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Favorite Finds At Winter OR

You would think that a trade show promoting backcountry gear and human-powered athleticism would be long on fashion sense and footwear. But at the Outdoor Retailer Show in Salt Lake City, it was all about the head-to-toe style for 2015. Thousands of exhibitors displayed everything from underwear to purses as the show has become a … Continue reading

Outdoor Retailer 2014 Kicks Off With Demo Day

  It was a lovely spring day in the middle of winter as the Outdoor Retailer Show kicked off its annual five-day convention yesterday at Utah’s Solitude Resort. Blue skies and 40-degree temperatures is the next best thing to freshies but you could tell that the manufacturers were conflicted. Everyone enjoyed the mild weather as … Continue reading

Sliding Through OR 2013

Photos by Ryan Freitas   Five days, miles of aisles, a hundred handshakes and a thousand innovations. But better than telling you about the latest Ourdoor Retailer Show, I’ll let you see for yourself.

OR Demo Day; Let The Games Begin!

OR Demo Day; Let The Games Begin!

It did not start off well. The organizers of the Outdoor Retailer Show– the largest industry expo of outdoors products in the country- posted the wrong address for today. So not only did I rise late for the 8 a.m. kick off but I wound up on the wrong side of Pineview Reservoir near Ogden. … Continue reading

OR Demo Moves Back To Pineview

OR Demo Moves Back To Pineview

Let’s hope it’s only temporary but the super fun Outdoor Retailer Demo day scheduled for July 30 is bailing on Jordanelle Reservoir and heading back to Pineview Reservoir near Snowbasin. Can I just say that I hate that drive. It was nice having the kickoff event for the biggest summer gear geekshow in the country … Continue reading

State Of Americans in the Outdoors

by http://www.solio.com 7 a.m. came three hours too early. I did my best to rally though and slipped into the OR Industry breakfast at 7:30 a.m. Shshhh. I’m so stoked I didn’t blow it off. Marian Salzman from Trendspotting gave quite the lecture on the state of Americans and how the outdoor industry can get their … Continue reading