Columbia Sportswear
Columbia Sportswear
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Just remember, when you go outside this weekend to enjoy free entry into The National Parks, you do your part to protect Mother Earth and 'Leave No Trace'.

What's 'Leave No Trace'? They are 7 principles of outdoor ethics that every adventurer should know: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Just remember when you go outside this weekend to enjoy free entry
Columbia Sportswear
Columbia Sportswear
04/22/2017 at 13:30. Facebook
It's Earth Day! It's time to get outside and celebrate Mother Nature.
Tag your photos on Instagram of your #Earthday adventures with #testedtough

Photo: @strigle_images |Yosemite National Park| #TestedTough
It's Earth Day It's time to get outside and celebrate Mother Nature
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Columbia Sportswear
Columbia Sportswear
04/21/2017 at 13:30. Facebook
Entrance into the National Parks this weekend is FREE. Yes, you read that right, FREE!

We're proud to be partnering with the National Park Foundation to help you #FindYourPark

Now get out there! And don't forget to join us in protecting these incredible places: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Entrance into the National Parks this weekend is FREE Yes you read that right FREE
Columbia Sportswear
Columbia Sportswear
04/19/2017 at 13:30. Facebook
"Day-to-day life has the tendency to make our senses lazy. A great way to wake those senses up is to jump in an Alaskan bush plane, fly straight at Mt Denali and get tossed around like a rag-doll."
Photo: @Robermat|Mt.Denali|#TestedTough

On Instagram? Tag your photos #TestedTough for a chance to be featured!
Daytoday life has the tendency to make our senses lazy A great
Columbia Sportswear
Columbia Sportswear
04/18/2017 at 13:30. Facebook
Make Smokey Bear proud!

And do your part to prevent forest fires. We've got a few tips on campfire safety to help you out: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Make Smokey Bear proud And do your part to prevent forest fires
Columbia Sportswear
Columbia Sportswear
04/17/2017 at 23:00. Facebook
"I know it’s important to travel light, but sometimes the smallest thing can make your day during a long trek." - Faith Briggs, Director of Toughness

Faith has a few tips for all you newbie trekkers out there: [ Bit.ly Link ]
I know its important to travel light but sometimes the smallest thing
"Worst case scenario was that we’d be sent back in the dark. The best-case scenario was a further 4 days of 10 hour hikes high into the mountains." - Mark Chase, Director of Toughness

Mark shares his unforgettable experience trekking through the Sierra Nevada de Marta mountains of Colombia: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Worst case scenario was that wed be sent back in the dark
"The perfect morning view"
Photo: @chiefkez|Torres del Paine National Park|#TestedTough

"Are you on Instagram? Join our current Instagram challenge with #TTBackcountry. Find out more here: [ Bit.ly Link ]
The perfect morning view Photo chiefkezTorres del Paine National ParkTestedTough Are you
Danielle Guillen
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"When we reached the sacred lakes, it was explained that here we could start “un camino nuevo,” or a “new path in life”. I took the opportunity to dip in the lake and came out feeling ready to start fresh with a newfound energy for whatever was to come next." - Faith Briggs, Director of Toughness

Find out the lessons Faith learned from spending a week with the Kogi people in Colombia: [...
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When we reached the sacred lakes it was explained that here we
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Did you know that the National Park Service is waiving admissions fees today and tomorrow? We're proud to be partnering with the National Park Foundation to help you #FindYourPark

Now get out there! And don't forget to join us in protecting these incredible places: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Did you know that the National Park Service is waiving admissions fees
National Park Foundation
"It was great to be wearing something that was so sustainable, especially when we were visiting a community that is so concerned about conservation and protecting the environment." - Faith Briggs, Director of Toughness

See Faith's top picks for trekking through the sacred lands of the Kogi in the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta mountains of Colombia:
In the early 1900s, sportsmen and women, artists, wealthy travelers, and writers began making pilgrimages to South Florida in pursuit of its legendary saltwater fish offerings.

Learn more about the v. interesting history of fishing in Florida: [ Bit.ly Link ]
In the early 1900s sportsmen and women artists wealthy travelers and writers
Jim Mayer
Jim Mayer
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"I’ve always found that the colleagues that you want to spend your time with aren’t paying attention to your gender. They are paying attention to what you bring to the table." - Gert Boyle, Chairwoman of Columbia Sportswear

Our Ma Boyle dishes out some great life advice in Outside Magazine: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Ive always found that the colleagues that you want to spend your
Ashleigh Loker
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Marcia Lepley
You need the right gear to tackle the ever-changing terrain of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta mountains in Colombia.

See what Director of Toughness Mark Chase recommends: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Traveling with the whole family can be...interesting, to say the least.

We've put together a few tips to make life easier and your family adventures more fun: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Traveling with the whole family can beinteresting to say the least
Our Directors of Toughness hike the highest coastal mountain range in the world, the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta mountains of Colombia.

In order for them to pass through these sacred mountains they must receive permission from the protectors of the land, the Kogi. Will they be allowed to proceed or be turned away? [ Columbia.com Link ]
Tomas Elias Varela Rocha
Charles Cregar
Kris Wolfram
90% of wildfires are caused by humans, most a result of poorly tended campfires. Don't be that person.

Make Smokey Bear proud and learn how to properly manage a campfire: [ Bit.ly Link ]
90 of wildfires are caused by humans most a result of poorly
John Mirone
"Understanding where our materials come from and the manner in which they are made is a foundational component to responsible material use and ultimately managing the impacts associated with material choices."

We aim to create innovative products that are made with responsibly sourced materials. Learn more about our commitment: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Understanding where our materials come from and the manner in which they