All Women Allowed: A Bike Packing Adventure

All Women Allowed: A Bike Packing Adventure

A backpacking trip in the mountains had been on my bucket list for several years. So, when I was asked if I wanted to join a group of women from St. Louis for a five-day excursion in southwestern Colorado, I was eager to hear more. The trip would start in the former...
Fastest Known Time Set on the Ozark Trail

Fastest Known Time Set on the Ozark Trail

More than three days into his historic run of the Ozark Trail in southern Missouri in March, Rik Denicke had already trekked 30 miles more than any previous run. “I had a decent groove going and was getting closer and closer to the 200-mile mark, which was pretty...
New Outdoor Gear for Spring/Summer 2019

New Outdoor Gear for Spring/Summer 2019

Whether put to use in the woods, on the water or up the wall, these 35 new products will help you get out and explore your wild side this spring and summer. Hiking Tested: Farm to Feet Elkin Valley Lightweight Technical Crew These wholly American-made socks use...
High School Mountain Biking Come to Missouri

High School Mountain Biking Come to Missouri

A new trail is being forged in youth sports, and Missouri is joining the pack. The National Interscholastic Cycling Association (NICA), the governing body for interscholastic mountain biking in the U.S., announced in April that it has welcomed Missouri to its roster...