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5 Gifts For The Food Lovers In Your Life (Or To Wow Your Host) Give the foodies in your life a special treat this holiday season with these 5 gifts that make entertaining fun! Plus, come prepared to all your holiday gatherings with the perfect hostess gift. Read More Posted on Dec 3, 2019 by Sara Scott, Contributor
Your Fall Yard & Garden - What To Do After Frost Fall is in full swing on the Front Range, and winter is right around the corner! That means it’s officially time for cozy fires, hot drinks, football games, and gathering with friends and family. It also means we’re in for frosty nights and the waning of our lovely summer yards & gardens. Read More Posted on Nov 7, 2019 by Alex Jeffers, Contributor
JAX supports the Arctic Arts Project JAX is pleased to announce our support of the Arctic Arts Project as a part of our ongoing efforts to be a part of the solution to climate change problems. The Arctic Arts Project is a collaborative of some of the most celebrated and talented environmental photographers, scientists, educators and communicators of our day. Read More Posted on Oct 9, 2019 by Arctic Arts Project
8 Hikes in Northern Colorado To Enjoy Fall Read More Posted on Sep 25, 2019 by Ashley Vander Meeden, Contributor
Fort Collins Audubon Society Scholarship The mission of the Fort Collins Audubon society is to promote the appreciation, conservation, and restoration of ecosystems focusing on birds and other wildlife – through education, participation, stewardship, and advocacy. Read More Posted on Sep 11, 2019 by
16 Mountain Bike Trails to Ride in Northern Colorado Check out our 16 top mountain bike trails in Northern Colorado. We have recommendations for beginner, intermediate, expert, and all skill levels. Read More Posted on Aug 27, 2019 by Richie & Allie Fiscus, Contributors
Our Favorite Trails to Mountain Bike in Northern Colorado Whether you like technical terrain or rolling hills, Northern Colorado has epic mountain bike trails to make everyone happy. Check out a few of our fave mountain bike trails. Read More Posted on Aug 27, 2019 by Richie & Allie Fiscus, Contributors
JAX Mercantile expands to eighth store location, Cheyenne, Wyoming Cheyenne, WY  August 20, 2019 – JAX Mercantile Company, based out of the Fort Collins area, is pleased to announce the planned opening of a new store in Wyoming. While the building purchase is still pending, the vacant Sears at the Frontier Mall in Cheyenne is the planned location for the eighth JAX store. Read More Posted on Aug 26, 2019 by
Seven Tips & Tricks On Getting Into Overlanding Hey there! We are Alex and Lane, hobby overlanders on a mission to share our adventures and encourage others to get out further and explore more. Are you thinking of taking the plunge into overlanding? Here’s a quick 7-step guide, taken from our experiences, successes, and mishaps, that we hope will give you the insight you need to get started. Read More Posted on Aug 20, 2019 by Alex and Lane, Contributors
Overland Overview: The Road to Going Off-road Adventure. The word itself evokes emotion, memories, and our most fervent dreams of freedom. Most of us want it. Many of us crave it. But there are some that need it. Read More Posted on Aug 15, 2019 by Weston Joslyn, Contributor
Is a YETI cooler really worth it? You hear YETI mentioned a lot as a go-to industry champ when it comes to keeping your food and drinks cold on an extended trip. But is it really that good? Adventure dad, Weston Joslyn, shares his experience using a YETI cooler during a weekend getaway at a friend's cabin with his family. Read More Posted on Jun 20, 2019 by Julia Reinisch, Contributor
Hiker's How To: Proper Etiquette for Your Colorado Trail Adventures Colorado was named the #1 state in the U.S. for hiking—which makes it a popular destination for adventurers from all over. Learn from Colorado Parks and Wildlife about the trail etiquette you should know before heading out on a Colorado hike.  Read More Posted on May 21, 2019 by Bill Vogrin, Public Information Officer at Colorado Parks and Wildlife
We Now Carry Specialized Bikes! Our newest full-service bike shop opened at our Fort Collins Outdoor Gear store.  Read More Posted on May 13, 2019 by Julia Reinisch, Contributor
DIY Two-Ingredient Hummingbird Nectar Attract hummingbirds and songbirds to your yard with natural food that you can make at home—and with only two ingredients! Read More Posted on May 11, 2019 by Julia Reinisch, Contributor
50 Ways Exploring the Outdoors Can Make Your Family Healthier It's no secret that spending time in the outdoors can be refreshing, but what benefits can it bring to your family? Learn about ways you can make the most of spending time outside with your kids. Read More Posted on May 10, 2019 by Julia Reinisch, Contributor
Quiz: What bike style should I get? There’s nothing quite like the freedom you feel while riding a bike. If you’re thinking about getting a bike, take this quiz to find out what kind of bike may be best for you. Read More Posted on May 7, 2019 by Julia Reinisch, Contributor
The First 24 Hours of a Foal's Life How soon should the foal nurse? If it struggles to stand, should you help it? Is it normal for the mare to nip at her foal? Learn about healthy and normal horse behavior after giving birth. Read More Posted on May 3, 2019 by Julia Reinisch, Contributor
Top 5 Surprising Things About Calving Season It's hard not to enjoy life on the ranch with young animals practicing their first steps. If you've never participated in calving season on the farm, here are some things that might surprise you.  Read More Posted on May 1, 2019 by Julia Reinisch, Contributor
1,000 Trees Given Away Locally Thanks to your support, 1,000 Blue Spruce and Chokecherry seedlings found new homes locally here in Colorado! Read More Posted on Apr 30, 2019 by Julia Reinisch, Contributor
The Science Behind Catching More Fish Did you know that you can increase your chances of catching fish by learning how air temperatures, water temperatures, and geological conditions, and life cycles affect the insects seen naturally in a habitat? Read More Posted on Apr 28, 2019 by Julia Reinisch, Contributor


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