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Reno from Top of Hunter Lake Jeep Road

Local Adventures: Hunter Lake Jeep Trail

It’s probably a common anxiety dream. You are at school, or work, or the local grocery store, or just at home. But it doesn’t look like home. You discover some secret wing, department, corridor that you never knew was there that opens up a frightening, or maybe even magical and exciting new world that was […]

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Exploring Green Lake

Backpacking with kids

When John Muir went out to explore the Sierra Nevada mountains more than 100 years ago, he did it on foot carrying as little food as some tea and biscuits for multi-day treks over high alpine peaks. He slept under the stars, without a tent, without a sleeping bag, without polarguard delta or primaloft or […]

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Shredding with your kid

The best thing about being a kid is shredding with your dad. All my life, from the time I could walk, to this very day, I’ve been hiking, skiing, riding, climbing and adventuring with my dad. Stoked to be doing the same with my boy now. Here’s a video Andy and Charlie from How To […]

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How great parents make great athletes

This was a good morning for being a dad up early reading stuff on the internet and watching the sun rise. Also for coffee, but then every morning is great for coffee. When I was a kid I spent a lot of time skiing, hiking, climbing and riding bikes with my dad. This is of […]

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Cool Places: Incline Lake Nevada (#Tahoe)

It was cold in the trees as we tromped through the snow. I carried a backpack, a sled dangling from one hand and my son stepping carefully down the crusty snow holding onto the other. We stopped at the edge of the trees above the dry basin of the small lake. I dropped the foam […]

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Why Wilderness Matters (infographic)

We are lucky enough to live in a rural area in Reno where we have 7 acres to explore before dinner every evening. Sure we eat a little bit late. But fun comes first when the darkness of daylight savings is bearing down on you. When I look back at my childhood I see trees. […]

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Hugh Herr Climbing on Bionic Legs

Hugh Herr is a Scientist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s (MIT) Media Lab Biomechanics devision. He designs and makes artificial arms and legs, called prosthetics, for men and women who have lost arms or legs in accidents. Conventional wisdom holds that loosing a leg, or both of them, limits your possibilities. Herr shows how […]

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