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The UnTapped Story, part 3: Andrew Gardner

A Michigander by birth, and practically growing up with nordic skis on his feet, Andrew Gardner settled in Vermont in 2006 taking over the reigns as head coach of the nordic ski team at Middlebury College. Ted was graduating from the school at the same time, so a friendship was born on tw
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The UnTapped Story, part 2: Ted King

UnTapped co-founder, Ted King’s first career was that of a professional cyclist. Living and racing all throughout Europe on cycling's biggest stage, from the the Giro d’Italia and Tour de France to the hallowed spring classics, Ted served as a loyal domestique to some of the sport’s bi
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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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