Mount Morrison, Wilderness Press, Denver hiking, Outdoor Retailer

Go Bag This Denver Peak During Outdoor Retailer

Outdoor Retailer alumni know the drill for the upcoming week—we all come to Outdoor Retailer for meetings and to write orders and check out new gear and attend education sessions and breakfasts and happy hours. We spend most of our time inside or right near...

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Halloween, Wilderness Press

The Scariest Things That Can Happen on a Hike

Halloween is here! If you frighten easily, that means all the ghosts and goblins will soon disappear for another year. Or will they? Every day can be Halloween in the woods if you encounter some of these terrifying tricks on the trail. Lose cell phone service You get...

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Gear Up Get Out, American Hiking Society, Wilderness Press

When Guidebooks Help Protect Trails

As guidebook authors, it's only natural that we have a vested interest in advocating for and protecting our trails and public lands. On the most basic level, we need to protect the lands and trails we include in our books. Obviously. If there are no...

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PCT Days, Wilderness Press, Cascade Locks, Pacific Crest Trail

The Most Magical Part of PCT Days

Waking up in a tent in Cascade Locks, Oregon and watching the sky turn cotton candy pink over the Columbia River and the surrounding mountains, surrounded by tents and bivys and sleeping bags and sleepy people holding steaming cups of coffee was not the most...

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PCT Days, Wilderness Press

Wilderness Press Heads to PCT Days

PCT Days is once again taking Cascade Locks, Oregon by storm this weekend! And once again, Wilderness Press will be right in the thick of the action showing off our collection of Pacific Northwest books, hanging out with Pacific Crest Trail thru-hikers, and camping out...

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Outdoor Retailer, Wilderness Press

Pros and Cons of Outdoor Retailer in Denver

OK. We have now experienced one Outdoor Retailer Winter Market and one Summer Market in Denver. And there are definitely some noticeable differences. Not that one city is necessarily better or worse than the other. But after spending 22 years in one city and then moving...

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Platte River, Commons Park, Walking Denver, Mindy Sink, Outdoor Retailer

Exploring the History of the Platte River

Welcome to Outdoor Retailer Summer Market Day 0! We are (im)patiently waiting for the Demo Experience to begin in just a few short hours in Commons Park, where we will be checking out the latest water sports gear, trying out some new snacks, and hopefully...

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Father's Day

How to Go Green this Father’s Day

It's Father's Day! Today is the day for dads. Every year, your family celebrates with Dad in the same way. He's happy, you're happy, everyone is happy. But listen. We know old habits die hard. Family traditions are sacred. However, times have changed and new rules have...

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