Thoughts and Reflections on Getting Addicted to Ice Climbing

By Andrew, Great Miami Outfitters This time last year, a few of us from the shop decided that we really wanted to try our hand at ice climbing. We are all paddlers, backpackers and rock climbers and working in a gear shop we just felt trapped by the darkness of coming to and leaving work. … Continue reading Thoughts and Reflections on Getting Addicted to Ice Climbing

Paddling and Hiking along the San Juan River

Written by Dan Schlegel, Great Miami Outfitters Last fall, Andrew and I were asked to join a group from Northstar Canoes to paddle their model B17 tandem canoes on an 8-day, 102-mile San Juan River trip. One of the reasons for the trip was to give the canoes made with their proprietary IXP material a … Continue reading Paddling and Hiking along the San Juan River

#11 Pacer’s 2019 PCT Thru-Hike Update: The Final Leg

This is update #11. Chris “Pacer” Ford just completed his thru-hike of the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT). He began on May 8, 2019 and finished on September 12, 2019. He kept us updated every week or two with the progress of his adventure with stories and photos from the trail. Follow along with us… get … Continue reading #11 Pacer’s 2019 PCT Thru-Hike Update: The Final Leg

#10 Pacer’s 2019 PCT Thru-Hike Update: Chester, CA to Sonora Pass, CA

This is update #10. Chris “Pacer” Ford is attempting to thru-hike the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) when he began on May 8, 2019. He will keep us updated every week or two with the progress of his adventure with stories and photos from the trail. Follow along with us… get automatic updates by subscribing to … Continue reading #10 Pacer’s 2019 PCT Thru-Hike Update: Chester, CA to Sonora Pass, CA

#9 Pacer’s 2019 PCT Thru-Hike Update: Snoqualmie Pass, WA to Manning Park, BC

This is update #9. Chris “Pacer” Ford is attempting to thru-hike the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) when he began on May 8, 2019. He will keep us updated every week or two with the progress of his adventure with stories and photos from the trail. Follow along with us… get automatic updates by subscribing to … Continue reading #9 Pacer’s 2019 PCT Thru-Hike Update: Snoqualmie Pass, WA to Manning Park, BC