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New from Hydroflask - The Unbound Soft Cooler Hydro Flask built their reputation on making quality stainless steel, insulated water bottles in beautiful rainbow colors. They stand out in a crowd.  Now Hydro Flask is introducing something new – the Unbound Soft Cooler.  With the Unbound, how you use it is up to you! Read More Posted on Aug 3, 2018 by Whole Earth
Happy Feet for Active Kids Some kids only slow down when they're under the covers, fast asleep. Otherwise, they're on the move.  Keeping a kid like this in shoes can be a challenge.  Whole Earth has shoes for a high energy child made by some of your favorite brands. Here are a few that both kids and parents rate 'thumbs up.' Read More Posted on Aug 1, 2018 by Whole Earth
Back to School 2018 The back to school roundup is about to begin - time to check the closets and drawers and put together your shopping list. Chances are good that your kiddos grew over the summer and may be in need of new shoes and clothes. And what about that backpack or lunch kit?  At Whole Earth, you’ll find quality clothing, shoes and gear to get your kids ready for school. Read More Posted on Jul 28, 2018 by Whole Earth
How to Choose a Daypack for School or Work How’s that backpack holding up? Did it accompany you on your summer travels? Has it served admirably over the years, but is now showing its age? Has your child outgrown or just plain worn out their pack?  If it’s time for a new daypack, we have a few suggestions on how to choose one that fits, has useful features, and lasts. Read More Posted on Jul 23, 2018 by Whole Earth
Birkenstock – An Iconic Brand at Whole Earth Footwear fashions come and go, but Birkenstock has endured as an iconic shoe brand for several generations. Whole Earth has been selling Birkenstocks since 1974. Back then, the Arizona, a double strap, suede sandal, was a favorite with UT students and professors alike. Today, we offer a variety of Birkenstock styles that combine good looks and comfort. Read More Posted on Jul 6, 2018 by Whole Earth
NEMO: Innovative Outdoor Gear Meet NEMO, New England Mountain Equipment, our newest camping gear brand. Our buyers believe that NEMO has created a series of products that Whole Earth customers will find useful when camping, backpacking or spending the day outdoors. NEMO was inspired by a particularly bad night spent on the side of Mount Washington in a poorly designed bivy. Cam Brensinger, then a student at the Rhode Island School of Design, knew he could do better. Three days after graduation, he founded NEMO. The name is a tribute to his New England heritage and to Jules Verne’s intrepid Captain Nemo. Read More Posted on Jul 6, 2018 by Whole Earth
Texas State Parks Check Presentation A great big Texas “Thank you” to everyone who donated at our stores during April is Texas State Park Month and attended the Banff Mountain Film Festival in Austin back in February. Read More Posted on Jul 2, 2018 by Whole Earth
Barry Brown – Whole Earth Ambassador 2018 Yosemite - one of the most beautiful places on Earth! I discovered that for myself in June. With its majestic waterfalls and towering granite mountains, Yosemite will awe you in every way imaginable. There’s a reason why it’s one of the most visited national parks in the world. As I wandered throughout the park, discovering new and stunning views at each turn, I was pleasantly surprised to hear languages like Mandarin, Japanese, German, and Spanish. People really do come from all over the planet to see this place, and I was ecstatic to finally be one of them. Read More Posted on Jun 28, 2018 by Whole Earth
Casey's Travels Part 2 - Sardinia Casey is a Whole Earthling from Central Texas who has worked at Whole Earth for six years. She’s currently on a six month European adventure participating in a program called Workaway. She volunteers for two weeks, working with local families, and then travels and explores the area for two more weeks, giving her an in-depth experience of the place, not just as a tourist, but from a local’s point of view. In Part 2, Casey explores Sardinia, the second largest island in the Mediterranean located to the west of the Italian peninsula and south of Corsica. Read More Posted on Jun 28, 2018 by Whole Earth
prAna Yoga Classes in Austin and Southlake prAna, maker of Yoga clothing and gear, will be offering two free classes for Whole Earth customers, one in Austin and one Southlake. Read More Posted on Jun 22, 2018 by Whole Earth
Chaco Gives Back to Enchanted Rock June 22nd - July 8th  Read More Posted on Jun 22, 2018 by Whole Earth
Move Mountains - The North Face Speaker Series The 2018 edition of The North Face Speaker Series rolls into Austin on Tuesday June 26th. This year’s theme is Move Mountains, a celebration of women adventurers. This year’s distinguished speakers will include Hilaree Nelson and Emily Harrington, both The North Face athletes. They’ll host an evening with a collection of films and share their stories of adventure across the globe. Read More Posted on Jun 22, 2018 by Whole Earth
Hammocking 101 If you’ve ever visited our Austin stores, you might understand why some folks think of us as the hammock store. Out front you’ll see rope hammocks, Yucatan hammocks and a selection of hammock chairs and people stretched out, taking a break from shopping or sightseeing, chatting with one another or catching a quick catnap – all perfect examples of basic hammocking. For advanced hammocking, add a cool drink, a book and a substantial nap.   Read More Posted on Jun 22, 2018 by Whole Earth
ExOfficio BugsAway Gift with Purchase! June 14th - 17th  Purchase 100.00 of Exofficio and receive a free BugsAway bandana. Read More Posted on Jun 12, 2018 by Whole Earth
Summer Sandals – Better than Barefoot! One of the welcome signs of the return of warm weather is watching sandals slowly replacing boots and other cold weather shoes out on the street or on the trail. There are a few die-hards here who wear sandals practically all year long. (We are in Texas after all.)  But for most of us, sandals come out of the closet when temperatures become balmy. Feeling fresh air on our feet is blissful after months of confinement in closed-toe shoes. Read More Posted on Jun 11, 2018 by Whole Earth
Howler Brothers and Whole Earth Howler Brothers clothing is made for life on the water, comfortable when the air is hot and humid and quick to dry when wet. If you surf, fish, paddle, swim or just hang out, you’ll find shirts, pants, shorts and hats made with you in mind. Read More Posted on Jun 6, 2018 by Whole Earth
Benchmade Engraving Event in San Antonio San Antonio • Quarry Locaion    June 2nd • 11am - 4pm   FREE Benchmade Engraving Event Read More Posted on May 22, 2018 by Whole Earth
Celebrate the OluKai Aloha Experience at Westgate Austin • Westgate   June 2nd • 11am - 3pm    Free Shave Ice - while supplies last Read More Posted on May 22, 2018 by Whole Earth
Whole Earth T-shirt Collection These six designs represent our current crop of classic Whole Earth t-shirts. They’re made of 100% cotton and screened locally here in Austin. We love seeing photos of you on your travels in Whole Earth t-shirts. Read More Posted on May 21, 2018 by Whole Earth
Travel Smart Presentation with Angel Castellanos Join Us at our Houston - Shepherd Location on May 25th, 7pm  Win an Eagle Creek Gear Warrior AWD Carry On! Read More Posted on May 10, 2018 by Whole Earth
Upgrade Your Luggage and Gear for Summer Travel Summer has arrived here in Texas, and folks are counting down the days ‘til they set out on far flung adventures or a quick weekend trip to the coast. At Whole Earth, you’ll find luggage and gear that can help make summer traveling easier and less stressful. Read More Posted on May 10, 2018 by Whole Earth
Merrell Gives Back to the Big Bend Conservancy We hope you’ll stop by your favorite Whole Earth store or visit us online and check out our selection of Merrell shoes. You just may find the perfect shoe for everyday or out on the trail, and your purchase will help support the Big Bend Conservancy’s mission that “the Park may be loved and preserved for all generations and all time.” Read More Posted on May 10, 2018 by Whole Earth
Sunglasses Essentials – How do you choose? So you’re ready to buy a pair of good quality sunglasses, but now that the search has begun, it’s become quite confusing. Sunglasses look fairly simple – frames and lenses, some colorful, others, not so much. But as you study the matter more closely, you discover a gaggle of new terms that are not necessarily self-explanatory. Fear not, Whole Earth is here to shed light on the terminology and give you a few pointers on choosing a pair of sunglasses for your life outdoors. Read More Posted on May 10, 2018 by Whole Earth
Casey's Travels Part 1 - Corsica Casey is a Whole Earthling from Central Texas who has worked at Whole Earth for six years. She’s currently on a six month European adventure participating in a program called Workaway. She volunteers for two weeks, working with local families, and then travels and explores the area for two more weeks, giving her an in-depth experience of the place, not just as a tourist, but from a local’s point of view. Read More Posted on May 10, 2018 by Whole Earth
Protection from Sunup to Sundown Deep within each of us lies a Sun worshiper. We love basking in the warmth of summer sunshine, especially with an accompaniment of water music and whispering winds. But, alas, we’ve also learned how damaging the sun’s rays can be to our skin. Is it possible to bask and be protected at the same time? The answer is Yes! Using special sun protection clothing and gear, we can greatly reduce the dangers associated with fun in the sun. Read More Posted on May 10, 2018 by Whole Earth
Dansko Try On Event May 1st - May 14th Try On to Win! Read More Posted on Apr 25, 2018 by Whole Earth


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