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Diving at Cocos Island, Costa Rica

Face to face with Hammerhead Sharks in Costa Rica – Cocos Island Part 3

Jim’s Costa Rica Adventure, Part 3 Part 3 in Costa Rica. Red Oxx Manufacturing co-owner Jim Markel survived a river run through a rainforest in part 2 of his Costa Rican adventure. Now he and cousin Shawn meet Hammerheads face to face underwater. Arriving back in San Jose after our rainforest river run, we scouted
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Sharks in Costa Rica - Cocos Island, up close and personal

Eat, Sleep, Dive – Treasures and Sharks in Costa Rica – Cocos Island Part 4

Jim’s Costa Rican Adventure, Part 4 Part 4, Jim’s Costa Rican Adventure. Red Oxx’s co-owner Jim Markel gets down with the barber fish, until an Oceanic Great White Shark slips in for a trim. Sharks aren’t the only thing that will raise your pulse at Cocos Island. How about the billion dollars of treasure buried
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Waterfall at Cocos Island, Costa Rica

Paddle Harder, Faster on the Pacuares in Costa Rica – Cocos Island Part 2

Jim’s Costa Rican Adventure – Part 2 Costa Rica Part 2 – "Like Sharks?" The ominous email proclaimed. Now that Jim’s packed and ready to head out, here’s part 2 in the next series from Jim’s adventure travel log: Costa Rican Adventure. Arriving in Florida, the check out dives were a good idea before heading
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Cocos Island - off the coast of Costa Rica

An Invitation to the Most Beautiful Diving Site – Cocos Island Part 1

Jim’s Costa Rican Adventure – Part I. A trip from Billings, Montana to Cocos Island, off the coast of Costa Rica, Part 1. When Red Oxx Manufacturing co-owner Jim Markel wrote about his trip to Zambia in 2003, you told us you wanted to hear more. So here’s the next series from Jim’s adventure travel
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How you pack can be as important as what you pack it in.

Packing for Air Travel: One Bag Part 2

Traveling By One Bag Demands You Choose the Right Bag, and Pack Carefully. This second article in a series written by Red Oxx co-founder Jim Markel shares how to pack, not just what to pack it in. Red Oxx offers several options to meet your carry-on bag requirements. Selecting the optimal bag will be easier
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Getting the Show on the Road

Getting the Show on the Road Part 1

Red Oxx Road trips to Texas country NOT SOLD AT ANY STORE Red Oxx once ran an ad, "Not sold at a store near you" and unless you happen to live in Montana that’s still true. The exception is when we pack up our media kit and head south for the annual trade show circuit
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Red Oxx Adventure Journals

Red Oxx Adventure Journals Club

Join the Club, Send Us Your Travel Story. Greetings fellow adventurers, Red Oxx co-owner Jim Markel here. By now you may have read some of my Trip Reports. As you can see, I love sharing my adventures. I also think it’s cool when our customers share theirs. It’s also a great way for us to
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Safari Beanos: Carry-on Perfection

Red Oxx Refines the Perfect Carry-on Bag

By Jim Markel, Red Oxx CEO As airlines cut the weight limit on checked bags, your carry-on bag has become even more important. The weight limit of 50 lbs on a checked bag means space must be used in the most efficient, convenient, roomy manner possible. So exactly what makes the perfect carry on well,
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