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This Insane Speed Riding Video Is Making Our Friday—And It’ll Change The Way You Look At Mountains

These pio­neers are defy­ing every­thing we thought pos­si­ble in the mountains.

Canopy-wielding moun­tain pio­neers are out there chang­ing the way we look at the alpine by descend­ing mon­sters that were pre­vi­ously thought unrideable—and you’ve never seen any­thing like it. The tran­scen­den­tal sport is called speed rid­ing, and Red Bull Media House and Freeride Enter­tain­ment teamed up to do it jus­tice in a feature-length doc­u­men­tary fea­tur­ing big bud­get Hollywood-style pro­duc­tion, stun­ning POV footage, and a chest-thumping sound­track.  Watch the trailer for The Unride­ables: Alaska Range, the first feature-length doc­u­men­tary of speed rid­ing, above. The full fea­ture dropped



Making the Most of America’s Most Desolate Places

The best things to do in the mid­dle of nowhere.

Some­times you just want to get away from it all. A demand­ing job, a phone ring­ing off the hook, and in some cases, even other peo­ple. That desire is under­stand­able, and some­times ful­fill­ing it can be one of the most inspir­ing things you ever do. From Henry Thoreau to John Muir, some of the great­est thoughts were born out of iso­la­tion. Bar­row, AlaskaAlaska is the least densely pop­u­lated state in Amer­ica, but if even that is too crowded for you, Barrow


Gear Love

180 South Tents – A Clymb Exclusive

Two Clymb employ­ees put 180 South tents to the test at the Deschutes River.

I pitched the Juniper 2 in a juniper grove entirely by acci­dent. Myself, and a buyer at The Clymb, Brett Cas­sidy, were camp­ing at the Deschutes River and we had the good for­tune to give these new 180 South tents that are exclu­sive to The Clymb a trial run. The world-famous salmonfly hatch was on, and a cur­sory glance at the river­bank grass revealed these thumb-sized bugs in abun­dance. I was anx­ious to wet my line, so I jumped out of


New Balance: Smokin’ Fast Track Shoes

Time to beat the clock.

You run the roads, map your routes, and now you want to take the strength you’ve built and apply it to the track — then here’s the shoe for you. This new rac­ing flat from New Bal­ance is what you need to beat the clock. Its light­weight, low-profile design will make it feel like smoke is fly­ing off your heels. Yet these are not Michael Johnson’s golden shoes. They won’t dis­in­te­grate after a few laps. They find the bal­ance between



The Inexistence of Impossible: Interview With Winter Alpinist Simone Moro

Thoughts from one of the world’s elite winter climbers.

“Impos­si­ble” does not exist for Simone Moro, because he’s con­stantly redefin­ing the word. The Ital­ian alpin­ist, widely con­sid­ered one of the world’s most elite, has earned his rep­u­ta­tion by climb­ing daunt­ing 8,000-meter peaks. Inspired by the Pol­ish hard men of the 1980s, Moro con­quers the high­est moun­tains on Earth with his spe­cialty – he climbs in win­ter. In the Himalayas, the Karako­ram, and the Andes, his feats and dar­ing expe­di­tions are unmatched: First win­ter ascents on Aconcagua, Makalu, Shisha Pangma, and


Out There

4 Actions Men Can Take to Help Female Runners Feel Safer

Avoid becom­ing an accidental creeper.

Imag­ine run­ning alone at 6 am on a week­end; it’s still chilly, more dark than light, and the roads aren’t busy yet. You’re mid­way through your run, when you hear a car com­ing up behind you. It slows down. Your heart speeds up. You hear the wheels turn­ing, as if to pull over, and your mus­cles tense as you pick up your pace. You muster the courage to turn your head and see what the car is doing. As it


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