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Why “Is it Organic” is the Wrong Question

Almost every supermarket nowadays has an ever-expanding “Organic” section. Whether it is produce, meat, or processed goods and grains, the USDA Organic logo has become one of the most lucrative labels in the food industry. Organic farming is great – it is mostly...

Film Production Diary #3: Arguments and Difficulties

By Tom Allen Film production diary parts 1&2 Leon and I have rarely argued on our expeditions and film projects together. Last week, however, we ran into a bit of a disagreement. Specifically, we disagreed on how the Patagonia film should end. With a week to kill...

Adventure Film Production Diary #1&2: Tom and Leon

By Tom Allen Adventure Film Product Diary: Entry #1: Hi folks! It’s just passed two weeks since the end of the campaign... which means the funds have been collected and are winging their way over to us as I type. Woohoo! We’ve already started work, of course. In fact,...

An Ode to the Jammin’ Shorts

By Zach d'Arbeloff It should go without saying that, as a RailRider employee, I own and wear a lot of RailRiders product. While it is my job to put on a public face and spread the praise of RailRiders, it is not a requirement that I wear it all the time or even enjoy...

Carolina Rivers Launch Event

The time has finally come! After spending much of January and February overseas in Uganda, Julian Monroe Fisher has returned home and shifted his focus towards his next expedition: the Carolina Rivers project. Julian actually launched the expedition last week on the...

How to Help Nepal

To our readers: Nepal holds a special place in the hearts of adventurers. As a provider of outdoor clothing, we too look to the towering peaks of the Himalayas as an inspiration and a lofty goal. We see the top of the world and we can see ourselves there, if only we...

Turbo-Wool Hiking Socks

We came out with the Channel Air sock a few years ago and they quickly became a popular item. We love the Channel Air, but it's design and construction are intended for biking, running, and other cardio activities. They do what the name implies: breathe. Given the...

Ripley’s Kenmare River Swim

Despite an uncertain weather pattern, Ripley knew the window was too good to pass up. While April 10th was slightly earlier than he had planned the swim, he knew that weather this good might not be around for weeks. Dressed in a custom wetsuit from Huub and towing a...

Backcountry Guide: Do-Its, Teton Pass

Rising to the southwest of Coal Creek Parking lot on Wyoming-22 lies what is known among locals as the “Do-Its.” The two slide paths, Do-it and Do-it Again, are one of the more straightforward tours available on the pass. Be prepared for a decent bit of climbing, but...

Warm Reminder: Spring Skiing Warning

Spring is in the air! Here in the Northeast that means occasional sunshine, slightly warmer temperatures, a bold, oft-too early forsaking of layers, and, best of all, spring skiing! During the winter months, New England is a brutal place to ski. High winds and...

The Dog Ate My Tow Rope

Ben Moisen awoke one morning to find that his dog had taken a few hefty chews on his old-fashioned tow rope. Using his resourcefulness, he quickly strapped a pair of our Versatac pants to the back of the snowmobile and proceeded as usual. Could your pants support your...

Adventure Guides

A series of how-to guides to help you survive the Backcountry, told through interviews with our Pros!

News from the Field

Transmissions from our Team RailRiders athletes in the field. Grand tales of adventure, trials and tribulations, and pretty pictures.


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RailRiders Green

Read about the environmentally focused adventures RailRiders sponsors to help make the world a greener place.