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2014-09-17 12:24:59

Premier specialty sporting goods retailer partners with Air New Zealand, Tourism New Zealand and Eagle Creek to host national sweepstake LOS ANGELES, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of Sport Chalet's Adventures of a Lifetime sweepstakes, the premier specialty sporting goods retailer has united with Air New Zealand, Tourism New Zealand and Eagle Creek to offer one lucky winner a 12-day trek through the New Zealand countryside. The sweepstake was crafted to give outdoor enthusiasts an...

2014-09-09 23:04:56

OutdoorGearLab tests over twenty three tents in their updated 2014 backpacking tent review. Cheyenne, Wyoming (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 OutdoorGearLab.com a website know for its comprehensive side-by-side comparison reviews, has recently set live their updated best backpacking tent review that includes not only a detailed analysis of twenty three two person tents but also includes an informative buying advice article as well. After testing top of the line products for several seasons...

2014-08-31 23:00:56

2014 best hiking boots review award winners announced by OutdoorGearLab in their recently updated review. (PRWEB) August 31, 2014 OutdoorGearLab, a reputable outdoor gear review website specializing in side-by-side comparison reviews, has published an updated version of their popular and informative best hiking boot review. Fifteen top of the line products were tested while hiking, fastpacking, scrambling and even downhill running while weathering a lighting storm, in the mountains,...

2014-08-19 12:27:00

SHEFFIELD, England, August 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Camping remains one of the UK's favourite pastimes and is also attracting more and more newcomers, according to a new survey carried out by leading outdoor clothing and equipment retailer GO Outdoors. GO Outdoors questioned a total of 2,831 campers about their camping habits and preferences, and the findings suggested not only that the pastime remained widely popular among a wide range of age groups but that it was...

2014-06-23 12:26:30

From Bears to Bugs, to Getting Lost - and Found! OTTAWA, June 23, 2014 /CNW/ - With this winter's Snowmageddon finally behind us, summer is here and camping is a great way for families, friends and the adventurous to get outdoors and enjoy the summer heat. From hiking, to swimming, to sitting around the campfire, camping should be enjoyed to the fullest. Scouts Canada wants to make sure Canadians stay safe while experiencing the great outdoors. Young or old, novice or...

2014-06-12 08:30:32

The OFF!® Brand Partners with National Get Outdoors Day to Encourage Active Outdoor Fun on June 14th RACINE, Wis., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spending time outdoors makes us happy, but most Americans say they struggle to enjoy enough time outside, citing bugs as one of the top barriers to spending time outside, according to a recent OFF!( ®) survey(1). To help encourage Americans to get back outside, the OFF!(®) brand has partnered with National Get Outdoors Day, or GO Day, an annual...

2014-05-29 12:23:23

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Outdoor recreation areas across Pennsylvania will be hosting special events and activities during June as part of a statewide Get Outdoors Month observance, Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Ellen Ferretti said today. "The Get Outdoors Month celebration gives our bureaus of state parks and forestry, as well as other outdoor recreation facilities, a chance to showcase what they offer to so many across...

2014-05-28 12:27:06

Premier specialty sporting goods retailer offers tips for summer camping LOS ANGELES, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a recent survey conducted by premier specialty sporting goods retailer Sport Chalet, 59 percent of respondents said that they go camping and 31 percent said that hiking and/or camping is their favorite summer activity. June is officially National Camping Month; here just in time to kick-start the season. As the weather heats up, there are a number of essential items...

2014-05-23 12:21:53

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hikers can pick their pace and path through Pennsylvania's bountiful outdoors when Hiking Week 2014 begins on Saturday, May 24, offering participants a variety of organized hikes across the state. "Pennsylvania Hiking Week is a great time to explore the commonwealth's numerous hiking trails," said Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Ellen Ferretti. "Whether you like to hike alone or with a group, spring...

2014-05-06 12:23:45

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thousands of guided outdoor recreation events this year - from after work hikes to family fishing programs to night-time paddles - will connect people to enriching outdoor experiences through the newly expanded Get Outdoors PA program, Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Ellen Ferretti announced today. Beginning this weekend, several partners will be holding "GO" Days on weekends in May and June across the state...


Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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