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Top 5 YouTube Videos So Far This Year

YouTube Videos

YouTube is a great place to learn how to do something new, learn a new recipe or follow along on an adventure. You can do all of those things on the Sierra Trading Post YouTube Channel. Here are the top 5 YouTube Videos of 2014 (so far) from our channel. 5 Uses for Paracord Learn these five helpful uses for […]

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More Great Brands Made in the USA

Made in the USA

Back in January, I wrote a post introducing ten great brands offered by Sierra Trading Post that make products in the United States. With Labor Day coming up, I thought it might be a good time to showcase a few more American-made brands. If you’re familiar with any of these, give us a shout-out in the comments and tell us […]

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Guess Who? Name This Famous Naturalist/Author

Guess Who

Let’s have a little fun. You’ve probably played our Mystery Destination Game in the past, but this week we’re going to play Guess Who. That’s right, read the 5 clues below about this famous naturalist and author then guess who we’re talking about. Enter your guess in the comments below. One of this author’s most famous works was written from […]

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Granite Gear Giveaway

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Backpacking, fast-packing and thru-hiking all require gear made to withstand the elements while being strong and lightweight. Granite Gear is a family-owned company that has been making rugged outdoor gear since 1986. Keep reading to learn more about this brand and be sure to enter the Granite Gear Giveaway at the bottom of this post. Granite Gear has developed a […]

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Summer’s Not Over: 7 Ways to Squeeze in A Bit More Fun

summer fun

As Labor Day Weekend approaches, marking the unofficial end of summer, days will continue to shorten, temperatures will continue to drop, and we’re all faced with the prospect of saying a temporary farewell to our favorite summer activities. But don’t despair; there’s still enough time for some serious summer fun. Use these suggestions to take advantage of the last bit […]

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Colorado Here We Come!

Colorado Store

What is green and orange, loves the outdoors and is opening a new store in Colorado? Yes. Sierra Trading Post. You’ve probably noticed that we talk a lot about Colorado adventures here on the Sierra Social Hub. We love hiking the 14ers, camping in the mountains and rafting the rivers. That is why we are so excited to announce that […]

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How to Juggle Family Adventures with Back to School

get outside

This is the time of the year when, for families in particular, the focus shifts to school and schedules and away from the trail.  It’s easy to set aside outdoor adventures for the summer months and give them little thought throughout the late summer/fall, especially as our commitments ramp up. However, the benefits of outdoor family time aren’t limited to […]

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Mystery Destination: A Giant Lake, Ski Resorts and More.

Giant Lake

If you love the outdoors and like to travel to beautiful natural destinations, I bet you know the name of the giant lake in this Mystery Destination Game. Read the clues, look at the photos then guess where we are talking about. At a surface elevation of 6,225 feet this lake is the largest alpine lake in North America. It’s […]

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Gear Testing: How Kelty Test and Designs Backpacks

kelty backpack testing

We love outdoor gear and are always looking for the best products. Have you ever thought about how outdoor gear is designed and tested? We called our friends at Kelty to see how they test their new backpack designs. They invited us to the Kelty backpack testing facility to see first hand how it’s done. Watch this video to see […]

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Saucony Brand Spotlight Giveaway!

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Whether you’re into jogging, taking exercise classes at the gym or competing in triathlons, quality running shoes and athletic apparel are a must. Keep reading to learn about Saucony or skip to the bottom to enter our Saucony gear giveaway. Saucony is a leader in supplying performance athletic footwear, apparel and accessories. The roots of the company go back to […]

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