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Located in the Canadian Coast mountain wilderness, Arc’teryx is a technical high-performance outerwear and equipment company with a relentless commitment to design, craftsmanship and performance. Arc'teryx designs are refined, simple solutions to complex problems. As we continue to expand our retail presence across North America, we are focused on cities that are aligned with our values and New York certainly fits that mould. We know our New York customer appreciates unmatched design and craftsmanship. We help them go beyond boundaries and elevate their active lifestyle.  Named for ARCHAEOPTERYX LITHOGRAPHICA, the first reptile to take a bold evolutionary leap by developing feathers for flight. Arc’teryx is evolution in action.

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Salomon creates the next generation of gear and experiences that make people live the joy of progression of their sport(s) throughout their unique mindset. They candidly play with the rules to better enjoy them. Curious, playful and optimistic but focused, dedicated and passionate all the same. They remain thirsty for life and the possibilities it holds.

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German engineered since 1898. The Deuter brand is focused on innovation, quality and sustainability while the products stand for fit, ventilation, and function. Deuter offers more than simply backpacks. Every Deuter product tells a story — packed with ideas, unique experiences, and an abundance of passion. Deuter: outfitting adventure for 116 years.

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DO Members can get 15% off Camping and Hiking gear. Just visit Paragon within seven days before or after your trip and show your order confirmation at check out.

Paragon Sports is considered the benchmark of quality for all types of sports equipment and clothing. You will find everything you need (and more) in a unique "Specialty Shop" environment within their huge single store located at 18th Street and Broadway in New York City. Paragon Sports is committed to bringing you the most innovative and technologically advanced products in the sports and outdoor field.

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Gaia GPS makes navigating the backcountry easier than ever. Adventurers and professionals worldwide use the app to plan, navigate, and stay safer in the backcountry. Find new trails, plot routes, and download all the info you need for an offline trip. Tap into the wild with Gaia's intuitive navigation tools and comprehensive catalog of maps. Click below to learn more and get a free 1 month trial.

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DO Members can get 20% off all Fjallraven gear at Fjallraven Nolita (262 Mott Street). Show your trip confirmation at check out to redeem.

Fjällräven is a favorite among our guides,  generously sponsoring Discover Outdoors with a wardrobe of stylish gear. Fjällräven develops products that make it easier for people to enjoy nature, and they have been doing so for more than 50 years. Everything started with the founder, Åke Nordin, who is still active in the company, when he was a boy of 14 and began improving the backpacks of that era. Ten years later, in 1960, he started a company that he named Fjällräven.

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Brooklyn Boulders is New York City’s only fully dedicated rock climbing gym, and one of the east coast’s largest. Since opening the doors in September of 2009, they’ve dedicated themselves to providing a fun and challenging climbing experience for people of all ages and experience levels. With 22,000 square feet of climbing surface and a dedicated and skilled setting staff, BKB can offer both a premium training ground for advanced climbers and a variety of climbs for the total beginner.

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Eastern Mountain Sports is a New York’s outfitter with a full-service bicycle shop, extensive travel section, outdoor clothing and gear for hiking, rock climbing, kayaking, backpacking, mountaineering and camping. EMS has the staff who use the products and know a lot about where you want to go. Their Upper West Side location is located on the corner of 76th and Broadway; their SOHO store is located at Broadway and Spring. Bring in your Discover Outdoors receipt and get 15% off all non-sale items.

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Gregory Mountain Products is the outdoor industry’s leading designer and creator of backpacks, most noted for their innovative design, ergonomic and comfortable fit, and obsession with quality, comfort and durability. Gregory is the top choice among Discover Outdoors guides and we are proud to wear their packs on our trips.

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JP Teaches Photo offers online photography classes in NYC for the 99% of camera owners on the planet who don’t know how to use their cameras.  We offer online instructional videos to hobbyists and beginners all over the world.

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Kuhl Clothing is the ultimate outdoor apparel for the city dweller, combining activewear with style that allows the Discover Outdoors guide team to transition from the trails without skipping a beat. With clothes fit for year-round temperatures, Kuhl is the answer for the urban adventurer.

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Manhattan Plaza Health Club boasts 1600-square-foot climbing gym that offers climbing walls for both top-roping and bouldering. With over 60 routes, redesigned monthly, the gym will challenge even the most experienced climber. Along with a cave complete with a 40 foot multi-stepped lead roof set in average of 34 degrees the gym also has two 20 foot squeeze chimneys and an 160 foot bouldering route.

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Mountain Skills Climbing Guides is the premiere climbing service to experience New York’s beautiful Shawangunk and Catskill Mountains. Mountain Skills was created to inspire and challenge climbers of all levels while fostering an awareness and appreciation of the natural environment. Our passion is rock and ice climbing, and our highly experienced New York State licensed guides have climbed extensively both in North America and at some of the finest crags around the world.

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The New York-New Jersey Trail Conference partners with parks to create, protect, and promote a network of over 1,700 miles of public trails. We offer volunteer opportunities for people who love the outdoors.

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Founded in 1987, New York City Outward Bound has served over 50,000 students, teachers, administrators, and parents from nearly 300 schools and other youth-serving organizations throughout the City. For most participants, involvement with NYC Outward Bound has resulted in profound learning and for many it has been transformational, helping them to recognize how much they are capable of accomplishing individually and collectively.

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Team In Training is the world’s largest endurance sports training program and the most successful fundraising campaign of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. The program provides training to run or walk a full or half marathon, or complete a triathlon or 100-mile bike ride. Participants raise funds for blood cancer research and patient services in exchange for personalized training, airfare, lodging, and race entry for over 20 national events.

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Tent & Trails is NYC’s most complete outdoor store and rated #1 by Zagat’s. New York Magazine wrote, “This emporium for the outdoors has outfitted everyone from the U.S. Army to conquerors of Mount Kilimanjaro … the knowledgeable staff will track down exactly what you need, even if you don’t know what it’s called.” Clothing, footwear, gear and gadgets for all outdoor adventures, at competitive prices. Going on a Discover Outdoors trip, bring your receipt to Tents & Trails and get a 10% discount!

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"Amazingly awesome trip. A great combination of extremely knowledgeable and personable guides, unique locations and activities, and a quality group of people. Going on their trips is like flying first class. It is quite an accomplishment getting a wall street analyst to prefer camping in the woods instead of returning to work.”