Osprey Raven soars, even in challenging conditions

July 2, 2013 Osprey 0 Comment

When I finally got my hands on a long lusted-after Osprey hydration pack, I had to disregard the basic rule of thumb to never try out new equipment at a race.  And not just any mountain bike race, but one that required traversing the ...

OSM lands the May cover story in Outdoor USA Magazine

June 4, 2013 Vasque 0 Comment

  A special thanks to our retailers and staff whose participation made the Spring Invitational worthwhile, fun, and engaging for us all!

Osprey spreads the Trail Love at NOC’s Founders Day Celebration

April 21, 2013 Osprey 0 Comment

  One of America’s most beloved footpaths, the 2,181 mile-long Appalachian Trail, ...

OSM Travels to Vietnam to visit Osprey

November 29, 2012 Osprey 0 Comment

On Nov 12, 2012 I had the opportunity to visit Osprey's Vietnam office and one of our factories in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. I coordinated my trip with Chris Graham who oversees Osprey's production and design tweaks before product goes into production. He has ...

Prefer 90 days dating? Higher discounts? The Fall 13 Road Show is for you.

November 8, 2012 Vasque 0 Comment

Our Fall 13 apparel is steamed and our Preseason discounts are locked in... Now, we just need you!  The OSM Road Show is making several stops. Which one is best for you?

Work and Life Balance – A Conquest

April 6, 2012 prAna 0 Comment

"Air is Therapy.  Play Ignites Work.  Dirt Cleanses Mind. "  This was the mantra I heard when I hooked up with Suburu's road crew at the "Work Love Play" Tour at the US National Whitewater Center. A  small team of fun loving ramblers set up a professional photo shoot and general ...

Photos on Bikes – OSM Invitational 2011

October 24, 2011 SmartWool 0 Comment

Welcome back once again to the OSM invitational.  We know you miss it so we are trying to stretch the event out as long as possible.  One of our activities in Pisgah Forest was Mt Biking.  Thanks to our trusty Smartwool tent our bikes had a place to rest and ...

Longboard Asheville thanks OSM and vendors for support

September 20, 2011 Video 0 Comment

May 28th, 2011 Longboard Asheville hosted the first Thrasheville Mountain Skate Festival.  This event saw competitors from Michigan, Connecticut, Georgia, South & North Carolina, Virginia and Tennessee.  The event included a race and slide jam on a closed neighborhood road in Asheville.  Competitors of ages 9-45 participated.  The event ...

You’re one order away from Travel Specialty

August 8, 2011 Vasque 0 Comment

If you're in Outdoor Specialty, you're only one order away from being in the Travel Specialty market.  Here's how to do it: Cross merchandise an area of your store with a travel focus.  It doesn't have to be big, because for the most part you carry these products in other parts ...

Osprey Videos featuring Nolan and KC

August 3, 2011 Osprey 0 Comment

If you haven't had the chance to see two of our most famous cast members in action, now is the time! How could 54,994 viewers be wrong? Or one really obsessed person who watched the video 54,994 times. Nolan ...