5 of Georgia’s Most Refreshing Swimming Holes

It’s no secret that the Georgia heat is a beast in the summer – you can barely step outside without...
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5 of Georgia’s Most Refreshing Swimming Holes

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Unicoi Lake

5 of Georgia’s Most Refreshing Swimming Holes

It’s no secret that the Georgia heat is a beast in the summer – you can barely step outside without dripping in sweat. So what’s a person to do when ...
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Continental Divide

Wandering Through Wyoming’s Wind River Range

Wyoming’s Wind River Range offers one of the country’s most rugged and incredible outdoor experiences. Stunning alpine lakes, jagged peaks, raging rivers, and glacier-carved valleys stretched across 2.25 million acres ...
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Withlacoochee River

Exploring Florida’s Stunning Swamplands

The swampy backwaters of Florida combine to create one of that nation’s most unique landscapes. Aside from being a haven for alligators, the swamplands provide a stunning ecosystem that gives ...
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Californicopia: Surfing and Climbing the Golden State

Trip Report by Native Eyewear Ambassador Kelly Halpin. The offseason. A period of time in mountain towns that is both a blessing and a curse. While the town's finally empty ...
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Backcountry Ski & Yurt Trip with the Gals

Trip Report and Photography by NATIVE Ambassador Ryan Scavo. Backcountry skiing in the southern San Juans is a special thing. While you can find deep powder just about anywhere in ...
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First Descents: Changing Lives in the Outdoors

First Descents is a nonprofit that provides life-changing outdoor adventures for young adults impacted by cancer and other serious health conditions. NATIVE had the pleasure of sponsoring an FD trip, ...
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Eating on a Budget while Traveling

Some helpful travel tips by Native Eyewear Ambassador Amanda Basham. I’ve been very fortunate to travel a lot in the last 4 years. Traveling is an experience everyone should have, ...
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Off the Recovery Couch and Up the Summit of Mt Whitney

Trip Report by Native Eyewear Ambassador Nelly Steinhoff. When I was first invited to go to Mt. Whitney with my boss and coworkers I laughed at the idea... I was ...
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A Deeper Understanding of Idaho through Bike Packing

Trip Report by Native Eyewear Ambassador Sofia Jaramillo. Steam rises up around me. It's early morning and the sun is slowly 1ising over the horizon. Streams of water seep out ...
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Brooks Range Alaska Vol-Biv

Vol-Biv Alaska’s Brooks Range Crossing

Trip Report by Native Eyewear Ambassadors Jeff Shapiro and Cody Tuttle. This past June, I was privileged to go on a dream expedition. The idea was to go north of ...
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Chasing Winter in the Southern Hemisphere

Trip report by Native Eyewear Ambassador Christine Savage. Summer is wonderful. It really is. Long days, warm temps, and a myriad of options to occupy those additional daylight hours.  Each ...
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Thomas Gathman, “The Real Hiking Viking” – Ambassador Spotlight

The NATIVE team consists of a wide range of talented individuals who embody our mantra of Roam Free to their core. Like us, they believe there are no limits to ...
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NACAC Mountain Running Championships: Tepatitlán, Jalisco, Mexico

Trip Report by Native Eyewear Ambassador Maria Dalzot. I have a storied history with Mountain Running in Mexico that begins back in 2011. One spring day, four years after I ...
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Gaining an Understanding: A Journey Through Bikepacking

Trip report by Native Eyewear Friend, George Terrizzi. The sun-baked the back of my neck and simultaneously my face as we slowly mashed the pedals through, what can only be ...
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Stacy Bare NATIVE Ambassador

Stacy Bare – Ambassador Spotlight

The NATIVE team consists of a wide range of talented individuals who embody our mantra of Roam Free to their core. Like us, they believe there are no limits to ...
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