What comes to mind when you hear the words “22 reconstructive surgeries”, “permanently disabled” and “chronic pain”? Chances are, it’s not a rock-climbing, ocean-surfing, split-boarding search-and-rescue volunteer and Mt Rainier backcountry ski patroller. Chances are, even if you manage to combine all those mental images — your mind probably wouldn’t shape them into a 44-year-old Asian woman. That’s exactly the reason that Clara Soh was voted one of this year’s Summit Scholarship recipients to embark on AWE’s Ishinca & Tocllaraju expedition in Peru, made possible with financial support from Nite Ize.
This is your friendly reminder that Father’s Day is June 19th! This year, our gift guide pays tribute to the Adventure Dads of the world. Adventure Dads are a special, creative breed of parent who get out and explore, and love to bring the kids along with them. Their bravery may take you abroad with teachings of the unknown or may simply lead you around the neighborhood for fearless critter-catching and impromptu backyard camping. With one of these rarest of dads, every outing can become a life-long lesson, and better yet, a cherished memory.
Hello. My name is Frankie. I am a good girl. Occasionally I make questionable decisions, but my mom says it’s just when I have too much energy. Fortunately that doesn’t happen too often, because we live in a land called “Colorado”. Here, every day is an adventure and I get to use up all my energy. In case you’re curious, here’s a peek into what our typical day in Colorado looks like.
May is National Bike Month – a chance to observe the many benefits of cycling, and to get more people rolling on two wheels. Biking is not only good for your health, it also has positive environmental impacts by reducing carbon emissions. Whether you’re a bike newbie or a seasoned cyclist, everyone needs a way to carry their phone when hitting the roads or the trails. A bike bar mount for your phone is a great way to have easy access to your device in case you need to pull over and snap some photos, keep your screen in view for GPS, or have it close-at-hand in case of emergency. With several options to choose from, we’re going to break down which phone mount might be the right fit for you, based on the type of ride you’re going to be doing.
Mother’s Day is just around the corner, and of course, like a good child, you’ve already found the perfect gift for that saint you call “Mom”, right? Or if you’re a partner in charge of helping the kids pick out presents, your handmade cards and thoughtful gifts are ready and wrapped, right? ….right?
The wait is over – our latest assortment of new products are available to order! From new ways to mount your phone to new ways to bundle your gear, we’re going to take a closer look at what’s inside our latest product drop.
Like many of us, these past two years have brought my job from the office to the home. As a result, my home office has become a bit cluttered while I worked my way through this transition. To kick off spring cleaning season, I set my sights on reorganizing my home office, cleaning up and clearing out the clutter in just 3 hours. Here are 5 tips that helped me finish the job—and can help kickstart yours.
One of the most popular and recognizable pieces of gear we make at Nite Ize is the S-Biner Dual Carabiner. As you can probably imagine, our team members generally have an abundance of S-Biners around our homes and have become experts on how to use them to make our lives easier. Here are some examples of our very own #GearGenius S-Biner hacks:
Are the mountains calling but it’s the dead of winter? You might consider planning a group winter hut or yurt trip, skiing or snowshoeing in with your pals through the beautiful backcountry. Winter travel in the backcountry might seem intimidating if you’ve never done it before, but it can be a truly unique and fun experience (not to mention crowd-free)—as long as you’re well prepared. Our in-house Gear Geniuses have put together a list of tips for snowy backcountry adventures that will help you make the most of your trip.
The excitement was palpable as the teams huddled up to make final preparations before the start. They had just been given their maps and race passports minutes before. In many ways it felt like all the other adventure races we put on, except this time the athletes were much younger, shorter and had a little less of an attention span. Jason counted down “5, 4, 3, 2, 1, GOOOO” and they were off. Four teams of 4-5 year olds raced off on bikes while their parents ran behind them.