What’s Your Gear?

What’s Your Gear?: Eli And Anna Brown: Ultralight Backpacking

Covering more distance in a shorter time—that’s the essential reason for ultralight backpacking, which is something Eli and Anna Brown have been doing together for …

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What’s Your Gear?: Rachel Toor: Distance Running

“I love to run on gnarly trails in beautiful places,” says Rachel Toor, who started running 19 years ago, when she turned 30. “I like …

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What’s Your Gear? Mark & Wendi Lawrence: Kayaking

To jumpstart his kayaking hobby nearly 15 years ago, Mark Lawrence built his first kayak. At a Mountain Gear demo day at Liberty Lake, he …

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What’s Your Gear? Noah Sutherland: Cycling

HIS DAD GOT HIM interested in road biking as a kid, thanks to rides in the countryside around Nampa, Idaho, where he grew up. Today, …

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What’s Your Gear? TeriTucker:Triathlon Mom

If you’ve ever seen a woman biking around Spokane while towing two kids in a bike trailer, then you may have seen Teri Tucker on …

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What’s Your Gear?: Brent Emmingham, Ski Patrol

“I kinda have a love-hate relationship with the snow,” says Brent Emmingham. By day, Emmingham works as a Station Trainer at Spokane International Airport. By …

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What’s Your Gear? Rich Bennet: Ice Climbing

RICH BENNETT IS IMMUNE to his own awesomeness. An ice climber for more than 20 years, he talks about scaling frozen waterfalls as if it’s …

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What’s Your Gear?: Tom Schaaf, Nordic Skiing

It’s a clever routine. Alpine ski during the middle of the week when the throngs and masses of people are about their daily routines. Then …

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What’s Your Gear: Andy Mahre, Freeskiing

Parents worry about their kids. So when Andy Mahre told his parents he wanted to become a professional freestyle skier, they were concerned to say …

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What’s Your Gear?: Chris Zeller, Cross Country

Chris Zeller’s running career began with a Spokane tradition. His dad signed the two of them up for Bloomsday when he was just five years …

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