Articles written by: James Kennedy

I hike. I write.

Gear Review: Half Moon Bay Longboard from Crescent Moon
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Gear Review: Half Moon Bay Longboard from Crescent Moon

It’s getting warmer out. College students are chilling in hammocks, sweet tea is awesome again and longboards are crowding the asphalt. Today, you’ll get a first look at the Half Moon Bay Longboard by Crescent Moon. You may have heard of the company for their snowshoes. Now, they’re bringing boards […]

Outdoor Youth: Q/A With Julie Judkins of ATC
Outdoor Advocacy

Outdoor Youth: Q/A With Julie Judkins of ATC

From 2006 to 2008, outdoor participation among the youngest of Americans, plummeted. Although these numbers are starting to see a reversal, thanks in large part to efforts by awesome non-profits across the country, simply put, the younger generation doesn’t get near the outside-time that their older predecessors did. Out of […]

Photographer Wanting to Document the Decline of Our National Parks
Mobilization and Events

Photographer Wanting to Document the Decline of Our National Parks

National Parks are “the best idea we ever had,” at least according to Pulitzer Prize winning environmentalist, Wallace Stegner. The parks are one of the only places that welcome people of every color, age, race, creed, or religion. Memories are created on the trails. Kids develop respect for the world […]

Salmon are Disappearing in BC Rivers [Film]
Outdoor Advocacy

Salmon are Disappearing in BC Rivers [Film]

What do prairie dogs, wild bees and Sockeye Salmon have in common? Answer: they’re what is considered a keystone species, vital for the local ecosystem. A keystone species is removed, the entire ecosystem is threatened by collapse. Think of plankton – remove plankton and there goes your whales, coral, seahorses, […]

Go Take a Hike
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Go Take a Hike

No offense, but you should go take a hike. Seriously! This is actually in your best interest. In the world of now, we consume media by the bucket loads, and in the end our rear ends have left a perfect impression on the couch (or chair, or futon). Here is […]