Copenhagen topped the list. Image courtesy of Copenhagenize Design Co.

The World’s Best Cities for Bikes

What’s the world’s best city for bicyclists? Wonderful, wonderful Copenhagen. That’s according to the urban design consulting firm Copenhagenize Design Co., based in Copenhagen, Brussels, Amsterdam and Zurich. The multinational company releases its Copenhagenize Index every two years to rank the most bike-friendly cities… More »

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Review: Hi-Tec Altitude Lite Hiking Boot

Durability, value, and waterproofing make the Hi-Tec Altitude Lite an upstanding hiking boot at a fair price. Though the boot is suited for day hikes and perhaps for carrying loads as heavy as 50-60 pounds, it seems best-suited for the recreational hiker looking to amp… More »

The U.S. Ski Team announces its new relationship with NASTAR at the National Ski Areas Association Convention and Trade Show in San Francisco. Mikaela Shiffrin, Tiger Shaw, Andy Clurman and Ted Ligety. Image courtesy of US Ski Team.

US Ski Team Takes NASTAR Reins

If you’re running gates, the US Ski Team will soon have its collective eye on you. That should be of particular interest to young athletes with gold medal dreams, and aging athletes looking to stay in the game. The US Ski Team wants to… More »

Hikers can take to the the trails during National Trails Day on June 6.

Get Motivated for National Trails Day

Last year more than 144,000 people turned out across North America to hike, bike, paddle and volunteer during National Trails Day. The push has already begun to coax people to get outside and enjoy nature during the 23rd annual American Hiking Society event on… More »