The gift that keeps giving..

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Looking for a gift for the special someone? Give the gift of health and fitness. The one present that keeps giving day after day. Check out the Co-Op Cyle, perfect for any cycling enthusiast.  

Warm Up with Hot Chocolate: Favorite Toppings

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Whether returning from an epic hike, snowshoe, or skiing expedition, hot chocolate hits the spot! It’s just a classic warm drink that adults and kids love. But, after a good adventure, it’s fun to add some pizzaz to a regular … Read More

Product of the Week – Yukon Charlie’s® Sherpa® Series 10″X36″ Snowshoe Kit

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This week, as colder weather is setting in across the country, we are psyched about snowshoeing. Check out this week’s featured product – a snowshoe kit that can be easily ordered from Cabela’s. What! What!  

Five Tips for Getting Out with A Family this Winter

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Many new (and seasoned) outdoor-loving and somewhat adventurous parents struggle with a balance of doing what they love and including the kids in outdoor adventure. It’s tough! Kids complain, they have tiny legs, they need to eat, potty, and be … Read More

It’s Black Friday, Get those Deals…then Head Outside & Enjoy!

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We hope you had a fantastic Thanksgiving! With the holiday behind us and a busy holiday season approaching, Black Friday is inevitable and can be fun yet also overwhelming. There’s something to be said for standing in lines, anticipating the purchases … Read More

Great Deals on These Columbia Jackets

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Woot! Woot!  It’s that time of year again…lot’s of sales, and Columbia Sportswear is no exception. We wanted to make sure you know about these two jackets for her that are currently on sale at great prices at Nordstrom Rack.  … Read More

Snowbibs for the Kids

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Woot Woot! There’s nothing like taking kids to the mountain, gearing them up for snow school, or for a day of lessons from mom or dad. It’s in these moments that we parents hope our kids will love the sport, … Read More

Headed to the Slopes? Here’s What You Need To Stay Warm…

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Staying warm can make or break an experience on the slopes. For seasoned and new skiers alike, staying warm can be the key to a great day and solid runs. This though, can also be a challenge. Here are four … Read More

Road Tripping this Thanksgiving? Don’t Forget Your Grill…

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Are you one of the millions heading out of town for Thanksgiving? If so, and if you’re going to be taking a road trip, remember to take along your trusty grill. A great grill like this Coleman Propane Grill has … Read More

Power Your Climb (or Adventure) with Beet Juice

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It’s common practice to load up on carbs before a hike or climb. Our bodies need the energy. It’s not quite as common to load up on beets… But, maybe beets are exactly what we need to supplement the carbs … Read More

Product of the Week – OutdoorMaster OTG Ski Goggles

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If you’re heading to the slopes on Thanksgiving, or anytime thereafter, make sure you are prepared with a pair of these awesome OutdoorMaster OTG Ski Goggles. They are a #1 Bestseller on Amazon for a reason. Believe it or not, … Read More

Let’s Talk Hats…

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Do we lose half our body heat from our head? Many now say this is an old wives tale; some still believe it to be true. Either way, there are lots of great reasons to keep our ears and heads … Read More

What We’re Loving… Bugaboo Jackets from Columbia

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New this year for boys and girls! We are absolutely loving these Bugaboo Jackets from Columbia Sportswear. Not only are these jackets cute and warm, but they are SO versatile.  The waterproof and breathable shell will keep your bugger nice … Read More

Yum – Yogurt Parfait: Perfect Pre-Adventure Snack

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Here’s a delicious breakfast or pre-adventure snack that has protein and carbs that will keep you going strong. You’ll Need: A glass or bowl Your favorite plain or vanilla yogurt (8 oz) Fruit. We love using sliced strawberries and a … Read More

The Perfect Paddleboard Setup

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Heading out on your paddle board? Here’s the setup that will keep you happy and having fun: Bote HD Aero Inflatable SUP MTI Helios 2.0 Inflatable PFD Women’s UV Sun Protection Long Sleeve Rash Guard Men’s Burnside Printed Board Shorts … Read More

Product of the Week: Co-op Cycles ARD 1.4 Bike

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Now is the perfect time to purchase the bike of your dreams. We’re excited about this Co-op Cycles ARD 1.4 Bike from REI that is now on sale! Though made for the roads, this well-built bike will ride through gravel … Read More

4 Ways to Beat the Heat this Weekend

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Even though we’re at the tail-end of Summer, the sun is beating down strong these days (at least in most parts of the country). So, what can you do to beat the heat? Here are 4 ideas: Try a new … Read More

Kid Comfort and Family Adventures

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Having kids is not always easy. Having kids and taking them along and involving them in outdoor adventure, though rewarding, can be tough! We’re all about enabling families to get out and about, and ensuring that parents do not need … Read More

Sale Alert: Columbia Sportswear Hats

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Headquartered in the Pacific Northwest, Columbia Sportswear quickly made a name for itself as the company innovated with technology to make clothing and accessories more comfortable and practical for being outdoors and active. Their technology doesn’t stop at jackets. We’re … Read More

Take Your Smores to the Next Level this Labor Day

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With Labor Day we have one more hurrah, one last opportunity to get the most out of Summer, and make our favorite out of this world s’mores :). If you’re camping this weekend, or even if you’re not, try out … Read More

Climbing or Bouldering? We’ve Got You Covered

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Heading out climbing soon? Whether top-roping or bouldering, we’ve got you covered. Remember to bring these essentials: A. Bouldering Crash Pad Metolius Session II Crash Pad B. Harness: Men’s, Women’s, Kids C. Rope Bag: Kavu Rope Bag E. Rope: Black Diamond … Read More

Product of the Week: 9×6 Sun Shelter

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This week we’re all about getting the most out of summer! The hot sunny days and weekends are not over yet, and so, if you’ve planned a trip to the beach, lake, a sports game, or even a hike and … Read More

How Will YOU Float the River this 4th?

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Are you floating the river this 4th of July? The better question is HOW are you floating? 1. The Individual Tube   2. The Double 3. The Water Island Party 4. By Tow (you may need these) 5. By Boat … Read More

Product of the Week

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This week, check out this camping lantern and ceiling fan in one! The lens is bright, fan has several speed modes, and it can be hooked to the top of a tent, or over a tree for great light wherever … Read More

Oatmeal with a Sping – Get Your Carb Fix Before Heading Out

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Whether you’re hiking, cycling, or going on a run, excellent nutrition is your friend, and a good dose of carbs done right will help sustain your energy! Try this delicous recipe before you head out. Not only will the old … Read More

Adventure Essential…Check out this Real-Time GPS Tracker

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If you’re going on an adventure by foot, boat or car, this Real Time GPS tracker is key. It will track your location minute by minute, and can be configured to work with a computer, tablet, or Android or Iphone.  … Read More

Just The Best Water Shoes for Men & Women

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Water shoes have never been more comfy, practical, or all-round awesome. These Dreamcity kicks double as water shoes and light weight walking shoes, and come in a sweet variety of colors and styles. Check them out! Check out the Men’s … Read More

Best Father’s Day Gifts for Dad…

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Father’s Day is around the corner. If you’re still looking for a gift, it’s not too late… Let’s show all our outdoor enthusiast father’s some love! Here are some gifts your dad will love! A. Portable Grill – This Coleman … Read More

The Importance of an Awesome Daypack

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There’s nothing worse than heading out for the day on a hike, or even just an afternoon around town, and finding that the backpack you picked for your adventure as quickly made your shoulders, back, hips, feet, and waist ache … Read More

Dry Bag or Dry Duffel? That is the Question…

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When it comes to water sports, a concern for many, especially in today’s electronic age, is how to keep our ‘stuff’ dry. Enter the Dry Bag and the Dry Duffel. Either one of these will keep your spare clothes, food, … Read More

Product of the Week – Kavu Rope Bag

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Check out this perfect rope bag for your Summer climbing adventures! It is super stylish, has a practical design, as well as plenty of storage pockets. Don’t miss this great find!

What a Deal?! Over $100 off this great Kayak!

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What’s not to love about this awesome sit-on-top kayak? Especially when you can get over $100 off! Regularly $829, get it now for $704.29! Don’t miss this deal!  

Biking This Weekend? Be Prepared with This Accessory Kit!

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The weather is getting warmer and we are prepping for lots of Summer outdoor fun, including on our bikes! When biking it is so important to always be prepared, and luckily we’ve got you covered with this Topeak Deluxe Bike … Read More

Top 4 Tips for Camping with Kids

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There’s nothing like that first camping weekend of the Summer! But, with kids, camping can feel daunting. Here are our top 4 tips for camping with the kids: Be Flexible: Planning is important, but so often, when getting out with … Read More

Water Safety Picks

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We’re ready to get out on the water to paddle board, kayak, & fish. Here are our picks for water safety:    A.      B.       C.      D.  E.      F.   A. Perfect for Paddling: Astral … Read More

Product of the week- The family tent!

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This weeks product of the week is the Field and Stream Highlands tent. Featuring a 12 person capacity, 5 windows and a peak front. The perfect tent for the family get away!