“Can you explain the revenue model?” “What percentage of your sales are from repeat customers?” “Do you see this as a lifestyle business or as having the potential to be a huge scalable company?” An all-star panel of CEOs, investors, and leaders in the outdoor industry fired off these questions and more at Camber Outdoors’ …

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Movement shapes our lives. How we choose to move defines us, sketches the outline of experience. Yet movement also invites the space to be moved—in unexpected, even tectonic ways. In the weeks leading up to REI Outessa, I imagined a weekend bursting with movement. Hiking, running, biking, climbing, all in a gorgeous mountain setting with amazing, …

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My daydreams these days eventually wind up sailing back to Hawaii, that glorious paradise emblazoned with memories of sun melting into water. Somehow in this place, motion becomes free of constraint. On a SwellWomen Surf, SUP, and Yoga retreat in Maui this summer, my body rejoiced in the doing away with work routines, chores, and chairs, and heartily took …

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It’s no surprise that Maui was rated the #1 Island in Trip Advisor’s 2016 Travelers’ Choice Awards. For adventure seekers and outdoor enthusiasts, Maui offers waterfalls, tropical hikes, beaches, an inactive volcano crater, and mountain valleys to explore, not to mention any type of outdoor activity you could imagine in these stunning and lush environments. …

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Tentsile took all of our aspirations for savoring nature without being savored by nature, and turned these imaginings into a product both practical and whimsical. We tested out the Connect Tree Tent, and we are still raving about it. As Tentsile says, “Tentsile combines the comfort and versatility of a hammock with the security and …

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Back in January, when the Misadventures crew was hanging out at the Outdoor Retailer show in Salt Lake City, we spent our free time exploring the Venture Out section — where you might turn a corner and catch shoes being cobbled or sunglasses whittled. Makers, designers, pioneers, rebels, all outdoor enthusiasts. Our people! We spotted …

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Here’s an update on Team SCA, who we interviewed last month— today they begin Leg 6 of the Volvo Ocean Race from Itajai, Brazil to Newport, Rhode Island. Check out this adrenaline-pumping video of highlights from Leg 5, the hardest leg to date. Leg 5 was all about SURVIVAL. You’ll just about feel the waves …

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As you read these words on March 18th, 2015, 11 women from Team SCA are gliding through the Southern Ocean, sailing from Auckland, New Zealand en route to Itajai, Brazil. Today is the start of Leg 5 of the Volvo Ocean Race, a grueling and epic nine-month sailing race around the world.

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