7 WAYS TO HAVE A SPONTANEOUS HONEYMOON

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Every honeymoon is unique, there’s never a wrong place to start a life together. After seven months of marriage, Outdoor Junkiez founders Jane and Drew Farwell have finally decided to share all. Tune in for our Honeymoon inspired blog series that will take you on our month long adventure of tuk-tuks, veggie samosas, bahn mi’s, and junk boats. How about …

ROAD TRIPPING DOWN MEMORY LANE

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The mission was simple: Take Jane’s old trusty pick-up truck from Bainbridge Island, Washington, rip it down the coast to a friend’s wedding in LA, and then drop it off at Jane’s parent’s new casa in Fort Collins, Colorado. Keep in mind we’ve been living on Oahu where the longest road trip we often undertake is the 30+ mile excursion …

REMEMBERING WINTER: A EUROPEAN ESCAPE WITH MR. SNOW

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We catch up with Mr. Snow fresh out off the cable car at Matterhorn Glacier Paradise (ELEV. 12,739.5′). You can see the Matterhorn looming in the distance. A humbling spectacle compared to most American’s Disney perception of this iconic mountain, there may be no roller-coaster weaving these pitches but we can’t confirm or deny any Yetis hiding in its caves. …

WHY I GIVE OUTDOOR TRAVEL TIPS: A NOLS STORY

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NOLS, for those not familiar, is one of the most professional: outdoor training, wilderness first aid and leadership schools in the world. It is also a serious gear playground and testing operation. Not officially of course but unofficially, I had valid excuse to stock up on fresh gear with the intention of beating the sh*t out of it for 3 …

KOOKS IN ICELAND

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SHARE WITH THE WORLD It has also been humid as f*ck since we’ve been back on island so this little ditty from the guys at Two Eyes Film from Iceland is helping keep the mind frosty and the stoke charged. This short film is not only surprisingly hilarious, like a Game of Thrones mocumentary, but the cinematography is great and …

|WATCH| LAND OF NO USE

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My buddy Eddie shared this video with me and I thought it might be a good share for community. “LAND OF NO USE” takes place in designated Montana powder country and brings to light a land use issue I knew little about. The issue is that of government designated wilderness areas, areas too remote, dangerous and/or essential for wildlife diversity; …

“WOMANWANDERS” SHARES HER DREAM BACKPACKING LIST FOR SOUTH AMERICA

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Our OJz Ambassador, Rebecca aka Womanwanders, continues tackling mountains, moutain-biking down treacherous hills, and shares her dream packing list after being on the trails for a few weeks. Take notes ladies (and gents), as one of the biggest challenges pre and during our adventures has to do with what happens to be strapped to our backs. Did I leave enough …