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Letter From the Editor
E-MOUNTAIN BIKES TAKE OFF • Pedal-assist makes steep climbs and technical terrain less intimidating. Bikers are getting charged up.
POWER PLAY • E-mountain bikes don’t make squats obsolete, but they do open new territory for riders.
BREWPUBS WITH A VIEW • Some beers are made in giant factories. These are crafted in places you wished you lived.
SUN SEEKER • A decade ago, Aptera tried to launch an electric vehicle. This time around, it has a brighter vision.
SHOULD WILDLIFE BE PRIVATE PROPERTY? • Montana’s legislature wants to turn big game hunting into a sport for elites.
L.A.’S WILDEST WALK • Screenplay rejected? SoCal’s relatively unknown Backbone Trail is the place to uplift a shattered spirit.
HOME/THEATER • For blockbuster releases, major studios are letting you choose the big screen, the BarcaLounger, or both.
WE’RE WITH HER JENNIFER CONNELLY • Oscar winner and onetime Yalie, Connelly co-stars with afterburners, sky duels, and Tom Cruise in the year’s raddest reboot, Top Gun: Maverick.
KILL THE CHILL • The latest mid-thickness wetsuits bring the heat to insulate frigid late-spring surf sessions—and lighten your carbon footprint along the way.
BOARD HORDE • As designs and materials evolve, no surfboard collection is ever complete. Upgrade your quiver with new options to expand where, when, and how you surf.
RECYCLED LAYERS • Outdoor clothing companies are answering the call for more sustainable materials with upgraded layers that consider production footprint as seriously as performance.
OVERNIGHT LIGHT • Pack a kit for making miles—and resting easy with new materials and production methods that tread easier on Mother Earth.
BACKCOUNTRY BARISTA • Prepare your morning mug of joe around the campfire with the same reverence as coffee at home—whatever your preferred style of brewing—thanks to an arsenal of cafe-worthy products tough enough for the wilderness.
GREENER PASTURES • Ditch the pull cord and oilcan. New, more powerful batteries and smarter electric motors make lawn chores quieter and cleanerbeyond cell service beyond cell service beyond cell service beyond cell service beyond cell service beyond cell service beyond cell service—and finally match gas power.
NATURE CALLS • Venture confidently beyond cell service with the latest lightweight two-way devices. These best-in-class lifelines all feature dedicated SOS and check-in buttons, plus weather forecast functions for critical far-flung connection.
FLOW RIDERS • Life on the water moves at a different speed. Whether an afternoon float or a two-week river trip, a few essentials will pace your next paddling venture.
DAY OF THE DAVE • Making deals, crushing it at the gym, cooking for friends, and pissing off fans—that’s a Tuesday for Dave Bautista, who defied the odds to become a box office monster.
YUKON RUSH • Head north to river-tripping paradise and a standup style of wilderness voyage.
OUTFIT YOUR FLOAT • For an overnight SUP trip, think lean, light, and versatile gear that goes the distance.
GO WITH THE FLOW • North America’s largest waterways are an overlooked asset. Launch your own low-stress, high-yield river adventure.
GAMES ON! • Maybe it’s the one-year delay. Maybe it’s the global pandemic that caused that delay and lends these Olympics more significance than any in recent memory. Or perhaps it’s the fresh energy of new events. Regardless,...