For Amanda, a marketing director and yoga instructor, a true love for the outdoors began 12 years ago when she moved from the city to the mountains. Since then, hiking, trail running, climbing and Bikram yoga have all become passions. A hike is her escape from the digital world and a place to put things in perspective. Why is durable fabric important to Amanda? It takes one more worry off her plate and lets her focus on what she’s doing.