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Video: Cody Townsend’s Gear for The Fifty-Part 1

Cody Townsend's 'The Fifty Project' is an in-depth look at what it takes to climb and ski all 50 lines described in Fifty Classic Ski Descents of North America. A big part of successful ski-mountaineering is having the right gear—you wouldn't want to go up the Grand Teton with Atomic Redsters mounted with Pivot 18s, for example. 

RELATED: The Fifty Ep.12- The Grand Teton ft. Jimmy Chin

With that in mind, Townsend's newest episode focuses on the gear he is using for the project. From 79mm-underfoot skimo toothpicks to 118mm pow-chargers, we're given a glimpse at the range of gear necessary for a project with such a broad scope. 

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Travis Rice Drops New Board and the Video is Hilarious
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Travis Rice Drops New Board and the Video is Hilarious

Travis Rice Drops New Board and the Video is Hilarious

Is it an informational ad for a new snowboard from Lib Tech?  Yes.  Is it also hilarious?  Certainly.  Highlights include: "We pimped out a fish," regarding the new "Whale Tail" technology  "Satisfying the women's division; women's Lib if you will," in relation to the 147cm size "Willie McMillan literally said he would give me his liver for this board, granted, I don't know how much value is there..."   Related: Travis Rice Breaks Down His FWT Hakuba Win In all seriousness,

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What’s In Ian McIntosh’s First Aid Kit?
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What’s In Ian McIntosh’s First Aid Kit?

What’s In Ian McIntosh’s First Aid Kit?

A first aid kit is a must for anyone traveling in the backcountry, and while you might need a far smaller and more compact kit than you think you might – you can improvise larger items like splints and braces – there are some critical first aid items that everyone should carry. PLAN THE BEST BACKCOUNTRY TRIP OF YOUR LIFE: Welcome to TGR's Backcountry Travel Guide Here, Ian McIntosh shows what he carries in the basic first aid kit he has every day he's out in the mountains, whether he's

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Patagonia Sheds New Light on Hemp
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Patagonia Sheds New Light on Hemp

Patagonia Sheds New Light on Hemp

One of the most durable and versatile fibers on the planet has long been one of the most controversial. Hemp's complicated history begins in 1970 when it was deemed a forbidden fiber. In 2018, perspectives started to change with the passage of the Farm Bill, allowing for commercial farming of hemp by U.S. farmers. RELATED: Patagonia’s ‘Treeline’ Celebrates Our Connection with Forests Still, the stigma around the plant remains. For an environmentally conscious company like Patagonia,