GUILFORD, Conn., April 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- FalconGuides®, the leader in outdoor recreation content is pleased to announce the launch of its revamped website, falcon.com. The site upgrades include enhanced features and a redesigned format that encourages outdoor enthusiasts to be part of a community.
Users can navigate their way through the site with fun, easy features, including an interactive destination map where they can choose their favorite activity and destination based on interests and geographical location; a community where users can share information, videos, and photos from their outdoor adventures; a monthly editorial calendar and blog with information on the best outdoor destinations and the inside scoop on national parks; and a Gear Guy column that delivers the latest and greatest in outdoor gear.
Moreover, those who visit the site can take advantage of free hiking guide downloads, including those in national parks, and they can enter online contests and polls hosted by falcon.com. The website also features informative "how-to" videos and interviews with outdoor enthusiasts such as American rock climber and BASE jumper Steph Davis, and pro-backpacker Mike Clelland who can help fine tune backpackin' skills.
The Falcon team gets up close and personal with users in the Behind the Scenes section where users can read bios and watch videos of the team at work. The Falcon team is passionate about the FalconGuides® community and is eager to interact with like-minded people on the newly enhanced falcon.com website. The team encourages feedback and comments via the blog's comment section and community page. You can also contact the team at [email protected]. Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter (@FalconGuides).
Outfit Your Mind® at falcon.com.
For more than thirty years, FalconGuides® have set the standard for outdoor recreation content. Written by top outdoors experts and enthusiasts, each guide invites readers to experience the endless adventure and beauty of the great outdoors. FalconGuides® provide how-to and where-to information on exhilarating human-powered activities, from hiking and backpacking to rock climbing, paddling, mountain biking, road biking, backcountry skiing, and more. FalconGuides® provides the best possible information on where to go, how to get there, and what skills are needed to have a safe and memorable adventure in the outdoors. FalconGuides® is an imprint of Globe Pequot Press.
Media contact: Jessica DeFranco, Publicist, 203-458-4646, [email protected]