Summer Outdoor Retailer is the premier showcase of outdoor gear and culture. So, we made a beeline to the 2019 show in Denver, Colorado, to see the best outdoor gear for kids. Of course, all the big, well-known outdoor companies have an awesome lineup of outdoor kids clothes, hiking shoes, and outdoor gear, but we searched for smaller companies on the cutting edge of outdoor … [Read more...] about 7 Best Outdoor Gear Ideas For Kids From Outdoor Retailer
Looking for the best camping water filter for your next outdoor family adventure? Well, we’ve got it for you. It’s priced right, easy to use, super light, and it works really, really well. Best of all, it’s made by an outdoor company who puts their money where their mouth is when it comes to caring about the backcountry. But, before we get into the details of why … [Read more...] about Best Camping Water Filter For Families
Airblaster Ninja Suits are one-piece, hooded, long underwear, and they’re one of the best things to happen to the outdoor adventure world since the invention of GORE-TEX. Think I'm stretching the truth? Read on and make up your own mind. Either way, Ninja Suits are pretty freaking sweet and you need to add them to your outdoor gear arsenal for you and your kids. Sure, long … [Read more...] about Best Long Underwear Ever For Kids & Adults. Seriously.
Look at those beauties! The 1991 Asics GEL-Lyte III. Just breathe in all that pastel. I thought these things were the coolest running shoes on the planet back then. And in all fairness, they were pretty advanced for the day. They were the second pair of running shoes I had ever bought. I was in my third year of high school, my second year of cross country. Weighing in at a mere … [Read more...] about History of (My) Running Shoes #2
There it is. My very first pair of real live running shoes. Same exact color too. The 4th model of the Nike Air Pegasus. Up until I got these shoes in 1988, I ran in Vans, Airwalks, Pony (remember those?), Converse or worse...Thom McAns. These Nikes were game-changers for me. I had just started running cross-country for my high school and I felt like a totally different … [Read more...] about History of (My) Running Shoes #1