Overland Industry News: March 17, 2015

This week in Overland Industry News, we take a look at one of my personal favorite industry companies, Big Agnes. We talk trails, Photography, and National Parks, and even the Easter Jeep Safari. As many of us are starting to get anxious about the upcoming spring and our favorite activities, now is the time to start thinking about checking our gear and getting prepped for our next big adventure.

National Trails Day

Though it may seem a ways out still, the American Hiking Society and many clubs and outdoor enthusiasts across the country are gearing up for National Trails Day on June 6th 2015. Every state is said to be having at least one event for the day. Activities such as hiking, climbing, horseback riding, and paddling are just a few options taking place near you. Read all about it right here: National Trails Day

Yellowstone Thaws

Yellowstone National Park will be opening some winter closure roads. Mammoth to Old Faithful;Madison to West Entrance;Norris to Canyon will open April 17th. Check out their list of opening dates for more information. Yellowstone Road Opening Dates

Light It Up, Big Agnes Style
Big Agnes has done it again with their newest innovation, the Big Agnes mtnGLO Collection has been awarded Backpacker Magazines' Editors Choice Award. For those who have not heard of it. The mtnGLO collection is a series of tents with an internal lighting system. Big Agnes also has a stand alone system that integrates with some of their other tents. Big Agnes mtnGLO

Rancho Rocks Easter Jeep Safari and The Town of Moab

Lets face it, we all love a good off road trip, be it a day, a week, or a month. Most of us have dreams that include Moab and the Easter Jeep Safari is just one of the highlights for the community that hosts those looking for the most extreme off road experience while enjoying some of the most beautiful country. This year Rancho is celebrating 60 years in the industry with a concert during the event on April 2nd. To leanr more about Easter Jeep Safari, click this link Easter Jeep Safari