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Here's To Now....

I am not one who spends much of my time in front of a television, especially with the over abundant dumbing down programs offered on most channels today. 364 more words

Book of the Week: Let My People Go Surfing

This is another origin story book about Patagonia, a privately held clothing company that specializes in climbing equipment. The previous origin story books focused a lot of the founders, but this one focuses more on the company rather then the founder, Yvon Chouinard. 316 more words

Books

Quote by Yvon Chouinard

“The word adventure has gotten overused. For me, when everything goes wrong – that’s when adventure starts.”

– Yvon Chouinard from 180* South

Nature

Upperhand and Unknown

“The word adventure has gotten overused. For me, when everything goes wrong – that’s when adventure starts.”

– Yvon Chouinard from 180* South

When you go to your local bookstore, it is inevitable that your eye will land on a survival guide or some backpacking “how-to.”  Preparedness is important in any adventure. 346 more words

Nature

Documentary: 180 (degrees) South

I’ll be totally honest: I skipped through a lot of the film. It just wasn’t as focused on rock climbing as I thought it would be. 852 more words

Documentary

Cuba Libre 2: Grand Salami

Permit are an obsession for many anglers, mostly because they’re nearly impossible to catch. Some people I know have spent thousands of hours and dollars without landing one. 452 more words

Fishing

Film: A Look at Fly Fishing and Climate Change in COLD WATERS

COLD WATERS from Conservation Hawks on Vimeo.

A while back, we posted the trailer for COLD WATERS – a film that looks at fly fishing and climate change through the perspective of some of the most respected anglers and activists in the U.S. 140 more words

Freshwater