This week’s #skoutfind is for the trail running minimalist. Ultra runner Ashley Nordell says, “For any long run, my go-to item is my UltrAspire Spry 2.0 with the flask-shaped bottles. I wear 1-2 bottles in the front for easy access. At aid stations I don’t have to take off my pack to fill a bladder — I just pull out the bottles, refill, and go. … Continue reading #skoutfind: UltrAspire Spry 2.0
Both snow and rain fell the night before our attempt at Comesaña-Fonrouge. On the first rock pitch, I pulled off a microwave-sized boulder that broke Hardy’s ice axe in half. Fortunately, … Continue reading Patagonia: The Perilous Beauty
Team Skout Backcountry’s own Trevor Hostetler says his favorite piece of equipment to carry on a long run is the Houdini Windbreaker Jacket from Patagonia. Continue reading #skoutfind: Patagonia Houdini Windbreaker
We are thrilled to announce the launch of a series of our own events in the Portland area! Our aim with #skoutoutside is to open a dialog within the PNW outdoor community to share stories, enthusiasm, and knowledge from ongoing adventures. Our first event is the SKOUT BACKCOUNTRY FILM FEST Price: Free When: January 31st, 2017 Time: Doors at 6pm, Film at 6:30 Where: … Continue reading Introducing #skoutoutside!
2016 was a year of growth and new relationships for Skout Backcountry! A few 2016 highlights: AMBASSADOR PROGRAM: We’ve added 18 amazing athletes to our ambassador team. They are all very involved in the outdoor community and have dedicated a large part of their lives to staying active and going on adventures. We couldn’t be more grateful and happy to be supporting such wonderful people! REBRANDING: … Continue reading Ode to 2016
Whether you’re a casual weekend hiker or an ambitious thru-hiker, “Hiking the PCT: Oregon” could prove to be a great resource. The guidebook, designed to help make the #PCT accessible to hikers of all levels, covers nearly every mile of the iconic PCT through Oregon. It provides trail maps, elevation profiles, camp locations, water sources, suggested itineraries, resource and planning information, resorts and resupply locations, … Continue reading Hiking the PCT: Oregon
We are getting excited to join the party at Base Camp’s Collabofest on Saturday, Jan. 28th! Sixteen rad breweries, sixteen rad collaborative brews. Live music. Great food. Fun stuff from SheJumps, the Oregon Timber Trail, and partners including the Mercury, Travel Portland, and ADX. Tickets are available now at merctickets.com/go/collabo Base Camp Brewing Company SheJumps Oregon Timber Trail … Continue reading Skout Backcountry at Base Camp Brewing’s Collabofest!