Monthly Archives: October 2013

  • Decked Out in Down Giveaway!

    Get Decked Out in Down! Enter on Facebook between now and November 22 for a chance to win! Get Decked Out in Down! Enter on Facebook between now and November 22 for a chance to win!

    The Decked Out in Down Giveaway!

    Feathered Friends is excited to announce the Decked Out in Down Giveaway! Enter Decked Out in Down Get decked out for the winter and seasons beyond in Feathered Friends gear. Free gear is the best, so why not get the best for free?

    Grand prize includes:
    A 20 Degree Sleeping Bag of Your Choice
    + A Hooded Helios Jacket
    + A Pair of Down Booties
    + A Geoduck Pillow

    Enter Here
    • Simply 'Like' Us on Facebook (if you haven't already)
    • Enter and submit the form before 6pm PT on November 22
    That's It!

    Share and Receive Bonus Entries
    For each friend that enters the Decked Out In Down Giveaway, you will receive an additional bonus entry!

    We will notify the winner via email followed by an announcement on Facebook.

    Complete Contest Rules

    Good Luck!

  • Patagonia Alpinism with Colin Haley - Nov 12

    Join us November 12 for a slideshow from Colin Haley on his home away from home: Patagonia Join us November 12 for a slideshow from Colin Haley on his home away from home: Patagonia

    Patagonia Alpinism: One Year in the Life of an Addict

    Colin Haley has been on a tear. The Seattle local has his climbing roots in the Cascades, but he has been linking up phenomenal climbs around the world. Colin has been spending much of his time playing in the climbing playground that is Patagonia. See what he has been up to and what makes Patagonia so special to him in an evening that promises to be awesome.

    Where: Feathered Friends
    What: 'Patagonia Alpinism' slideshow with Colin Haley
    When: Tuesday, November 12th
    Time: Starts at 8pm
    Cost: Free!
    Bonus: Beverages, swag, and more!

    See you there!

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    Check out much of Colin's climbing activity on his Skagit Alpinism blog

  • Wilderness GPS with Mike and Bob Burns - Nov 6

    Bob Burns and Mike Burns new book 'Wilderness GPS' Bob Burns and Mike Burns new book 'Wilderness GPS'

    Wilderness GPS slideshow party at Feathered Friends with Bob Burns and Mike Burns

    Where: Feathered Friends
    What: 'Wilderness GPS' slideshow party & book signing
    When: Wednesday, November 6th
    Time: Starts at 7pm
    Cost: Free!
    Bonus: Book signing & more!

    Authors of the bestselling Wilderness Navigation, father-and-son team Bob Burns and Mike Burns teamed up to write yet another soon-to-be bestselling title: Wilderness GPS: A Step-by-Step Guide (Mountaineers Books, November 2013). To celebrate, catch them at Feathered Friends for a free slideshow—with real slides going all the way back to the 1970s! Expect an entertaining evening of good stories and decades of mountain adventures as seen through the lives and lens of these two Pacific Northwest outdoorsmen.

    Sponsored by:
    Feathered Friends
    Mountaineers Books

  • Waiting on Fairweather | Committed


    Waiting on Fairweather

    Follow Mark and Janelle Smiley as they pursue climbing the Fifty Classic Climbs of North America.

    Words by Mark Smiley

    In June we headed for Mt. Fairweather (15,325'), located a mere 13 miles from the Pacific coast in SE Alaska. The Carpe Ridge is the "classic" route on its South Face. This snow, ice, and rock route ascends a little under 11,000 vertical feet from the glacier camp. It's huge! I would equate it to a remote, steeper, rockier, longer, Liberty Ridge on Rainier.

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  • Reel Rock Tour 2013 Tickets Available

    Tickets are going fast for October 9th & 10th showings at the Guild 45th Theater in Seattle! Tickets are going fast for October 9th & 10th showings at the Guild 45th Theater in Seattle!

    Get Your Reel Rock Tour tickets at Feathered Friends

    The Reel Rock Tour is coming to Seattle this Wednesday and Thursday, October 9th & 10th! You can purchase your tickets at Feathered Friends in downtown Seattle. This is always a highlight of Fall, and tickets always sell out, so get yours as soon as possible!

    Details:
    What: Reel Rock Film Tour - An annual tour of the world's greatest climbing and adventure films.
    When: October 9th at 7pm | October 10th at 7pm
    Where: Guild 45th Theater - buy your tickets at Feathered Friends or at Seattle Bouldering Project
    Cost: $20 - cash only

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