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OR Outdoor Demo – Kindling Froe from Buck Knives

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

Coming 2015, the new Kindling Froe from Buck Knives is part of the Comadre camp series which includes a hatchet and fixed blade knife.

16″ splitter for small rounds and kindling in 5160 spring steel with red powder coat for corrosion resistance. It’s finished off with Heritage Walnut handle atop the full tang design. It comes with a black leather sheath.


OR – Cascade Designs RobeTowel

Monday, February 17th, 2014

From PackTowel manufacturers Cascade Designs comes RobeTowel.


The RobeTowel was a sleeper hit at Outdoor Retailer Winter Market with show goers begging to purchase the floor samples. Leveraging the popular PackTowel’s anti-microbial polyester/nylon microfiber blend, it’s comfortable and highly absorbent. It absorbs up to four times its weight in water and can be wrung nearly dry so it can be used as a towel when needed or a wrap.

The RobeTowel is calf-length with full sleeves and incorporates a hood as well as two pockets sized for 1 liter bottles. In 3 unisex sizes: S, M, L but the colors are definitely outdoors: Stone, Currant and Sky Blue.

New Patagonia Trucker Hats

Sunday, November 3rd, 2013


If you’re into trucker hats, fishing, camouflage, or you just like Patagonia, then this hat’s for you.

What’s Next From KEEN? Why Pants, Of Course

Sunday, October 20th, 2013

KEEN’s has done footwear and socks. So when the question “What’s Next?” came, the answer was naturally, “Pants.”

Alpacka Raft, LLC

Monday, August 26th, 2013

Alpacka Raft

Alpacka Raft, LLC is a company that specializes in durable, high-quality hand-built packrafts: small, portable inflatable boats designed for use in all bodies of water. Alpacka Raft rafts are built using urethane-coated nylon and manufactured using a sophisticated mix of sewing, welding, and gluing methods. The rafts are built with a single air chamber and two seat chambers, which is believed by Alpacka Raft to be the safest and most durable design for rafts of their size. Alpaka Rafts come in 12 models, designed for everything from a single rider on calm water to multiple riders on rapids. Alpacka Rafts are made in the USA.

Grey Ghost Gear to Launch Civy Pack Line Called G3

Saturday, February 9th, 2013

Idaho-based Grey Ghost Gear told us that they are launching a civilian pack line called G3. They will start out with three pack: Large 2218 cubic inches, Medium 1345 cubic inches and Small 375 cubic inches. These bags will be manufactured in the same factory that Karrimor uses so we are looking at great quality. In case you’re wondering, these will be made overseas, for the civilian market just like all of the other packs on the civilian side.









What if a Bump Helmet and a Watch Cap Made a Baby?

Monday, February 4th, 2013

Why they’d make a Crasche hat. its designed for children and adults who should wear a helmet, but don’t.


The outer cap is 100% Acrylic which isn’t exactly the perfect material for tactical applications but it ought to get someone’s creative juices flowing. The key to the Crasche hat are the protective inserts which protect your head against impact. The outer layer of the inserts are composed of an extremely strong polycarbonate plastic, the same material used to make bulletproof glass. The inner layers are composed of neoprene rubber, the same skin friendly material used in making wet suits. The inner layer of neoprene rubber has trapped air in the rubber itself, and the larger air chambers. These air chambers help cushion the impact, and help spread the force of the impact over the entire protective insert.

First Ascent Mountain OPs Jacket

Thursday, December 13th, 2012

The Mountain OPs Jacket from Eddie Bauer’s First Ascent line caught my eye during a recent Christmas shopping excursion to the local mall. It’s as if someone had taken a mechanic’s garage jacket and modernized it…really modernized it.


With a 500D Cordura nylon shell, the Mountain OPs jacket integrates 700 fill goose down insulation and an updated look. It boasts 7 pockets including an angled, flapped chest pocket pocket on the left as well as an inset bicep pocket on the left arm and angled pen pocket on the right sleeve. In addition to slash hand warmer pockets, it also features a single pocket on the interior.

The little details really make this jacket. It includes knit collar and inset knit cuffs as well as a fleece chin cup for comfort in the cold.

It is generously cut and designed to layer. Order your correct size unless you want a slim fit, then go down one size. Offered in regular and tall lengths sizes Small – XXLarge. Smoke Grey with Red accents. Remember, Grey is the new Black.