Trip Report and Photography by NATIVE Ambassador Ryan Scavo. Backcountry skiing in the southern San Juans is a special thing. While you can find deep powder just about anywhere in the Colorado mountains, the San Juans offer a level of solitude that is hard to beat. So, when I was invited to join a group […]

First Descents is a nonprofit that provides life-changing outdoor adventures for young adults impacted by cancer and other serious health conditions. NATIVE had the pleasure of sponsoring an FD trip, and we wanted them to share with everyone how impacting what they do really is. Read on to get a glimpse into a multi-day biking […]

Some helpful travel tips by Native Eyewear Ambassador Amanda Basham. I’ve been very fortunate to travel a lot in the last 4 years. Traveling is an experience everyone should have, but unfortunately it’s expensive. Between flights, lodging, rental car, and gear there’s practically no more money left for food. Enjoying the local food is a […]

Trip Report by Native Eyewear Ambassador Sofia Jaramillo. Steam rises up around me. It’s early morning and the sun is slowly 1ising over the horizon. Streams of water seep out of the hillside above, filling various pools and eventually flowing into the hot spring were sitting in. The ground is stained white and bare around […]

Trip Report by Native Eyewear Ambassadors Jeff Shapiro and Cody Tuttle. This past June, I was privileged to go on a dream expedition. The idea was to go north of the Arctic Circle, to the raw and largely untouched wilderness which makes up the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) in the Brooks range within the […]

Trip report by Native Eyewear Ambassador Christine Savage. Summer is wonderful. It really is. Long days, warm temps, and a myriad of options to occupy those additional daylight hours.  Each year in Tahoe, I’m learning to appreciate and enjoy Summer and my time off of snow more. The Truckee River and numerous lakes (including Lake […]