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DESIGN
Interview: Davis Smith of Cotopaxi
The desire to see the world, step outside one's own boundaries and see how others live is human nature. Davis Smith, founder and CEO of socially conscious outdoor company Cotopaxi, spent much of his childhood outside his native US in developing countries...
DESIGN
Bamboo Ski and Hiking Poles from Soul Poles
On a constant quest to make the ski industry more sustainable, Park City, Utah-based Soul Poles is aiming to reduce cost for consumers and increase its market presence. The brand's SoulLite campaign—currently funding on Kickstarter—is focused on...
DESIGN
Causwell's Tenkara Fly Fishing Rod
The relaxation and meditative merits of fly fishing have long been held high by many an enlightened outdoorsman. Of course the goal is landing a big one worthy of a fish tale at the end of the day, but for most the joy lies in the chase. Gearing...
DESIGN
DPS Skis
With spring right around the corner in the Northern Hemisphere, hitting the mountains in search of snow might not be at the top of everyone's To-Do list, yet some of the best and most consistent conditions of the year can be found as the season winds...
STYLE
Sundance 2014: Marco F. Martinez
In conjunction with this year's Sundance Film Festival, grooming and skincare brand Dove Men+Care hosted a pop-up barbershop, aptly dubbed the Park City Barbershop. There, we had an opportunity to sit in the chair of Marco F. Martinez, the Master...
TRAVEL
Amangiri
Forget interstellar travel—there's a transcendent resort currently taking bookings here on earth, and it's called Amangiri. Located just over the Arizona border in Canyon Point, UT, the hotel sprawls amongst imposing bluffs with sweeping...
DESIGN
Test Drive: 2013 Range Rover
When a brand can embrace its heritage and simultaneously reinvent a product to improve both performance and luxury, we're impressed. In the case of Land Rover's 2013 Range Rover, we're blown away. Anyone can appreciate the on-road luxury of this...
DESIGN
SmartCrossBars
Thomas Vollbrecht knows gear. The self-professed "fun hog" lives in Park City, Utah, where a community of avid outdoorsmen creates a demand for functional equipment. Vollbrecht first thought of SmartCrossBars—the flagship product from his...
TECH
RAMP Sports
Based out of Park City, Utah RAMP Sports (AKA "Riders Artists Musicians Project") has just released a line of skis using next-generation rapid prototyping and vacuum molding to create their boards. Their modern equipment has allowed them to create...
DESIGN
Test Drives: Mustang Boss 302
Ford invited me to spend the day at their Ford Racing High Performance Driving School at Miller Motorsports Park in Tooele, Utah. The "Boss Track Attack" was the featured program—an opportunity to push the new Mustang Boss 302 on a professional...