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From the Smokies to the Rockies, and the Everglades to the highest point in Maine—and everywhere in between—the United States is full of world-class hikes. Whether you’re a hardcore peak bagger, out for an ambitious day hike, or are obsessed with the panoramic views for your Instagram feed, there’s always something thrilling to lace your […]

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When it comes to two-wheeled adventuring, sometimes self-guided exploration is part of the thrill. Other times, you’d rather leave the wayfaring to an experienced guide so you can focus on soaking up the scenery as well as the eats (and drinks) along the route. Whether you’re a hardcore cyclist looking to press your daily mileage […]

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In 1968, Congress created the National Wild & Scenic Rivers System to preserve sections of America's rivers with exceptional natural, cultural, and recreational value. Little more than one-quarter of one percent of the nation's rivers earn the Wild & Scenic designation, protecting them from dams and development, and—in some locations—securing them for whitewater rafting and […]

You’re extra-cautious to protect your prescription eyeglasses from misuse and damage.  But, what about your sunglasses?  Many people treat their sunglasses like that annoying BBQ sauce stain on your white shirt at the company picnic.  Yet, mistreatment of your shades can lead to damage, which may void their warranty.  Common abuses to never do to […]

You are your sunglasses worst enemy. All sunglass lenses will get a few scratches over time from normal use and exposure to the environment. (And from occasionally getting dropped or misplaced.) Sunglass lenses are scratch resistant, not scratchproof.  It’s up to you to care for them properly in order to extend the life of your sunglasses. […]

We know that the most important benefit of wearing D•CURVE Optics sunglasses is that they protect your eyes from ultraviolet (UV) light. UV light can have harmful effects on the eyelid, cornea, lens and retina. Do you only wear sunglasses on sunny, summer days? If so, you’re doing your eyes a disservice. Quality sunglasses are […]

Looking cool is just one of many excellent reasons to wear sunglasses. You slather on SPF 50 to shield your skin from the sun. But what about your naked eyes? In a 2012 survey, less than half of 10,000 Americans polled recognized the health benefits of sunglasses, and 27 percent of respondents reported never wearing […]