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Hot New Products at Outdoor Retailer Part I


With literally thousands of brands showing off their latest products at 2013 Outdoor Retailer Winter Market, it is hard to come up with a best of list but I’ll discuss some of the cool new products in this two part series. Many of Sierra Trading Posts‘ top brands are redesigning their products to make them lighter, stronger, warmer or higher […]

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How to Save Money on Your Ski Vacation


Skiing and Snowboarding are popular winter activities but enjoying a day on the slopes can be very expensive. Many resort’s are now charging up to $100 for a single day lift ticket, add in travel, rentals, lodging and food and you’ve racked up quite an expensive day. Since Sierra Trading Post is known for saving our customers money, I contacted […]

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Hiking the Trail: One Man’s Journey to Hike the Appalachian Trail


Adam Nutting seems like an average guy living in the mid-west but he has an extraordinary plan for this coming summer. Adam is planning on hiking the Appalachian Trail in its entirety, starting this spring. As if that wasn’t enough, he has also decided to hike the 200+ mile John Muir Trail for an East Coast/West Coast doubleheader for a […]

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Recipe for an Unforgettable Year of Outdoor Adventure with Your Kids


*Guest Post by Debbie Steinberg Kuntz* A couple years back, my husband and I were coming back from a friend’s wedding in Italy, sitting on the airplane, still basking in the glow of beautiful mountains and new friends. Filled with the lust of outdoor adventure, we started making notes on a cocktail napkin of the kind of adventures we wanted […]

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Backcountry Film Festival: Promoting Human Powered Winter Adventures


Editor’s Note: Sierra Trading Post’s Corporate Stewardship Program aims to support community involvement and enjoyment of the great outdoors. Read more about our outreach efforts and the organizations we support with corporate sponsorships and partnerships on our Corporate Stewardship page. Last week at the Outdoor Retailer Winter Market, I had the opportunity to catch up with Shelley Pursell, Winter Wildlands […]

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Top U.S. Ski Destinations: Part 1 of 3

Snow is on it’s way. Don’t miss out on some great skiing and snowboarding this season. Plan your ski vacation now. There is nothing like a trip to a fun ski town for a family ski vacation or an adults only get-away. We’ve put together this list of the top six ski destinations in the U.S. by taking terrain, snow, […]

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Share Your Adventure Photo Contest January Winners

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Congratulations to our January Share Your Adventure Photo Challenge winners: Samuel, Jimmie and Sarah! Don’t forget, we’ll have 3 more winning photos next month, and YOUR adventure could be one of them! Have you taken a great photo on a recent adventure? Share it with us and you could win a $200 gift card to Sierra Trading Post.

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Gear Trivia Answers

Time to see how you did on our Gear Trivia Game. 1. Woolrich 2. True. All snowshoes are made in La Crosse, WI. 3. Timbuk2 4. False. It is pronounced Teh-Va 5. Marmot 6. Gregory 7. ALPS Mountaineering 8. False. He was a dentist. 9. Merrell 10. ASICS There you have it. How did you do? Comment below to let […]

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Outdoor Retailer: What is the Big Deal?


Maybe you’ve heard some buzz this week about the Outdoor Retailer Winter Market happening in Salt Lake City, but do you know what it is all about? Sierra Trading Post sent two members of its social media team to Salt Lake City to check it out and see what is really going on at OR. Outdoor Retailer is the largest […]

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Live Q & A: Winter Camping

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This afternoon, Wednesday February 20th, we will do another live video broadcast and Twitter chat based on winter camping. This live event is put on by the Sierra Trading Post Social Department and we are testing this new format. Our goal is to share our experiences with you and to give you a way to share experiences back with us. […]

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