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Snowboarding in July?!?

This past weekend I took a trip up to Mammoth Mountain. I usually go to Mammoth twice during winter, but never have I been during the summer months. This may be a bold statement, but it was quite possibly the best Mammoth trip I’ve ever had. Snowboarding in the middle of July?!? Not many people can say they’ve done that, especially in California! Let’s look

Agenda Trade Show 2017 – Long Beach

This year’s Agenda tradeshow was one for the books. It was a weekend full of rugged technology, great food, and festival fun. People took the Agenda Festival to heart and really showed their style through eccentric clothing options. I think about 3 new trends started this past weekend. One of which included parachute pants and Timberlands (too bad I didn’t sneak any pics). Coachella Weekend

Top 6 Trails to Hike in Southern California

Hollywood Sign – Griffith Park, Los Angeles One of the most talked about trails in Southern California is the hike to the Hollywood Sign. There are four main trails you can take once you get to Griffith Park. Brush Canyon Trail and Hollyridge Trail both end up behind the Hollywood sign, leaving you with a breathtaking view of the city. Burbank Peak Trail is the

On-Shore Review of the Minnows, Makos, and Orcas 2.0

Recently, there have been a few too many shark sightings in Southern California Oceans. I’m not sure about you, but the Shark Advisory signs interrupt my summer fun. “Enter at your own risk” is not a summer motto I enjoy living by, so let’s focus on the Minnows, Makos, & Orcas 2.0 that thrive on-shore. Minnows – $19.95 Minnows are the ideal pair of minimalist

Tramping in a New Zealand Winter

Last year, from June – December 2016, my sister had the opportunity to study abroad in New Zealand. Summer for us was winter for her in a new, unexplored place. She went on many tramping trips and shared her New Zealand experiences with us! Let’s see what she has to say. What is tramping? Tramping is similar to hiking, however tramps are typically multi-day and

10 Patriotic Cocktails to Liven Up this 4th of July

Many Americans believe the 4th of July is the best day of the year. I’m not arguing. No work, BBQ foods, sandy beaches, patriotic outfits, fireworks, free country…you get the point. This holiday doesn’t need much else to make it a great day, but a few drinks never hurt. These 10 patriotic recipes will for sure boost your American spirit! Blueberry Strawberry Mojito This colorful

Fun Things To Do This 4th of July

Looking for something to do this 4th of July? If you don’t already have block-party plans, check out these ideas that will keep the whole family entertained! Backyard BBQ If you’ve already had a hectic start to the summer, keep it simple this 4th of July with a Backyard BBQ. Throw some hotdogs and hamburgers on the grill, invite over some family and friends, and

7 Best Food Places in Orange County

The Old Spaghetti Factory – Newport Beach If you’re looking for traditional Italian food to satisfy your craving, then head over to The Old Spaghetti Factory! This space is great to host big parties for special occasions. I highly recommend trying the Mizithra Cheese & Browned Butter as your sauce choice! Alessa – Laguna Beach Alessa is another Italian favorite located down the street from

Eight Places the Kodiak Power Line Comes in Handy

Wondering when you could use a Kodiak Powerbank? Here are eight situations where a portable charger will save the day. Beach Day/Pool Party There can’t be a complete beach day or pool party without good music. The Big Turtle Shell is ready for some tune action, but your phone battery must keep up! No worries. A water-resistant Kodiak Powerbank will fuel the party fun and

How to Build the Perfect Backyard Oasis

With Summer approaching, these June Gloom days are no lie. Have you ever noticed that the sun is shining bright at home, yet coastal skies turn grey? We all just want to lounge around on our sandy beaches, but it’s hard to get that perfect tan when the sky is overcast all afternoon. What’s the next best thing? A Perfect, Personal Backyard Oasis. If you

Gift Guide for this Father’s Day

This Father’s Day get your Dad an awesome gift that shows how cool he really is. Sentimental, make-shift cards are appreciated and all, but portable and wireless sound will for sure amp up his life. Outdoor Tech will top all your past Father’s Day presents and will definitely make you the favorite daughter/son. Buckshot Pro – $79.95 Upgrade from the Buckshot 2.0 and get your Dad

Outdoor Tech Releases 2-in-1 Phone Case + Screen Protector

The Only Phone Case that Matters   Avoiding a cracked screen or broken phone seems easy enough, but life doesn’t always go as planned. We’ve all been there, brand new phone in hand, cracked screen, chipped corner, realizing we opted out of the $13 insurance plan. That’s where Outdoor Tech’s Yowie Armour comes in. This multi-unit kit for your phone will not only protect it

Outdoor Tech Releases Two-in-One Car Charger + Power Bank

Addressing the ever-evolving need to stay charged while on the go, rugged consumer electronics company, Outdoor Tech just released your new favorite; The Platypus. This rugged multi-functional car charger plus power bank not only fits into the cigarette lighter socket of your car to charge your phone, but once removed can be taken with you to continually charge whatever device may be accompanying you on

Collegiate Skate Tour: Gainesville, Florida

Although this is the third contest of the season for the Collegiate Skate Tour, we were stoked to be participating for the first time. We donated a few of our products as prizes for the competitors, and it seems to have been a great turnout. The event was held at the Possum Creek Skate park in Gainsville, and students came out from colleges and universities from all

ODT Snow Team Rider Erika Vikander – Freeride World Qualifer

The look of pure satisfaction of getting faceshots in your contest run. The land of the rising sun. A label true to the name, Japan is one of the most amazing spiritually connecting places in the world. To be in Japan is something that every snowboarder dreams about, one experience I will treasure for the rest of my life. To not only be there, but