Outdoor Gear Essentials Blog
MER is famous in Colorado Springs is for providing great consignment store deals on high-quality, brand-name new and used outdoor gear. To help our customers enjoy their gear our blog provides an abundance of information, advice, and actionable tips to help get you going!
UpaDowna fills a need within the outdoor community to educate and promote adventure for all ages and abilities.
MER wants you to take a hike! Use our list of favorite hikes near Colorado Springs to inspire you, and stop by our store on the way for all the gear you need.
HFMN’s mission is to connect military service members, veterans and their families to trusted community resources and provide emergency financial assistance.
Sunny skies and warmer temps mean more time in the beautiful outdoors. If this is the year you are going to teach your kid to ride a bike, we can help!
Believing that when one person serves the whole family serves, Project Sanctuary’s work helps preserve the family unit, and strengthens the community, military, and country.
At MER we believe that there is no such thing as bad weather for hiking, only inappropriate hiking clothing. Learn how to pack the right layers.
Fremont Search and Rescue provides its services, free of charge, to the entire Fremont county rendering emergency aid to all, 24 hours a day, whenever needed.
There is nothing like skiing on a crisp Colorado winter day. But when the poles drop, do you find yourself aching for relief? Seven tips to aid recovery.
Whether your tastes tend toward groomed trails or unexplored snowfields, cross country skiing in Colorado is always a great idea!
To truly experience the peace and tranquility of waking up in a winter wonderland, check out our list of top 6 winter camping destinations in Colorado.
The Phoenix is a Colorado Springs gym helping people who struggle with drug and alcohol addiction by turning their focus to healthy living.
Autumn in Colorado is a great time for families to reconnect in the great outdoors. Here are our favorite family-friendly outdoor activities for fall.