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Why UV Filters are Important Jim in our Optics department, we're always happy to help! Read More Posted on Mar 31, 2016 by Jim Rydbom
Ten Reasons You Need a Pair of Chaco Sandals While traveling to Minnesota for a family event, I noticed something strange: a disturbing lack of Chacos. In Colorado, it seems like warm weather causes every other person you meet to throw a pair of these outstanding sandals. Not in Minnesota, it would seem. Read More Posted on Mar 21, 2016 by Carla Bamesberger
Need a Reason to Go Fishing? Here are 6 For You! As the saying goes, “a bad day fishing is better than a good day at work.” Most people don’t need an excuse to go fishing - they just go. But in case you need to twist the arm of someone who’s not too thrilled on the idea of catching “the big one,” here are some reasons to go cast a line and go fishing. Read More Posted on Mar 21, 2016 by Tom Lucero
Which Came First - The Coop or The Chickens My flock lived in the bathroom for a month. The bathroom was the best place in our house to put them because of easy access to clean water, enough space for their "playpen" and our dog remembers bath time too vividly to venture into that territory... Read More Posted on Mar 16, 2016 by Brook Miller
Purina Start & Grow Medicated Premium Poultry Feed - Review & Giveaway Raising chicks can be fun and exciting but figuring out the best feed for your baby chicks can be daunting. You want to be sure they get the right nutrition early on so they grow up healthy and strong. Read More Posted on Mar 10, 2016 by Kara English
The North Face Thermoball Jacket Review Two Jax team members recently had the opportunity to review the popular Thermoball Jacket from The North Face. Take a look at why the Thermoball is the go-to jacket for anywhere your adventures take you!  Read More Posted on Feb 19, 2016 by Kara English
Always Travel with Happy Feet Your travels can keep you close to home or take you overseas. The right footwear will make you ready for anything your trip has to offer. Whether you’re strolling the bright streets of Paris, climbing the loose rocky paths of Mt. Fuji, or hiking dirt trails in California’s Rainbow Basin Natural Area... Read More Posted on Feb 15, 2016 by Carla Bamesberger
Six Reasons to Make Yoga Part of Your Life Everyone has that one friend who encourages them to eat healthier, drink detox smoothies, and get in touch with their inner spiritual yogi. That friend probably uses every opportunity to tell you about how this sport rejuvenates your mind, detoxes your body, and helps you look slimmer. Read More Posted on Jan 27, 2016 by Carla Bamesberger
Quality Goes Above and Beyond for Sustainability Within my first day, I learned about Jax’s dedication to environmental and social sustainability. This dedication goes beyond their extensive recycling program or donations to support communities throughout Fort Collins. Jax also strives to carry products from brands that optimize sustainability in every aspect of their production. Read More Posted on Jan 20, 2016 by Carla Bamesberger
The Guide to Winter Relaxation and Comfort Snuggly clothing on a winter day can take the edge off of any chill. Whether you’re out and about or tucked away at home, there’s nothing better than enjoying a cup of steaming cider or rich hot cocoa in front of the fire with friends and family. First, you need to know where to look. Read More Posted on Jan 11, 2016 by Carla Bamesberger
Enjoy the Benefits of Colorado Local Honey Honey adds the perfect dash of sweet to any dessert, breakfast, or hot tea. This golden treasure offers more than just flavor, however. Even people in ancient times understood the plentiful health benefits of this naturally antibacterial and antifungal treat. Read More Posted on Jan 8, 2016 by Carla Bamesberger
The Ultimate Avalanche Survival Tools The National Avalanche Center is an organization dedicated to spreading awareness of avalanche danger. According to their website, avalanches claim more lives every year on national forest lands than any other natural hazard. Knowing what conditions to avoid and outfitting your group with basic safety equipment can increase your chances of survival. Read More Posted on Jan 6, 2016 by Carla Bamesberger
Experience the Winter Wonderland with Snowshoes Slogging through snow can make enjoying favorite trails or exploring new trails difficult in the winter. On many trails, snowshoes are a must in the winter months. These contraptions give your foot more surface area so that you can easily walk on top of the snow, and their aggressive tread provides traction that your boots don’t give you. Read More Posted on Nov 29, 2015 by Carla Bamesberger
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