The Ultimate Fire Starter

Vargo Ultimate Fire Starter

Vargo’s new Ultimate Fire Starter might just become your new favorite companion for backpacking, hiking, camping, hunting, paddling, or any adventure in the backcountry where you need a reliable way to start a fire regardless of conditions. Combing a collapsible belllows with a flint striker enabling you to create a hotter burning fire more quickly, even with stubborn or wet wood.

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Gregory Lightweight Trekking Packs

gregory packs

Scheduled to hit shelves next March 2017, the Paragon (men) and Maven (women) are Gregory’s new fully featured, lightweight trekking packs. While comfortable, adjustable, and loaded with functionality, these packs won’t weigh you down on the trail–weights start at just 2 pounds, 15 ounces.

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KEEN Terradora Takes You from Gym to Trail

Keen Terradora

In response to the trend of urban meets trail or perhaps the growth in athleisure, KEEN introduces a new women’s specific athletic hiking shoe for Spring ’17. Stylish enough to wear to meet your friends for coffee, the Terradora also features the all-terrain performance you need to take it for a full day out on the trail or even a workout at the gym.

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Preview: Big Agnes Sleeping Bags for Spring ’17

Big Agnes Sleeping Bag

For Spring 2017, Big Agnes adds 12 new bags to their sleeping bag lineup, including three new major collections. The new sleeping bags include eight new traditional mummy bags, some with adjustable fit, two zipperless sleep-system bags, and a new lightweight double wide bag built for couples.

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A Portable Water Power Generator


Any who recreates near or in moving water — kayakers, fly fishers, sailors, and even backpackers — will be interested in the new Estream portable power generator. Just throw it in the water while you play or sleep next to the river, and in the morning you enough stored up power to recharge your phone 3 times over.

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