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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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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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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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Downhill Running Race On World’s Most Notorious Ski Slope

For the first time ever, runners are being given the opportunity to race down the world’s most notorious ski slope. Featuring blind drops, daredevil jumps and an insanely steep gradient of 80%, the legendary Streif, on the Hahnenkamm mountain in Kitzbühel, Austria, is regarded as the ultimate challenge for downhill skiers on the world cup circuit. Now, in a sporting ...

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ENKO Running Shoes – A New Revolution in Running?

The ENKO running shoes feature an exclusive mechanical cushioning system made of a patented “double sole”, with more than 50 different parts. These shoes use springs matching the runner’s bodyweight. Thanks to this radical sole, the ENKO running shoe cushions impacts far differently than any other shoe in the world. The ENKO running shoes are the only ones in the ...

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RTC Sixth Annual Opening Day for Trails

Tens of thousands across “Trail Nation” expected to celebrate the launch of the spring trail season with more than 125 community events from coast to coast. On Saturday, April 7, 2018, outdoor enthusiasts and trail lovers nationwide will kick off the spring trail season as part of Rails-to-Trails Conservancy’s (RTC) sixth annual Opening Day for Trails (Opening Day). Opening Day, RTC’s ...

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Outdoor Project Launches All-Inclusive Iceland Giveaway with Mountainsmith and Happy Campers

The giveaway celebrates Outdoor Project’s expanded international outdoor guides Outdoor Project recently launched its most ambitious giveaway, an all-inclusive trip for two to Iceland. The giveaway, which includes prize packages from seven participating partner brands, celebrates Outdoor Project’s expanded number of international adventure guides on its platform. The giveaway launched on March 6 and runs until April 2. Entrants can ...

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