ALONE IN THE ARCTIC - My journey on the Arctic Circle Trail (Greenland) (Day 2)

September 3rd, 2014 (Katiffik to Canoe Center) Distance Walked: 12.5 Miles   Katiffik Hut     The hut was very comfortable and I slept well last night. When I stepped outside I quickly discovered the resident arctic hare that was mentioned in the shelter journal as a frequent visitor. While he took note...

Survival Interview - Missing Nevada Family

I was interviewed last night on ABC's Nightline as a survival expert discussing the lost Nevada family that was successfully rescued yesterday. Their story demonstrates once again that staying calm and having a strong will to live are the two most important tools needed to survive. Check out the story...

Camping in Prospect Park

Parents, don't miss out on the opportunity to camp with your family in Prospect Park on September 21st.  The lottery is tomorrow (9/11), and there are only 30 spots available.  You can register here (http://www.nycgovparks.org/programs/rangers/registration) and don't forget that we rent all the gear you'll need for a successful outing....

Outdoor Retailer Summer Market '13 (Day 2)

Day 2 is done and I was able to check out some great products today including brands we've been carrying and those we'll be adding in 2014. Primus debuted some smaller, and less expensive stoves geared towards tailgating parties. While the colors are not yet set in stone we're hoping...

Outdoor Retailer Summer Market '13 (Day 1)

  Definitely a busy but fun day here at OR. Already added a few new brands for 2014 and some items may be in our shop in the coming weeks. Some of the product highlights of the day were a really well though out backpack that includes a built in...

Outdoor Retailer Summer Market '13 (Day 0)

Out at Outdoor Retailer Summer checking out gear for next summer and a few immediate additions. Known as the Open Air Demo or Day Zero, today was a great chance to check out some new kayaks, canoes, SUP's, and more. The show begins in earnest tomorrow and I'm looking forward...

Gear To Go Customers Travel The Nation

Always wanted to take a road trip around the country but never had the time? Now you can experience it vicariously through the writings of two of our great customers, Aleks and Vinnie as they travel the country in search of adventure and good food! City Girl Gone Wild: From...