Alternative Spring Break, American Hiking Society

A Better Way to Spring Break

BREAKING NEWS: European vacations, beach vacations, and lake vacations are out, Alternative Break vacations are in. Plan accordingly, college kids! But really though. Instagram called and they want their genuine feed back. Less staged relaxation, more action. Less sand, more dirt. Less shots, more shovels. Remember when "fetch"...

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Wilderness Press 50, high-altitude cocktail party, #WP50

The Wilderness Press High-Altitude Cocktail Party

50 years ago almost to the day, Wilderness Press founder Tom Winnett and 15 of his friends parked their cars, donned backpacks full of liquor and hors d'oeuvres, and set off into the Sierra for a high-altitude cocktail party. Why? To celebrate the printing of the...

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Best parks to watch the solar eclipse, solar eclipse

Tips for Watching the Solar Eclipse

Ok, you’ve been bombarded with enough solar eclipse buzz to have sparked your interest, and now you want to experience the excitement for yourself. Fantastic! It’s a little more involved than just stepping outside and craning your head skywards, though. Think of it more as an extended...

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Salt Lake City, Outdoor Retailer, #ORshow, Wilderness Press

Dear Salt Lake City, A Love Letter

Dear Salt Lake City, Thank you. Thank you for generously hosting Outdoor Retailer Summer and Winter Market for the past 22 years. Thank you for your overwhelming kindness and generosity. Thank you for embracing the outdoor industry and making us feel at home. Thank you for putting...

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Salt Lake City, Outdoor Retailer, #ORshow, Wilderness Press

Outdoor Retailer – A Week of Photos

It's already a week after #ORshow and we're still trying to catch up on sleep and sort through business cards and edit photos and process all the awesomesauce we saw. Probably sounds familiar, right? It was good. It was sad. It was frustrating. It was...

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Outdoor-Retailer-Summer-Market, Wilderness Press

Things You Must Do at Outdoor Retailer

Tomorrow begins another Outdoor Retailer Summer Market. And this isn't just any #ORshow, it'll be all about saving our public lands and outdoor advocacy. From parties to peaceful protests, here's a daily breakdown of can't-miss events this week. Day Zero Demo Experience - 8 a.m. - 4 p.m....

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Why We’re Excited About Outdoor Retailer in Denver

After waiting impatiently for months, the outdoor industry finally learned of our new home for Outdoor Retailer—Denver! Here are all the reasons why we’re stoked to be moving to the Mile-High City. Colorado’s Commitment to the Outdoors Industry—The Colorado outdoors recreation economy generates $28 billion in consumer spending...

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