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  1. Scott & Christy Thrift

    Rock climbing guides Scott and Christy Thrift climb and run a business together, and it all started with a proposal on the side of a cliff.

  2. Charlie Williams

    I run to find out how fast I can be. I run to find out how tough I am. An interview with one of Seattle's finest distance runners.

  3. Jake Clinton

    Every summer for 26 years, Jake Clinton has galvanized the Santa Barbara running community with Wednesday Night runs at Leadbetter Beach.

  4. Breakfast on the Bridges: A Beloved Portland Biking Tradition

    Breakfast on the Bridges is a longtime Portland tradition, and you have to be on your bike or foot to partake.

  5. Ocean Futures Society

    Based in Santa Barbara, the Ocean Futures Society is a non-profit dedicated to protecting the ocean through education.

  6. An Insider's Guide to Austin in Winter | RootsRated Stories

    Austin's outdoor lifestyle is amongst the country's most vibrant. Read the insider's guide to exploring Austin in Winter.

  7. Ladies Night at The Climbing Center

    The first Monday of every month the Climbing Center on Sutherland Avenue hosts Ladies Night.

  8. From Beer City to Gear City: Asheville, NC

    Asheville, known as Beer City may be becoming Gear City, as the number of outdoor gear builders continues to grow.

  9. Chasing Snow

    The Outdoor Research Tiny House Tour is on the road again. For the third consecutive winter Outdoor Research ambassadors Molly Baker...

  10. #hikerchat: A Weekly Twitter Chat for Outdoor Lovers

    A rapid fire catalyst to good friends and great outdoor adventures.

  11. Mount Mitchell Challenge: North Carolina's Most Grueling Ultra Marathon

    Summiting the highest peak east of the Rockies, the Mount Mitchell Challenge is one of the country's most grueling ultra trail races.

  12. Beer Run Charlotte

    Beer is the best post-run recovery beverage, and every Wednesday, Charlotte runners get together for a few miles and a few brews.

  13. Sitting Down with Alison Tetrick: A Model Pro

    Well-known in Marin County as the blazing fast blonde cyclist always buzzing past you, Alison Tetrick is also known on the world scene.

  14. Dawn Patrol: The Morning Ritual of Backcountry Skiers

    Dawn Patrolling, a backcountry morning ritual, means rising early to skin thousands of vertical feet before skiing down in time for work.

  15. Austin’s Kid-Friendly, Easy Outdoor Strolls

    A sampling of top Austin sites that offer outdoor recreation at a relaxed pace, are kid-friendly, and are absolutely beautiful and fun for everyone.

  16. The Ultra Running Company

    In December 2013, Nathan and his wife Courtney opened The Ultra Running Company in Charlotte and it seems some things haven’t changed.

  17. Get Inspired To Go Outside with Knoxville’s End of Summer Soundtrack

    Listen to these great folksy songs as an end of summer soundtrack to inspire you to get the most out of the outdoors around Knoxville.

  18. Hit the Trails With Santa Barbara Trail Runners

    Nancy Kaplan wanted to run Santa Barbara's trails with company. Today, the Santa Barbara Trail Runners have over 400 members.

  19. Without Limits Productions

    In 2007, the Panigutti brothers entered a saturated market. Today, Without Limits Productions is behind Colorado's most exciting triathlons.

  20. Cormac McCarthy's Knoxville: A Gritty Waterfront Tour Inspired by Suttree

    Inspired by the novel Suttree, see Knoxville's dark and storied past by bike or by boat. Here's how to do it.

  21. Rumble in the Concrete Jungle

    Over 100 cyclists, representing downhill and BMX, compete in the first race of its kind at Charlotte's US National Whitewater Center.

  22. Steep and Deep at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort

    Jackson Hole Mountain Resort's Steep and Deep Camps are unfrogettable experiences that train skiers for the most classic runs in the Tetons.

  23. Sleeping Lady Mountain Resort

    Nestled in the Cascade Mountains, Sleeping Lady Mountain Resort offers sustainable gourmet cuisine and a unique northwest experience.

  24. Labor Day Weekend in Portland: 5 Great End-of-Summer Hikes

    Still haven't made plans for your Labor Day Weekend in Portland? Get inspired by our ideas for these great end-of-summer hikes.

  25. Hill of Life Trail

    One of Austin's great gifts for invigoration and time in nature, check out how locals enjoy the Hill of Life trail.

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