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Guest profile with Joe Conway of Portland, Maine

Starting today we’re going to try our hand at one or two ‘guest profiles’ a month here on the Blog Cabin. Nothing too fancy, just laid-back profiles of friends, collaborators and new acquaintances who.. Read more >

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Ursa Major’s #LiveMajor Instagram Contest

We’re launching our first Instagram contest! Starting today we invite you to share your favorite outdoor moments by entering our #LiveMajor contest on Instagram for a chance to win some of your favorite Ursa.. Read more >

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Getting much more out of swimming

I first heard about this book from a friend of mine who’s a casual triathlete. I recently pulled it down from the book-shelf now that I’ve started swimming again to help rehab from a.. Read more >

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Sylvan Ellefson: living major on the road to Sochi

(photo courtesy of Sylvan Ellefson/Engine Room Media) Sylvan Ellefson is one of Ursa Major’s brand ambassadors AND one of the most competitive Nordic ski racers in the United States.  Since graduating from Bates College.. Read more >

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November Instagram Mash-Up

Here are the four most-liked images from Ursa Major’s Instagram last month. As you can see, at Ursa Major we’re all about taking the road less traveled.  Frost was on to something – it.. Read more >

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Stumbling on to Awesome

  One of the best mountain bike rides of my life was in a little-known Arkansas town that bordered Oklahoma.  I’ll let that sink in for a moment.  I, a past resident of bikers’.. Read more >

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Catching up after a whirlwind weekend

  What a weekend!  Where to even start?  I think I’ll leave the full-on recap to our fearless co-founder Oliver (so check back for that later in the week).  For now, it’s enough to.. Read more >

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Proust, I’m with you brother

I was sitting in the examination room at my doctor’s office last week, waiting for her to show up, when I noticed this little quote on the wall calendar hanging from the door: “The.. Read more >

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UM crew heads into the mountains to soak up ‘peak foliage’

Here are some pics from our spontaneous “let’s make the most of fall before it’s over” hike last week. We started out at Bolton ski area and took the Catamount Trail direction northeast for.. Read more >

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Mountains, Bikes, and Menswear: the UM Weekend Rundown

The UM crew scattered with the winds this weekend, enjoying what’s left of New England’s fleeting Indian summer. Emily was at the American Field pop-up show in Boston, a fine collection of independent brands.. Read more >

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