CBIZ Sattler Adventure Sports Blog

Insights and tips on how to protect your adventure sports business, giving you and your guests peace of mind.

Do I Need a USDOT Number for My Outfitter Business?

  • 16 February 2022
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
  • Number of views: 221
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Do I Need a USDOT Number for My Outfitter Business?

Driving with confidence means everything to you as a business owner. At times, your commercial vehicles are transporting large groups of people and essential gear. Their lives and your employees’ lives are in the trust of your vehicles.

Hard Market Outlook for Outfitter Businesses

  • 14 February 2022
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
  • Number of views: 231
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Hard Market Outlook for Outfitter Businesses

Small businesses and the insurance industry continue to find the market challenging. Following multiple years of consistency, most insurance experts are discovering a hardening of the market across all commercial lines. 

New Year, New Adventures — Starting an Outfitter Business

  • 24 January 2022
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
  • Number of views: 278
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New Year, New Adventures — Starting an Outfitter Business

A new year means new adventures! Maybe you’ve been considering starting a hunting business in Wyoming or purchasing a campground in Tennessee. Regardless of the venture, deciding to own a business can feel overwhelming and scary. To help guide your future adventure, here are some tips for starting an outfitter and guide business.

Should Your Outfitter Business Become an LLC?

  • 4 January 2022
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
  • Number of views: 249
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Should Your Outfitter Business Become an LLC?

Selecting the right structure for your outfitter business is important. As an owner, you may be trying to determine the right business framework for you — likely either a sole proprietorship or limited liability company (LLC).  For many adventure sport owners, minimizing risk is top of mind, and an LLC is a way to gain added protection in addition to insurance. 

Preparing Your Winter Outfitter

  • 9 December 2021
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
  • Number of views: 262
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Preparing Your Winter Outfitter

With great powder comes great responsibility. Winter is quickly approaching, which means one thing… snow sports! Our team at CBIZ Adventure Sports has high hopes that the winter weather forecast for this season includes a lot of snow. Whether you own a dog sledding business in Minnesota or give guided tours of the beautiful Colorado landscape by snowmobile, here are a few tips to help prepare your outfitter business for its best season yet.

Understanding Workers’ Compensation for Adventure Sports Businesses

  • 27 October 2021
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
  • Number of views: 699
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Understanding Workers’ Compensation for Adventure Sports Businesses

Adventure sports workers have a high risk for injuries while in the field. Your employees day-to-day in the office is nothing compared to those who work “desk jobs”. Protection for your team and strong insurance coverage that offers workers’ compensation is a necessity. 

Running a Campground – Risks to Consider

  • 29 September 2021
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
  • Number of views: 329
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Running a Campground – Risks to Consider

Campgrounds inherently come with a multitude of risks. Further, while most are independently owned, many have a tie to a national organization that requires inspections and certain minimum amenities. Keep these tips in mind to minimize your campground’s risk and help you meet any organizational requirements.

Common Employment Practices Claims Arising from COVID-19

  • 30 August 2021
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
  • Number of views: 755
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Common Employment Practices Claims Arising from COVID-19

The uncertainty of COVID-19 has left adventure sports owners at an elevated risk for employment-related exposures and claims, including wrongful termination, discrimination and retaliation. The following insights address the most common of these risks and how to limit future risks.

Canoe, Kayak and SUP Paddling Safety for Outfitters and Guides

  • 18 August 2021
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
  • Number of views: 459
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Canoe, Kayak and SUP Paddling Safety for Outfitters and Guides

A day out on the water is hard to beat. Stand-up paddleboarding (SUP), canoeing and kayaking are relaxing and fun activities for all ages. However, anything can happen and it’s best to be prepared for the unexpected. Stay protected for your next trip with these safety tips.

Hiking Safety Tips for Outfitters and Guides

  • 26 July 2021
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
  • Number of views: 494
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Hiking Safety Tips for Outfitters and Guides

Whether you are planning an all-day hike or trekking through the desert, dodging danger on the trails can be difficult. Adding guests who hike at all different levels can intensify the experience. Stay prepared and protected for your next trip with these safety tips.

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