Kelty introduces its first ever line of lights for spring 2011, along with vintage-inspired day packs, and new sleeping pads. Scott Kaier showed us the goods.
Flashlight brand Icon has a clever twist on LED technology. Columbia tries to best the performance of all the "waterproof/breathable" fabrics out there. And other OR highlights from Coleman, Eureka, and Thorlo.
Outdoor Retailer is a great opportunity to meet the people behind the brands that design and make outdoor gear. It's especially interesting to meet new brands and people, the ones hoping to find a place for their product in the outdoor world.
We take the DeLorme Earthmate PN-60w with SPOT Satellite Communicator out for a hike, and ponder the nature of communication in the backcountry.
Trailspace was in Salt Lake City August 2-6 to cover Outdoor Retailer Summer Market, the world’s largest outdoor gear industry gathering. With more than 1,000 outdoor brands exhibiting, check out our coverage from demo day through four days of gear announcements, demos, and events.
The fourth annual Sunscreen Guide by Environmental Working Group gives low marks to the current crop of sunscreen products, recommending only 8 percent of beach and sport sunscreens (like ones from Badger) on the market.
SCARPA North America will begin distributing Koflach plastic mountaineering boots for Spring 2011, after it was announced in early May that Koflach products would again be manufactured and offered in Europe.
In 2007, Patagonia boldly announced its goal to have a completely closed-loop clothing line by 2010. That would mean every product available for purchase would be manufactured from recycled materials and also would be able to be recycled into new gear once worn out. It's now 2010, so where does Patagonia stand? Trailspace checked in.
Ardica Technologies is recalling the Moshi Power System rechargeable battery pack as well as Ardica enabled jackets sold by Mountain Hardwear and Sitka.
Equip Outdoor Technologies Ltd., the parent company of Rab USA, has acquired Integral Designs, the 24-year-old Canada-based brand known for high-end tents, bivys, apparel and other outdoor equipment for self-propelled adventurers.
GoLite has announced "I'm Not Trash," a product take back program. GoLite will reuse, repurpose, recycle, and/or store for future recycling any GoLite apparel or equipment, regardless of its condition, that the company manufactured since its founding in 1998.
Trailspace was in Salt Lake City to cover Outdoor Retailer Winter Market, the world’s largest outdoor gear industry gathering, with more than 700 outdoor brands. We're bringing you coverage from demo day through four days of gear announcements, demos, and events.