Outdoor Retailer Snow Show

Looking Back on Week at Outdoor Retailer Snow Show

We're back from another exciting week of Outdoor Retailer Snow Show, appropriately named because there was a fresh blanket of snow covering Blue Bear outside the Colorado Convention Center when we arrived. As we landed and picked up our badges and started rebuilding the booth, it...

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Walkabout Northern California: Hiking Inn to Inn, Tom Courtney

The Joys of a Multi-Day Hike From Inn to Inn

There is a surge of popularity for hiking from inn-to-inn in Europe, and the same is true in California. Adventurers hike trails connecting coastal villages along the wild Pacific. They trek through the majestic Sierra Nevada Mountains, along the serene beaches of Southern California, and...

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Why You Need to Visit Yosemite in Winter

December is actually an ideal month to spend time exploring Yosemite National Park. The crowds and mosquitoes have vanished, the weather is still not too snowy for adventures, and you get to experience the park in all its winter splendor. It's a time of solitude....

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Things to do Instead of Hiking in Trinity Alps This Winter

The Trinity Alps region is a beautiful place for winter recreation, a destination for hikers, cross-country skiers, snowboarders, and snowshoers. Except for this year. In the summer of 2018, while our new edition of Trinity Alps & Vicinity by Mike White was in production, sparks from the rim of a...

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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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Stairway Walks in San Francisco , Adah Bakalinsky, Mary Burk, Wilderness Press

Where to Find New San Francisco Stairways

San Francisco has no shortage of hills, making it the perfect city to house hundreds of public stairways that show off scenic vistas and link diverse neighborhoods. Take advantage of the cooling fall weather, put on a pair of comfortable shoes, and go off in search...

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Best Hikes for Leaf-Peeping in Yosemite

We'd like to think it's no coincidence that Yosemite National Park's shoulder season is also one of the most beautiful times to be in the park. The hoards of tourists are gone, leaving only the locals, the animals, and the most dedicated of the leaf...

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