Chuck Harder

On fire

We had just topped Tincup Pass headed east toward Star Valley and, eventually, the Wyoming Range to chase cutthroats, when I noticed a thin, wispy line of smoke rising from the crest of the Caribou Range to our north.

Chuck Harder
Vijay Mittal

Blue sky guilt

We’ve all heard stories about people who walked away from a horrific plane crash, or who came down off the mountain when their companions didn’t, or who returned home from Iraq or Afghanistan when so many of their fellow patriots made the ultimate sacrifice. Sadly, some of them end up suffering from “survivor’s guilt,” which the psychologist and writer Diana Rabb once described as “something that people

Vijay Mittal
Vijay Mittal

Patagonia used 10,000,000 plastic bottles to make its new Black Hole bags

Did you know that the clothing industry pumps more carbon into the air—roughly 1.2 billion tons—than all international airplane flights combined? The creation of materials used throughout the clothing and apparel industry, whether natural or synthetic, is a carbon-intensive process, and one most often powered by coal-fired power plants. Using recycled materials can prevent an enormous amount of carbon

Vijay Mittal
Vijay Mittal

Scott intros new Sector fly rods, successor to the wildly popular Meridian series

Scott's Meridian is perhaps the most celebrated saltwater-focused fly rod series produced in the last decade. Or longer. When the Meridian hit the streets in 2015, it won virtually every award it was eligible for, well-respected industry personalities like Kirk Deeter called it "the best saltwater fly rod ever made,"

Vijay Mittal