How to Create Content for Outdoor Brands

The outdoor industry is experiencing unparalleled growth – so much so that last year’s Outdoor Recreation Jobs and Economic Impact Act moved to include its impressive earnings in the national Gross Domestic Product. Business is booming, which means that outdoor adventure brands are constantly looking for ways to nurture connections with their expanding customer base.…
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Insights from an Outsider

I moved across the country to Seattle a month and a half ago on the premise of a four-month internship at the Adventure Film School. I knew I liked film and I knew I liked adventuring so I thought to myself “hey, what could go wrong?” Besides, moving was something I was familiar with.…
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What My Trip to the Olympic Peninsula Taught Me About Film

I had it all planned out. My friend JT was visiting Washington and we were planning to explore the rainforests and Mountain ranges of The Enchanted Valley on the Olympic Peninsula. Seeing as I had just spent the last three months of my internship at AFS learning how to prepare for the backcountry, I was eager to put my skills to the ultimate test of planning my own adventure.…
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Intern Adventures: 3 Lessons From My First Days on the Job

The GoPro Mountain Games was my first real test as the new intern. The morning of June 1st, with 6 bags strapped to the top of the car, 5 people strategically placed in seats, 4 pounds of car snacks and 1,258 miles ahead of us, the Ford Explorer rolled reluctantly out of the driveway bound for Vail. From exposure triangles and 5 shot sequences, from timelapse to shopping for gluten-free lactose vegetarians … the past two weeks have been nothing short of eye-opening.…
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