Book Report: French Revolutions

Did you love Bill Bryson’s A Walk in the Woods? Where you particularly attracted to the light-hearted way Bryson blended outdoor/adventure writing with travel and history? If so, you have to read Tim Moore’s book French Revolutions.  In French Revolutions, Moore sets out to ride the entire route of the Tour de France, albeit in a fashion more…

Winter on the Water

Winter is fleeting. Steep ice today is flowing water the next and subzero surf can be cold calm in an instant. But whatever form winter water takes, I’m all over it. Here’s five favorite winter moments that I recently captured with my camera. Winter Paddling Adventures. Paddling amongst the sea ice on Cape Cod Bay…

New Year, New Lesson, Old Trip

I’ve lost count of how many times I’ve skinned and skied Mount Tecumseh but if I had to guess I would say over 20 and under 50. Despite my numerous adventures on Mount Tecumseh, I still find myself being educated by the journey to the mountain’s summit and the trip down the ski resort’s slopes,…

Mosko Moto’s Pinner Tool Roll: My Initial Impressions

The Pinner Tool Roll is the second piece of gear I’ve recently purchased from Mosko Moto. It’s the slimmer little brother to the very popular Fatty Tool Roll, with many of the Fatty’s awesome features, just in a more compact set up. Since getting the Pinner in mid-December, it’s been my tool roll of choice…

Surf Station: Happy New Year

Happy New Year!   We’re psyched that Tim and Doug’s piece “1927” was featured in the Winter 2019 issue of Wild Northeast. Skiing the Carriage Road on New Hampshire’s Mt. Moosilauke is one of our favorite winter outings, and Tim and Doug’s piece weaves the history of skiing racing on the Carriage Road into a…

What’s Up With Tim?

Dear Reven, Thanks for the cute picture of Tim and Nellie that you texted on Xmas Eve. It’s a fantastic shot of a man and his new best friend. But looking at the picture got me wondering—since when has Tim liked dogs? The last thing I remember is him threatening that poor lady at Lincoln Woods…

Mosko Moto Crew’s Reckless 10: My Initial Impressions

On every piece of gear I’ve seen from Mosko Moto Crew the quality and craftsmanship are incredible and the function is second to none. With this in mind I was psyched to get my hands on the Reckless 10, the newest bag in their Reckless line. Introduced in December 2018, the Reckless 10 is the…

Our Favorite Gear 2018

Everybody on the TWR wrote about their favorite piece of gear for 2018. Here’s our choices. Doug: My favorite piece of gear this year was the Black Diamond RockLock Magnetron Carabiner. Now you’re probably thinking, a carabiner as your gear of the year? But I climbed a lot this year and, in the process, had…

Ditch Your Pack and Get Sendy

Have you ever wanted to ride naked and feel free as a bird shredding down those rocky trails? Ok, I know that sounds terrifying, but how about the next best option—pack-less riding. Sure, everybody’s got that cycling-specific pack that’s supposed to hold water, tools, shades, camera, and an extra layer. But the dirty secret is…

Swipe Right: The Top Dating Apps for the Outdoor Enthusiast

As our fun, young generation explores this crazy world today, we all share that one desire—meeting our outdoor partner in crime. You know that guy or girl who will rip down Sidewinder at Kingdom Trails and join you for that dawn patrol at your favorite ski hill on the next pow day. But we all come…