REMEMBERING WINTER: A EUROPEAN ESCAPE WITH MR. SNOW

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We catch up with Mr. Snow fresh out off the cable car at Matterhorn Glacier Paradise (ELEV. 12,739.5′). You can see the Matterhorn looming in the distance. A humbling spectacle compared to most American’s Disney perception of this iconic mountain, there may be no roller-coaster weaving these pitches but we can’t confirm or deny any Yetis hiding in its caves. …

TOP 12 REASONS TO RENT OUTDOOR GEAR IN HAWAII

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Renting gear while you travel offers a range of benefits that go beyond just saving money and travelling light. Whether you’re flying to or around Hawaii, or planning your next big adventure, be sure to make gear rental and Outdoor Junkiez part of it. Be a minimalist and lighten your load by leaving the bulky items behind. Search for all …

“WOMANWANDERS” SHARES HER DREAM BACKPACKING LIST FOR SOUTH AMERICA

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Our OJz Ambassador, Rebecca aka Womanwanders, continues tackling mountains, moutain-biking down treacherous hills, and shares her dream packing list after being on the trails for a few weeks. Take notes ladies (and gents), as one of the biggest challenges pre and during our adventures has to do with what happens to be strapped to our backs. Did I leave enough …

COTOPAXI: NECK OF THE MOON

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Meet Rebecca, our wanderlust outdoorjunkiez ambassador from womanwanders! Follow her solo journey through the beauty of South America and learn about her help exchanges, kite surfing, and backpack living lifestyle. On her latest trek she takes us to Cotopaxi, Ecuador. Tune in forher travel tips as she continues her journey! I stood outside the bus at the base of Cotopaxi …

BELLA VITA: SURFING IN ITALY, CHRIS DEL MORO

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Movie date night? Cozy up to the morning swells on the coast of Italy in our fresh video pick. Check out the trailer below and a quick blurb from Surfer Magazine’s writer Justin Housman to help build the froth for some Italian vibez. “Italy is absolutely holding. Soul-stirring wine. Incredible food. Beautiful land. Equally beautiful people. Wonderful cars. Masterful artisans. And for …

HOW TO SIMPLIFY YOUR LIFE: THE OJZ WAY

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“The hardest thing in the world is to simplify your life, it’s so easy to make it complex.” This quote was pulled from a captivating documentary 180 Degrees South, by none other than the creator of Patagonia, Yvon Chouinard.   This phrase is amongst several that Yvon drops in with his conversation, that are so basic and relatable, that we …

TELICO, TN: LAND OF WATERFALLS

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Our newest outdoorjunkiez writer resides all the way over in Charleston, SC. Her adventures never cease to amaze us, and we are so excited to have her help our community grow over 1,000s of miles! check out her “must haves” for river camping at the end of her story. Lauren: As a self-proclaimed outdoor enthusiast, I figured it was my turn …