Events — Brad Shannon

Inside America’s coldest, deadest race

Every year, one Colorado mountain town throws a three-day party for a dead body they keep in a shed.

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Events

CycleJan Bennett

The route I’ll never race

The hottest new route in bikepacking is Mexico's 1,700-mile Baja Divide. As Jan Bennet writes, it's not a trip that should be rushed.

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TravelBrad Shannon

Yukigassen is our new favorite sport

It's like dodgeball meets paintball meets capture the flag... but with snowballs. And it's Japanese (of course).

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AlpineKevin Linderman

Outdoor Retailer: The snow demos

A lot of important business gets done on the Outdoor Retailer trade show floor. But the real fun is had, well... outdoors. Our founder and CEO got to see that for himself.

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ClimbStewart Moore

New to ice climbing? Check out these ice fests.

Ice climbing festivals are the easiest way for newbies to get into our favorite sport. In this piece, Stewart Moore rounds up six of his personal favorites.

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WellnessMatt Minich

America’s 4 best Turkey Trots

Not all turkey trots are created equal. In this piece, Matt Minich rounds up four races that take the Thanksgiving tradition to the next level.

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CycleKevin Linderman

Interview: Is the 24-hour race doomed?

Twenty-four hour mountain bike races are fading in popularity. Kathy Duryea wants to save them.

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EnduranceJan Bennett

Why I biked 327 miles to Burning Man

Struggling with boredom, depression, and a general sense of unease? Giant Jan Bennett prescribes a six-day bikepack through the desert.

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Around the web — Conde Nast Traveler

Columbia just posted the ultimate dream job

Columbia's new "directors of toughness" will spend nine months touring the world and testing gear. And they'll get paid to do it.

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CycleSeth Beckton

Photo Essay: Snowmass Demo Days

Giant Seth Beckton shares photos from this year's Snowmass Demo Days.

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