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The James Bay Descent

In early February, four friends teamed up and rode fat bikes weighing nearly 100 pounds each, out onto the frozen James Bay in northern Canada, then back to the mainland and south along the Bay, totaling nearly 650km. This was a first of its kind, self-supported expedition along winter roads, the
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MWV ICE FEST 2018 WITH NICK YARDLEY

UnTapped recently returned to the International Mountain Equipment in North Conway, NH for the 25th anniversary of the Mount Washington Valley Ice Fest. Climbers flock to the best ice in New England to learn from the most renowned guides and interact with the extensive, east-coast climbing community
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UNTAPPED ATHLETE: JEFFREY STERN

Photo: Jessica DaleneScoot across the Golden Gate Bridge from San Francisco and you’ll find yourself in the cozy town of Mill Valley. Abutting its quaint downtown is Mt. Tam, a gigantic playground for Bay Area residents. Born in Mill Valley and raised on the trails of Mt. Tam is Jeffrey Stern, a lif
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THE STORY OF MAPLEAID

In the creation of Mapleaid, we sought the simplest solution to the conundrum of drink mix. In Ginger Mapleaid, we have just three ingredients: organic maple sugar, ginger, and sea salt. In Lemon Tea Mapleaid, there are only four: organic maple sugar, lemons, black tea, and sea salt. That’s it. Occa
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A GUY ON THE GO: CATCHING UP WITH STEPHEN HYDE

As cycling fans, we tend to gravitate to the action right in front of us, the here and now. In the spring we’re glued to the cobbles, as July rolls around we’re Francophiles, then when the road season and temperatures cool, it’s time for gritty cyclocross racing.The sport of cyclocross is acute. The
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