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Saxx Review

October 27, 2018 / Bryan Wolf / Gear Reviews

A shepherd whose sheep are not in pasture is a shepherd in need. Yes, the entire review is a ridiculous analogy about sheep. Want to read more about the world’s most comfortable and protective underwear? Check it out here!

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Bedrock Sandal Reviews

October 8, 2018 / Brandon Behymer / Gear Reviews, Uncategorized

Tired of big clunky footwear? Want something that is lightweight and extremely breathable but holds up to the wear and tear of many miles on the trail?  Check out the Bedrock sandal.  The company is based out of Richmond, California and the sandals are made to order.  Yes, that’s right.  The sandal you order today takes 2 to 5 days to produce depending on how busy they are.  The company was started as a Kickstarter campaign in 2011 and has grown slowly over the past 6 years.  Bedrock is also a proud supporter of the 1% for the Planet program.

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Making Mad Ideas a Reality!

September 13, 2018 / Olivia Baer / Local Explorers

Now is the time to do things, write them down and dream beyond what you think is possible.

A never before… and probably never again walk up Ben Nevis, the UK’s highest mountain in Historical Diving Equipment weighing over 176lbs. It began at minus 16 ft in Loch Linnhe and finished at the summit of Ben Nevis.

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Greetings from Bugaboo Provincial Park

August 30, 2018 / Olivia Eads / RRT Adventures

At the beginning of July, I had an opportunity to meet up with one my friends, Jangbu, in Seattle. He scooped me up from the airport and together we drove 12 hours to the Purcell Mountains in British Columbia. The target destination: Bugaboo Provincial Park to stomp around in pristine Canadian wilderness. Also, to climb some beautiful granite spires!

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Gear Review: Black Diamond Momentum Shoes

August 13, 2018 / Will Babb / Gear Reviews

Black Diamond is new to the climbing shoe market, but as with any other piece of equipment I’ve bought from them their shoes have surpassed my hopes. I bought the Momentums as a relatively inexpensive shoe to use day in and day out at the gym and on easier sport routes. For the most part in the coming months you’ll find me crushing routes in the Momentums.

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Our Community

July 11, 2018 / Ben Shaw / Community Involvement, Local Explorers

If you would have asked me to describe the outdoors community a few years ago, I would have had no idea how to do that.  I probably would have guessed something along the lines of a rugged lumberjack or described a scene you might find on the front of a Mountain House Meal packet.  The truth is, it’s a much larger group than what most people think. 

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Live Hopeful. Act Global.

July 5, 2018 / Will Babb / Community Involvement

RRT challenges you to take on these 6 small actions as part of our “Live Hopeful. Act Global” Campaign. Although small, through collective action these ideas can have an impact. The goal is that in doing so you form eco-friendly habits that continue beyond this summer. See how you can join and earn a 20% discount!

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Road Tripping and Peak Bagging

June 26, 2018 / Olivia Eads / RRT Adventures

Mt. Marcy’s treeless and rocky peak rises above the surrounding peaks and a beautiful green valley. The highest point in New York is a challenging day hike, what proved to be a long 7.5 mile slog up the mountain. A cool, early morning start after an uncomfortable night of sleeping in the car had us on the summit by 11 AM.

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Wild Spaces and Their Impact on our Economy

May 12, 2018 / Bryan Wolf / Uncategorized

Thanks to H.R. 4665 passed in late 2016, the United States will now count the outdoor recreation industry as part of the national Gross Domestic Product, and there-in valued by economists.

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Volunteering In Beautiful Spaces – Maintaining Perspective

March 1, 2018 / Emma Littmann / Community Involvement, RRT Adventures

It was easy to find the beauty of nature in Ashland. Outside of the sky and the wide plains, the culture of the Northern Cheyenne people created a sacredness and a sense of mystery around the plants and animals that surrounded our home. Suddenly the smell of sage and the sounds of dripping water were more than just sensations, but were a part of me.

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