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Get Savvy for Spring Break Skiing with Kids

Family skiing

Skiing with kids is _________. There are so many ways you can finish that sentence. Exciting. Exhausting. Fun. Frantic. Sensational. Sentimental. So, if you’re hitting the slopes with the kiddos this spring break, get ready for all of it. But, if you love skiing, chances are you have (or will) love watching your kids fall in love with skiing too. But you’ll also know it doesn’t come without work. The logistics of getting kids into layers of gear, riding to the resort, freezing fingers and toes, snug boots, chairlift snacks, and so much cocoa, make for a day that can be totally fulfilling and completely exhausting. Naturally, Nite Ize has a few tricks for easing the logistics so you can focus on the joy of it all.

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Gear Geeks Rejoice - These 12 Ingenious New Products from Nite Ize Just Dropped

New products from Nite Ize Winter 2024

If you know anything about Nite Ize, you know that we live for bringing innovative new gear to market not once, but twice a year. What can we say, we just like to go the extra mile. From new ways to carry keys, to fun ways to light your entertaining space, and beyond, we’re excited to finally tell you what we’ve been working on. Best of all, these new products are in stock now and ready to ship!

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Shepherding in the Next Generation of Mountaineers: Ava Keniston

Five women walk down a snowy face in mountaineering gear connected by a rope

In the heart of the Pacific Northwest stands the 10,786-foot summit of Komo Kulshan, or Mount Baker. This awe-inspiring peak is a challenge for even the most seasoned mountaineers. However daunting, this mountain became a classroom for Ava, one of our inaugural youth participants with the Summit Scholarship Foundation. As Ava climbed, an unforgettable journey unfolded alongside peers and fellow women mountaineers. 

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Illuminating The Wild with Forrest Galante

Forrest Galante in the wild

Hi folks—Forrest Galante here, your go-to guy for all things wild and adventurous. I'm thrilled to share some insights on a game-changing brand that has become an indispensable part of my overlanding and wildlife-centric expeditions: Nite Ize. Known for their innovative and reliable products, Nite Ize has become my trusted companion in the untamed world.

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Stocking Stuffers to Level Up Their Everyday Carry

Stockings filled with everyday carry gifts

Looking to stuff the stockings of the ones you love with something they will actually use this year? Why not update the items they carry around everyday and everywhere. A little reminder of you when they pick up their keys, grab their wallet, or rifle through their pocket finding just what they need, thanks to your thoughtful gift. Here are our suggestions for a stocking well-stuffed and Christmas smiles well-earned.

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How to Sleigh Holiday Hosting

Christmas tree in a cozy mountain cabin

Tis the season — the season for holiday parties, cocktail nights, and showing your friends and family that you love them in the best way, with the gift of a good meal and better company. As you ready your home for the holidays, we have a few tips and tricks for ways Nite Ize can make your life easier (and a little brighter) this holiday season.

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How to pack for the holidays with 1 carry-on

Carry-on suitcase with RunOff waterproof packing cubes

As many of us prepare to travel home for the holidays, the dreaded task of packing looms near. These days with airfare and lost baggage on the rise, and overhead space limited, flying with a carry-on seems to be the preferred option. But how to efficiently pack what you need for a week’s time in a small carry-on suitcase?

After years of holiday travel, I think I’ve solved the packing puzzle. Follow my tips below.

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10 Fall Camping Tips to Extend Your Outdoor Season

two women sitting in front of a camping a tent in the mountains

The first frost has hit, the leaves have fallen, and blue skies are turning grey…it’s the end of autumn – my favorite time to go camping.  When hitting up my favorite camp spots in cooler temps, a bit of planning goes a long way. Here are some essential items that will ensure you have a successful fall camping trip:

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10 tips for a Smooth Packrafting Trip

Packraft on river at the bottom of a canyon with green trees and foiliage

Each summer, our family and one other do a long weekend packrafting and fishing down the Green River. It’s quickly become our favorite annual trip, but planning the needs for four adults, four kids, two dogs, and two boats camping out for four days and three nights in the middle of nowhere with no cell reception is no small undertaking. When it’s time to pack up, we lay everything out, pull out our big bag of Gear Ties and CamJam Tie Down Straps, and then the raft-packing-Jenga begins. After a few years of dialing in this process, here are my tips for making packing, and your trip run as smoothly as possible.

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How to Prepare For Your Region's Worst-Case Scenario

Evacuation Route Sign

Did you know that September is National Preparedness month in the U.S.? While it may seem overwhelming to prepare for anything that could possibly go wrong, the truth is with relatively minimal effort, you can prepare for the most likely types of natural disasters in your part of the country. That is the sentiment behind National Preparedness month. Have a plan in place so that you can be prepared and self-sufficient for at least 72 hours in case a disaster hits where you live. The more people who do this, the less overwhelmed emergency services are in a worst-case-scenario situation. Then they can focus all their efforts on those who need help the most. If you need motivation to start prepping, think of it as a future-kindness to the emergency service workers in your area.

 

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