National Park Reviews

Not even Mother Nature can escape the scorn of an upset person with an iPhone. Unfortunately, there are a few visitors that leave our National Parks not exactly feeling like the next Henry David Thoreau. Instead of prose and praise, disgruntled tourists love to pour their frustration into poorly crafted complaints on Yelp. That’s right, you can rate our National Parks on all kinds of review platforms, and the one-star reviews are a sight to behold. 

RELATED: Make a Plan to Vote

Illustrator Amber Share decided to have a bit of fun and brought those cheeky reviews to life with a series she called Subpar Parks. They’re like those iconic National Park posters you can buy at the gift store except they adorned with ignorant comments from the aunt at your Thanksgiving dinner that no one likes.

Here are a few of our favorites from the series. On the subject of National Parks, if you’re a fan of our public lands, be sure to vote for them in mind come this election in November. Protect Our Winters has a great tool for making a plan to vote, which you can check out here.

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

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