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Simply Step Outside

On the trail or around the campfire, we want your summer to be full of fresh air and carefree fun. All you need is the right gear, some good advice, and most importantly – the perfect company.

Watch: How to Store a Sleeping Bag

Did you know that storing your sleeping bag improperly can make it lose warmth over time? Here are three quick steps to store your sleeping bag properly, so it stays warm and lofty for your next camping trip.

Discover the Storied Past of Mountain Classic, a Collection That Keeps Peaking

Learn all about the rugged, retro-inspired clothes and gear that carry the Mountain Classic name – celebrating over 30 years of comfort and style in the outdoors.

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The Trail Less Traveled: 50 States, 50 Undiscovered Hikes

We partnered with the National Park Foundation to showcase one under-the-radar hike in each state, highlighting the hidden gems of our vast national park system.

Watch: How to Choose Hiking Boots

Want to pick a pair of hikers that feel like they were made just for you? We asked Nicole, a boot expert from our flagship store in Freeport, Maine, to show you everything you should consider to keep your feet comfortable.

Watch: How to Break in Your Hiking Boots

As our founder L.L. once said, “If your feet are happy, you’re happy.” Mackenzie’s here to show you how to break in your new hiking boots and ensure you’ll have happy, blister-free feet on the trail.

Beginner's Guide to Backyard Camping

Any green space can be an amazing campground! Follow these simple tips to give your family a fun and memorable camping trip just steps from your home.

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