The new KEEN Uneeks are here, and we’ve had no shortage of questions about ’em. You know, questions like” Are they comfortable on your feet?” and “Is it a water shoe or more of a casual sandal?” and “Is this an April Fool’s joke?” These shoes are actually surprisingly comfortable. The paracord feels a little […]
Guest Post: Take a Hike and Call Me in the Morning
The following is a guest post by @ThatOutdoorGuy. I just read one of the most intriguing articles on the the need—the dire need—to get people outdoors. People. Not just children. Everyone. And even though Richard Louv and his “Nature Deficit Disorder” mantra weren’t mentioned by name, his game-changing ideology was certainly evident in the overall […]
10,000 Twitter Followers = Free Osprey Pack!
When we get to 10,000 twitter followers, we’re giving away a sweet Osprey pack. Spread the word! As soon as we hit 10,000 (and we’re in the office and notice it) we’ll pick a winner. Osprey backpacks are a staff favorite, as you can read over in Jeff B.’s description of his love affair with […]
Guest Post: #OFFtheGROUND in ENO Hammocks
The following is a guest post by @ThatOutdoorGuy. I need to confess something right here, right now: I do not enjoy sleeping on the ground when I’m camping. I don’t. It doesn’t matter which brand of sleeping pad I try. Foam. Inflatable. Inflatable atop foam. Nothing works. So why it took me years of waking […]
R/C runner Erin Hannen: On women and trail running
Editor’s Note: This article, from Erin Hannen, includes a survey about female participation in trail running. Please take a moment to fill out this survey and let us know your thoughts! –JDB — This past weekend, I had one of the most marvelous weekends of outdoor playtime a girl could ask for. Fortunate enough to […]
Win $2,000 in gear — or a dream Grand Tetons climbing trip from Marmot, Exum & R/C!
Some of you may have noticed the following tweet from last week… Not only are we giving away $2,000 in @Marmot gear, but also… the #climbing trip of a lifetime with @ExumGuides. http://t.co/NHoj2jGgiW — Rock/Creek (@RockCreek) March 27, 2014 …Well, it’s true, and it’s official: we’re giving away a dream climbing vacation, with one lucky […]