Comprehensive Missouri Trail Website Launches

Comprehensive Missouri Trail Website Launches

After nearly eight years in development, an interactive website consisting of more than 5,400 miles of trail in the Show-Me State officially launched in late January. The Missouri Trail Project, a product of Missouri Park & Recreation Association (MPRA),...
Finisher Medals: Motivator or Meddlesome?

Finisher Medals: Motivator or Meddlesome?

When Andy Bartelsmeyer stepped to the start line of the Dusk 2 Dawn Night Trail Run in 2017, held under the stars at Indian Camp Creek in St. Charles County, he hadn’t really considered that he might win. “One of my friends looked at me and said, ‘You know that you’re...
Creve Coeur Park Grows

Creve Coeur Park Grows

Following an executive order issued by St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger, Creve Coeur Lake Memorial Park has grown by 25 acres. The land was previously home to Lakeside Center, the county’s residential youth treatment program, which closed in 2016. Though no...
Tested: Club Ride Commander

Tested: Club Ride Commander

These have been my go-to mountain biking bottoms for the past few months, and I love the comfort fit and stretchy, double-weave fabric that doesn’t feel like it’s going to tear if I crash. Speaking of which, the water-repellant finish is also dirt resistant! There’s a...
Tested: Mountain Khakis Outdoorist 24L

Tested: Mountain Khakis Outdoorist 24L

Mountain Khakis is expanding its lineup of packs and bags, and the sleek Outdoorist is a pretty sweet addition. The interior of the pack is roomy and has plenty of compartments. A huge exterior pocket is perfect for grab-and-go items. The 24L (it also comes in a 30L...