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Meet Rexchanger, a Utah Start-up Making Adventures More Accessible

Meet Rexchanger, a Utah Start-up Making Adventures More Accessible

By Abigail Bowé, Arts Writer

July 18, 2019

  If you count yourself among the most dedicated of outdoor enthusiasts, you may likely resonate with the words of famed poet and ecologist Henry David Thoreau: "I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately." For University of Utah student Cara MacDonald, the drive to discover the...

Gear Review: Kayaking

Gear Review: Kayaking

April 8, 2015

WHAT TO BUY NRS Pilot Knife: $50 Personally, I always like to have a knife on me. The NRS Pilot Knife is a quality-built tool made of stainless steel, so it won’t rust — even when your kayak is filled with water. The glass-reinforced nylon sheath keeps the knife in place until you press the ...

Get Your Gear at Outdoor Adventures

Get Your Gear at Outdoor Adventures

March 5, 2015

It’s a Friday, and your buddy wants to ski the Pfeifferhorn in the Wasatch Mountains. And he’s leaving tomorrow morning — with or without you. You really need to get out, but there’s one catch: You don’t have an ice axe, skis, a warm jacket, or any energy left after your sixth math midterm...

Backcountry Gear Review

Backcountry Gear Review

February 4, 2015

We all do it. Even though the old farts tell us not to. Even though we know it’s dangerous and that we’re not ready (emotionally or financially) to face the possible consequences. We’re human. We do it because it’s fun and it feels good. It’s probably safe to assume that we’re not going to stop, too. ...

Gear Review: Backpacking Essentials

Gear Review: Backpacking Essentials

August 6, 2014

Salewa Alp Trainer Mid GTX I’ve always been a tennis shoe hiker. I’ve never been able to get into the whole boot thing. Last winter I did a little hiking in Bryce Canyon National Park, and overnight I wanted to become a boot guy. Fact — wet, soggy tennis shoes suck for hiking. I went out and got my ...

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