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Outdoor Retailer Summer Market is the place to scope out the latest innovations in outdoor gear and apparel. As an annual ritual, this means witnessing the latest tactics that manufacturers use to make their gear lose the weight and retain the function. This year saw both established tent manufacturers and brand-new competitors using some innovative [...]


Styx concert (yeah, that Styx. Dig it.). Camping in Yosemite. Both are great ways to spend a weekend this summer. And both may involve interacting with a shady-looking dude in the parking lot muttering something to the affect of “Pssst…Need tickets.” Because suddenly our national park system has become the equivalent of a sold-out concert. [...]

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