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Take a walk in the winter...

Take a walk in the winter, get some snowshoes. Now that we have snow, it’s time to find some winter activities to pass the time and keep ourselves motivated and entertained. Look no further then snowshoeing, it’s a fantastic activity! It...

New Years Resolution...

New Years resolution… Yup, it’s that time of the year. Christmas is over and the New Year is only a few days away. I know my New Year’s resolution… I have to stop going to the gym and get outdoors more. Now before you fitnes...

Little Rippers...

Snow time, ski time, play time, the BEST time. Hopefully you are a winter lover like me and you get to experience all the great aspects of winter with friends & family. I grew up loving all 4 seasons, and all the various activities that take pla...

Super warm Down Filled Parkas!

Super warm down filled parkas… I was having a good chat the other day about down parkas; there is so much going on with The North Face down parkas that I thought I should share. Good Down vs. Bad Down – The fill powers and labels on ...

Summit Series is BACK!

Summit Series from The North Face is available in stores this morning. The best of the best of the best. Also a great line from Will Smith's Men in Black. The North Face first pulled the line in 2014 to re-design, and re-tool the collection for Fall ...

Ode to Norm

Ode to Norm I hope you are lucky enough to have a buddy or two who will adventure with you through thick and thin. My buddy was Norm. Back in the beginning we were pretty green and needed to learn a lot of skills in order to be safe in the outdoors...

Time to clean up that Summer clothing & gear.

Summer has come to a close, have you cleaned up and stored your camp gear & clothing properly??? Now hopefully you are reading this and scoffing at the notion that gear should be stored now, the fall is the best season of hiking, paddling, &...

Top 10 Camping Gear Questions asked

Selling outdoor gear & camp gear for 20 years I find I get asked a lot of the same questions. It makes sense as lots of people getting into lightweight outdoor camping have similar needs right off the start. Here is a quick list of the top 10 cam...

MSR Guardian Water Purifier Review

MSR GUARDIAN REVIEW UPDATE Colin Frey, June 28th 2016 As an avid outdoorsman and busy guide, especially around the end of school season, I am always answering questions on how to treat water. I have got to use lots of filters over the years, here i...

Hiking with kids

 Jun 20, 2016   Products & Gear
Kids are great at hiking, they just don't know it yet. My wife Regan and I were avid backpackers before having kids; some of our favorite trails include the West Coast Trail and Skyline Trail. The last 5 years with kids we have switched to a lot of ...
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