Tag Archives: Obsession

These Mountain-Bike-Ready Jorts Are Our New Obsession

I got my Ripton and Co. Women’s V2 Denim jorts ($89) on a Monday. Within a week, I put over 60 miles on them—riding fast jump laps at a local Santa Fe trail system, putting in a massive cross-country day on the Colorado Trail’s highest segment, and spinning through fields of Crayola-colored wildflowers off Durango’s Engineer Mountain. […]

Let’s Study Our ‘Wild’ Food Obsession, Shall We?

The rarity of foraged food is a distinctly modern phenomenon and one that’s led to strange distortions in the way we eat. These days, foods like wild-caught salmon, fiddleheads, or truffles are considered luxuries. They are found in especially rugged outdoor environs, but most people consume them in highly cultivated indoor settings. Those are the contradictions that […]