It’s 6:00am and the bikes are on the rack. The mist hangs low on the road to Thompson Pass. We drive deep into the Coeur d’ Alene National Forest, crossing the Idaho-Montana border. By 7:00am, we arrive at the trailhead. Time to click in and start hammering the Santa Cruz Hightower.
There are few pleasures greater than passing a flask after a long day in the woods, so Stanley’s 8oz Classic Flask is exactly the kind of gear that you’re likely to find in a GetLost backpack. The iconic Stanley brand has been serving up drinks since 1913 when William Stanley, Jr. invented the all-steel vacuum […]
A few of us on the GetLostLife crew are old enough to remember the ‘80s when fashion was, well, going through a difficult time. Hair was big. Waistlines were high. Neon was in. But not everything from the decade of moonwalking, ET, and mullets should be forgotten. Case in point: Danner’s Jag.
The Pacific Northwest is home to so many natural wonders that it almost seems unfair. With more glaciers, more volcanoes, more rain, and more snow than anywhere else in the lower 48 states, the PNW is simply in a class apart when it comes to the great outdoors. Such epic outdoor access has made the […]
About 10 million tourists will visit Japan this year. And why shouldn’t they? For beautiful scenery, it’s hard to outdo the land of the rising sun. Mountains are everywhere—most of them heavily forested, crisscrossed by rivers, and peppered with hot springs and ancient shrines. In summer, the surfing is epic. In winter, the powder in […]
Choosing the right axe ultimately comes down to personal preference and the type of axe-work that need to be done. Generally speaking, however, most women prefer a mid-sized axe that weighs around 3 pounds. If your looking for a female-friendly axe, as a starting point, check out these blades:
Women are better at math, have stronger immune systems, live longer, and have sharper memories than men. Now you can add splitting wood to the list. For proof, check out this video of Ashley, the Bare Foot Axe Girl.
AKA Wheeling is not a Mental Illness AKA Free the Hard Way I’ve learned through experience that being on the trails without proper knowledge of your vehicle’s capabilities, the right tools for the job, or even better wheeling parts can make you look like a bit of a novice. I’ve been there, we may have […]