Lake Atitlan, Guatemala

Every place on this planet has something unique to offer. A traveler’s work is to find that special “something”. Every once in a while, you discover an area that isn’t simply special or unique… it’s truly magical. Lake Atitlan in Guatemala is one such place. Following in the footsteps of indigenous Mayan civilizations, European colonialists, hippies…

Columbia Outdry Wins Editors Choice Awards

Best Waterproof Breathable Jacket Backpacker magazine gave Columbia Outdry Ex Diamond its prestigious Backpacker’s Editor’s Choice awards in Spring 2016. What makes the Columbia Outdry Ex Diamond one of the best waterproof breathable jackets on that market? First of all, it never wets out. Unlike Goretex or other proprietary waterproof beatable membranes, Columbia’s Outdry doesn’t…