Tested Tough in the Pacific Northwest, where we choose trails over treadmills. In honor of American Hiking Societyâ€™s National Trails Day celebration (June 4th, 2016) we dedicated our Instagram feed to our favorite trails to run, hike, bike, paddle and explore. These are the places we go toÂ clear our heads, train, breath and feel alive.
Finnish-born Antti Karava loves running for the sense of freedom it provides. Antti KaravaÂ loves the spectacular mountain trails near his mountain home outside of Menthon Saint Bernard, France. â€œThere are beautiful trails to explore,â€ says Karava. â€œThe scenery never gets boring.â€ He loves running as it makes him feel good, and also gives him a
During its more than 75 years of innovative history, Columbia Sportswear has channeled a passion for the outdoors into creating technologies and performance products that keep people warm, dry, cool and protected year-round. In our quest to make product that meets and exceeds the needs of outdoor enthusiasts, Columbia Sportswear is seeking a broad variety
Here are 5 amazingÂ outdoor flicks for when goingÂ outside is not an option…as heartbreaking as that may sound. Cautionary tales, documentaries that leave you in head-shaking awe, riveting suspense that melds the thrills of the natural world with the campy b-movie glory. These five films offer solid outdoor respite when itâ€™s too hot or wet or
Tested Tough in the Pacific Northwest, where there is a waterfall around every corner. When we asked our social media followersÂ to participate in Columbia’sÂ first ever Instagram challenge, we decided to focus on something we hold dear in the Pacific Northwest. Yep, youÂ guessed it: Waterfalls.Â We love our waterfalls almost as much as we love hiking out
Urtzi Iglesias looks to add UTMBÂ® to his vast array of accomplishments as a runner. Urtzi Iglesias is an experienced adventure racer. Heâ€™s the navigator for the Vidaraid Adventure team and three-time Spanish Mountain Bike Orienteering Championâ€”so we know he wonâ€™t get lost on the 300 km course, even through thereâ€™s more than 28,000 meters
Shocking new discovery at the Petra World Heritage site. Earlier this month, a new monumental structure was discovered buried under the sands at the Petra World Heritage site in southern Jordan. Archaeologists used satellite images, drone photography and ground surveys to locate the large platform that had been hiding in plain sight. Petra may represent