We spent a week fishing the Savan River in the most remote corner of Russia. The Savan River on the Kamchatka Peninsula is hundreds of kilometers from civilization – the closest thing you’ll find to a road out here is bear tracks. Our most recent, and last trip as Columbia’s Directors of Toughness was surreal.Continue reading

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Our Directors of Toughness embark on their final testing mission to the most remote destination yet, the Savan river. Their fishing competition on the river? Bears. Check out their stories from the river, bears and all: Journey on the Savan River The closest thing you’ll find to a road out here is bear tracks. KamchatkaContinue reading

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Our Directors of Toughness fish the Savan River in the remote Kamchatka Peninsula. This is the essential gear that got them through all weather conditions while they were fly fishing on the river: FAITH MEN’S PFG HENRY’S FORK™ V VEST – Updated this season in a new, super-lightweight honeycomb fabric, this performance fishing vest features ourContinue reading

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The Kamchatka Peninsula in Russia was one of the most unexpected places I’ve found myself during the last nine months as one of Columbia Sportswear’s Directors of Toughness. Though it’s already been the trip of a lifetime, I can’t even call it bucket list. I didn’t even have it on the radar! It’s strange toContinue reading

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Fishing on the Savan river on the Kamchatka Peninsula is truly about being immersed in the ecosystem of the river. We drove down bumpy gravel roads, where we were then dropped off at the edge of a grassy field, and, when given the signal, approached a house-sized helicopter. Bags, people, and a dog piled in,Continue reading

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For eight weeks each summer, an unlikely flight operates weekly. It leaves from Anchorage, Alaska and touches down in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky airport on the Kamchatka Peninsula in Russia. Though it’s only a four-hour flight, you cross the international date line and find yourself twenty-one hours in the future, in a place that feels like you’ve journeyedContinue reading

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