In January, Trailspace was on the scene at Outdoor Retailer, where the latest gear, apparel, and footwear for winter 2014-15 was announced. Here's our coverage recap.
Black Diamond has entered the avalanche airbag market with a new technology that uses one of the oldest methods of moving air—a fan. Plus, backcountry leaders on safety gear and responsibility.
BioLite, which makes camp stoves that charge electronics, has two new power products: a BaseCamp stove for groups and a Packable Generator that works with any stove.
Arc'teryx designs hybrid shell jackets and pants for backcountry skiers and climbers. Vapur brings the After Hours beverages. Join us for Day 4 of Outdoor Retailer.
Black Diamond's women's apparel, ski touring from Bergans, composite molded snowshoes from Easton, alpine packs from Lowe Alpine, down hoodies from Rab, fast jackets from Salomon, and a waterproof, ice-gripping Vibram FiveFingers running shoe.
A jacket made from one sheet of North Face waterproof-breathable fabric, a Princeton Tec headlamp that switches modes with a dial, and new Outdoor Research gloves that include electric heat. Join us for Day 3 of Outdoor Retailer.
A swipe-to-shine Nite Ize headlamp, down-synthetic PrimaLoft blends, spiky IceBug running shoes, and CamelBak packs. Join us for more from Day 2 of Outdoor Retailer.
Packs for backcountry skiing, rando, summit pushes, and expeditions. Nano skis and winter trail runners and hikers. American-made bars for dogs, fine mountain wear, and merino wool socks: Day 2 of Outdoor Retailer.
An origami-inspired stove, a snow saw with built-in avalanche hazard analysis tools, a carbon fiber snowshoe that weighs less than a paperback, and insulated down-filled rain jackets: more action from Day 1 of Outdoor Retailer.
Cooking without fire, the lightest snow sport helmet, an AT boot that automatically switches from walk to ski mode, a new packraft, plus insulation and footwear. Check out some highlights from Day 1 of Outdoor Retailer.
Outdoor Retailer's Demo Day was packed with winter gear, including a hybrid touring snowshoe/ski, a ski for your fat bike, and new shovels from MSR.
A $2,000 Cuben tent from Easton, a headlamp with "optic motility" from Snow Peak, plus final gear highlights from brands exhibiting at summer Outdoor Retailer.
PowerTrekk turns water into electricity. Vargo revives the external frame pack with titanium. Montane makes a totally waterproof sleeping bag. Day three of Outdoor Retailer was a parade of technological innovation.