How To

Best Places to Paddle Board

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You don’t need a lift ticket, killer set of waves or a season pass to enjoy the growing sport of  Stand Up paddle boarding. All you need is a SUP and a sense of adventure and maybe a swimsuit – there are legit places to rent a board and take a tour at all of the hottest places…

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Black Bear Safety Tips Infographic

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Before you go camping in bear country, there are a few things that you’ll need to know about your potential four-legged guests. First, chill—black bear attacks are not common. In fact, most conflicts between humans and black bears occur when we don’t tidy up our food and garbage or when people approach them to feed them. Don’t…

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How To Adjust Avid BB5 Disc Brakes

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You’ll need a 5mm hex wrench and a Torx T-25 driver. Let’s start with the assumption that the rotor, caliper, and cable are properly installed on the bike, and that the rotor is true. 1. Loosen the (2) black CPS mounting bolts with a 5mm hex wrench to a point where the caliper body can…

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SHRED THE HIMALAYAS!

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JOIN THE HOUSE FOR AN EPIC ADVENTURE Join Man of the People, #PaddyO and The-House.com as they travel to the Indian Himalayas this upcoming winter. Come along as they journey to Gulmarg, a powder-seekers paradise in Kashmir, northern India, in search of fresh lines and cultural (mis)-adventure! This trip will be an amazing opportunity to ride…

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SUP Surfing

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Messy and small waves can frustrate any surfer. For a decent surfer, a small wave is like riding the bunny hill. It gets old fast! In comes stand up paddle surfing. A larger board with a paddle is like an unexpected two-for-one at happy hour.  What is Stand Up Paddle Surfing? Descending from its Polynesian…

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Style Guide: 2014 Women’s Summer Fashion v.1

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Women’s Summer Fashion It feels great to shed some layers after piling them on throughout winter.  Spring is a transitional season to freshen up a wardrobe and change the pace of life.  This is the first Women’s Style Guide of many installments; enjoy some of our favorite pieces that rolled out recently. 1. Volcom Bob Marley Hoodie Sweater Volcom created…

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Style Guide: 2014 Men’s Spring Fashion

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Men’s Spring Fashion It feels great to shed some layers after piling them on throughout winter.  Spring is a transitional season to freshen up a wardrobe and change the pace of life.  This is the first Style Guide of many installments; enjoy some of our favorite pieces that rolled out recently. 1. DC Duster Shirt There…

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SUP Safety Tips

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Stand up paddleboarding (check out our selection of SUP here) has become the fastest growing water sport in the world. It’s accessible to most, relatively safe, a good upper body workout, and of course, loads of fun. You can SUP on lakes of all sizes, oceans, rivers and reservoirs. With the rise in popularity, many paddleboarders often…

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Stand Up Paddling – Tips and Techniques

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While it looks easy enough, it’s important that you know how to properly stand on, paddle and turn your stand up paddle board. Dialing in your SUP paddle technique will ensure the best experience possible on the water. The right skills will allow you to be efficient, safe and to soak up all that paddle boarding has to offer….

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Top 5 Sleeping Bags

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Top 5 Sleeping Bags What goes into picking out the Top 5 Sleeping Bags?  A lot of sleep.  This great assortment of bags spans a wide range of needs, designs, and of course budgets.  There’s a lot of hype surrounding camping gear these days and we cut through the mud by selected the Top 5…

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