Where in the World is Randy Propster? On the Road with The Get Out More Tour

Randy Propster has been on the road for this year for the Backpacker Get Out More Tour sharing his passion, experience, and knowledge with outdoor enthusiasts across the country. We’re taking a look at Randy’s travels over the past month and seeing the highlights from the shops, festivals, and gorgeous natural areas he’s visited along the way. Bushwacker Outdoors – …

Your Guide to Exploring Wonderland Trail

8-Days, 93-Miles + 22,000 Feet of Elevation Gains & Losses By Popticals Pro Payge McMahon If you love hiking in alpine wilderness, majestic mountain scenery, turquoise lakes, churning glacial rivers and rustic camping, the 93-mile (150km)  Wonderland Trail is for you! The Wonderland Trail circles Mt. Rainier (14,410ft./4,392m) in Washington, USA.  It includes 22,000 feet (6,706m) of elevation gains and …

5 Facts You (Probably) Didn’t Know About Sunglasses

Summer is officially here and it’s sunglasses season! Sunglasses are essential gear for doing anything outdoors, especially during the sunny months of summer, so we’re giving you 5 interesting facts that you probably didn’t already know about sunglasses. 1. Your eyes can get sunburned, even on cloudy days Just like your skin, your eyes can be burned by the sun’s …

PGA & Web.com Tour Professional Jeff Gove Joins Popticals Pro Staff

(ST. LOUIS, MO) – June 25, 2018 – Popticals, maker of compact performance eyewear, announced today that PGA and Web.com Tour Professional, Jeff Gove, has joined their Team of Staff Professionals for 2018. Jeff Gove played college golf at Pepperdine University and turned pro in 1994. He played on the PGA TOUR in 2000, 2002, 2006–08, 2010, 2013 and 2018 …

5 Tips for Packing Small and Living Big

Whether you’re going for a day hike, a weekend camping trip, or a quick mountain bike ride on the local trail, you need the best gear to make the most of your adventure. Having the right equipment can enhance your experiences outdoors, but bringing too much gear can be just as bad as not having enough. Extraneous equipment can weigh …

The Facts on Fitness Myths

Whether you’re training for your next marathon or just trying to get into shape for the summer, a well-rounded fitness regimen isn’t going to work if you’re not well-informed. Even though lots of great information is out there, there are plenty of myths, half-truths, and outright inaccurate information surrounding fitness. Here are some of the facts on the biggest myths …