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Trip Reports

Old shop in Guatemala.

Discovering Fair Trade in Guatemala, Part 1

On the trail of the Monkey’s Fist, 2006 When Red Oxx Manufacturing co-owner Jim Markel traveled to Guatemala, he discovered a fair trade human interest story. It all started with those handy little cords on all of our travel bags. The ones that make it easy to pull open the #10 YKK zippers. They feel
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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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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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The historic, beautiful, and unheated Ellen Theater.

The Glitterati of Bozeangeles – Part 2

Jim’s Adventure at the Hatchfest Film Festival Red Oxx Manufacturing co-owner Jim Markel traveled to Bozeman, Montana ‘s Hatchfest Film Festival. In this Part 2 installment, Jim rubs shoulders with directors in dreadlocks, kicks the tires of the world’s greatest race car, and pals around as VIP sponsor of what may become Hollywood’s next must-see-and-be-seen
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