Issue 190 - The One With The Wave Found By Google
Gang, I think we have a real problem... it seems many of our TDT community don't drink liquids...ever! How do you have the energy to read TDT?! People, to stay healthy, you must drink at least eight g
Tuesday, November 10, 2020
Gang, I think we have a real problem... it seems many of our TDT community don't drink liquids...ever! How do you have the energy to read TDT?! People, to stay healthy, you must drink at least eight glasses of water each day, accompanied by several glasses of wine, of course. I will keep this poll going for another day to make sure everyone gets their say.
Après your winter activities, what is your beverage of choice?
I just realized Google Earth has been around since 2005... wow, do I feel old. Remember when Streetview came along, and it just happened to capture the craziest thing your neighbour had ever done...or was it 😜? Anyway, this is one of the cooler outdoor finds from Google Earth; it wasn't around 50 years ago and won't be around forever. (3 min Read and 17 min Watch)
Souce: Adventure Journal
Photo by Jonatan Pie on Unsplash
As I usually do here in TDT, I will be my vulnerable self and admit... I dream of being a professional photographer when I grow up. I still have a few years, and I'm still learning but I love how this article outlines the key steps for success (Step 1 - Find the Critter 😂). Plus, it's got some great photos. You can check out my "getting better each post" Instagram @mtn.luv and, if you're a budding outdoor Instagramer, email me here, and I will feature your stuff below in "From The Wild." (3 min Read)
Source: Outdoor Photographer
Outdoor News And Info
Very cool story, not just because she is female with two older brothers to upstage. At age eight, she received a hand-me-down surfboard, already battered by her brother Luke. “I left all his stickers on,” Marks recalls. “I felt so cool.” Now headed to the Olympics in Tokyo next year, the years in between have been a blur. (4 min Read and 7 min Watch)
Source: Sports Illustrated
We were all noobs on the trails at one time, and this one is a good refresher for even you AT thru-hiking completionists. Check your pack and make sure you have these ten essentials; I bet you are missing at least one. (4 min Read)
Source: The Outbound
Sorry non-political TDT folks, but it's hard not to address the changes coming to "outdoor" protection policies in the U.S. It appears that the Biden administration aims to be the polar opposite of the Trump administration on most issues, and especially the environment. For my Canadian TDTers, see "Canada's federal ministers see Joe Biden as ally against climate change". (6 min Read)
Iconic brandsNorth Face, Smartwool, Vans, and Timberland, are joined now by Supreme Streetwear under the VF Corporation parent company for a piddly $585 Million. (3 min Read)
The Bottom Of The News
All the gear you should bring into the backcountry this winter.
Not a big fan of sharks, but they should be allowed to keep their fins. How else would they steer themselves?
An article with Jeeps, kindness, giving, and overlanding...you will love it.
Deals From The Wild
The Versa Hat Kickstarter - The hat re-invented
Lunch Break Videos
"Tokyo Rising" Trailer - If you don't follow surfing, it's coming to the Olympics for the first time (2 min Watch)
Echo Chamber - If you need a snowboard fix, watch this. (12 min watch)
Quick Extreme Offroading For You (TikTok)
Live From The Wild
Who needs a road trip about now? @seanscottphotography
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