Wyoming’s Remote Bighorn Mountains: A Kingdom of Rock

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Emerald lakes, lush meadows filled with purple lupines and gold, gray granite abound make this lesser-known climbing spot one of Wyoming’s best—but you’ll have to venture deep into the alpine to reach some of its most sought-after routes. In north-central Wyoming is a little-known 1.1 million-acre national forest. With its vast granite and gneiss walls … Continue reading Wyoming’s Remote Bighorn Mountains: A Kingdom of Rock

Clip It: Great 2017 Quickdraws, Locking & Standard Carabiners

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For 2017, Metolius, CAMP-USA, and Petzl added some top-notch features to their carabiners and quickdraws that make upgrading your rack worthwhile. Nineteen-eighties Yosemite hardman Mark Hudon told me this spring, aside from making carabiners increasingly lightweight and equally strong, there haven’t been any major breakthroughs in carabiner technology in a few decades. But there have … Continue reading Clip It: Great 2017 Quickdraws, Locking & Standard Carabiners

You Can Read The September Issue of Elevation Outdoors is LIVE!

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The following blog post The September Issue of Elevation Outdoors is LIVE! was originally published to Elevation Outdoors Magazineon September 06, 2017 at 10:07AM Editor’s Letter: Wide Awake  “Our plan was simple: Wake at that godforsaken hour. Drive up to the Indian Peaks. Climb 13,409-foot Navajo Peak, a beautiful perfectly shaped pyramid that’s a bit … Continue reading You Can Read The September Issue of Elevation Outdoors is LIVE!

First Look: Patagonia ‘New’ Micro Puff Hoody

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A stalwart midweight puffy jacket gets an upgrade this season, including a design with ‘strands’ of synthetic insulation for warmth inside. Patagonia calls it the “lightest, most-packable insulated jacket the company has ever created.” Available today, a new version of the Micro Puff Hoody offers a wear-anywhere top that gives direct competition to midweight goose … Continue reading First Look: Patagonia ‘New’ Micro Puff Hoody

You Can Read Down ‘N Dirty: TomTom Adventurer GPS Outdoor Watch

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The following blog post Down ‘N Dirty: TomTom Adventurer GPS Outdoor Watch was originally published to Elevation Outdoors Magazineon September 05, 2017 at 03:16PM Down ‘N Dirty: TomTom Adventurer GPS Outdoor Watch 89%Overall Score Durability 95% Versatility 90% Comfort85% Features 90% Value 85% While it seems absolutely ridiculous when you see other people doing it, … Continue reading You Can Read Down ‘N Dirty: TomTom Adventurer GPS Outdoor Watch

You Can Read September Pit Stops: Live Outside and Play Road Team

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The following blog post September Pit Stops: Live Outside and Play Road Team was originally published to Elevation Outdoors Magazineon September 05, 2017 at 12:31AM We’ve accomplished a lot this summer. Together, we’ve driven thousands of miles, checked off several items from our adventure bucket list, been a part of some amazing events, and met … Continue reading You Can Read September Pit Stops: Live Outside and Play Road Team