In the predawn light of March 14th, 2015, Fedor Konyukhov and Ivan Menyaylo lifted off at 5:45am in their quest to set a new Russian record for flight duration in a hot air balloon for the AX-9 class. The existing record of 17 hours, 49 minutes was set by Vladimir Gladkov in 2013. It… Read More

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I bought my first puffy jacket at a Salt Lake City thrift shop when I was 20-years-old.

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Want the lowdown on down? We’ve put together a series of links where you can learn all about the history of down, the facts about fill, and much more. Check out the Down Buying Guide to get the facts. Learn the difference between goose and duck down from this YouTube video, from this Duck, Duck, Goose Down… Read More

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