10 Best All Mountain Snowboards: Shopping and User Guide

Spoiler alert: Jones Mountain Twin Snowboard is our pick for the overall best all-mountain snowboard. When you hear everything we have to say about the board, we know you’ll agree. But for now, just take our word for it. With a unique rocker/camber flex pattern, smooth turn initiation, and a blunt nose, this board handles all sorts […]

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Best Ski Brands

10 Best Ski Brands: Bindings, Helmets, Pants

There is no such thing as the best ski brand. Many ski brands have die-hard loyalists and every item in the ski gear kit of a brand loyalist is produced by a single manufacturer (or tries to be). Others consider each piece of gear on its own merits. Their ski gear kit is a patchwork […]

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The Best Climbing Resource Guide

Rock climbing is a popular sport for those looking for a few thrills and adrenaline surges along with breathtaking views that can’t be matched. Beginners need to start slowly, finding a qualified guide who will teach the basics. Types of Climbing Many different disciplines fall under the category of rock climbing. Each type of climbing […]

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The Beginner Cyclists’ Best Guide to Buying a Bike

Bicycles come in a variety of styles and price points, and they have many different features. When choosing a bike, consider where you plan to bike, how often you will use it, features you want, consumer reviews, and your budget. Not only do you have a variety of different bikes to consider, you also have many […]

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Camping 101: Best Tips and Resources

Camping is the basis of awesome family legends, cherished memories, and deep personal growth. It’s also healthy, adventurous fun for all ages. That said, it’s also a daunting prospect for new campers. What do you need to set up camp? Where should you go? What do you do besides hike? The answers start here. Camping Site and […]

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Best Ski Pants

10 Best Ski Pants: Shopping and User Guide

If you spend any time at all on the slopes, you know that Arc’teryx is known for their attention to detail, high-quality materials, and innovative designs. Their Sabre ski pants incorporate all of that and more: Made with Gore-Tex 3L fabric, these lightweight, softshell pants boast side vents that regulate temperature while you ski, as […]

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Best Paddle Boards

Best Paddle Boards

Ready to hit the water? We broke down the finalists in our buying guide into the following three categories, best paddle board, best paddle board for beginners, and best paddle board for kids. We’ll go ahead and tell you a little of what we liked about each board up front — no cheating though, keep […]

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How to Hold a Paddle Board Paddle

How to Hold a Paddle Board Paddle

To get the most out of your equipment in any sport, you need to know how to use it properly. Hold your bat incorrectly during a game of baseball, and you’re going to swing a sub-par game.  Take the wrong stance while you’re skiing, and you might be eating a face full of snow. The […]

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What size paddle board do I need

What Size Paddle Board Do I Need?

While it’s pretty simple to get started, there are a few things to get right before you hit the water, like finding a paddleboard that’s the perfect size for you. No two paddle boarders are the same and neither are their paddle boards. That’s why “What size paddle board do I need?” frequently tops of […]

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Best inflatable paddle board

Best Inflatable Paddle Board

It’s a beautiful day and the water is calling so we’ll tell you right up front our picks for best overall inflatable stand up paddle board, best inflatable stand up paddle board for beginners, and the best inflatable stand up paddle board for groups, SUP yoga, or SUP fishing, covering all your bases.  We’ll clue […]

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