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Outdoor Tech Opens Submissions For 2018 Art Project

Outdoor Tech’s new traveling museum (trade show booth) debuts at C.E.S. in Las Vegas on January 9th and will be traveling across the globe in 2018. We have created masterful works of art to broaden your horizons. There are the classics, like the Turtle Shell, Buckshot, Kodiak and more, and we can happily say that there are some fantastical new pieces that will be unveiled

Outdoor Tech Joins the Hurricane Harvey Relief Effort with Academy Sports

Academy Sports’ corporate headquarters doubles as disaster command center for first responders in Katy, TX. The devastating floods in the greater Houston area have caused billions of dollars of damage, taken lives, and displaced thousands of people. Amid all the destruction, the good people of Texas have banded together to help those in need. One of Outdoor Tech’s retail partners Academy Sports has turned their

The First Time I Took my Turtle Shell for a Swim

Life is filled with many firsts. First love. First car. First legal drink. First concert. First paycheck. The list goes on. I’m here to talk about one of my firsts. The first time I took my Turtle Shell 3.0 for a swim. It was truly quite a rush. Nothing compares to the feeling of relaxing in my Jacuzzi with my Turtle Shell floating right beside

Guide to Laguna Beach

The famous tourist location Laguna Beach can be a tough place to navigate. Especially when you’re a local and you’re trying to escape the tourist traffic on streets and sidewalks. Don’t even attempt to go to Main Beach for the day. To find parking is one thing, but to find relaxing spot on the beach is another. This area is one of the most popular

10 Ways to Help Take Care of Our Environment

There are many ways to do your part in taking care of our Earth. These 10 simple tips are a great place to start. By adopting even a few of these suggested changes you can have a big effect on reducing your environmental footprint. And don’t forget that the three R’s (Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle) are always there to guide you in your quest for

Outdoor Tech Inspired Dorm Room

Do you have a student going off to college? Are you the student going off to college? If you answered yes to either of these questions, read along to find out some tips for a rad dorm room. Living in a shoe-box for a school year doesn’t sound too appealing, but there are a few ways to make the space feel more like home. The

Outdoor Tech and Mossy Oak Collaboration Debut at Outdoor Retailer

Outdoor Tech and Mossy Oak team up to debut an exclusive collection of rugged audio and power products at Outdoor Retailer. Laguna Hills, CA (July 26, 2017) – Outdoor Tech®, the maker of the iconic Turtle Shell speakers and an assortment of rugged audio and power products, launches a breakout camo edition to expand their offering of rugged audio and power products. Mossy Oak’s classic

Life on the East Coast vs. West Coast

Living in California, I’m sure you’ve heard the subtle brag “west coast is the best coast!” People who stand behind this common phrase often haven’t even been to the east coast. Well, I live on both coasts, so I’ll get to the bottom of this debate. I’ve lived in Orange County all 19 years of my life, but I attend Fordham University in New York

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