Outdoor Retailer

Mountain Hardwear's Dry.Q enters waterproof-breathable battle

Mountain Hardwear developed its Dry.Q technology with some help from the folks at GE, owners of eVent. The waterproof-breathable outerwear debuted at Outdoor Retailer, along with a host of competitors.

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Outdoor Retailer: Interesting Hydration

In addition to the numerous water bottles and bladders on display, a few other interesting hydration options stood out at Outdoor Retailer Winter Market.

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Outdoor Retailer: Seen at the Show

Because with 900 exhibitors at Outdoor Retailer Winter Market, we're bound to see things that make us stop and take a second look.

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Outdoor Retailer: Fashion Worthy meets Outdoor Styling

There's plenty of technical outdoor apparel that's also stylish and can do double duty from trail to town. That's not what this photo blog is about though. It's a peek at a few of the outdoor-inspired fashionable duds I saw, and occasionally fondled, at Outdoor Retailer Winter Market in January. These pieces are for when you just want to look and feel outdoorsy.

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Outdoor Retailer: Hardgood Gear Highlights

Outdoor Retailer abounds with enough models, styles, and price points of outdoor gear to equip every flavor of outdoors guy or gal. Here are a few more highlights from January's show.

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Outdoor Retailer: Fun lights, all about the blink

Whether they were lights to decorate your hammock, a battery-powered lantern that flickers when you "blow" it out, or a light reminiscent of a light saber, there were a number of interesting lights at Outdoor Retailer.

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Outdoor Retailer: Illuminating Lanterns and Hybrid Lights

Things have come a long way since a hissing old gasoline lantern illuminated your camp. Multifunctional and hybrid lighting was popular at Outdoor Retailer with products from Joby, Snow Peak, and Mammut combining area lighting with focused linear lighting in one product.

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Outdoor Retailer: Dean Cummings launches H20 ski line

Big mountain skier, extreme ski champion, and H2O Guides founder Dean Cummings has launched a line of big mountain, backcountry skis. We spoke with Cummings at Outdoor Retailer and he showed us the line.

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Outdoor Retailer: Flashlights from Fenix

Flashlight manufacturer Fenix had some of the most powerful lights at Outdoor Retailer, plus a multifunctional camp light that weighs less than two ounces.

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Outdoor Retailer: Headlamp Highlights

It may be the dark days of winter, but there's no shortage of illuminating products to light your way on the trail, the road, or in camp. Here are a few highlights from the headlamp category shown at Outdoor Retailer Winter Market last week.

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Outdoor Retailer: Avalanche Airbags Expand

Only a few years ago avalanche airbags were unavailable in the United States, and until now it’s been a limited market. But in 2011, the options available to backcountry skiers, riders, and others venturing into avalanche terrain will expand.

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Outdoor Retailer: Clothing highlights from head to toe

Judging by the quantity and variety of technical apparel shown at Outdoor Retailer last week, no outdoorsperson should complain that he or she can't find something appropriate to wear for their favorite backcountry activity. Here are a few clothing highlights, from head to toe, culled from the masses of wool, down, softshell, and other fabrics on display.

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Outdoor Retailer: Soto's Muka atomizing liquid fuel stove

Trailspace gets a first look at the Japanese stove manufacturer Soto's Muka (Japanese for "atomize") liquid fuel stove. The unique Muka stove atomizes fuel rather than evaporating it.

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Outdoor Retailer: Gore-Tex Active Shell promises waterproof fabric with high breathability

Gore-Tex promises the most breathable waterproof membrane yet with its new Active Shell fabric. Arc'teryx, Mammut, and Adidas are on board to offer fast and light alpine jackets with Active Shell for fall 2011.

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Outdoor Retailer: How to use a snow density gauge

Donny Roth — a professional ski guide, ambassador for Brooks-Range Mountaineering, and Trailspace member — explained how to use a snow density gauge for avalanche assessment.

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