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Outdoor Retailer

Outdoor Retailer Day 2: Happy hours, events, sales, giveaways

Need something to do this morning? This afternoon? Head to one of the hundreds of events happening on the show floor.

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Here’s your guide to Day 2 of Outdoor Retailer. For even more events, or to read the full Day 2 issue of Outdoor Retailer Daily, check out newsstands around the floor or read the digital version here.

Chamois Butt’r Butt’rd Up Ride/Run

6:15 am

Diamond Parking Lot on the southwest corner of 600 South and Main Street

Cyclists and runners take note! Start your day with the Chamois Butt’r team and Dirty Kanza winner Yuri Hauswald for a bike ride up Emigration Canyon or an early morning run around Salt Lake City.

The Conservation Alliance Breakfast: Photographing Animal Migrations, the Heartbeat of Yellowstone

7 am

Marriott Hotel

Joe Riis is a wildlife biologist turned photojournalist and filmmaker. He is a National Geographic Society Fellow and Photography Fellow at the Wyoming Migration Initiative, and a National Geographic Adventurer of the Year in 2015. As the outdoor industry focuses more energy on preserving our public lands, Joe’s work shows us what is happening on those lands when people are not watching.

Good To-Go Breakfast

9 am


Start your morning with breakfast from Good To-Go prepared by chef Jennifer Scism.

Swim with Sea Turtles

9 am


Stop by Pacsafe for a virtual reality tour with sea turtles, provided by The Nature Conservancy.

Wake Up with SNEWS

9 am


Wake up with SNEWS for the latest in outdoor industry news and a cup of tasty, Vietnamese pour-over coffee from Copper Cow Coffee. First 50 people each morning will get a free SNEWS BUFF.

Coffee with Jetboil and Carabiner Coffee

9 am


Taste of Seattle Coffee Pour-Over with Industrial Revolution

9 am


Nikwax’s Gear Love Story Confessional

9 am


Have a heartwarming, tragic, or perhaps sordid tale about a favorite piece of gear? Come share your #gear­lovestory in our video confessional booth, walk away with a gift, and enter to win a Nikwax prize package.

Join CORDURA’s Durable Journey

9 am


Immerse yourself in the great outdoors through a 360-degree experience. Go on an exciting journey exploring the backroads, mastering the mountains, and thrashing the trails.

Bears Ears mural with Jim Harris at Deuter

9 am


Public land activist and artist Jim Harris will create a Bears Ears landscape mural in the Deuter booth. Make a donation to Friends of Cedar Mesa for a chance to take home the finished work.

Columbia Pins for The Conservation Alliance

9 am


For every pin taken off the pin wall, Columbia will donate $2 to The Conservation Alliance.

Try Oboz for a free tree

9 am


Try on a pair of Oboz and take home a free sapling to make a corner of your world a bit greener.

Hourly DUER Jeans Giveaway

10 am


Meet Dirty Kanza winner Yuri Hauswald

10 am


Dirty Kanza winner Yuri Hauswald will be at the Chamois Butt’r booth giving away free samples and swag.

MSR Windburner Demonstration

11 am


Stop by the Cascade Designs booth to see MSR Category Manager Doug Sanders demonstrate how the MSR WindBurner line has expanded into a collection for all users.

Jennifer Pharr Davis Book Signing

11 am


Farm to Feet ambassador and hiking superstar Jennifer Pharr Davis will be signing copies of her latest book, “Families on Foot.” Get a free pair of socks with every book ($10). Proceeds go to The Appalachian Trail Conservancy.

Ruffwear’s Ruff Adventure Dog Adoption Program

11 am


Swing by Ruffwear and keep an eye out for Ruff Adventure Dogs walking the show looking for their forever adventure partner. Best Friends Animal Society’s SLC partner, Rescue Rovers, will be bringing RAD-qualified dogs ready for adoption. Ruffwear will cover the cost of adoption and air travel from SLC to the closest major airport for qualified adopters.

adidas Outdoor Athlete Poster Signing

11 am


Meet well-known adidas Outdoor athletes and receive a signed poster.

Primus Prep and Grill

12 pm


Chef Stefan Lundgren from Önsköldsvik, Sweden will be in the main Primus booth throughout the day prepping food and grilling on the new Primus Kuchoma grill.

Maple Bacon Creamees

12 pm


Darn Tough brings a taste of Vermont to Utah. Get a delicious (and free!) Maple Bacon Creamee.

Daily Solar Giveaway

1 pm


Snag free Goal Zero gear and live the #SolarLife.

Meet & Greet with Abby & Seth of Packing It Out

1 pm


The Packing It Out team will share stories from their current Leave It Better Tour, which has them bicycling across the country to pick up trash. They’ll be passing out Sierra Designs’ new Trek Cleanly bags so you can do your part to keep our wild spaces clean.

Meet Anton Krupicka

2 pm


Ultimate Direction is hosting a meet and greet with Anton Krupicka.

Sign Making for Public Lands March with Ruffwear & ONDA

2 pm


Join Ruffwear and Oregon Natural Desert Association in the Ruffwear Booth prior to the This Land is Our Land March for Public Lands. Make a sign for the march and learn about issues facing our public lands. All you need are your creativity and marching shoes.

Book Signing with Semi-Rad Founder Brendan Leonard and Foodie Underground Founder Anna Brones

2 pm


Meet the authors and get a copy of “Best Served Wild,” a collaboration between adventure writer Brendan Leonard, founder of Semi-Rad, and writer and cyclist Anna Brones, founder of Foodie Underground.

Dave Canterbury Presents Trapping, Fishing and Foraging

2 pm


Survival expert, New York Times bestselling author and all-around badass Dave Canterbury shares the best methods of securing and cooking your next meal in the backcountry.

Eli Boschetto Signing

2 pm


Hiking expert and author Eli Boschetto, Northwest trail correspondent for Backpacker magazine and the former editor of Washington Trails magazine, will be signing his new book “Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail: Oregon.”

Zeppelin Zeerip Q&A

2 pm


Join us at a Q&A with snowboarder, filmmaker and KEEN Ambassador, Zeppelin Zeerip. Come learn about a film project Zeppelin has been undertaking.

Tommy Caldwell Signing

2 pm


Climber Tommy Caldwell will be signing copies of his new book “The Push.”

Thomas Bates Celebration Cake

2:30 pm


Celebrate with cake and coffee at Thomas Bates Accessories and T.B. PHELPS, see what’s new, and pick up your Friends & Family 20% Off Card.

Smartwool March for Public Lands Postermaking and Happy Hour

3 pm


Make a poster to support our public lands and share your plea while marching to the Capital building.

Zion Narrows Ultralite Sleeping Pad Giveaway

3 pm


Each day Klymit will be giving away 20 Limited Edition Ultralite Sleeping Pads featuring an inspiring illustration of the Narrows in Zion National Park. Entries will be accepted all day and 10 pads will be given away at each drawing.

PLUSfoam Owl Hour with Earthwings

3 pm


Join PLUSfoam for #OwlHour and meet one of the incredible Earthwings Nature Sanctuary Eurasian Eagle-Owls. Owl expert and conservationist Eric McGill will be on hand to chat about his work rehabilitating birds from around the world.

Press: Meet Nikwax Founder Nick Brown

3 pm


Joins us for an intimate conversation with Nick Brown. Pick up a sample of the award-winning BaseFresh and share your #gearlovestory in the video confessional. VIP gifts while supplies last.

Energizer Headlight Sale for American Hiking Society

3:30 pm


Dakota Grizzly Photo Booth


4 pm

Dakota Grizzly will provide a photo booth where you can take a photo with a grizzly bear (yes, really!) and grab your own personalized stainless steel tumbler.

Mountain Khakis & Partners Hell Yeah! Rally

4 pm

South Plaza

Get amped for the public lands march and make your sign at the Mountain Khakis Hell Yeah! rig.

#SaltLakeLovesOR Happy Hour

4 pm

Salt Palace across from Marriott

Stop by the Visit Salt Lake Visitor’s Center for beer and music as we celebrate 20+ years of OR.

COAST Happy Hour to Benefit Portland’s Forest Park

4:30 pm


Happy Hour with Granite Gear & Packing It Out



UCO Creatures of t
he Night Social



Come drink free beer, check out live music and meet UCO’s Creatures of the Night ambassadors, including Colton Jacobs, an Oregon photographer who’ll be on hand to tell stories regarding some of his favorite outdoor photographs.

SheJumps Happy Hour with Sunday Afternoons and Toad&Co

4:30 pm


Ledlenser Happy Hour + Light Sale to benefit Pacific Crest Trail Association

4:30 pm


Cotopaxi Second Annual Grand Opening Party

6 pm

74 Main Street

Group Run with Dean Karnazes and Rob Krar

6:30 am

783 Bonneville Blvd

Come join the Salt Lake Running Company and The North Face for a group run with Dean Karnazes and Rob Krar in City Creek Canyon. All abilities welcome.

Salt Lake City Thank You Party

10 pm

Cafe Molise, 55 W 100 S

Join Big Agnes, Darn Tough, Ibex Outdoor Clothing, Mountainsmith and KUHL at Caffe Molise for a late-night happy hour celebration to say thank you to Salt Lake City. Proceeds benefit Conservation Alliance Defense Fund.


HydraPak Sale to Benefit Access Fund

#3050 & #5031

Klymit Sale to Benefit Softer Streets


Thule Pack Sale to Benefit Camber Outdoors


Farm to Feet Sale for Conservation Alliance Public Lands Defense Fund


Eagle Creek Sale for Adventure Travel Conservation Fund


Backpacker’s Pantry sale for American Hiking Society


Adventure Medical Kits Sale for American Hiking Society


Industrial Revolution Sale for Big City Mountaineers


Air Pillow Benefit Sale for Conservation Alliance


Stanley Quenchers for Conservation Alliance


Osprey Pack Sale to benefit Continental Divide Trail Coalition


Sea to Summit Sale for Himalayan Stove Project


Crazy Creek Sale for ‘Leave No Trace’


Mountain Khakis Sale for Outdoor Alliance


Wilderness Press Sale for Conservation Alliance


Toad&Co. Sale for The Conservation Alliance


Smartwool Sale for Conservation Alliance


Nuun Hydration Sale for Conservation Alliance


La Sportiva Sale for The Conservation Alliance


Oboz Footwear Sale to Benefit The Conservation Alliance


Nikwax Sale for The Conservation Alliance


Nau Sale to Benefit The Conservation Alliance


Farm to Feet Sock Sale to Benefit The Conservation Alliance


All Good Sale for Conservation Alliance


BOCO Trucker Hats Sale for Conservation Alliance & OIA


Klean Kanteen Sale to Benefit The Conservation Alliance


Backpackers Pantry Sale to Benefit The Conservation Alliance


Kelty Bestie Blanket Sale for Conservation Alliance


SuperFeet Footwear for Conservation Alliance


Stanley Sale for The Conservation Alliance


Adventure Quencher 20 and 40 oz, while supplies last.

Ruff Wear Wildlands Leash Sale to Benefit Conservation Alliance


Ibex Sale for Conservation Alliance


Oboz Sale for Conservation Alliance


NPCA T-Shirt Sale

10 am


Terramar Sale for Big City Mountaineers