Blood-sucking, brain-eating, flesh-boring monsters live among us. These six horrifying parasites and diseases in humans actually exist. Ascaris lumbricoides worms passed by a child in Kenya, Africa. CDC. Henry Bishop Nurture loses out to nature every time. Take, for instance, the microscopic world where small, dangerous, downright creepy organisms find sustenance on the living. Read … Continue reading Real Life Monsters: Six Skin-Crawling Creatures to Avoid
Great outdoor gear at an amazing price: That’s our goal each Monday. Check out the bargains below and save on gear for your next adventure. Osprey Rev 1.5 Hydration Pack: $34 (50% Off) Go the distance and stay hydrated with the Osprey Rev 1.5 Hydration Pack. Included is a 1.5-liter hydration reservoir with a magnetic … Continue reading Monday Bargains: Three Steals to Start Your Week
Backflips off cliffs? Canadian Kurt Sorge’s run down a cliff-strewn ridge in the Utah desert is beyond belief. The line won him his third straight Red Bull Rampage. Red Bull Rampage is one of the more epic competitions on the planet. Just outside Virgin, Utah, riders spend days building jumps and transitions around an incredibly … Continue reading Mind Blown: Watch Red Bull Rampage 2017 Winning Run
This lightweight DIY backpacking dessert is a great way to end a long day’s hike. Sometimes it’s the small things that keep us motivated out on the trail: switching to new a pair of socks, putting on a comfy tee-shirt at camp, or making our favorite meal for dinner. One thing that can really lifts … Continue reading Backpacking Recipe: Apple Crisp for Dessert!
The XV-HD is EarthRoamer’s biggest overland truck yet. It will carry six very happy campers anywhere the behemoth can fit. Start with a massive Ford F-750. Then strip it to the bones and re-build it by hand in a Colorado workshop. Add a fiberglass shell built like a boat and rewire it to costly marine … Continue reading Meet The Biggest, Baddest EarthRoamer Yet: The XV-HD
REI’s annual Black Friday shutdown will also launch a custom search engine sharing fans’ adventures. Photo credit: Carina Skrobecki (@caskro) courtesy of REI Two years ago, REI made waves throughout the retail industry when it shuttered all of its 151 stores on the day after Thanksgiving. It dubbed the no-buy campaign #OptOutside on social media … Continue reading New Tradition: REI to #OptOutside for Third Straight Year
Jumping off garages, roofs, and dump trucks: This entertaining short film wraps up the best parts of urban skiing. Watch Tom Wallisch go big in urban British Columbia in this nod to Sherpa Cinema’s original ‘Imagination’ film with JP Auclair. The post Street Skiing Done Right: Tom Wallisch Rips Urban B.C. appeared first on GearJunkie. … Continue reading Street Skiing Done Right: Tom Wallisch Rips Urban B.C.
The Zpacks Nero is a 38L frameless ultralight backpack The Zpacks Nero is a frameless 38L ultralight backpack that weighs 10.9 ounces and is made with waterproof Dyneema Composite Fabric (DCF), formerly called cuben fiber. It’s seam taped inside, making it effectively waterproof so you don’t have to line it with a plastic garbage bag … Continue reading Zpacks Nero Frameless Ultralight Backpack Review
Editor’s Note: On October 29, REI Co-op CEO and President Jerry Stritzke wrote to employees about #OptOutside 2017. Two years ago, we started a new tradition. We opted out of Black Friday, closed our stores and invited the world to #OptOutside with us. In 2016, we shifted the focus of #OptOutside to our hundreds of nonprofit … Continue reading Jerry Stitzke: Why We #OptOutside
How a small idea had a huge effect. REI is a purpose-led outdoor co-operative of 16 million members. Together, we believe that a life outdoors is a life well lived. Within that simple statement is the genesis of #OptOutside, the idea to close our stores on Black Friday, pay our 12,000 employees to spend time … Continue reading The History of #OptOutside