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Stories

Escape from L.A.

“Let me just send one last email before you go,” my wife says, as she slips away into the bedroom. My one-year-old son and I put my backpack and a couple pair of boots into the back of the wagon,…

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Stories

Fly Fishing the West

I opened the back of my truck to pull out the fly rods and waders when I heard an eruption of giggles coming from the front cab. Being a photographer in the fly fishing industry doesn’t lend itself to being…

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Advocacy

Conservation Team: A Dynamic Duo’s Dream Job

Ever wish you could do what you love for a living? What if backpacking, road-tripping or paddling paid the bills? Meet Mike Morin and Amanda Peterson, aka the Access Fund Conservation Team.  Sponsored in-part by Therm-a-Rest, this dynamic duo has…

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Gear

New Product for 2015

Imagine the world’s largest vacuum cleaner convention. Suits, ties, slick salespeople and some schmarmy, red-carpeted, faux-pillared and gold-embossed convention center on the outskirts of Vegas that was last renovated in 1977. Take the exact opposite of all that (except the…

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Stories

Part 2: Climbing in the Winds

Story and Photos By Chris Bangs Read Part 1: The Bike Ride. Aug. 14, Day 10. Mile 382 Justene and I arrived at the Big Sandy Trailhead in the Wind River Mountains of Wyoming. Cycling the last 20 miles, up…

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Stories

Part 1: The Bike Ride

Story and Photos by Christopher Bangs I applied for the AAC Live Your Dream Grant to go on a human-powered expedition from Bozeman, Montana to the Wind River Mountains in Wyoming. My wife Justene Sweet and I would be riding…

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