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Get Outside

A New Times Media Group Special Publication
is Coming Spring 2022

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Focused on outdoor adventures that range from recreational activities to extreme sports, where to find those adventures on California’s Central Coast, the people who seek them out, and the gear that makes it all possible.


A quick gander highlighting the best of the Central Coast outdoors from the waters of the Pacific to the coastal peaks. This section will feature short stories, lists, and handy tips about where to go, what to do, and how to get there. It will include staff favorites and expert picks for trails, campgrounds, trips, shops, events, and more.


Get Outside main features will focus on the local explorers making strides in the outdoor universe—from professional athletes to outdoor photographers to gear creators, backpacking enthusiasts,guides, and more—events that highlight the Central Coast’s landscape and the people who come to enjoy it—i.e. Big Sur Foragers festival—the land itself and what it has to offer explorers; the agencies, nonprofits, and volunteers who come together to maintain and elevate those spaces; and the best ways to enjoy them.


Outdoor Kitchen
Whether it’s crafting cuisine over an open flame or boiling water to hydrate your meal, we want to make sure the food you cook under an open sky is tasty and satisfying. This section will include recipes and tricks for making firepit cuisine—car camping, beach bonfires, or that backyard barbecue—ways to prepare hunted and gathered food, snacks to keep you going while you’re on the go, dehydrated delicacies that make you go yum, and local purveyors you can salivate over.


Gear Hub
The gear you need to get the job done. Featuring local Central Coast shops, prices, and the equipment that’s necessary to hike, bike, camp, backpack, hunt, fish, hit the water, and explore more. Descriptions and top gear picks will come from local shops, outdoor activity experts, and magazine staff.


The magazine
Get Outside is a full-color glossy magazine with a circulation of 25k. It will be distributed throughout San Luis Obispo and Northern Santa Barbara counties. Pickup points for Get Outside include chambers of commerce, hotels, college campuses, corporations, shopping centers, and other high-traffic areas, including many New Times and Sun newspaper racks.

To advertise in Get Outside or for more information call 805-546-8208 in San Luis Obispo County or email advertising@newtimesslo.com. In Santa Barbara County call 805-347-1968 or email advertising@santamariasun.com.

You can download our prototype here.


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