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Top 10 Outdoor Retailer Hidden Gems Triathletes Will Love | Triathlete

<i>We combed through thousands of products at this year’s Outdoor Retailer trade show for sneak peeks at what you’ll want in the coming year.</i><p>Though …

Camping

Top 10 Hikes On The Pacific Crest Trail

1. Eagle Rock<p>Eagle Rock is located 100 miles from the PCT South Terminus. It is named so because the structure resembles an eagle with its wings …

Hiking

Patagonia R1 Fleece Hoody

The all-day layer is our unicorn. For the longest time, changing conditions meant changing your clothes. But since the R1 was introduced in 1999 (we …

Backpacking

11 UNFORGETTABLE BACKPACKING TRIPS TO TAKE NEAR SAN FRANCISCO

9. OHLONE WILDERNESS TRAIL<p>Trek 19 miles point-to-point on one of the Bay’s most remote trails. Walk through peaceful woodlands and grassy meadows, …

Hiking

The Best Cameras for Travel

Your bags are packed and you're ready to see an entirely new part of the world. But you want a travel camera better than your phone to snap images …

Cameras

Epic Road Trips To Take In The U.S. Before You Even Think About Going Abroad

If you haven't taken an all-American road trip, then what are you waiting for? This should be at the top of your bucket list, because there is so …

Hiking

Black Roses : Clara Vine #1

1933. War is in the air. And in Berlin one woman is torn between love, loyalty and duty …<p>The perfect fusion of history, suspense and high …

Thunderstorms

Google Spent a Decade Researching What Makes a Great Boss. They Came Up With These 10 Things

Google's spent the last 10 years studying the habits of effective managers. You can learn a lot from their conclusions.<p><i>"People leave managers, not companies."</i><p>We've all heard it. Many of us have experienced it. But what makes people want to leave a manager in the first place? And if you happen to …

Emotional Intelligence

World Cup 2018: France and the Triumph of Negative-Capability Football

The first goal is the one I think I’ll remember. It wasn’t the pretty one—that would be Paul Pogba’s, which came in the fifty-ninth minute, after a long pass from Pogba to Kylian Mbappé, the visionary precision of which made the hair on the back of my neck stand up. And it wasn’t the jaw-dropping …

Soccer

9 Super-Unique Camping Spots in the West

Mt. Rainier Tipi Farm<p>This working ranch has it all - views of Mt. Rainier, tipis to sleep in, and an amazing array of animals, from alpacas to pygmy …

Outdoors

7 Essential Shoe Styles Every Man Should Own

From loafers to work boots, these seven types of shoe will ensure you're appropriately dressed for any social occasion, from the office to the gym.

Men's Fashion

Kylie Jenner Is on Track to Dethrone Mark Zuckerberg as the Youngest Self-Made Billionaire

Her cosmetic company alone is worth $800 million<p>Kylie Jenner is a lot of things: a reality TV star, a Snapchat aficionado, a new mother, a …

Spend Some Time in Chile: Why Chile Should Be In Your Future

Chile is one of the most unique countries in the world because of its shape and topography. Its long thin shape leads to many attributes that are not …

Want Instant Motivation? Read This Book Now.

Recently, I started reading it again. Immediately, my workouts got more intense. I began thinking bigger about my goals and my vision for my future.<p>I've read hundreds (potentially thousands) of self-help and business books over the past decade. Very few have the <i>it-factor</i>. Some of them do, though. …

Motivation

5 LESSER-KNOWN DESTINATIONS IN CHILE

If you’ve thought about traveling to Chile, you’ve probably heard about exploring Moon Valley in San Pedro de Atacama or traversing the W trek in …

Heli-biking: Chopper up, epic ride down a mountain

WANAKA, New Zealand — We’re well above the tree line. Which explains why it’s so barren. Fluffy clumps of moss dot the landscape in a quilted expanse of camouflage. A thick layer of fog hovers, making the scene that much more epic.<p>It’s like we’re about to step foot on Mars. Instead, I’m smack dab …

New Zealand

This Dreamy Glamping Trip to Norway’s Lofoten Islands Is Less Than 10 Hours From NYC

There are few activities more fun to do on vacation than exploring the glorious outdoors, except perhaps eating at a five-star restaurant and viewing …

The Best of Budapest: A Guide for Strategic Travelers

NUMBERS COUNT in Budapest, Hungary’s sprawling capital, whose residents invoke the digits identifying the city’s 23 districts whenever possible to narrow down what’s where and what’s worth doing. Historically and sentimentally, Budapest is actually three separate cities. Buda, on the Danube’s west …

Garmin inReach Mini Review

The Garmin inReach Mini is the smallest, lightest, and most powerful satellite messaging device on the market.The post Garmin inReach Mini Review …

Plan Your First Backpacking Trip

You’ll hear me say this like ten times in the below video, but backpacking is <i>the</i> fundamental outdoor skill if you want to access true wilderness and enjoy the outdoors away from other people. That’s why we made it the first topic for our new series: “Masterclass Outdoors.”<p>As you’ll see, going on …

5 Tools You Should Always Have With You on a Road Trip - Mapping Megan

<b>Authored by Adam Davis</b><p>Are you the kind of individual who prefers to drive to wherever you are going? With well over a million miles behind the wheel, …

Multi-tools

Visit Westworld for Real

<i>Westworld</i> draws a huge audience for a reason, and, for us at least, it’s not just trying to suss out what the heck is going on. We love the promise of adventure in wild, staggering landscapes. And though Westworld itself may be a $40,000 per day fantasy, its real-life Southwestern backdrop begs to …

Did Democrats Pass a Law Separating Children and Adults at the Southern Border?

During an interview on Friday, Trump stated that a law passed by Democrats was the reason illegal immigrants were being separated from the children …

14 Classic Summer Vacations Everyone Should Take at Least Once

How many of these summer staple trips have you taken?<p>There’s a summer vacation — and then there’s one you can’t explain with a postcard.<p>While plenty …

Rethink Your Survival Kit: One Expert Explains Why

The founder of Endure Survival shares the essential items he thinks you should carry with you on every wilderness outing.<b>If there’s one thing you</b> …

Trump Picks Fight With The Eagles; Philadelphia Takes It From There

After President Trump cast aspersions on the Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles and disinvited them from a White House celebration, the fallout has been wide-ranging and swift — from Philadelphia's mayor questioning Trump's patriotism to Fox News apologizing for implying Eagles players had …

Donald Trump

Everything You Need to Know to Trek Patagonia's Torres Del Paine

As we crested the rise of John Gardner Pass, our breath was taken away — and not just from Patagonia’s famous fierce wind. Below us lay the …

10 Unforgettable Hikes On The Oregon Coast That Will Drop Your Jaw

Lined with rocky cliffs, old growth forests, pristine beaches, grassy mountains, and more, the Oregon Coast is positively magnificent. One of the …

Weekends Olympic Peninsula: Hike, Camp, and Surf Your Way Down America’s Wildest Coastline

How to spend 48 hours in Washington's natural paradise.<p>Hidden in the northwest corner of the United States, Washington's Olympic Peninsula is one of …

The best backpacking tent 2018: super lightweight and compact tents

By Carys Lowry-Carter<p>There are lots of compromises to be made when hitting the road, but finding the best backpacking tent needn’t be one of them. …