Breaking! Feds Secretly Issued Zimbabwe Elephant Trophy Permits

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Photo Credit: Friends Of Animals  Per the animal welfare organization Friends Of Animals, The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service quietly issued 16 individual permits authorizing the import of sport-hunted elephant trophies from Zimbabwe before announcing to the public in November that it was lifting its ban, Friends of Animals has learned. According to records obtained … Continue reading Breaking! Feds Secretly Issued Zimbabwe Elephant Trophy Permits

The Procrastinator’s Gift Guide: Last-Minute Gear From Amazon

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You’ve done it again. Eight days ’til Christmas, and you’ve not bought a single gift. No worries. You won’t even need to put on pants to buy these sweet selections straight from Amazon. Our new column, sponsored by Amazon, covers gear to get you outdoors. If there’s an outdoorsy person on your list, and you shop … Continue reading The Procrastinator’s Gift Guide: Last-Minute Gear From Amazon

GJ Week In Review: Gift Guide, Inflatable Lounger, Moab 240 Gear

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A recap of top stories for the week of Dec. 10–16, 2017. 1) Solo Adventure: Sailing to Remote Finland Bikepack If you haven’t tried bikepacking, this video will make you want to pack up and hit the trail! 2) ‘Outdoor Recreation Hub’ Coming to Urban Park in Mpls The ‘Trailhead’ will provide a 14,000-square-foot ‘jumping-off point’ for a … Continue reading GJ Week In Review: Gift Guide, Inflatable Lounger, Moab 240 Gear

Keepers of the Outdoors: The Life of an Eastern Sierra Avalanche Forecaster

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Through our Keepers of the Outdoors series, we’ll introduce you to people who protect and care for our wild places. Josh Feinberg knows that decision making in the backcountry can be life-and-death. That’s why he’s made it his job to give others the tools needed to make sound judgments. On February 1, 2006, three skiers’ … Continue reading Keepers of the Outdoors: The Life of an Eastern Sierra Avalanche Forecaster

Think Outside the Box: How to Wrap Odd-Shaped Outdoor Gifts

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Outdoor gear makes for rad gifts, but their odd shapes also present some serious wrapping challenges (as anyone who’s ever tried to wrap a bike knows.) So, we decided to get creative with our wrapping. This year, our lucky gift recipients will receive trekking poles, a ski helmet and a vacuum-insulated growler with bonus tumbler … Continue reading Think Outside the Box: How to Wrap Odd-Shaped Outdoor Gifts

You Can Read Holiday Gift Guide: 10 Boozy Gifts To Get Your Loved Ones

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The following blog post Holiday Gift Guide: 10 Boozy Gifts To Get Your Loved Ones was originally published to Elevation Outdoors Magazineon December 15, 2017 at 05:41PM I love the holiday season, mostly for the fact that it’s socially acceptable to get a little boozier than usual this time of year. From imbibing at the … Continue reading You Can Read Holiday Gift Guide: 10 Boozy Gifts To Get Your Loved Ones