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Saving Salmon And The Flathead

"Everything... in the photograph -- trees, bushes, all the animals and plants in the forest and the water -- contains ocean nutrients from salmon." -- Carl Safina in the LA Times. © Save Our Wild Salmon

We live in an amazing place and nothing quite drives that point home like working with people who are passionate about their causes — be they businesses, advocates or adventurers. So, we’re excited to throw our weight behind a couple of great causes: saving Snake River salmon and the Flathead. Keep reading to see what’s happening, and how you can help!

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Utah Is Beautiful

Especially with snow… we couldn’t have asked for a better kick off to Winter Outdoor Retailer. Now here we go!

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Winter Inspiration: Time Lapse Video of Northern Lights

We’re in high winter gear here at Under Solen HQ and so our eyes are ever intrigued by anything that features one of our favorite seasons. We can’t embed it here, but you absolutely must go and check out this time lapse video of the northern lights, documented over the Ringebu Fjell in Norway, part of the super cool project The World At Night.

Do you have any fantastic winter sky pictures? We want to see them! Leave the link to your photo in the comments below.

[Via: Boing Boing]

[Photo: TWAN]

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Make Your Own Snowglobe Ornaments for Chrismukkawanzaa!

Need some help with some last minute baubles this season? With the holidays in full swing (and being the incredible procrastinator that I am), I’m trolling the blogosphere for a few fun DIY gifts to give. This morning I stumbled across this one from the good folks at Photojojo:

Another holiday morning after:

You come to wearing a lampshade, mistletoe strewn everywhere, lying on a four-foot-high pile of empty airplane-size liquor bottles.

You’ll never remember that party, but at least you can remember the aftermath.

Turn those baby booze bottles to bauble: fill them with photos and hang them on your tree.

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Friday Faves: Tis’ the Season For Free Gear

With the new year in sight and the holidays in full swing, the outdoor community is getting in the spirit of the season by giving away a lot of free gear. Twitter and Facebook were buzzing this week, so we pulled together several of the giveaways out there and put them all right here for you to dive into. So, scroll down to see what folks have to offer… Get creative with photos or video, donate money to a good cause or just fill in the blank!

Osprey Packs and Save Our Wild Salmon are teaming up to spread the word — Snake River Salmon Do It At Altitude! They’re giving away a sweet Osprey pack and 5 pounds of wild smoked salmon. Great prizes and raising awareness for a good cause — doesn’t get much better than that! To win, answer the question: What would you do to keep salmon spawning?


Cloudveil’s Spreading the Holiday Gear Give-Away Event
Make the holidays a little brighter: Register to win free schwag from Cloudveil! Every day they’ll pick one male winner and one female winner. You are limited to one entry per day, but you may enter every day throughout the contest. The give-aways get bigger and better as they reach Day 12, so get your name in the hat often.

How Are You A Nutcase?

Between December 1st – December 23rd submit your videos and/or photos that best answer the question “How Are You a Nutcase?” [Note: You DON’T even need to be wearing a Nutcase!]

The goods — an assortment of Nutcase Helmets as well as GoPro digital video cameras. The grand prize winner scores not only a helmet of your choice but a GoPro HD Hero headcam, along with a chest mount. That’s right — it’s your chance to win a sweet helmet and an awesome headcam. What better holiday present can you think of?
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Show Us Your Nutty Photos!

We want to see the best and brightest of your nutty photos — anything that captures your Nutcase lifestyle, be it on wheels, on a board, on the river or anywhere else! Upload them to the Nutcase Flickr page!

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