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Dickie’s Reflective Prints

Thursday, November 15th, 2018

Although Dickie’s wasn’t the only brand at Outdoor Retailer Winter Market to feature these reflective prints on their garments, this was the best example I had seen. Think safety and not camouflage.

Now, consider designators printed into fabric which only reflect certain bands of light, only visible with the assistance of night vision or thermal devices.

Mammut Updates Realization Shorts for 2019

Thursday, November 15th, 2018

Mammut displayed this updated version of their Realization Shorts at the Outdoor Retailer Winter Market.

The Realization integrates a sit harness directly into the shorts for climbing gym workouts and competitions. This new version will be available late Summer 2019, although the current model is still available as well as a pant version.

Chaco – Z / Ronin

Thursday, November 15th, 2018

No need to wear socks with these sandals. Chaco took their popular Z sandal and added a 3D knit upper for improved comfort while hiking.

Coming Fall 19 from

Matador – Freerain24 2.0

Thursday, November 15th, 2018

The Freerain24 2.0 weighs just 6.6 oz, yet has a capacity of 24 liters. It’s made from ripstop Cordura fabric and features a Hypalon roll top main compartment as well as an external zippered pocket and dual water bottle pockets.

Additionally, it can be stuffed into a pocket for storage. Offered in Black and Coyote (coming) from

ORWM 18 – Mountain Khakis Introducing Underwear

Sunday, November 11th, 2018

Mountain Khakis will introduce their new Bison Boxers and Bison Boxer Briefs In Fall 2019. They are made from a proprietary fabric called Alpine Mesh, a 4.7oz material comprised of 92% Nylon and 8% Spandex.

ORWM 18 – Black Yak Calvana Smock

Saturday, November 10th, 2018

This is the upcoming Calvana Smock from Black Yak. It’s an insulated, hooded Anorak Design with front hand warmer pockets.

ORWM 18 – Beyond’s Ventum Ultralight Hoodie

Saturday, November 10th, 2018

The Ventum Ultralight Hoodie is part of Beyond’s new Kyros line. It’s made from a 4-way stretch with DWR finish and includes zippered handwarmer pockets.


A really cool feature is that the Ventum Jacket can be stuffed into the left pocket, along with the Ventum Pant, making a camp pillow, or just for storage.

Offered in Black, Manatee Grey and Ranger Green.

ORWM 18 – Scepter 35 & 50 by Mystery Ranch

Saturday, November 10th, 2018

The Scepter is a new dedicated ice climbing pack from Mystery Ranch.

It is made from 330D Robic fabric and is packed with features. In addition to adjustable ice tool attachments, there is daisy chain down the back along with removable bungees.

The lid is shaped to secure a rope or helmet and the lid open toward the rear with an expandable drawstring shroud.

The yoke telescopes for a custom fit. The waist belt and internal composite stays are also removable.

It is offered in 35 or 50 liter sizes in Cherry or Mist (shown).