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Micron Ratings and Water Filters: Aquamira Sets the Record Straight

The other day I sat through a Mountain Travel and Rescue Clinic on Water Treatment in the Backcountry. I listened to the presenter talk about micron ratings, pore sizes and how an effective filter needs to have a specific micron rating. When I began to question some of the information presented,...

Gift Ideas for Every Outdoor Lover

This year, will you be on the lookout for great Black Friday deals, or will you shop when things are a little quieter? Either way, we’ve got you covered because these gifts are under $30 everyday. No matter who’s on your holiday gift list, we can make it easy to make them...

Gift Idea for Backpackers

For Backpackers and Campers Avid backpackers like to keep things light. And when they’re out in the wilderness, they need safe water to drink. That’s why they’ll appreciate Aquamira® Water Treatment Drops. At 2oz, they’re a lightweight water treatment system...

Gift Idea for Campers and Travelers

For Campers and Travelers Know someone who loves to get away from it all? Get him or her the gift of safe, clean water anywhere—with a water bottle filter. Lightweight and ready to go, the Aquamira® Water Filter Bottle does double duty by filtering up to 100 gallons of water from any...

Fall Hiking Tips

Fall is a Great Time for Hiking Cooler temperatures and fewer crowds (and bugs!) make fall a perfect time for hiking. Here in the beautiful Pacific Northwest, we love fall hikes, even on rainy days. Getting outside to enjoy nature makes gray skies a little brighter, and the exercise is good...

McNett Proudly Participates in Hunting With Heroes Event

What do you get when you bring together a few dozen deserving Armed Forces veterans and active duty personnel, a team of caring volunteers and the great outdoors? According to McNett staffers who recently participated in Hunting with Heroes, you get an overwhelming sense of pride and gratitude,...

Tales from Great Outdoor Days in Springfield, MO

Yesterday was the end of a #crazybusyfun weekend at Great Outdoor Days from good ole Bass Pro Shops. Attendance was soaring this year with over 1,000 boy scouts, tens of thousands of attendees, and a few pups we were dying to adopt as booth mascots. Unfortunately, that didn't...

Calling All Wildernuts

In the spirit of Andrew Skurka's wilderness adventures & his new book, The Ultimate Hiker's Gear Guide, we've decided to launch a little contest. A Wildernut Photo Contest. If you've seen the pictures from Andrew's Alaska-Yukon Expedition slideshow, you'll...