I sat down with Jason Costello from Canyon Coolers to hear how he turned an upside-down cooler business into one of the big leaders in Rotational Moulded coolers. Canyon Coolers has a no-fault lifetime warranty regardless of what happens.
We find out why the rope handle, latches, and boating-focused cooler features have made them a leader out west. Features like recessed latch, bear approval, and other great river features are huge for the fly fishing community.
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Canyon Coolers Show Notes with Jason Costello
01:30 – Jason took over Galaxy Coolers and turned it into a business
03:00 – I noted the grand Canyon podcast and Pete McBride episode 166. Pete talked about Martin Linton and the amazing story of the dories.
11:20 – Here’s some info on Rota Moulding.
12:38 – Driving over the coolers video I couldn’t find but here is the bear video.
15:00 – The Outfitter 55L cooler is their most popular but the 35 quart is good as well if you don’t need as much room for beer and food.
18:00 – The prospector or navigator are best for big rafting trips
24:30 – The Grand Canyon 3 week ice chest test
27:15 – The Ice Academy is a great resource if you want to get some cooler tips.
37:44 – TPE is a new product for there soft coolers
39:00 – The Rota Moulded kitchen box will be out very soon.
43:50 – Here is a video that compares ice savings and coolers
45:00 – There festival similar to the Fat Tire Festival
You can find Jason at CanyonCoolers.com
Top Cooler Tips on saving ice
- Find Clear ice which lasts longer
- 55 quarts is 55 beers with ice
- drinks in one cooler and food in another
- Cool all beers and food first
- See the ice academy
- Reach out on Instagram
- Ice in cooler day before as sacrificial
- Open the Cooler lid less often
- Fill cooler to top with ice
- Take plastic off ice bags so they mold together
Canyon Coolers Resources Noted in the Show
7 Tips to get the most out of your cooler! (and a few bonus ideas)
Videos Noted in the Show
David Grohl and the Foo Fighters
And here’s Dave Grohl playing drums with Nirvana
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Canyon Coolers Conclusion with Jason Costello
We hear the Canyon Coolers story and how Jason Costello purchased and moved a failing cooler company into one of the leaders in the space with a focus on rivers and boating. Jason shares the features that sets them apart and what they have coming new for 2022.