Category: Outside


Bonfire Sessions NYC

September 9, 2013   |   Events, Music, News, Outside   |   4 Comments

We’re pumped to announce our final Bonfire Sessions of the year and boy is it a doozy. JanSport and Vice will be taking over Havemeyer park in Williamsburg for a FREE event featuring music from NYC’s DIIV, Guards and Fletcher C. Johnson.

There will, of course, be free beverages provided by Brooklyn Brewery, food, and plenty of chances to score free JanSport goodies including packs and limited edition concert posters.

If you would like to attend, you absolutely and positively [...] Read More >



Thanks for a great Bonfire Sessions Seattle!

August 19, 2013   |   Events, Music, News, Outside   |   1 Comment

Seattle: you’ve delivered four straight years of beautiful weather, great music, and wonderful smiling people. Thank you!

Thanks to our partners at Vice and Noisey, and of course the three great bands that came out to rock out at the AYH Ranch on Vashon Island: Pure Bathing Culture, The Pharmacy, and King Tuff.

Stay tuned for a photo album from the event this week, and also for details on our big 2013 Bonfire Sessions finale in NYC!

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We’re half way through the week, and that puts us just 3 days away from our Bonfire Sessions in Seattle. For those of you new to the whole concept of a Bonfire Session, it’s about as simple as it gets: an outdoor concert under the stars with locally loved bands, a bonfire, some free drinks, and all around good vibes. What’s not to love about that?

If you haven’t RSVP’ed for the event yet, you’ll need to get on that [...] Read More >



The Bonfire Sessions Seattle

August 7, 2013   |   Events, Music, News, Outside   |   0 Comments

The Bonfire Sessions are back Seattle! You’ve helped us celebrate every August for three years now, and we’re coming back for year four with our fourth Bonfire Sessions of 2013. As always, we’ll be bringing some of our favorite local talent out for an intimate night of music by the Bonfire.

This year’s event will be held on Saturday, August 17th at a secret location on Vashon Island beginning at 5:30pm and will feature performances by King Tuff, The Pharmacy, and [...] Read More >



JanSport x USRowing

July 19, 2013   |   News, Outside   |   0 Comments

JanSport is proud to be the official travel gear supplier for USRowing and their Senior Team and U23 teams as they travel the world this year. Both teams have a busy season ahead of them with upcoming World Championships.

The Senior Team just returned from the Samsung World Rowing Cup #3 in Lucerne, Switzerland and walked away a dominant force in worldwide rowing. The team brought home 3 gold medals, 3 silver medals, and 2 bronze medals and set a new world time record in [...] Read More >



A HUGE thank you to all of the people that came out to join us for our event outside of Montreal last Sunday! What a magical summer evening! Of course, we couldn’t have a Bonfire Sessions without live music, so a huge thanks also goes to Half Moon Run, Young Galaxy, and Young Rival. We never cease to be amazed by the incredible amount of talent within the Montreal music scene.

Please help us in wishing the gentlemen from Half Moon Run good luck and [...] Read More >



Just two more days to RSVP for our Montreal Bonfire Sessions with Half Moon Run, Young Galaxy, and Young Rival. Don’t miss out on this incredible bill of local talent!

We’ll provide round trip transportation to our very special secret location just outside of downtown Montreal, free drinks, great music, and plenty of JanSport goodies….all for FREE.

You just need to RSVP here. Once you RSVP, you will receive an email over the next few days that will [...] Read More >



The JanSport Bonfire Sessions: Montreal

July 8, 2013   |   Events, Music, News, Outside   |   1 Comment

The JanSport Bonfire Sessions are back in Montreal! For our third event of 2013, we’ll be bringing locals Half Moon Run, Young Galaxy, and Young Rival to a special location just outside of Montreal. If you’d like to attend, you’ll need to RSVP at www.jansport.com/bonfiresessions. Buses will begin to depart at 5pm and you’ll receive an email telling you where you’ll need to be to catch the bus.

Of course, it wouldn’t be a Bonfire Session food, [...] Read More >



JanSport on Mount Rainier

July 1, 2013   |   News, Outside   |   0 Comments

We’re happy to report that all of our climbers are home safe and sound! Despite incredible efforts from both teams, neither were able to reach the summit due to some rather extreme and dangerous weather.

Once both teams were off the mountain, the celebration began with the 41st annual JanSport Rainier Climb party and JanSport co-founder Skip Yowell was on site to share stories from JanSport’s 40 plus years on Mount Rainier. Believe us, there are some good ones (some maybe not suitable for a [...] Read More >



JanSport Mount Rainier Climb: Day 1

June 24, 2013   |   Outside   |   1 Comment

We’re continuing our 40+ year tradition on Mount Rainier with our 41st annual JanSport climb! Climbers arrived in Seattle on Saturday, made their way to Ashford, Washington, and met up with their guides at International Mountain Guides (IMG).

The group of 16 climbers, comprised of JanSport employees, retail customers, and media from around the world, are split into two teams that will climb two separate routes up the mountain: the DC team and the Emmons team. Follow along all this week and we’ll provide photos [...] Read More >