January 20, 2021 Edition
NOT A RUNNER
The stories we tell ourselves can change us, for better or worse. I'm not a runner, I'm not a backpacker, I'm not capable. Maybe this year, we tell ourselves a different story, try something new, and see where this new story takes us.
After more than three decades of attempts, a team has finally made a winter summit of K2. Historically, Italian, Polish, and Russian climbers have dominated winter 8,000-meter mountain summit attempts; so this team of Nepali and Sherpa climbers is proud of their summit and the statement their success makes.
Spending more time outside instead of staring at our screens. Eating a homecooked meal instead of takeout. Little switch-ups in our day can make a big difference in how we feel. Get a kick start on your switch-ups by entering to win this $1500 prize package of outdoor goods and nutritious fuel for your body.
This film could be about any beautiful locale with a growing population and growing excitement about outdoor recreation. It's the age-old battle of "keep your spots secret" vs. "come be a part of this amazing place." What's the solution?
QUICK & DIRTY
Business Profile: "Building adventures, one stick and one bandana at a time."
Strengthen your feet for the trail. They carry your whole body, after all.
Join the 52 Hike Challenge.
The Avalanche Doesn't Care, A Poem
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- Deb from Florida, review of Gear Aid Micro-terry Washcloth Kit
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