WHERE: The Sandia Mountains is an easily accessible range immediately to the east of Albuquerque, New Mexico within the Cibola National Forest. Part of the range is protected as the Sandia Mountain Wilderness. Its highest point is Sandia Crest, at 10,679 feet (3256m). WHY: Just a short drive from a major metropolitan area of more… Read More

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Where This lesser-known National Monument and Preserve is located in south central Idaho, right on Highway 20. There’s just about nothing on either side of the park for miles in between Jackson, Wyoming and Boise, Idaho, but it’s well worth the drive if you are in the area. If you are going through Yellowstone, this… Read More

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WHERE Nestled against the foothills of the Wind River Mountains and on the banks of the Popo Agie River, Lander is in west-central Wyoming. It sits on state highway 287, which came up from Ft. Collins, Colorado and continues on into Montana to the north. Lander is 270 miles northwest of state capitol Cheyenne. WHY… Read More

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This is the first in a 3-part series on Hiking the Rainbow Rim Trail of the Grand Canyon. Part II | Part III A leisurely trek on the North Rim of the Grand Canyon You can always tell when you are approaching the north edge of the Grand Canyon. Almost subliminally you feel something changing. The… Read More

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A thru hike is difficult under the best circumstances. Starting in the winter only elevates the difficulty of the hiking and adds an element of mountaineering to the adventure that few others get to experience. I began my quest to complete the triple crown of hiking on February 5th on top of Springer Mountain in… Read More

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…no one needs to worry themselves about how long the walk takes. “It shows that time, the concept of time, doesn’t matter.” — Ann-Karin Tellefsen A very long walk It’s a very long walk, so let’s call it what it really is: a trek. Better yet, a pilgrimage. Known as the Camino de Santiago, this… Read More

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Scotland’s western edge is littered with inlets, isles, craggy mountains and wet coastal trails. For planet trekkers it is a magical place to visit. This part of the country is remote, untamed, wet and emblematic of the kings, armies and clans that once ruled the land. Walk the hills of Trossachs National Park, climb good… Read More

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The Red Fox Racer 20 is a deceptively capable little day pack. As a mountain biker with a taste for epic all-day rides I’ve grown used to having the equivalent of a duffel bag strapped to my back. How else to carry the rain gear, extra layers, tools, hydration system, spare dérailleur hangers, tubes, magic… Read More

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When you need to get away for just a day, you want to keep it simple and leave the clutter behind. Therefore, you want a backpack to carry the essentials without getting bogged down with too many extra widgets. Red Fox Trail packs keep it simple with just enough versatility to be good for lots… Read More

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Congratulations Jeremy Matsen for winning the photo contest. Jeremy had more than 160 likes and comments on the photo he submitted.                   We’re launching our first Facebook contest! And we’ve just changed the rules slightly as of December 12th. Now enter the contest simply by posting a… Read More

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For five-day plus, big mountain adventures, where you need alpine climbing functionality, the Summit Series provides great versatility with superior load carrying capacity. V-Frame To carry as much weight as you need for a big mountain expedition, you need a pack with a solid frame. So Red Fox built an aluminum V-shaped skeleton to add structure… Read More

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