Quite honestly, I only watched this video for Alex Honnold’s dry humor and sass. I was not disappointed. However, if you’re a newbie to backpacking, definitely watch the entire thing. Both Honnold and his teammate Jim Zellers have some great advice and funny banter to make your backpacking adventure successful. They explore everything from gear essentials to whether or not you need a bear canister. My personal favorite nugget of insight, though? “The main reason people go backpacking is so people can get drunk in the woods,” said Honnold. Amen to that.
What constitutes an “enduro bike” these days? That seems to be the question Rocky Mountain wanted to answer with the release of the 2021 Altitude – a true do-it-all mountain bike for riding day in day out on just about any kind of trail, whether its racing at the highest level or just spending a day out for fun. We’ve already seen it under the Rocky Mountain enduro race team at Crankworx events this summer, but today we’re introduced to the new machine. In the past, Rocky Mountain’s enduro
It’s hard to not be a fan of John Mayer after watching this one – the guy really just gets the essence of “going outside.” Sure, it’s a car ad, and the car in question looks pretty sick, but Mr. Mayer steals the show with his wholesome approach to the whole matter. Forget stuffy scripted openings, we fully agree with the whole concept of f*** it, let’s just go outside. One thing though, will someone please teach the man how to skip rocks? RELATED: Jimmy Chin Tests The New Ford Bronco In the
This just in from the year 2050 – UK mountain rescue professionals are testing the use of a jetpack in rescue scenarios. Actually no, that’s not a joke. A search and rescue emergency response team in England’s Lake District has been testing the feasibility of using a jetpack to get first responders on scene quickly. As seen in the video above, a SAR professional straps into a jet-powered suit to fly up a mountainside and land close to an injured patient, saving a 25-minute hike to the