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Best of the Hub: 2014 Year in Review

Best of the Hub

This year we’ve shared many great adventures including a winter camping trip, summer backpacking in Rocky Mountain National Park, a summit of a Colorado 14er and multiple smaller adventures. In addition to those trips, we’ve shared tons of great tips and tricks to improve your time in the outdoors, we’ve given away tons of prizes in our weekly Brand Spotlight […]

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Canyons, Dunes and Gorges: Can You Name the State?

The Colorado River

Our Mystery Destination game has taken us to national parks, lakes, rivers and mountains all across the country. Today we’ll call out three well know destinations that are all located within the same state. Take a look at the photos and the clues then see if you can name the state that all of these destinations are located. Our first […]

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35% Off and FREE Shipping

Sierra Trading Post Discount

Get excited because today is Free Shipping Day. Yeah, that’s a thing. This year the last day to order online and receive your order by Christmas (without paying to upgrade the shipping) is Thursday December 18th. It’s not uncommon to find lots of free shipping offers from online stores but Sierra Trading Post is going to go big with an […]

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Icebreaker Brand Spotlight and Giveaway!

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The perfect set of layers for any adventure start with the best fabrics. If staying warm, dry and comfortable are important to you then you’ll want to look at merino wool base layers and mid layers. Icebreaker makes functional layers, socks and jackets from the finest merino wool. Keep reading to learn more about Icebreaker then enter our Icebreaker giveaway […]

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What to Pack for Safer Family Adventures

Family Survival Kit

Benjamin Franklin said that, “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure”, well, a few pounds of gear in your day pack are worth hundreds of pounds of cure. Even on simple hikes, or picnics in the backcountry, a well-organized day pack can make your family adventures fun, happy and safe… and who doesn’t want that? A good […]

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Water Collection for Winter Hiking

Winter Water Collection

During winter backpacking trips, gathering water is a completely different story than during 3-season trips. We’re kind of spoiled most of the year really. If there’s a water source we can fill a bottle and use a filter or use a quick working chemical treatment that makes the water safe to drink in 15-20 minutes. But those methods are not […]

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Peanut-Free Trail Mix Recipe

trail mix

Growing up I was able to eat all sorts of foods all the time. I mean I was cracking peanuts out of their shells during baseball season, fish off the grill that we caught earlier that day, and cookies between surf sessions. As I’ve gotten older, I’ve had to alter my diet. Not only because I work a desk job, but also because […]

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#Trailtime Instagram Favorites

Instagram Favorites #trailtime

We’ve been using #Trailtime for our weekly twitter chat and to share amazing photos through our Instagram account for the past six months. Our favorite part about #Trailtime is the community of outdoor adventurers who are sharing such cool photos with each other. We’ve been selecting some of our favorite photos to regram. Here are a few of our Instagram favorites […]

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Outdoor Research Brand Spotlight and Gear Giveaway

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When the weather turns cold and the precipitation starts to fall, it’s important to turn to gear that is well-designed and made from the best fabrics. Outdoor Research makes gear perfect for your skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, ice climbing or any winter adventure. Keep reading to learn a bit about this cool brand then enter our Outdoor Research gear giveaway at […]

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9 Ways to Maximize a Ski Day

Maximize a ski day

Skiing and snowboarding can be so much fun. A day on the mountain is exhilarating but for many of us, it’s hard to find the time and money to go as often as we’d like. Here are some ideas to help you get the most out of a ski day. Ways to Maximize Your Ski Day 1. Rent your gear […]

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