How to Cook at High Altitude

Cooking above tree line can be a challenging endeavor if you’re not prepared.  Above 10,000 feet the environment drastically...

Sierra Crest Ultra Run Course Preview

Now is your chance to explore this historically treacherous part of the Sierra Nevada Mountains of California on a fully supported trail...

Mt. Gibbs Sierra Nevada Range

Mt. Gibbs – Eastern Sierra Backcountry Skiing

Backcountry skiing trip report from Mt. Gibbs in the Eastern Sierra. Get current conditions and get geared up for your next East Side...

Best Trail Running Shoes for 2017

List of our top selling trail running shoes and some of their key characteristics, what foot type they might fit best, and best uses to...

Earth Day – Every Day; Some Thoughts on Living Lightly for a Gear Addict

If you don’t know already, Earth Day is celebrated annually on April 22, but our impact on the Earth can be mitigated daily. Here are a...

Taste the Adventure – Camp Cooking Demo and Tasting

Please join us on May 18, 2017, for a Camp Cooking Demonstration, Backcountry Food Tasting, and Camp Stove Comparison. This event is hosted...

Backpacking the John Muir Trail – What You Need to Know

Learn about life on the trail, how to prepare for your backpacking trip and the best way to get permits for the John Muir Trail. Get tips...

Best Swimsuits in Truckee!

Ready to hit the beach this summer? We've got you covered with a great selection of the hottest 2017 swimwear in stock!

Squaw Mountain Run 2017

Take on the challenge, participate in the Squaw Mountain Run on July 29, 2017! Join hundreds runners and hikers run and trek to the top of...

Ultimate Guide to Trail Runs in Lake Tahoe

I can’t believe how many of the best trail races in California are within 25 miles of my hometown of Truckee!  I feel pretty lucky to...