Walking the Way of St. James

April 15, 2024

Every year we get a lot of customers preparing to walk the Way of St. James, more commonly known as the Camino de Santiago. This trek is a wonderful opportunity for those who want to backpack, but do not like the idea of roughing it in a tent every night. Read on to learn more […]

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Spring Snow Skiing and Boarding: Things to consider

March 15, 2024

Spring Snow Skiing and Boarding: Things to consider Spring skiing and boarding season begins technically after the vernal equinox, but really starts when schools let out for Spring Break. It is a popular time to go as the temperatures are less bitter and of course it coincides with time off from school for many. There […]

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Mastering the Slopes: A Guide to Your New Snowboard

January 15, 2024

Setting the stance on your new snowboard So, you are finally done with the rental process every time you go on your winter vacation. Now you are the proud owner of your own snowboard. The graphics represent your style and personality. How do you set the bindings up? If you got your board from a […]

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Get Your Skis and Snowboards Ready For Winter

November 3, 2023

Winter is fast approaching and it’s time to think about your next snow sports vacation. You may have already been looking at trips planned by your local Ski and Snowboard Clubs. In our area, we have Tampa Bay Snow Skiers and Boarders, Tampa Bay Ski Club, Onyx and Snow Sharks. But just as important is […]

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The Right to Bear Arms Comes with Responsibility: Why You Should Own a Gun Safe

September 28, 2023

The Second Amendment of the United States Constitution guarantees citizens the right to bear arms. However, with this right comes an inherent responsibility to ensure the safe and secure storage of firearms. Owning a gun safe is a critical component of responsible gun ownership. In this blog, we will discuss the importance of gun safes […]

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Challenges to outdoor fun during Florida’s summer: Sun, Heat and Bugs

August 4, 2023

This summer in Florida has been particularly hot and buggy. To even enjoy a stroll through a local park can seem daunting. Between protecting yourself from the damaging rays of the Sun, staying cool and biting mosquitos, even a short time out is a challenge. Read on to learn some ways to make your adventure […]

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Get ready for lobster mini season!

June 20, 2023

Spiny Lobster is a delicious Florida delicacy but can be a bit pricey. With tails going for as much as $29.99, those adventurous and inclined might want to catch your own. Regular lobster season in Florida is August 6thand lasts until March 31st, but you can get a head start before the commercial operations start. It is called mini season and this year it […]

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Choosing a knife: Two things to consider

April 15, 2023

A knife is one of the ten essentials developed by a Seattle based mountaineering club in the 1930’s. It is important to have it for a variety of reasons ranging from first aid, food preparation, repairs and many more. When choosing a knife for your outdoors adventures, there are two things to take into consideration, […]

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Hiking To Find Spring Flowers

March 15, 2023

As spring approaches, native plants start to produce flowers. Don’t delay. Get out there and see their beauty. To find the best place to go, keep an eye on social media as people can’t help but to post their pictures. Follow your local nature parks and preserves on Instagram and Facebook. It will give you […]

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A guide to choosing ski boots that fit

January 3, 2023

You spend a lot of money to go on epic ski vacations. Your time on the mountain is precious. Enjoyment of that ski time is dependent on the fit of your ski boots. Whether you rent or own, read our short guide on choosing ski boots that fit, as well as our tips on how […]

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