Tag Archives: hiking

  • October 30, 2013

    A True Boy Scout

    We truly do have the most inspirational customers.  We hear so many inspiring stories from all around the globe and this one touched us, so we wanted to share.
    This past summer, Hi-Tec sponsored the Backpacker Magazine Gear and Go tour.  These events were held all over the country from May through October of this year.  [...]

  • October 2, 2013

    Edu-backpacking part 2 - College Credit through Exploring Nature

    A few months back our friend and fellow outdoor enthusiast; Janessa Somera shared her story about preparing for her exciting Summer trip in the blog Edu-backpacking part 1- Where Education and the Outdoors Collide. Now she’s back and has been inspired by nature. Follow her journey and find yourself craving a taste of the great [...]

  • June 13, 2013

    Celebrate Dad in the Great Outdoors - Last minute Father’s Day Ideas

    Sunday is Father’s Day and the best way to show Dad how much you care is to create new memories in the great outdoors.  Here are some last minute ideas that you and your outdoorsy Dad will remember for years to come:
    Camping – There’s still time to pack up the car and steal Dad away [...]

  • June 11, 2013

    Edu-backpacking part 1- Where Education and the Outdoors Collide

    Hello my name is Janessa Somera and I want to share something amazing with you all this summer. I am currently attending Arizona Western College in Yuma, Arizona. While I am working towards my Bachelors of Science in Biology, I was given the opportunity to take one of the most amazing Environmental Science classes with 11 [...]

  • September 13, 2012

    Ascending Saint Helens, Part 4 of 4: The gear that got me there

    1. HAT. An absolute must if you want to keep the sun off your head, neck and ears. There are a number of options for headgear, from baseball-style caps with cloth extending over the neck to the Indiana Jones-style wide-brimmed hat I prefer. I was torn between an Outdoor Research hat with a polyester band [...]

  • April 23, 2012

    Exploring the Unexplored at the 5Point Film Festival

    By guest blogger, Nick Cunkelman
    Math, as they say, speaks for itself. But when the origin of your Grand Canyon adventure begins in its neighborhood, pure idea, what speaks then? Well for Rich Rudow, Todd Martin and Dan Ransom, the answer is, fittingly, a mathematician. Before every new slot canyoneering journey below the rim, Rudow, Martin [...]

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