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PCT Days is this weekend - come say hi!

PCT Days is this weekend - come say hi!

Somehow, it's nearly late August - and that means that the 14th Annual PCT Days is just around the corner! 

CNOC Outdoors is a proud Summit Sponsor of this year's summer festival, happening August 20-22, 2021 in beautiful (windy) Cascade Locks, Oregon.

Pacific Crest Trail Days is a weekend-long outdoor expo and gear festival held (almost) annually by the PCTA and benefitting the American Long Distance Hiking Association (ALDHA) West, welcoming all backpackers, hiker trash, weekend warriors, day hikers, newbies and old hats alike. 

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Working to B Better- UPDATE! BIG NEWS! We are B Corp™ Certified!

Working to B Better- UPDATE! BIG NEWS! We are B Corp™ Certified! We did it! On June 2, 2021, our B Lab assessment team officially informed CNOC Outdoors that we had fulfilled all requirements to become B Corp™ certified! 

“Being a B Corp™ is a more organized system to allow us to become a better company. It is not a goal to be a B Corp™, but only a step in the process of self examination around social, ethical and environmental issues in order to make sure that CNOC does more good than harm.” - Gilad, CNOC's Founder 

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Mudpons - Obsessed With Hiking in Mud

Mudpons - Obsessed With Hiking in Mud Mudpons are mud traction devices for any shoes that offer unrivaled traction in mud and soft snow. In this blog post, Gilad tells their origin story, from dreaming them up on trail, piecing his own testers together, playing with rubber molding, to working with professional shoe designers to get the design just right.

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Behind The Curtain Of The CNOC Outdoors Team

Behind The Curtain Of The CNOC Outdoors Team

This is the first post in our Employee Spotlights blog series where each of us in the CNOC team shares something about ourselves. We're starting with Gilad, Founder and General Manager. 

Running a small business is not simple, as you have probably heard or know personally. There is no manual, no instruction book or even a general guideline. Every business is amazingly unique, even compared to a very similar business in the same industry. Despite how it might seem, small business owners spend most of their time just winging it, making it up as we go and hoping that we made the right choice in any given situation. Sometimes it works, sometimes it closes the business.

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