Camping & Hiking

The North Face Turning 55

By , published on April 10, 2021
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The North Face 50 Years

Behind The Brand Repost of the 2016 North Face is Turning 50 article We are named for the coldest, most unforgiving side of a mountain. We have helped explorers reach the most unfathomable heights of the Himalayas. But The North Face ® legend begins, ironically, on a beach. More precisely, San Francisco’s North Beach neighbourhood,…

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Kevin Callan’s Fall Hiking Whisky Fireside Chat with Algonquin Outfitter’s Nate Smith

By , published on November 7, 2020
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Happy Camper fall hiking

The Happy Camper heads out for a late fall walk in the woods (Crown land along the border of Algonquin Park) with Algonquin Outfitter’s Nate Smith, manager of the Huntsville store. They gather ingredients for boiling up a bush tea on separate stick stoves (Kelly Kettle & KIHD Products) and share a whisky (Old Forester)…

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Nalgene Outdoor Applauds Quick-Thinking of Hikers and Rescuers in “Message in a Bottle” Rescue

By , published on October 10, 2019
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ROCHESTER, N.Y., Sept. 13, 2019 – Nalgene Outdoor, manufacturers of the original water bottle that traces its roots back to 1949, applauds the search and rescue workers and quick-thinking of Curtis Whitson who used an SOS message in a Nalgene water bottle to get rescued from a remote part of the Arroyo Seco River known…

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Mark in the Park

By , published on May 20, 2019
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Mark in the Park video series

This 10-part series brings Mark’s trip-logs to life, and aims to exhibit the breathtaking sights and sounds of the Algonquin backcountry. It strives to inspire people to get out and experience backcountry canoe camping for themselves, and for seasoned paddlers, acts as an informational vehicle for trip planning, or as a simple way of quenching spring paddling fever as we await ice out!

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Far North Algonquin Canoe Trip – Chris Prouse

By , published on August 28, 2018
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Chris Prouse

Dive into a visual extravaganza with Chris and Julia as they discover and explore the backcountry of Algonquin Park’s northern side.  If you haven’t yet discovered Chris Prouse’s Youtube channel you really should pay it a visit, subscribe and hit that bell to get notified about every new video that’s uploaded.  Algonquin Outfitters is proud…

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