Monthly Archives: August 2019

Fires, floods, earthquakes and other natural disasters force thousands of Americans to hit the road in a hurry each year. And while keeping a bug-out bag for your household’s human residents is crucial, it’s just as important to accommodate your pets, too. Experts offer the following advice: >> Before disaster strikes, think of where you […]

LAKE TAHOE “Every weekend in Tahoe is a two-sport weekend,” says Dan Abrams, co-founder of FlyLow Gear (fly lowgear.com), which is headquartered in Tahoe City. “Pick your poison: Trail running, hiking or mountain biking and then jump on a SUP (standup paddleboard) and paddle out onto the lake.” Sounds pretty ideal. (While it’s too late […]

Bianca Valenti, paddling out in the early morning light in Puerto Escondido, Mexico, last year, hoped to score one really special wave. But the California-based pro big-wave surfer was not quite sure how giant the waves would be. When a peak popped up, Valenti (biancavalenti), 31, was in the perfect spot. She spun around, started […]