Mystery Ranch Returns To The Mountain

Mystery Ranch HQ

The phrase I heard repeated over and over during my time with Mystery Ranch this summer was, “We are here to make a difference in someone’s life.” And that is exactly what the company does, day in and day out. Whether it be a member of the special forces, a wildland firefighter, or a mountain guide, Mystery Ranch packs help those whose lives depend on their gear.

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Hipcamp – Travelocity For Campsites


Say you suddenly get the urge to go camping this weekend–where do you turn to find what’s available and the best place to go? San Francisco based Hipcamp wants to make it easier for you to discover and book great campsites by gathering all the information you need in one place online.

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Patagonia Merino Air Baselayers

Patagonia Merino Air

We first wrote about Patagonia’s new Merino Air baselayers when announced at Outdoor Retailer last winter. Well, the time has finally come for these covetable pieces to hit the market. To create the innovative garments, Patagonia took merino wool and blended it with recycled Capilene polyester in a unique knit construction that delivers warmth, breathability, and high performance for those high-intensity outdoor activities in cold environments.

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Beeline Bikes Brings The Bike Shop To You

Beeline Bikes

Those of us who ride bikes most likely have some sort of relationship with our LBS–be it good or bad. But sometimes that shop doesn’t have the part you need, can’t get to fixing your bike for a few days, or perhaps even mocks you for not knowing how to true your own wheels. Silicon Valley company Beeline Bikes hopes to change your tenuous relationship with bike mechanics and shops by bringing the complete bike shop experience directly to you.

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Klättermusen Fjorgyn Anorak


Weather protection–nothing more, nothing less. This is the promise of the new Fjorgyn Anorak from Swedish company Klättermusen. With just the bare necessities in terms of feature set, this waterproof jacket is easy to bring pretty much everywhere for when the weather turns foul.

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