Outdoor Retailer

Outdoor Retailer: Wicking cotton, Gorillapods, and gear advice

Cotton is well known for absorbing and holding in moisture, making it a poor choice (even a dangerous one) for most active pursuits.

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Outdoor Retailer: Industrial Revolution, Coghlan's

UCO Storm Proof Matches and Coghlan's Tarp Clips illustrate the no-nonsense ingenuity hundreds of small firms bring to Winter Market '10.

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Outdoor Retailer: Camelbak

CamelBak had several new hydration products for 2010. Remember the ShredBak from last winter's Outdoor Retailer? The newest iteration in CamelBak's line...

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Outdoor Retailer: Canada Goose

Canada Goose is joining the hybrid wave, combining down and soft-shell fabric in the same jacket.

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Outdoor Retailer: Ready for their close-ups

Snapshots from the opening day of Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2010.

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Outdoor Retailer: All Mountain Demo Day (part 2)

The three intrepid Trailspace OR reporters (Bill, Alicia, and Tom) met early Wednesday morning at the Salt Palace to get on the bus to the Demo Day site...

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Outdoor Retailer: Snowshoes

We tested some of the top snowshoes available at the All-Mountain Demo, the intro to Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2010.

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Outdoor Retailer: All Season Kilt

Maybe it's me, but I can't help but notice the men in kilts at every Outdoor Retailer show. Today I met up on the Snowbasin cross-country ski and snowshoe...

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Outdoor Retailer: Snow Cave Slackline

Apparently I am not quite the hardy winter person I thought I was before today. With the arrival of snow and cold I had put away my backyard slackline...

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Outdoor Retailer: All Mountain Demo Day

Spending the day at Snowbasin Resort (home of the swankiest base lodge and ski resort bathrooms I've ever seen) is a pleasant, relaxing prelude to Outdoor...

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Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2010

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.

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Outdoor Retailer: Day Minus-2

After a two-day drive from the SF Bay Area across northern Nevada, I drove the last 120 miles on snow-covered roads with light snow coming down and heavy...

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Outdoor Retailer: sifting wheat from chaff

Cutting-edge layering systems. The world's first wicking cotton. Lighter, stronger tents. The greenest snowshoes, boots, backpacks, sleeping bags, and...

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Send Text Messages from (Almost) Anywhere on Earth

Outdoor Retailer is still two weeks away, but one of the potentially more interesting new 2010 products has just been announced, a Delorme PN-Series GPS device that will use the SPOT satellite system to communicate text messages.

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Outdoor Retailer: Post-OR Thoughts

We’ll continue our post-OR coverage this week, as we still have some gear to point out to you. In the coming months, you’ll also see some of that gear tested by Trailspace. In the meantime, here are some personal post-OR thoughts:

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