View Post

College Outside officially discontinues all men’s gear, says guys can just buy larger female sizes

In Editorial, Featured, Gear by AudreyMorris1 Comment

April 1, 2018 — Ladies and women, females and girls, get your typewriters and fountain pens ready because today marks a momentous occasion that will go down in history books for all of eternity. College Outside, the world-famous collegiate outdoor gear retailer, has officially disbanded all men’s gear on their website. Why, might you ask? Feminism of course. In an …

View Post

How to Get Into Yoga (via OutThere Colorado)

In Gear by OutThere ColoradoLeave a Comment

By Emma Murray, OutThere Colorado Yoga isn’t about looking good, it’s about feeling good. When you move your body intentionally (i.e., taking note of how specific shapes and movements feel in the body), you’re strengthening your mind-body connection. This kind of awareness can help reduce stress, anxiety, and depression, while simultaneously increasing self-confidence, overall health, and patience. Plus, bringing an …

View Post

What to pack for a pre-orientation trip

In Camping, Climbing, Featured, Gear, Hiking, Seasonal by AudreyMorris1 Comment

Pre-orientation trips are so unique because they give everyone access to cool outdoor activities without forcing them to go out and buy every single piece of outdoor group gear ever to come into existence. With the expensive main stuff covered, there are a few personal things that pre-orientation leaders should request all members to bring so everyone is prepared for the …

View Post

All the gear you’ll need for climbing pre-orientation trips

In Climbing, Featured, Gear, Seasonal by AudreyMorris2 Comments

If your pre-orientation outfit runs climbing trips, there’s a whole other list of gear to stock up on in the rental shop. So, we’re here to make that job a piece of cake, with suggestions for the best shoes, harnesses, helmets, and other technical equipment for every leader, trip, and skill level.   CLIMBING SHOES For: The highly aggressive (climbing …

View Post

The best gear for your pre-orientation trips and rental shop

In Camping, Featured, Gear, Seasonal by AudreyMorrisLeave a Comment

Going back to school is always a little bittersweet. It partially means trading in sunny weather and days on the river for sitting in classes listening to lectures while longingly staring out the window at the bluebird sky. But it also means rainless fall weather, winter’s approach (yay skiing!), Halloween, new classes, new friends, the start of another awesome year …