Post Tagged with: "backcountry"

Schofield Pass

Schofield Pass

This past Monday I decided to ride Schofield Pass despite the weather forecast saying there was a 70% chance of rain, but not just rain but at times heavy rains.  Our route was to take us through a river valley which was probably not the smartest route as for weeks we have been having flood warners almost daily. We got […]

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Getting into the Backcountry

Getting into the Backcountry

On this years Fourth of July I went for a bike ride with my co-workers to Dexter Park.  So far in Colorado this is the my number one place to ride.  It’s everything I expected when I read Mountain Flyer Magazine all those times sitting in Seattle dreaming of actually being there.  The four of us didn’t see a single […]

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How can you help?

How can you help?

A lot of people ask me how I afford my adventures and if I have sponsors.  The reality is this, getting sponsors is a temporary solution to funding.  The other reality is I live a very simple life in order to afford my adventures.  I have asked for donations before, but like working with sponsors, there is a certain level […]

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Lizard Lake

Lizard Lake

Today I went on a sweet mountain bike ride up to Lead King Basin and back through the town of Crystal. This is a view of Lizard Lake which is between Crystal and the town of Marble.  The riding was mostly jeep track but the views were amazing.  We topped out around 11,000′.  Expect more pictures in the coming days. […]

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OR’s April Fools Sale

OR’s April Fools Sale

Bring your humor and sense of celebration to our April Fools’ Day Sale & Raffle!  Come to our April Fools’ Day Sale on Sunday, April 1! We’ll be serving up silly savings from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m.– all day! All Outdoor Research Brand Apparel will be on sale for 15% off, and other brands will be discounted by 10%! […]

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Photo by Ed Hershberg

Winter Camping Tips

Winter camping offers it’s own set of challenges.  The following is a summary of things to consider when venturing out into the wilds during the winter season. One of the first things to consider is travel is slower so distances covered are less.  Plan to reduce your mileage goal by around  50% to 60%.  Because of limited daylight there are […]

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Ski Injury Prevention Clinic

Ski Injury Prevention Clinic

Join Liam, massage therapist, and Brian, physical therapist, for a free clinic. Join us at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, January 18th, for a free clinic from Liam Bowler and Brian Crosier. They’ll chat about exercises and prevention techniques to keep you skiing longer. Clinic is free but space is limited, so call the store to RSVP: 206.971.1496. Questions? We’re always […]

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Avalanche Awareness Clinic

Avalanche Awareness Clinic

Next Wednesday, January 11th, at 7 p.m., join us for a free clinic thanks to the professionals from the Northwest Weather and Avanche Center. They’ll go over the basics– what constitues avalanche terrain, the key ingredients that cause a slide, and some snow stability tests. The clinic is free but space is limited, so call to RSVP: 206.971.1496. Here’s where […]

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OR’s Carmageddon Sale

OR’s Carmageddon Sale

———- Scatman Get out there! Powered by adventure, fueled by Feed the Machine, Hydrated by nuun, and built for life like Stanley.

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Winter Mountain Safety Clinic

Winter Mountain Safety Clinic

———- Scatman Get out there! Powered by adventure, fueled by Feed the Machine, Hydrated by nuun, and built for life like Stanley.

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