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Apr 17

Homie's Ultimate Hugh Heward Adventure Posted by: Bill & Paul's In 2009 Jon Holmes (AKA Homie) joined a group of expedition paddlers in an attempt to paddle from Detroit, MI to Chicago, IL. Rather than paddling around the Lower Pennisula, they chose to attempt paddling through it. This is the story of that adventure.

Apr 09

Stay Home. Stay Safe #2 - Life With a Baby On the Way Posted by: Bill & Paul's One of our team, JJ Ferrington, and his wife are nearing the end of their first pregnancy. Here's how they're successfully managing the unexpected challenges of Covid-19 while on their epic adventure of becoming new parents.  

Apr 08

Stay Home. Stay Safe #1 - A Clothing Buyer's Perspective Posted by: Bill & Paul's As Michigan battles Covid-19 our softgoods buyer chronicles her journey to rediscover some of her favorite pieces. Which is a fancy way to say she's finally getting some deep cleaning done at home! Enjoy her story of inside adventure.

Feb 25

YOUR TURN 2020 Posted by: Bill & Paul's Check out the fun from our 2020 Womens' Your Turn Skiing Event!

Jan 06

5 Ways to Enjoy Winter Without Snow Posted by: Bill & Paul's While we’ve received a decent amount of snow (29.5” so far in Grand Rapids), it hasn’t stayed around for very long.  This has left those who enjoy cross-country skiing, ice fishing, snowshoeing, and sledding looking for other ways to be active outdoors.

Nov 20

What's Hot in the Haus' Winter 19/20 Posted by:

Winter is the season things get HOT at Bill & Paul's Sporthaus.  See some of the best new products and brands that have arrived with the cold weather.   

Sep 05

Hiking Grand Rapids Posted by: Bill & Paul's Follow Anna and Jill, our softgoods buyers as they work to complete a series of hikes throughout West Michigan. Using the book, Best Easy Day Hikes-Grand Rapids, Michigan as a guide readers can complete the same trails.

Sep 01

Kayak Launches in West Michigan Posted by: Bill & Paul's Paddling.net has supplied a great map full of great sites to visit with a paddleboard or kayak! Enjoy this map and share with your friends!

Aug 26

The Sporthaus Difference Posted by: Bill & Paul's Selling Adventure in Grand Rapids since 1961. We do things a little different here....

Apr 30

Outdoor Recreation is for Girls Posted by: Bill & Paul's With more and more women hitting the trails or the slopes, it's important that they have access to the gear they need. Bill & Paul's has a great selection specific to women. Combine that with our expert staff and you're sure to be prepared for your next outdoor adventure! 

Feb 25

YOUR TURN 2019 Recap Posted by: Bill & Paul's Check out the fun from our 2019 Your Turn Skiing Event!

Feb 26

YOUR TURN 2018 RECAP Posted by: Bill & Paul's This years Your Turn Event was a huge success! Check out all the fun that was had on the slopes!  

Mar 26

Take A Hike West Michigan Posted by: Bill & Paul's Check out these tips to make your first trek an enjoyable experience!