Brand 44 Offers Adventurous Gifts this Holiday Season to get Kids Outside and Active in 2013

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From the Slackers Slackline and Zipline, to the GeoMate.jr, kids will be begging to get outdoors

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Brand 44 brings all the fun of an adventure park in to a backyard and encourages kids to get outdoors and explore.

Brand 44, a recreational activity company focused on “Backyard Adventures,” announced today several products with the goal of promoting outdoor family fun activities. Brand 44 brings all the fun of an adventure park in to a backyard and encourages kids to get outdoors and explore.

The Slackers Slackline Classic Series Kit is perfect for those just entering the world of slacklining. Created for kids and adults ages five and up, this new sport is an outdoor flexible balance beam that can build strength and balance while keeping the entire family entertained. The kit, made of A-grade rugged materials and retailing for $79.99, includes a 50-foot slackline (with metal ratchet and rubber grip handle); a bonus 50-foot teaching line for above the head assistance with metal ratchet and rubber grip handle); a carry bag and easy directions for setup in minutes.

For those looking for a zippy backyard ride this holiday season, the Slackers Zipline Hawk Seated Kits will be the most wanted item in the neighborhood, turning your backyard in to an adventure park. Ziplines are all the rage right now and they help improves strength, athletic skills, and balance all while riding on a seat just a just a few feet off the ground. Suggested for anyone ages 7 and up and retailing for $119.99 – $189.99 (depending upon kit’s length), Kit’s include thorough instructions on where and how to set-up a zipline along with riding details.

Slackers Slackline and Slackers Zipline kits are available for purchase at

The explorer on the list will love the Geomate. jr, which is a geocaching tool created for curious seekers and adventurers. Geomate. jr comes preloaded with 250,000 geocaches covering all 50 states. With just a switch, the Geomate.jr guides to the closest Geocache via distances and arrows and will display the 20 closest geocaches to a location. Giving such information as cache ID, difficulty, terrain and size, the Geomate.jr also has the ability to save found caches and has a GPS compass that can display latitude, longitude and height, making it a powerful navigational tool and a perfect companion to any topographic map. A home waypoint can be set with the Geomate.jr so home base can always be easily found.

Up for even more of a challenge? With a Geomate.jr Update Kit, update any Geomate.jr with the latest and greatest geocaches around the U.S. and even around the world. Or, for those who prefer to take the road less traveled, create a private geocaching network that can load to multiple Geomate.jr’s, making it the perfect gift for Scout troops, schools and youth clubs. My Geomate.jr can be purchased online at

Other retail outlets for Brand 44 products include L.L. Bean, REI, and Bass Pro Shops.

Created in 2011 by Edward O’Brien, Brand 44 is a Colorado-based company that encourages “Backyard Adventures” as recreational activities that family members of all ages can enjoy anywhere and everywhere. Brand 44 is also a licensee of Boy Scouts of America products, Slackers® brand Slacklines and Ziplines and the Geomate Jr. product line. For more information on Brand 44, please visit

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