Nosh on some “bite-sized visual poetry” from acclaimed multimedia producer Jimmy Chin

Tuesday Inspiration

Local riders teaming with the Forest Service have created a network of trails designed and built specifically for riding. We explored both sides of the pass…

Yosemite Fire Time Lapse

Time-lapse photography shows various perspectives of the 2013 Rim Fire, as viewed from Yosemite National Park.

A bad day to be a salmon #salmonwatch

I have never been one to find bears “cute.” Maybe this is because my plush stuffed animals of choice as a child were a dinosaur, a panda wearing a panda onesie (at my own doing) and a clown (adorable, not scary) aptly name Clownie, I never appreciated the assorted styles of teddy bears that my…

Jimmy Chin reel

  Jimmy Chin is a venerable powerhouse in the world of outdoor sports and multimedia. He’s a photographer, director, cinematographer and all around bad-ass. He isn’t just about taking great shots, as the reel notes, he’s a hell of an athlete. His images are powerful, but so is how he makes them.

TEDtalk: How Behavioral Science Can Lower Your Energy Bill

In this February TED talk, Alex Laskey, founder and president of Opower, talks about using psychology to help energy customers lower their costs. The method isn’t what you think. Laskey notes  an experiment asking residents to turn off their air conditioning to save energy. Residents received one of four messages about the request, from saving…

Timelapse: BikePGH’s bike valet

  The 10-day Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival just wrapped up in Pittsburgh. And while it was an excellent festival for art and music lovers (Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros played!), there was plenty of love for life on two wheels as well. First, cyclists could take advantage of the I ❤ My…


  From Evosia Studios. “Alchemy is a short film about transformation. In nature, everything is constantly changing: the earth, the sky, the stars, and all living things. Spring is followed by summer, fall and winter. Water turns into clouds, rain and ice. Over time, rivers are created, canyons carved, and mountains formed. All of these…

“A Single Picture Is Enough”

A video about photographer and videographer Tim Kemple, who describes his work this way in the film: “I’ve never been one for souvenirs. A single picture is enough.”  

The Beauty of the Irrational

This is Ryan Sandes, a South African Ultra-RunnerThe African Attachment produced this video about his return to the Fish River Canyon. The film is mesmerizing, as is Sandes as he tackles rocks and steep cliffs in the pursuit of pushing his limits.