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Sheeze. Bouldering V8 Like it's nothing at all. No, it's not exactly news. It happened in 1998, but I rabbit-holed my way into this video, loved it, and decided it ought to be shared. One of the ...
Created on Mon Dec 30, 2013
Way back when I was just barely a father, it just didn't occur to me that one of the things I'd have to do (get to do?) is teach my children to ride a bike. It's just not on the radar when you're ...
To hear my wife tell it, I present no shortage of difficulty when it comes to Christmas trees. She's probably right. Before our second Christmas I barnstormed with fury that we forget a tree and get ...
Most of us, I suspect, made a choice to raise children. Even if you were, you know, surprised with the news of your pregnancy, you still brought your own flesh and blood into this world and discovered ...
Created on Thu Oct 31, 2013
It may be that the only devils out there are the ones in costume. You know how they get when they've had too much candy. While we all have some quirky neighbors—perhaps our neighbors believe we're ...
All the elements were in place for this little multi-family autumn getaway a couple of weeks ago. A sea of camp chairs, a near-empty foil tray that used to have a few dozen of Tori's special home ...
If I had to chisel my bucket list down to three things, they'd be cycling across France, rafting the Colorado River, and climbing Devil's Tower. Devil's Tower is a 1200-foot-tall volcanic plug in ...
Josh and Jessica have a young son, and they used to have a lot of stuff. According to their manifesto, that included some pretty normal things: a second car, a 72-inch TV, home theater system, dining ...
Earlier this year, I put in a 16'x20' paver patio in my backyard with my own two hands and I was pretty proud of it. Apparently, that's chump change. You know what pro skater (and father of two) Bob ...
Created on Sun Sep 8, 2013
This cool short video is jammed with inspiring time lapse landscapes, gorgeous mountains, and fresh, wild air. If you listen to the narration penned by my friend Meghan Ward, an outdoorswoman, writer, ...
Hey, so how's this school year going? It's been a long, hot summer 'round these here parts and we didn't get out for some fun nearly as frequently as I think we should have. Our oldest daughter started ...
Created on Thu May 23, 2013
Real quick, did you know that the very LEGO® bricks (you and) your kids play with first came out in the 1950s? And the concept for how these little suckers stick together has largely remained unchanged. ...
If you know nothing else about this site, know this: we like burritos. Without question, wrapping up steamy hot grub into a tortilla is one of the finest ways to keep a warm meal warm. If I can mow ...
Before my wife became my wife, she gave me a backcountry permit for the Grand Canyon. So we spent a spring break with four friends camped on the Colorado River at Phantom Ranch. It was March 2001. ...
  My oldest daughter, Chloe, is 5 years old and bonkers about My Little Pony. And I'm not. One night last fall I fed my newborn baby daughter a bottle around the time Chloe was supposed to be ...
File this one into your daily dose of cute. Awesome cute. Professional mountain biker Eric Porter rides for Team CLIF Bar and also has a son named Milo—so here's how the little grom learned to ride ...
Created on Wed Apr 3, 2013
This narrative from Arc'teryx follows a climber as he sets out to climb 35 pitches in a day (which ain't easy) on his 35th birthday, and reflects on all the things that make his life a beautiful one. ...
Created on Thu Mar 28, 2013
To the blissfully ignorant non-parent, replacement bite valves for Camelbak bottles and reservoirs aren't worth the pixels to talk about. Why would they ever need to be replaced? But to you, me, and ...

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