Patagonia Sale

The proper gear will make or break any adventure. As the weather cools off it’s the perfect time to review the Patagonia Men’s – Women’s 2017 Fall Collection, available now through Northern Outfitters. View the Complete Patagonia Collection at Northern … Read More

Starved Rock State Park

In the Vast Glacial Plain that makes up the Midwest United States, there is a small hidden paradise known as Starved Rock State Park. Melting glaciers caused mass flooding which in turn eroded the St. Petersburg Sandstone and carved 18 … Read More

Madison River: A Blue Ribbon Trout Stream

In southwest Montana there is a river world renowned as a trout fishery. Superheated water from the Yellowstone Volcano is rich in minerals such as silica and calcium bicarbonate. After it’s forced to the surface in the many hot springs … Read More

Marmot Outdoor Gear on Sale

Our complete line of Marmot products available now at Northern Outfitters. This ad was created for their website to drive traffic from the homepage to the main collection or sale page. We discovered after running several ads for this client … Read More

Columbia Footwear: 60% Off

Massive savings – up to 60% off! The complete line of Columbia products is on sale at Northern Outfitters. Footwear, jackets & more. View the Complete Columbia Collection at Northern Outfitters.

Northern Outfitters: Grand Opening!

Visit our showroom: 2905 District Ave Fairfax, VA 22031! Northern Outfitters was Built on a Southern Tradition of True Outfitters Brands. These Brands are in our everyday lives from The North Face to Patagonia and so many more. Unlike some … Read More

Something Incredibly Beautiful

There are times on a long hike when you just want to be done. Your mind and body work against you and intensify whatever it is that is that’s bothering you. Then, when things seem to be at their worst, … Read More

Lee Metcalf Wilderness Area

Just outside the boundaries of Yellowstone National Park lies over 250,000 acres of pristine grizzly bear habitat known as the Lee Metcalf Wilderness Area. It is one of the most densely populated areas of the entire Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. To … Read More

Mount Moran

Mount Moran, named after the American Painter Thomas Moran, is the most iconic peak in the Tetons outside of the Cathedral Group. It dominates the northern view of the range as it rises 6,000ft above the valley floor. Such an … Read More

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The Spanish Peaks

On the northwest edge of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem lies the Madison Mountain Range. With over 250,000 acres designated as part of the Lee Metcalf Wilderness, there is plenty of opportunity to find the serenity of the great outdoors. The … Read More

Tobacco Root Mountains

In southwest Montana there is a small mountain range with some big views. The Tobacco Roots Mountains are often overlooked, even though there are over forty peaks above 10,000 feet. Far enough outside the Greater Yellowstone, the land set aside … Read More

Imp Peak and the Taylor Hilgards

Imp Peak looks as menacing as it does beautiful. It is one of the four 11,000 ft peaks in the Taylor Hilgards of the southern Madison. These are the highest mountains of Montana, outside of the Beartooth Plateau.

Revisiting the Hilgards

It was good to revisit the Taylor Hilgards of southwest Montana. The last time I stood here, it was midway through the largest adventure I had been on. Twenty six miles with a mixed bag of scrambling over some rough … Read More

An Amazing Light Show

In the early morning hours, the sky lit up with an amazing spectacle. Not as common in southern montana, it was luck to have been outside at that hour. Every moment something amazing happens in the world. The trick is … Read More

West Pine Creek

Not all adventures have to be the most epic days. Sometimes a short afternoon stint is all you need. What’s important is not becoming too idle, for that can be all too easy.

Take it all in

Stop. Breath. Take it all in. This is why we explore. Always in search for the aesthetically pleasing, trying to reach the highest point and get a view so beautiful, it cannot be put to words. Never give up, but … Read More

The Frozen Alpine

The alpine tundra in winter feels like a frozen barren desert. It is hard to imagine such a brutal climate after seeing the thriving environment mid-summer. Even so, the high country is as beautiful as it is terrible.