Video: The Essence of Outdoor Pursuits


Christmas and the holidays bring blockbuster movies and made-for-TV specials designed to pull at the heart strings. If you love the outdoors (and tend to cry at weddings), you might need a Kleenex after watching this well-done Cabela’s video.

In 60 seconds, this video gets at the essence of our outdoor pursuits, with stunning scenery and masterful cinematography. We love the line, “It’s in our heart, our soul and our veins.”


And with all due respect to Morgan Freeman, the perfect choice to narrate this video is hunting icon Jim Shockey. (Yes, that’s his daughter shown in the photo above and featured prominently at the beginning of the video.)

We’d like to nominate this 1-minute motion picture for an Academy Award.

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