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Author Archives: Mark Ranum

Mark is an outdoor adventure seeker, living in the beautiful state of Michigan. He loves trekking hundreds of miles through the wilderness, whether on two feet or two wheels, always looking for the next new trail or road to see where it will take him.

Coleman Launches App to Inspire People to Get Outdoors

Want to find stunning campsites, delicious recipes, and expert gear recommendations from camping pros with more than 100 years of experience? Coleman, an international leader of durable outdoor recreation products, launched its first mobile app, Coleman – Get Outdoors, which is now available for iPhone and Android users. The Coleman – Get Outdoors app is free and makes planning a ...

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Special Edition Earth Day Jaybird RUN

In celebration of Earth Day, sports audio and technology pioneer, Jaybird announced its’ commitment to preserving our open spaces by donating 10 percent of the proceeds from a new, special edition Earth Day Jaybird RUN wireless headphone to The Conservation Alliance. In addition, 10 percent of all Jaybird website sales on Earth Day will be donated to the organization. “With ...

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Everyday Carry – Metal Edition

Everyday Carry is a minimalist approach of picking only the essential gear that will help get you through a day, and doing it with style and simplicity. It seems just about every day, some new product comes out that we feel we can’t live without, from the latest iPhone to the coolest new camera. At some point, it all just becomes overwhelming, ...

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Deuter 7-Day Round Trip – Giveaway

Celebrating the release of the Futura Pro hiking pack, Deuter is giving away a seven-day adventure in Germany Deuter is shaking up the backpack world again with the release of its Futura Pro hiking pack with a new, even lighter, fully suspended Aircomfort Sensic back system. To celebrate, the German pack maker will roll out the red carpet with My Deuter Adventure, welcoming ...

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Earth Day Celebration Hits Boulder, Colorado April 20th

Second Annual “Get Wild to Save Wild” Polar Explorer Eric Larsen spearheading event in order to support local non-profits that are on the front lines of natural resource conservation and public lands advocacy With the goal of celebrating Earth Day and raising funds for local environmental non-profit organizations, Eric Larsen is hosting the second annual Get Wild to Save Wild ...

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Ruffwear Quick Draw Leash Review

When your usually obedient unleashed four legged running partner decides she wants to take the shortest way to the trail head with no regard for traffic or other imposing dangers, it can down right cause problems and put a damper on an entire run. Since my Lab was about 2 years old, I have trained her to run right alongside ...

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POC Debuts the Coron Air Carbon SPIN Full-Face Helmet

Building on the launch of its SPIN and Clarity technologies for mountain bike helmets and eyewear, POC introduces its latest innovation, the Coron Air Carbon SPIN. Designed for downhill and enduro riders, the Coron Air Carbon SPIN is a lightweight, full-face helmet that incorporates POC’s patent-pending SPIN technology to reduce to effect of rotational forces. The helmet is available  at ...

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“Not Your Everyday Adventure” Contest

Croakies, manufacturer of industry-leading outdoor retention products and outfitter of “Life’s Everyday Adventures” since 1977, announced the Not Your Everyday Adventure contest, sending one lucky winner and a guest on an all-expenses paid VIP experience to join the Croakies crew at the 2018 GoPro Mountain Games (June 7-10 in Vail, Colo.). Croakies’ Not your Everyday Adventure contest marks the brand’s most significant promotional ...

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Limited-Edition SkyRise Rooftop Tent

Oregon-based outdoor lifestyle companies Yakima Products and Poler Stuff have teamed up for the limited-edition SkyRise rooftop tent. The Yakima X Poler SkyRise is a new take on Yakima’s popular tent, featuring Poler’s signature fuzzy camo pattern. “We’re longtime fans of Poler and their down-to-earth vibe, original style and Portland roots. Like Yakima, they’re all about getting outdoors your own ...

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