National Park Nature Walks Podcast Takes Listeners on Aural Journeys

National Park Nature Walks podcast provides sonic escape with sounds from places like Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, Tensas River National Wildlife Refuge, Yellowstone, Voyageurs and beyond. Hosted by conservationist, scientist and audiophile Jacob Job, the podcast includes minimal narration, and relies on Job’s field recordings—bringing listeners “inches away from a multitude of creatures, great and small, amid the sonic grandeur of nature.” From songbirds …

Gift Guide: Summer Fitness Gear

Whether running on the city streets or hitting the beach, some of our favorite options

Whether surfing, swimming, jogging or taking classes, chances are a bunch of your workouts are happening outside right now—due to the weather, the pandemic or both. Moisture-wicking, flexibility and breathability in fabrics remain important in all conditions, as does comfort, performance and aesthetics. Without sacrificing any of those all-important elements, we have selected some of our favorite apparel options for summertime sports—as well as two …

Rapha Launches Mountain Biking Apparel

The English brand branches out into performance trail wear for the first time

When Rapha initially launched back in 2004, most other road cycling kits looked like they copied cereal box graphics, and many cyclists would mine thrift stores for ancient, wool Faema espresso jerseys from the 1960s. Thankfully, along came the London-based brand, with its elan for decidedly subtle style and carefully tailored sportswear. Ever since, brands and designers (from the athletic realm to the auto industry) …