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Introducing #skoutoutside!

  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!

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Ode to 2016

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

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Hiking the PCT: Oregon

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

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Skout Backcountry at Base Camp Brewing’s Collabofest!

              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!

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Skout Ambassador: Sebastian Dirringer

Not everyone gets to seek their passions professionally, but Sebastian (@geo_seb) has been fortunate. Sebastian Dirringer’s hunger for adventure and pursuit of recreational sports led him to take up rock climbing and trail running. “I became fascinated with rock formations and why they often have patterns that can be observed. A natural step for me was to study geology. In my current profession as an … Continue reading Skout Ambassador: Sebastian Dirringer

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#skoutfind: CamelBak All Clear

  Happy #skoutfind Friday! We love to see technological developments bettering our outdoor experiences. The CamelBak All Clear uses UV technology. In just 60 seconds, it turns any clear natural water info potable drinking water. The development of built-in filtration technology is groundbreaking – introducing the ability to address drinkability problems world-wide.   Continue reading #skoutfind: CamelBak All Clear