WING AND A PRAYER
As a curious photographer, Ben Depp is always looking for unique angles. He's accomplished it, hundreds of times now, with his flights over the naturally beautiful (and diminishing) wetlands of Louisiana.
When the Gearheads at Backcountry put together a collab with Simms, all fly fishers should take note. Our senior gear expert Reid, a former fly fishing guide, certainly did. This month, we're stoked to give away a full Backcountry x Simms Flyweight Fly Fishing Kit!
RUINING YOUNG WOMEN
Natalie Warren wrote her book, recounting the story of paddling from Minneapolis to Hudson Bay, with a clear goal in mind. "My ideal audience is sort of ruining young women," she says, "and getting them to scheme these larger things.” Well, consider us intrigued.
CYCLE OF ANCESTRY
Take ten minutes today to watch (and be inspired by) this short film that follows first-generation Mayan-American Mario Ordoñez Calderon on an extraordinary 1,500-mile bikepacking trip from Mexico City through the Yucatán Peninsula.
QUICK & DIRTY
The beauty in this short will make you do a double-take.
Macrodoses v. microdoses (of nature, of course)
Test your environmental knowledge with an Earth Day Quiz.
Scroll through the National Geographic Photos of the Day...maybe set a timer so you remember to stop at some point :).
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