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photo contest announcement

Instagram National Park Centennial Photo Contest

Start Date: August 23
End Date: August 31

Winner will be chosen September 2, 2016.

To celebrate the National Park Centennial, we invite you to enter your favorite images from our National Parks in a photo contest. Share your pictures on Instagram and tag with #FeatheredFriendsGear and #NPS100.

The winner will receive a pair of Feathered Friends Down Booties!

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Behind the work of Artist and Alpinist Nikki Frumkin.

Sloan Peak painting by Nikki Frumkin

This week our Seattle store just got even cooler with the addition of an art installation showcasing the work of local artist, Nikki Frumkin. We are hosting a little reception tonight (6/23/16 at 6:00PM), and her work will be on display through July 20th. If you can’t swing by in person, here is an interview with Nikki about her art, Seattle, and her awesome adventures. .

Mountains, Volcanoes and other high places. If you live in the Pacific Northwest, don’t be surprised to find Nikki sitting on her backpack surrounded by the snowy cascades and drawing in her sketchbook.

What inspired you to start painting?

I have been painting since I was a small kid. There is something inside of me that needs to represent my ideas about the world on drawing paper. When I moved to the Pacific Northwest three years ago, I found myself in the midst of the most stunning landscapes and mountains. They just begged me to climb and paint outside.

I am lucky to have found what I love and do. A professor in college once told me my art would never go anywhere, but I’ve always know drawing and painting is part of who I am.

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Patagonia Worn Wear Tour @ Feathered Friends | April 15 It isn’t uncommon for us to see a well-loved, and well-used, sleeping bag or jacket come through the Feathered Friends store looking for a little TLC. After all, there are a plenty of adventures to be had, so why let a small tear or a … Continue reading Patagonia Worn Wear Tour – April 15

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Feathered Friends Winter Sale | Dec 26 – Jan 5 Get decked out for winter during the Winter Sale at Feathered Friends. Drop by the Seattle store for the best selection on great deals on apparel and footwear from December 26th thru January 5th Savings abound on the top brands in outdoor footwear and apparel, … Continue reading Winter Sale is on at Feathered Friends!

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