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The 2013 #omniten box and its contents.

It was an average Friday. I woke up made coffee and began to work on a few projects before lunch. The dogs started to bark which means that either the mail had been delivered or there was someone walking their dog. I opened the front door to get the mail and there it was. A non exciting unexpected brown box. I looked at the mailing labels and it was from Columbia Sportswear. I opened the outer box and inside was……. There it was a box with the #omniten logo.

Alone in my living room I did a little happy dance. The dogs looked at me funny but hey I am sure me doing a happy dance in my living room is the least weird thing a dog to witnesses in their lifetime.  I stood there almost to excited to open the box and carefully and slowly opened it. Inside was my official letter welcoming me to the 2013 Spring #omniten crew. Also inside was a fantastic assortment of gear provided for me to test and try out.

So what is this #omniten thing? In the Spring  2012 Columbia Sportswear selected ten bloggers to represent Columbia as ambassadors of the Columbia brand to help promote their soon to be released gear. The project was such a success that they have continued the #omniten awesomeness. Here are a few posts and a video from a few #omniten alumni to help give you some more insight into the epic adventure that is #omniten.

http://themorningfresh.com/2012/03/10/joining-columbia-sportswears-inaugural-omniten-crew-for-a-season-of-epic-adventures/

http://www.bananabuzzbomb.com/2012/03/13/what-is-omniten/

http://www.adventure-inspired.com/p/omniten-season-of-gear-testing-and-epic.html

I am so incredibly excited to be selected to be part of the #omniten 2013 Spring Crew.  When one door closes another one is delivered to your front door. Keep an eye on the hastag #omniten on twitter and on Instagram with all the updates and photos of the adventure as it unfolds.

Adam Nutting relishes being an avid backpacker, hiker, and all-around adventure junkie. While he currently spends his time hiking in the backcountry of southern Arizona, he grew up in Missouri, where he was naturally inclined to spend as much time as he could outdoors. Adam’s passion for the outdoors grew as he climbed the ranks of the Cub Scouts and the Boy Scouts, eventually attaining the rank of Eagle Scout.

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