Sam Moulton

Sam Moulton

Sam Moulton is Outside’s director of marketing.


Opt to Act for Life Outdoors

For the last five years, REI has closed its doors on Black Friday for a day outside. This year it's doing more.

Sam Moulton
Sep 8, 2019

Up Is the New Down

I got the text around 8 p.m. on Friday evening. “They made the summit,” my friend Eric Henderson wrote. A few hours earlier, around 5:30 p.m., Andrew “Bob” Harris became the first person with Down...

Sam Moulton
Aug 24, 2017

The Unofficial Oral History of ‘Hot Dog… The Movie’

It has a paint-by-numbers plot, loads of sexism and gratuitous nudity, and a screenplay full of tired racial stereotypes. It’s also the highest grossing ski movie of all time. Frederick Reimers and...

Sam Moulton and Frederick Reimers
Mar 4, 2016

The Car Camping Essentials of 2015

Pitching the ultimate base camp has never been easier. —Sam Moulton[photo size=original | caption= ]1970411[/photo]Primus FireHole 100 stove There are no fancy features and few moving parts on the...

Sam Moulton
May 14, 2015

11 Essentials for Five-Star Car Camping

We have a special place in our hearts for car camping. Super rugged it is not—and with the latest gear, it's downright luxurious. Whether you have kids in tow or just want to impress everyone around...

Sam Moulton
Apr 8, 2015

Does Dancing Lower Stress?

We sacrificed our dignity in a Zumba class, but gained a new appreciation for ostentatious exercises and Top 40.

Sam Moulton
Feb 23, 2015

Gear of the Show 2015: Voormi Drift Hydro

Waterproof-breathable jackets. They’re the staple of every outdoor enthusiasts’ kit. And ever since Gore Tex was first invented in 1969, waterproof-breathable jackets have been made more or less the...

Sam Moulton
Jan 29, 2015

Where Does Your Down Come From?

Two new initiatives from The North Face and Patagonia aim to only use feathers from birds that have never been live-plucked or force fed.

Sam Moulton
Nov 3, 2014

Why Did So Many People Die in Nepal?

The news out of Nepal these past few days has been bleak. Avalanches and blizzards in a northern mountainous region of the country have claimed the lives of at least 26 people. According to some...

Sam Moulton and Grayson Schaffer
Oct 16, 2014

Steamboat Sues Visit Salt Lake and Four Utah Resorts

Late last week, Steamboat Ski & Resort Corporation filed a complaint against Visit Salt Lake and four Salt Lake-area ski resorts with the Federal District Court for the District of Colorado to...

Sam Moulton
Oct 8, 2014

Deer Valley Buys Solitude Mountain Resort

The consolidation of Utah resorts continues with the recent announcement that Deer Valley has purchased Solitude Mountain Resort for an undisclosed sum.

Sam Moulton
Oct 6, 2014