Lying at the southernmost tip of South America, Tierra del Fuego’s windswept archipelago has for centuries held an allure for its end-of-the world novelty. But once you arrive, you realize this remote corner shared by Chile and Argentina is teaming with life. From the arid, lamb- or guanaco-filled steppes and lichen covered lenga forests ofContinue reading

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The Eclipse promises to be a magnificent cosmic event. Just ask the hundreds of thousands of amateur astronomers, photographers and the decidedly curious that plan on traveling to the path of totality come the 21st of August. While we hope they’ve ironed out their travel plans, there might be some other details about surviving theContinue reading

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This week’s @Columbia1938 Instagram Challenge is an ode to our beautiful night sky. This month, we’d like for you to turn off the lights, go outside, and look up at the milky way and share your favorite late night snaps. #FINDYOURNIGHTSKY There’s something undeniably magical about the night sky, from the twinkling stars in galaxies far awayContinue reading

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This month’s #OMNItalk is an ode to our beautiful night sky. We’d like for you to turn off the lights, go outside, and look up at the milky way and share your tips for taking night photos. On the 3rd Thursday of each month at 9:30AM PST, we hold an #OMNItalk where we ask our Twitter audience aboutContinue reading

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The impending solar eclipse with its promise of “totality” has already flooded the affected states with travel reservations—so much so that all the state parks in Oregon were booked up long before the event occurs on the 21st August. But even if you won’t be in that singular path as it carves across North America,Continue reading

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When Co-Director of Toughness, Mark and I arrived in the Pacific Northwest in late November 2016, neither of us knew what to expect. We arrived in a winter wonderland, more snow than the PNW had experienced in record time and even an ice storm. We hit ski slopes, put screws into our running shoes forContinue reading

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