Father's Day

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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National Trails Day, American Hiking Society, Wilderness Press

Stream of Consciousness Before National Trails Day

Before National Trails Day Oh man, National Trails Day is coming up. Wait, that means it’s almost June! Where has this year gone? Anyway. National Trails Day. What am I doing next weekend? Nothing that is more important than National Trails Day! I wonder what my friends...

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Outdoor Retailer

Reminiscing About Outdoor Retailer + Snow Show

It’s been about a month since we returned from Outdoor Retailer + Snow Show, which seems to be the sweet spot between unpacking and decompressing from the show, and missing all the friends/food/parties/panels and starting to count down the days until Summer Market. As expected, being...

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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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