Interested in everything water this very HOT summer? JAX is here to help you get out and on the water! Whether that means kayaking, canoeing, or even paddle boarding.
JAX wants to help you get prepared and excited for all water adventuring you might do this summer. It’s important to enjoy all that Northern Colorado [...]
Interested in kayaking down your favorite river, canal, or across the nearest lake this summer? When searching for the perfect water related activity, kayaking can be the ideal relaxing hobby, or an adrenaline racing activity with friends and family. JAX can get you set up with the essentials on what you need, where to go, [...]
As the heat begins to climb, stand-up paddle boarding is a
great way to stay cool with your friends and family. Whether you’re a seasoned
pro or looking for a new summer activity, paddle boarding provides the fun and
excitement your summer needs! JAX can prepare you with all the information and
essentials you’ll need for any type of [...]
Intro to Camping, Fishing, and Climbing with the Kids
you looking for the perfect outdoor activity for your family this summer?
Something that not only your kids will love, but that you’ll enjoy too.We’ve
partnered up with Northern Colorado’s local and family-owned JAX Mercantile Co.
to get you prepared for your family’s next outdoor adventure.
you want to go climbing, [...]
With warmer temperatures, soil conditions
change and one result is the growth of the highly sought-after Morel
mushroom. Morels have long been a springtime staple in Iowa, and as
regular mushroom hunters will tell you, they are unpredictable, elusive,
and entirely worth the hours spent hiking and searching for them.Knowing when and where to look [...]
With spring comes a great outdoor activity – shed hunting, and as just about anyone who's done it will tell you, it's almost as addictive as hunting itself.There are different factors that determine when he sheds his antlers; the age of the buck, his health, and where he lives. Most bucks shed them between [...]
Awaking to a message that my cousin (adventure chaperone for the day) was on his way, I quickly began shoving gear into my pack. I had stayed up past midnight with an assortment of everything camping and survival gear that I owned, now scattered across my living room floor. As I gulped down my coffee [...]
Part I: Gearing Up
The first stop for this would-be adventurer is the
Jax Coffee Bar to complete my morning routine!
I followed the courteous directions over to the Climbing and Camping Department of Jax, where the
Rental equipment and desk can be found.
I began eyeballing the rows of
Tubbs and MSR snowshoes, simultaneously excited and lost [...]
On August 17, the Outdoor Industry Association sent a letter to Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke urging him to preserve previously designated National Monuments and the legacy of the Antiquities Act. Jax Owner and President, Jim Quinlan, signed the letter along with over 350 other leaders in outdoor businesses. Dear Secretary Zinke:We are leaders of 350 businesses [...]