The Next Step: Alaska

The Next Step: Alaska

Ryan Wichelns, Gabe Messercola, Geoff Lyman and Greg Zegas, close friends from New York and Massachusetts, share a common love for moving in the outdoors – especially in the big mountains of the world. With the help of College Outside and adidas Outdoor, they’ll be spending 26 days in a quiet region of Denali National…


Top 5 Accessible Side Country Locations for Powder Days

o, you’ve decided that lift serviced skiing is getting a little bland. You’ve hucked every in-bounds cliff, and can ski every black diamond run backwards. While true back-country skiing is dangerous and requires extensive avalanche training, many ski areas now offer hike-access, or ski-tourable terrain that is lower risk. Check out some of these prime…

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A Foolproof Method to Making Friends While Traveling

Curtis Burrowes and Justin Raphaelson are two well-worn travelers who hail from New England. This is their second cross-country trip across the states in successive years. With the help of College Outside and adidas Outdoor, they have been fully outfitted for their dastardly deeds on the Colorado 14ers and on the walls of Yosemite National…


How to Transition to Running in the Winter

As the Fall semester ends, continuing your running regime in the outdoors can be tricky. Though seasons and weather patterns change, your running routine doesn’t have to. Keeping John Ruskin’s famous quote in mind, that “There is no bad weather, only different types of good weather,” here are a few do’s and don’ts of transitioning…