Much of the Northern Hemisphere is experiencing a much needed snow-sports revival this year - with amazing conditions across the Rockies, deep powder in the Pacific Northwest, and epic...well just plain epic in Japan.
Armed with laughter and a desire to explore, excited about stepping outside of their comfort zones, Kate Davis and Andy Bartlett will be attempting to be the first people to paddle the entire length of the Danube, from source to sea, on a SUP.
You learn a lot when backpacking distances. The two most prominent: how to pack efficiently, and the value of proper nutrition. Two non-mutually exclusive points, that, if not learned with expedience, will cut short days on the trail.
It’s about 2 a.m. and I’m stumbling down the trail like a walker from The Walking Dead. My thoughts go to my bed, where I should be, fast asleep, warm and snuggled up to my husband. Maybe one of the kids has had a nightmare and is snuggled in too. How the f%@* am I supposed to ride 65 kilometres after this leg?
Salomon has been a leader in the trail running game for some time now and it seems that with each passing year they make new products that are great, and build on great products to make them even better.
I'm standing at the start line, the butterflies flying in formation as they always do right before a race starts. "3....2....1...GO!" They're off. The butterflies take off as well. We've done all we could up until now; the rest is up to them.
The Garmin Edge 520 could be easily summed up with one word. Awesome. How awesome will depend on what kind of athlete you are.