Meet Our 2024 Bob Swanson Memorial Grant Winner

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Meet Our 2024 Bob Swanson Memorial Grant Winner

We are excited to announce our 2024 Bob Swanson Memorial Grant Winner, Jessica Kelly! The Bob Swanson Memorial Grant is dedicated to adventurers, explorers, and go-getters to tackle their next endeavor. Read more to learn about Jessica's upcoming trip!

Best Tents for Camping with Your Dog

Are you planning to take your furry friend along on your next camping trip but not sure which tent to choose? This article will provide you with the best tent options that will provide you and your dog with restful sleep on your adventures. You will also discover expert tips and other recommended tent accessories for camping with your canine companion.

The Pursuit of Self: A BA Ambassador Story

Big Agnes Ambassador, Cherise Tuttle, reflects on her winter camping trip in Canada and shares her story on mental health and why it matters.

Bob Swanson Grant Winner Trip Update

In 2023, our Bob Swanson Memorial Grant winner, Peter Consalvi, has embarked on a bikepacking journey from Mongolia to Spain. Peter reached out to give us an update on how his trip is going so far.

Staying Safe in the Backcountry

Whether you're skiing in the winter or heading out into the backcountry for a hike in the summer, being prepared is always necessary. No matter the season, these 10 pieces of gear could save your life if things go astray in the backcountry. 

The Outdoor Gear Holiday Gift Guide

Whether you're looking for the perfect gift for the thru hiker in your friend group or your kid who is eager to learn how to camp, you've come to the right place. Introducing our 2023 Gift Guide for all the outdoor lovers in your life🎁

The Ultimate Bikepacking Pack List

Want to go backpacking but don't know where to start? Jalen Bazille, a Big Agnes Ambassador and Athlete, let us in on his secret tips and what to pack for a successful bikepacking trip. Continue reading for the inside scoop!

Saying Goodbye to Old Gear

Saying goodbye to an old piece of gear is harder than you'd think. Evan Green took his Seedhouse on one last trip before retiring it to his gear shelf. Repairs can increase the longevity of your tent more than you would think! Read about one of our original tents last trips before being retired for good.

Camping: Bringing Couples Together In the Outdoors

Staring at the stars from inside a tent or reading books from comfy chairs at a campsite are not part of most couples' daily routines. Memories like those are ones that can bind a relationship and break the monotony.

Canada Press Release

We are excited to announce the launch of our new website dedicated exclusively to serving Canada's active community of outdoor enthusiasts. We are committed to providing high-quality camping and backpacking gear. 

An Ode to the Dirtbags: Tips on Cowboy Camping

This blog goes out to all those whom wear their dilapidated puffy jackets with pride, to those whom embrace the perpetual accumulation of dirt under their fingernails, and to those whose socks stand up on their own free will. 

Bikepacking the American Cordillera

Back in 2016, our friends Hana Black and Mark Watson set out from Deadhorse, Alaska by bicycle. Their destination was Ushuaia, Argentina, at the bottom tip of South America. Their theme: to follow the American Cordillera, criss-crossing the near contiguous mountain ranges which form the Continental Divide of the Americas, including the, Rocky Mountains, Mexico's Sierra Madre and the entirety of the Andes. 

2023 Bob Swanson Memorial Grant Winner: Peter Consalvi

We are excited to announce our 2023 Bob Swanson Memorial Winner, Peter Consalvi. The Bob Swanson Memorial Grant is dedicated to helping adventurers, explorers and go getters tackle their next endeavor.

Introducing Recycled Aluminum Tent Hubs

We are excited to announce an exclusive program with longtime partner DAC, the world’s leading tent pole manufacturer, to use the first of its kind, DAC E1 recycled tent pole hub, containing 25%-30% post-consumer recycled aluminum.

Their Only Portrait

In 2015 Federico “Fede” Cabrera jumped on a bike with some DIY bike bags, his Fly Creek UL2, a camera, and an idea. The goal wasn’t a fastest known time or sweeping landscape photography but something so much more personal.

Introducing The 2023 Big Agnes Ambassador Roster

Big Agnes is excited to announce its team of ambassadors for 2023. The group of ten adventurers embody the brand’s ethos and will be representing Big Agnes across the globe this year.