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2014 – The year of Big Climbing Movies

November 12, 2014 |

2014 is shaping up to be the big year…

…for looking back and diving deep into rock climbing’s legacy.  Two big movie productions have hit the screen this year and each recant the various tales that surround the sport’s humble … Read More

Wilderness Turns 50

September 20, 2014 |

The idea of the legally defined 1964 Wilderness Areas turns 50 this year,

and the US is celebrating the milestone with a series of events (most of which can be found here on the Wilderness50 website).  The Wilderness Act, which … Read More

ICON To Fuse a Tesla Into This Gorgeous, One-Off Streamliner

August 5, 2014 |

ICON‘s Johnathon Ward is 1 part mad-scientist…

1 part evil genius, and 1 part master craftsman.  It’s a combination of talents that has earned his meticulous automotive creations significant street-cred.  We interviewed him on his life’s work in the past … Read More

The Story Behind Muir’s Famous “The Mountains Are Calling” Quote

June 1, 2014 |

John Muir, born in 1838,

was one of America’s most famous and influential outdoor enthusiasts, which in his era were called “Naturalists.”   He remains one of California’s most important historical personalities and is generally still known today as one … Read More

Crafting A Nation with Hops, Malted Barley and Passion

May 16, 2013 |

Crafting A Nation: A new feature length documentary about how American craft brewers are rebuilding the economy… One carefully brewed beer at a time.

ToplineMagazine will be attending the nationwide premier of Crafting A Nation this Thursday night (which … Read More

Rooms with a View

February 11, 2013 |

Maybe you already knew…

that people all over the American West look over us while we camp – while you BBQ in that favorite spot year after year in that one secluded campground out across the river – while you … Read More

Outdoor Industry Inspiration Awards

January 31, 2013 |

The Outdoor Inspiration Awards…

…took place at the Outdoor Retailer Industry show last Thursday and honored a pioneering climber with a Lifetime Achievement award.  The 90 year old Fred Beckey is credited with a record number of first ascents having … Read More

Listen to This – Backstory Radio.com

January 30, 2013 |

Every week, the 3 US History guys

(Ed Ayers, Peter Onuf, and Brian Balogh) and the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities get together and produce another audio masterpiece.  Backstory Radio is a public radio program that brings together a deep … Read More

Man begins 7-year, 21,000-mile trek

January 13, 2013 |

Pulitzer Prize Winner and National Geographic Fellow Paul Salopek to Embark on 7-Year Walk from Africa to South America Following Path of Ancient Human Migration

In ‘Slow Journalism’ Project, Salopek Will Integrate New Media and Traditional Storytelling to Report on … Read More