Exploring Idaho’s Most Beautiful Trails

Idaho is a bastion of alpine lakes, wildflower meadows, and stunning mountain vistas. Though not traditionally thought of as a...
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Exploring Idaho’s Most Beautiful Trails

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Iron Creek Trail, Sawtooth Lake

Exploring Idaho’s Most Beautiful Trails

Idaho is a bastion of alpine lakes, wildflower meadows, and stunning mountain vistas. Though not traditionally thought of as a must-see hiking destination, the state actually houses roughly 20,000 trails ...
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How To make Summer Awesome: Secrets To Camping More

How to Make Summer Awesome: Secrets to Camping More

The mountains and the sea are beckoning. You’ve got a lawn to mow, the family’s visiting, and before you know it, summer could be gone. Here’s how to get those ...
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mancomunados by Laura Friedland

Bikepacking in Oaxaca, Mexico

Trip Report by Native Friend, Laura Friedland. The greatest joy of traveling by bicycle is the possibility. The possibility for anything to happen at any given time that could completely ...
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Kentucky Cave

The Midwest’s Most Incredible Cave Systems

The Midwest has a reputation for being more or less “flyover states.” The overwhelmingly flat landscape of our country’s central region doesn’t get much love, but if you take a ...
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Columbia River Gorge

Iconic Sea Kayak Trips in North America

There’s nothing like a gentle swell, sunlight glinting off the water, and the cry of eagles as you take your first paddle strokes in a long, sleek kayak. The sea ...
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Shea Lopez and LopezBoards

NATIVE: Made in America

Made of sunshine, earth, and hard work. We're proud to say that Native Eyewear sunglasses are built in the USA using global materials. Our sunglasses are examined by no fewer ...
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Lake Tahoe Paddleboarding

Paddleboarding Nevada’s Epic Waterways

Nevada’s dry, arid landscape might not sound like a suitable destination for SUP, but you might be surprised by some of the gems hiding here. There are dozens of excellent ...
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Salmon fishing in Alaska

Fantastic Fly-In Fishing Spots in Alaska

Alaska offers some of North America’s greatest fishing opportunities. Unfortunately, most of the state is so remote that the greatest fishing holes are hard to get to. But if you’re ...
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Magpie River Kayak Expedition

Trip Report by Native Ambassador Abby Holcombe. The Magpie River is a remote section of river that twists and turns through the Northern Quebec wilderness and is full of big ...
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Arkansas River Rafting

Rafting Browns Canyon on the Arkansas During High Season

Not only is Browns Canyon home to many class III+ rapids, but with names like Zoom Flume, Widow Maker, and Seidel’s Suck Hole, you may be in for more than ...
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Penobscot River

5 Incredible Adventures in Maine’s 100-Mile Wilderness

Maine’s 100-Mile Wilderness is northernmost portion of the Appalachian Trail and often considered one of the most rugged and remote regions along the hike. The vast area is home to ...
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Paddleboarding the Dirty Devil River

Trip Report by Native Ambassador, Dylan Brown. It’s not every day you get to pair two fundamentally different sports. But when you do, it’s worth sharing. This was the case ...
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Shaped by Experience

Native Eyewear athlete Shea Lopez discussed his inspiration to start shaping surfboards ...
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Poudre River, Fort Collins, Colorado

5 Incredible Kayaking Spots in Northern Colorado

The high plains of Eastern Colorado might not offer much in the way of watering holes, but head toward the mountains and suddenly you’ll find that there’s plenty of lakes, ...
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Heliskiing in Alaska

Trip Report by Native Ambassador/Sales Rep, George Terrizzi. A once in a lifetime trip comes along, well, once in a lifetime. I was fortunate to end up on just such ...
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