Located in northwestern England, the Lake District serves as country’s largest national park. It covers just less than 888 square miles and is bordered on one side by the Irish Sea. Shaped by glaciers during the Ice Age, the region is characterized by fells (moor-covered hills) and mountains that rise up close to 3,000 feet,Continue reading

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Tierra del Fuego’s windswept archipelago has for centuries held an allure for its end-of-the world novelty. 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 isContinue 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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