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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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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Since we stepped into our roles as the Directors of Toughness with Columbia Sportswear, Mark and I have done a lot of camping. We’ve slept in a snow shelter, a lean-to, on the floor of mountain huts, and lakeside in Argentina, the list goes on… Our primary camping woe has often been getting to campContinue reading

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On August 21st here in the United States, we will experience night in the middle of the day thanks to a total solar eclipse. As this hasn’t happened in the country since 1979 and won’t happen again for another six years, it’s a pretty special celestial event. What’s extra unique about this one is thatContinue reading

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Even though the total solar eclipse doesn’t hit until August 21, the places that will deliver “path of totality”—astronomer-speak for the optimal position from which to view the event because you’re in the direct path of the resulting blackness—have already become highly prized. While the eclipse will be visible throughout North America, only a 70-mile-wideContinue reading

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