By: Lisa Slagle
I’ve noticed a recent trend in the outdoor industry—ranging all the way from local clients to massive brands like The North Face and Burton—and it’s something I’m actually super stoked about.
Brands have upped their photo game.
The outdoor industry specifically is so extraordinarily visual (mountains, sunsets, ski shots, parking lot tailgate parties!) that companies who hire professional photographers or videographers look infinitely more professional, legitimate, and purchase-inspiring than companies who take a few shred shots with their phones on a Saturday afternoon and use these low-res, unedited files for their websites and marketing.
By: Lisa Slagle
Several weeks ago after work, my manfriend, puppy, and I drove nearly all the way to Calgary to pick up a snowmobile I’d been eyeing.
We had talked extensively to the seller about the sled— what was wrong with it (“Nothing”), why was he selling it (“didn’t use it much anymore”), and what kind of condition it was in (“Perfect.”). We had asked for lots of photographs, and the snowmobile looked like it was in great shape. Go time.
We left Whitefish at 5pm, got heavily searched at the border for 45 minutes, navigated dark, snowy roads, ate a super healthy dinner of Tim Hortons coffee and donuts, and rolled into our destination at midnight.
There we were, puppy and all, standing in some guy’s field in rural Canada, shining truck lights on to what turned out to be a giant pile of disappointment.
Wow! Yet another week has flown by here at the Wheelie HQ, and yes, still in our old space. I know how last week we were all like, "Oh Em Gee Guys! This is our last week at the old office," but now we're like "Psych!"
Turns out there was a lot that needed to be done before we could bust a move over to the new office. Walls needed torn down, paint needed thrown up, and we still had to work on projects like the move wasn't even happening.
By Amanda Guy
When you read both the words, hilarious, and stressful in the title of a post, you know you're in for a good week's story with the Wheelie Crew!
This week at Wheelie has been nothing short of crazy and non-stop busy. Mainly for Lisa as we try and prepare to move our entire Wheelie Headquarters, that we've managed to squeeze into a 200 square foot office for the past three years. A larger location is something that we've been searching and preparing for since this summer, so we are very ready to have more room to move around.
Snowmobiles, skiing, snowboarding, and a puppy. Seriously, what's not to love?
Sweet Peaks: The Movie.
Our favorite ice cream shop just being their adorable selves and making the world a happier place.
This video explains the Great Fish Challenge and all the good it does for our community.
Mountain bikers designing mountain bike signs. Made by our intern, Camas!
Starring our very own Dan Hansen as Whitefish's favorite Lumbersexual.
By: Amanda Guy
HAPPY 2016, WHEEL HEADS!
A lot of local businesses out there seem pumped for the brand new year, and we are too!
So welcome to 2016! Hard to believe it's a new year, but nevertheless, it's true! And I have to say, there's a bit of an energy in the air for this brand new year. It's a little hard to explain it, but if you look around, you'll see people smiling and pumped for what this new year might bring.
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