Life update January 2015



2015 started out with me hitting the ground running. I flew back from visiting family in Iowa and had a few days of down time before flying to Las Vegas for the SHOT Show. The Shooting Hunting and Outdoor Trade Show is the worlds largest gun, knife, and outdoor sport accessory trade show on the planet. They fill the Sands Expo Center with thousands of companies sharing their new products. The building is  2.25 million square feet or roughly 40 American football fields. It is nearly impossible to see everything.

Unlike Outdoor Retailer where I was able to wander around the show as media I was attending SHOT Show as an exhibitor. I helped work a booth for PUMA Knife Company USA. They have had me come out two years in a row and each year I learn incredible amounts of information about the industry as a whole as well as the inner workings of the their company. I was there for 4 days and it went by incredibly quickly. It was nice to see some familiar faces in the industry while I was there.

Epic Social Adventures is growing and we have added 6 brand new Hell Hike and Raft 2015 crew members to the mix. Lots of daily work being done to push forward with creating another amazing adventure. We also just announced Teton Sports as or first major partner for the 2015 adventure season.

I also find time to get out on the trails and test out gear. So much to play with so little time. Gear reviews are incredibly fun to write but they take more time than one might realize to complete.  Look for an increase in gear reviews in the next few weeks.

Overall things are good and no complaints here. Simply just hiking down the path of life one step at a time. I hope everyone is getting out as much as possible to enjoy the outdoors and get your hike on.

Happy Trails









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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