Clay Abney

Clay Abney

Clay Abney is a PR guru and freelance writer living in the wild and wonderful state of West Virginia, where he spends his days trail running, mountain biking, hiking, and working when the mood strikes. At 48 (the new 28), he still competes in multi-day adventure races, loves abusing gear, and traveling to remote off the grid locations around the globe.

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9 Outdoor Gear Brands that Cleverly Utilize Recycled Goods

Some brands are looking at incorporating recycled materials in the construction of new products that, once they have run their course, are also recyclable on the backend.
Outdoors

A Beginner’s Guide to Hiking the Vorarlberg Region of the Austrian Alps

While the Austrian Alps have been made famous by 'The Sound of Music,' there’s more to this area than twirling through alpine meadows.
Travel

Would You Ride One of the 3 Longest Zip-Lines in the World?

Imagine flying over a canyon for a mile at speeds near 95 mph. How fun does that sound?
Travel

3 Mountain Bike Destinations to Put On Your Bucket List

These trails will test your skills the moment your tire hits the dirt.
Outdoors

11 Best Pocket Knives for Everyday Carry

Whether you consider yourself a present-day MacGyver or are just looking for a useful piece of gear, we've got you covered.
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The Return of Dave Mackey: From Ultrarunner to Leg Amputee and Back

In 2016, ultrarunner Dave Mackey made the decision to amputate is left leg below the knee — but that hasn't stopped him.