What’s With the Pink Snow?: A Backcountry Ski Expedition in the Name of Science
December 17, 2019

What’s With the Pink Snow?: A Backcountry Ski Expedition in the Name of Science

he cool air rushed down out of the gully’s opening. The trail quickly disappeared among the tumble of rocks and boulders strewn about. A stream coursed out from under the snout of the receding snowfield that was once known as Spider Glacier. I wasn’t sure whether the goosebumps were from the chill of the cool air or from my excitement. I made it. Within a few steps onto the snowfield, I found what I was looking for, the main reason I had come nine miles into the Glacier Peak Wilderness, the ancestral lands of the Chelan, Wenatchi, Entiat, Yakama and Okanagan peoples. Pink, living, snow. 

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Gift Ideas For the Outdoor Enthusiast
November 12, 2019

Gift Ideas For the Outdoor Enthusiast

Not sure what to get your bestie or loved one who loves the outdoors? Here are a few of our recommendations for the car camper or backpacker in your life!

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Exploring Colorado: A Look Inside Rocky Mountain National Park
November 07, 2019

Exploring Colorado: A Look Inside Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park, a breathtaking 415-square mile National Park located just west of Colorado’s Front Range, is an American icon. Jagged peaks soar above alpine lakes, elk herds graze in mountain meadows, and wildflowers takeover the grasslands in summer. I recently caught up with Barbara Scott, a 20-year National Park Service veteran and Supervisory Park Ranger of Interpretation & Education at Rocky Mountain National Park, to talk about her career in the Park Service, her passion for Rocky Mountain, and what makes this Colorado National Park so special.

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BEHIND THE BRAND

Founded in the Pacific Northwest by outdoor enthusiasts who believe that exploration belongs to everyone, Cascade Mountain Tech has been dedicated to the idea of achievable adventure since day one. Offering a selection of quality gear for outdoor adventures, Cascade Mountain Tech aims to make time in the outdoors more enjoyable, more affordable, and more accessible for everyone. Watch our brand video here.