Around much of the country, summer has died down and, in some cases, winter has reared its ugly head. Summer is a precious time for our team to spend with their families and friends, and adventuring where they love the most – be it outdoors or out of the country. As the seasons change, it’s a great time to reflect on the opportunities and experiences that fill our summer months.
Over the last five years, Gale Straub has built a robust community through her website and podcast She Explores, and now with the release of her first book, She Explores. She is probably the first to admit that she prefers asking questions than having them directed at her, so we are honored that she took the time to do an interview with us.
Teresa Baker is an advocate for diversity, working tirelessly to ensure that not only the country’s national parks are more diverse in their staff and visitors, but also the outdoor industry as a whole. On April 22, we are partnering with Teresa to bring together women executives from outdoor brands in San Francisco’s Presidio, a special gathering to help us learn from each other and collaborate. We caught up with Baker to learn a little bit more about her and her work.
In a time when the Taliban took control over much of their lives, a group of young Afghan women, the National Cycling Team in Kabul, risked freedom and safety to ride and race. Now, in honor of International Women’s Day, filmmaker Sarah Menzies is telling the story of these women in her feature length film, Afghan Cycles
Earlier this month we were once again in Denver for Outdoor Retailer and, as usual, we’re left with new friends, to-do lists and excitement about all things Outdoor Industry. This year was the first time this tradeshow was held in November, previewing what’s coming down the pipeline for Fall 2019.
Now entering its fifth season, the Thru-Hike Syndicate is a brand partner-powered program supporting a select and diverse group of thru-hikers attempting to complete some of the most iconic long trails throughout the United States. We’re proud to highlight 2018 THS Ambassador Grizel Williams who is hiking the Pacific Crest Trail this year.
BioLite, an innovator in off-grid energy solutions, is proud to debut the BioLite HeadLamp, a 330-lumen, rechargeable headlamp that delivers top-tier functionality with an unparalleled fit thanks to proprietary 3D SlimFit construction. Now live on Kickstarter, HeadLamp’s crowdfunding campaign will run through October 19th with delivery to backers in time for Holiday 2018.
Anna Brones is a writer, artist, publisher, and producer. She works as a papercut artist, creating graphic illustrations from a single piece of paper. Currently Anna is working on the Women's Wisdom Project, a series featuring 100 papercut portraits of amazing women and their insight. We recently caught up with Anna and we're pleased to share it in this Q&A