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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Wilderness Press, tips for summer heat

How to Survive the Summer Heat

We have made it to August, friends. We have survived most of the summer. Which means that depending on your location, you can already be sporting your puffy coat (Colorado) or impatiently waiting for football season and the chance to wear a sweater (Alabama). But. Overall...

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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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