A Guide to Understanding a Topographic Map

It’s a lot easier to read terrain from a topographic map than you might think, and you don’t need heavy math or science knowledge to understand it. It’s a lot more about artistically visualizing the terrain by understanding contour lines, colors, and shading and how they fit together to visualize the land. Topographic maps represent … More A Guide to Understanding a Topographic Map

6 Things to Take with You on Your Next Bikepacking Trip

By Amanda Wilks  Is there anything as freeing as a spontaneous bikepacking trip? There’s just something about throwing a few armfuls of gear into a go-bag and biking out to the nearest secluded stretch of forest trail or mountain path that holds a special allure difficult to overshadow. If you’ve ever been bitten by the … More 6 Things to Take with You on Your Next Bikepacking Trip