Trailblazers

TRAIL BLAZERS

Our industry is full of innovators and pioneers, those who buck the status quo. They don’t look for the easy way, they’re in search of their way. They are mavericks, individualists and non-conformists that inspire through their actions. These individuals not only define, but have earned the title of Trailblazer. #BlazeYourTrail

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Traversing uncommon ground and forging your own path separates trailblazers from the rest. How will you blaze your trail? Stay tuned for trailblazing stories from Steven Rinella, Jason Matzinger, Sam Soholt, Hank Shaw, Clay Hayes, and Cheyenne Dalton.

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  SAM SOHOLT

Sam is a freelance photographer known within the outdoor industry for his
strong and poignant images. His passion lies in pubic lands and educating
people on how they can help...


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  JASON MATZINGER

Since an early age, Jason has had a passion for wildlife and the outdoors.
Born and raised in Bozeman, Montana, access to these wide-open spaces has
always been right out his back door...


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  CLAY HAYES

My name is Clay Hayes. Telling folks what I do isn't as easy as most. I can't say
I'm a banker or store manager or any of the other titles by which most people
define one another...


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  STEVEN RINELLA

Steven Rinella started hunting well before he was legally old enough and
never looked back. After stints as a commercial trapper, college student and professional fisherman, he began a career as a...


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