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5 Must See Spring Hikes around Washington State

5 Must See Spring Hikes around Washington State

Spring has officially sprung here in Washington state! What better way to celebrate the warm weather, and break out of hibernation than to hit the trail and go for a hike. To find some of Washington’s most beautiful spring hikes, we contacted the experts. Our friends Nathan and Jer at HikingWithMyBrother.com have hiked just about … Continue reading

Ultimate Gear From Ultimate Direction

Ultimate Gear From Ultimate Direction

Designed with the ultra-runner in mind, Ultimate Direction has created the brand new Signature Series Race Vests. The vests are inspired by three of the world’s best ultra-runners and are packed with impressive features, including power mesh for zero bounce on your run. If you’re gearing up for your next adventure race, these vests are … Continue reading

Get Your Kicks with Pat!

Get Your Kicks with Pat!

Let’s face facts, whether it’s healthy or not, a cold soda can be really refreshing.  Those sodas with real cane sugar and all natural flavorings are better for us and usually delicious to boot.  On a hot summer day, I certainly look forward to a delicious soda waiting for me at the end of whatever … Continue reading

The Perfect Backpack for Your Next Autumn Hike

The Perfect Backpack for Your Next Autumn Hike

This past weekend we said good-bye to summer and welcomed autumn with open arms. Autumn is one of the most beautiful times to head out and visit your favorite hiking trails. There are the bright colors of foliage to experience, crisp chill air to breath and plenty of other exciting adventures to look forward to … Continue reading

Kickstart Your Comfort On The Trail

Kickstart Your Comfort On The Trail

We all know how important comfort is while you’re out on the trail. Whether you’re packing the most comfortable sleeping pad with you, or the most popular lightweight tent, a good night’s rest is the difference between a productive day or a slow grueling trek on the trail. Enter The Alpine Hammock, the first ever … Continue reading

Office Discussion – A Poll For The Poles!

Office Discussion – A Poll For The Poles!

There are a lot of advantages to using trekking poles on your hikes, but not everyone feels they are necessary. Some of the advantages we enjoy while using trekking poles include added balance, a more even weight distribution (especially  while carrying heavy packs), and the ability to strengthen core muscles during our hikes. We want … Continue reading

Hoop and Holler with MSR Tents!

Hoop and Holler with MSR Tents!

MSR’s Hoop 2 Person Tent and Holler 3 Person Tent have just been reduced by $100! Both tents are ultra roomy, three-plus season tents, which offer optimal protection from the elements. They are perfect for the tallest campers and both have enough room to comfortably fit your Therm-a-Rest mattresses. Their free standing design, including 2 doors for easy access, will … Continue reading