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The UnTapped Story, part 1: Slopeside Syrup

Have you ever glanced at our logo and wondered What's Slopeside Syrup? That story starts in 1961 when Mickey Cochran installed a ski rope tow on his hillside farm in Richmond, Vermont. He and his wife Ginny cut a few trails allowing their four children to ski countless laps right in their b
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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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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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DREAMING OF A DIPSEA DYNASTY

First held in 1905, The Dipsea Race is the longest running trail race in America. Stretching 7.4 miles from Mill Valley to Stintson Beach, CA, The Dipsea snakes over Mt Tamalpais offering a beautiful perch over San Francisco. Known for its stairs and vertical challenge, The Dipsea is a classic for t
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