Uncle Dans
Outdoor Gifts

The holidays are sneaking up on us once again. This time of year is crazy busy, even though I always imagine myself relaxing by the fireplace with a mug of hot cocoa. Don’t fret if you are a late shopper,…

Tres Parka

The cold weather is rolling back into town bringing with it memories of last year’s Polar Vortex. Although we may want to crawl in our beds and hibernate, facing the chill is inevitable. To help ease your way back into…

Favorite Products from Summer Outdoor Retailer

The best part of any Outdoor Retailer trade show, by far, is getting the first look at all the innovative campingĀ gear, travel equipment, footwear and apparel. Although the summer show was a few months ago, we have been redesigning our…

Karen's Blog: Gettin' Ready, Gettin' Packed (1/4)

We asked our good friend and lifestyle media expert, Karen Firsel, to share her family travel experiences in Colorado with us. Enjoy! It was such an honor to be asked by the Uncle Dan’s team to be their “Guest Blogger”…

The Bare Bones of Any Travel Gear List

When you travel, you can travel ultralight, lightweight, medium weight, or heavy weight. Below, I have put a list together compiling the basics of what a person will need. These items are the bones to the body of travel. You…

Patagonia Baggies Review - A Pair of Shorts our Ancestors would Love

Shorts are an essential part of most people's summer wardrobe. Since the humble beginnings of our prehistoric ancestors and their first prototypes of the simple loincloth, humans have spent ages developing, fashioning, and perfecting the art of protecting the loins….

Questions to Ask When Preparing for Any Trip

I am visited by customers everyday who are embarking on new adventures. Whether they are going to the Baja Peninsula for a sneaky one week getaway or setting off to Europe for an exciting semester abroad, many times people are…