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My journey began on a warm summer morning in early July in 1990. My folks loaded up their cedar strip … Read More
The first I heard of Akuna was over Instagram. A black man hiking trails for weeks at a time and planning to accomplish a goal that, on record, no other black man had accomplished, the Triple Crown.
“After logging a few dozen miles in these things during multiple runs, I am happy to report that my fears … Read More
ROCKFORD, Mich. (July 23, 2019) – Merrell, the brand that exists to give you all you really need to discover … Read More
The 2015-2016 school year at Hinsdale South High School draws to a finish, a western suburb of Chicago. A few … Read More
“This shoe is my all time favorite shoe I have ever tested. The first night I ran in them I felt like I was running on a cloud. The wider width in the forefoot gave my wide feet so much room, and the material of the shoe was movable and breathable.”
Merrell originally created aptly-named Cirrus for skyrunning and the Vertical Kilometer.
Lopez Island, roughly 30 square miles, lies centered in the vast San Juan Islands archipelago. It’s a spectacular region; a sublime balance of sea and land with denim-blue Pacific waters meeting towering evergreens and snow-capped peaks of the Cascade and Olympia mountain ranges.
“I enjoy working out, but I’m no runner. I’m an intervals guy. I don’t do long distance.” Or at least that what Keith always thought. Then a friend challenged him to a race he ultimately couldn’t refuse: the infamous Rim-to-Rim-to-Rim (R2R2R) in Arizona.
Sometimes miracles comes in pairs. Nothing seems to fascinate people more than twins. As Shakespeare said: “So we grew together … Read More
Winter can be cold (for lots of climates) so here are a few of my top gear selections from Merrell to make getting outside this season a little more comfortable, safe, and enjoyable.
Mike Chambers and Jason Antin used the Thermo Rogue to hike 103 miles across Greenland’s burly Arctic Circle Trail — in winter!
Whether you’re a casual outdoorsman or you’re ready to get into the thick of it, here are a few items that should be on your wish list this season.
“Recycled and recyclable products were a big focus of this show, and Merrell delivered with its Gridway Collection…Exclusive to Merrell … Read More
The mosaic of American flags in these rural parts are paintings of generational pride and honor. For Kimberly Ann Cheesebro, this is where she grew up. This is where she raised her daughters. This is her community that she so much loves and serves.
To celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the Jungle Moc, we sat down with Clark Matis, Merrell co-founder and designer of the original Jungle Moc and the newly redesigned Jungle Moc XX.
As a lover of the outdoors and an adventure enthusiast, I made it my life’s mission to visit all 58 … Read More
I turned right off of the trail onto canyon asphalt, 6 miles of slight downhill to the finish. I was … Read More
“Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you.” -Frank Lloyd Wright Along the stretches of … Read More
Set amidst a rolling sea of green, Mongolia is a land locked nation with a rich cultural history.
In New Hampshire’s White Mountains, the Appalachian Mountain Club’s hut “croos” work around the clock to provide one of the … Read More
American Steel Studios, located on the west end of Oakland, California, is a self-described community of art, innovation, and industry. … Read More
“You can’t train to not feel pain, so I train so I can tolerate it. To me training is part … Read More
Bikes are machines. Simple machines. They take energy and convert that into greater energy. They go. They take kids through … Read More
48%. Those are the odds of a newborn seal surviving its first year on the coast of Maine. Maine, as … Read More
We surprised backpackers in Georgia’s Providence Canyon State Park with a surprise visit from a professional chef. By: Jackson Rinehart … Read More
In the weeks leading up to your big day, you’ll be physically preparing for hiking a fourteener. And in the … Read More
When you first encounter a fourteener, you don’t get the luxury of an introduction. In fact, you probably won’t even … Read More
From a well-fitting pack to sturdy hiking boots and moisture-wicking socks, gear that fits you well and provides support can … Read More
You’ll want to start your training plan well before the day of your hike. Your training needs to imitate the … Read More
When Jennifer Tavernier says her two little girls are driving her up a wall, she literally means it. Just watch … Read More
Whether it’s challenging terrain, a particular lookout, or a memorable moment with our favorite adventure partner, we all have … Read More