As popular as stand-up paddleboarding has become over the past half-decade or so, it’s still haunted by one fundamental problem. At around 8- to 11-feet or more, stand-up paddleboards are big, heavy monsters that require very specific transport. Not only can you expect to drop a grand or so on the board, but unless you live on the water, you’ll need to go spend a few hundred more on a rack or trailer to get it out there. That’s a pretty high cost of entry.
Sports-Vue’s top cameras is the 360HD, a 1080p action camera with 180-degree swivel lens. The lens films 170 degrees of footage – the 180-degree label refers to the swivel mount that lets you easily rotate it for different types of mounting, similar to the rotating lens on Contour cameras. This gives you the versatility to mount the camera in all kinds of different ways without losing the ability to line up the right shot.
Nestled in the shadow of Mt Blanc (Europe’s highest mountain), Chamonix has been attracting thrill seekers for nearly two centuries. The peaks around here are like nowhere else on Earth: sheer faces, tumbling glaciers and pinnacles of rock dominate the view on either side of the famous valley. Not for nothing is this place hailed as the capital of the Alps, and indeed ‘Cham’ (as it’s known to the locals) is as cosmopolitan as most capital cities, the adopted home to climbers and wintersports lovers from across the world.
The Outdoor Retailer Summer Market expo is ground zero for all new things in outdoor gear design – everything from canoes to camping trailers to backcountry ski gear shows up at the show. MuchAwesome pounded the massive show floor and snaked through the most distant nooks and crannies to find all the latest gear, technology and innovation. Here are some of the highlights.
The average video camera is great … for filming your child's 4th grade play or compiling those touristy vacation clips that your friends will loathe slogging through. If video and filmmaking is something you take seriously, however, you’ll want to mature into a more serious camera.