Month: July 2015

Camping Gear to Invest In

There’s no denying that camping gear can be expensive. Like, really expensive. There’s a ton of information out there about how to cost cut, where to save, what to skip, etc. I’m all for this. As a broke dirtbag climber, I learned the difference between what I need and what I want. People often ask, […] Read more…

Everest : I Couldn’t Be More Excited

The trailer for Everest has been floating around the internet and I couldn’t be more excited. As a former dreamer and now mountaineer, I’m entirely prepared to be completely let down by the excessive dramatization and crazy movie stunts, but that doesn’t change the fact that I think this movie looks sweet. I have a strange […] Read more…

History’s “Alone”: Worth the Watch

The history channel recently aired a new survival show called “Alone.” Honestly, I had never heard of it, but one of the guys in the office asked me about it. I work for a company built by skiers, so anytime a crazy wilderness survival question comes up, they assume I have the answer. Normally I […] Read more…

What is #HackShare?

Life hacks are all the rage these days and we decided it’s time to get on board. We’ve partnered with WaterOutfitters.com and Inlineskates.com to try and create a massive inventory of summer sports hacks. We’re looking for you, the customers to Tweet, Post and Share your favorite camping, beach life or inline skating hacks to […] Read more…

An Ode to the Altoids Can

There aren’t many things that are as multifaceted and convenient as an Altoids can. The iconic tin box isn’t just for carrying candy, it’s being used as a standard for compact kits. From survival kits, to USB ports, to on the go arts and crafts, these tiny tins have hit almost every stretch of the […] Read more…

Trail Games

  Life on a long trek can get monotonous. Day after day, mile after mile, you need something to break up the time. Electronics can be fun, but frankly after 6 months of Candy Crush, it gets a little old, not to mention the occasional human interaction is a welcomed change. So what do you […] Read more…