Local connections are so important to us at Skout Backcountry! Our local community gave us a chance as a small family business, they inspire us, support us, and give us the drive to do what we do best. As we strive to deepen our connections in the outdoor community, we love the chance to come alongside like-minded adventurers! Wy’East Trail Sisters is a Portland-based, women’s-only run/workout/social group aiming to promote community engagement and … Continue reading Skout + Wy’East Trail Sisters
We love the chance to fuel epic adventures, so naturally we jumped at the chance to fuel amazing athletes at the Tillamook Burn Trail Run a few weeks back! The Tillamook Burn is a 50k and 50 mile race in the Tillamook National Forest. The terrain is rough and rugged making it a super epic, challenging feat. Both the 50 miler and 50K successfully sold out … Continue reading #poweredbyskout: Tillamook Burn Trail Run
“Do not leave the group, under any circumstances,” warned our guide as we walked through the tall grasses. “This is ‘home’ to a lot of bears. You’re just a visitor. Don’t forget that.” Katmai National Park and Preserve lies on the edge of King Salmon on the southern peninsula of Alaska. “Most Americans aren’t even aware this national park exists,” commented our guide, Jim. I took a deep breath … Continue reading Fierce. Rugged. Magnificent.
A few weeks ago our Events Director, Amy, had the honor of representing Skout Backcountry at the Canadian Health Food Association Trade Show in Vancouver, BC. She had a blast meeting hundreds of people from the food industry! Hundreds of delicious organic products were represented, which allowed many small business founders to tell the stories behind their businesses. It was amazing to hear what inspired … Continue reading Exploring the Backcountry of Canada
We are so honored to have been the official On-Course Nutrition Sponsor for the Bend Marathon! The marathon’s incredible organizers, Traci and Kerry, strive to partner with local small businesses for the event. The marathon attracts people from all over the world, but the main crowd comes from the PNW. If you’ve ever visited Bend, Oregon, you know that it is a special place surrounded with endless opportunities for adventure. … Continue reading Bend Marathon, 2017
It’s amazing to live in the Pacific Northwest where there are so many ways to connect with the earth and so many opportunities to get involved with environmentally-focused organizations! Skout Backcountry is all about providing the best provisions for outdoor adventures. Our goal is to motivate and inspire people to get outside and take care of their bodies by providing organic, raw, vegan, seasoned Pumpkin Seeds and organic, gluten-free, … Continue reading Happy Earth Day!
Our friend Eñaut Izagirre, who conducted Incognita Patagonia in 2016, left today on an exploration expedition to the southwestern part of the South Patagonian Icefield. Eñaut tells us the plan is to check the status of the active Reclus volcano, “where pristine lakes and rivers flow down from the large icefield, making the area remote and unexplored.” Then, with funding from National Geographic, Universidad De Magallanes, and … Continue reading Expedition to the Unexplored Reclus Volcano