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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
Priefert Sponsors Dairy Cow Grooming Demo We held a live demonstration on how to clip and trim your dairy cow for shows. Read More Posted on Apr 27, 2019 by Julia Reinisch, Contributor
JAX's 2018 Annual Impact Report Happy Earth Day! By shopping local, you are helping us protect the outdoor spaces we all love. We wanted to share with you the impact you've helped us make, so here's an infographic about our conservation efforts and progress. Read More Posted on Apr 22, 2019 by Julia Reinisch, Contributor
Quiz: How much do you know about Earth Day? How was it started? Why is it on April 22nd? What did NASA do to celebrate it? Take our quiz to find out! Read More Posted on Apr 22, 2019 by Julia Reinisch, Contributor
Please Excuse the Mess If you've visited our Outdoor Gear store in Fort Collins recently, you may have noticed some changes in our departments. Check out a time-lapse of the new Fishing department at JAX coming to life! Read More Posted on Apr 18, 2019 by Julia Reinisch, Contributor
Good as Gold: JAX Lafayette Awarded Gold in Green Business Program JAX Lafayette Outdoor Gear was recognized with the Gold Award in the 2019 Lafayette Green Business program for the fourth year in a row. Read More Posted on Apr 16, 2019 by Julia Reinisch, Contributor
Make Your Impact with SAOLA Shoes A spotlight on SAOLA shoes and their dedication to wildlife conservation. Read More Posted on Apr 15, 2019 by Julia Reinisch, Contributor
An Adventurer's Guide to Protecting the Outdoors Learn how to minimize your harmful impact on the outdoors with steps that are unique to the activities you love. Read More Posted on Apr 13, 2019 by Julia Reinisch, Contributor
Getting Started with Composting Learn how to turn your trash and food scraps into nutrient-rich soil, perfect for your spring flower or vegetable garden. Read More Posted on Apr 9, 2019 by Julia Reinisch, Contributor


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