Stories tagged: gear
Sun., Oct. 13, 2019
The idea for Jim Manroe’s new company SneakyHunter started with a problem.
Mon., Aug. 19, 2019
When 40-year outdoor industry veteran Greg Thomsen launched Adidas’ U.S. outdoors
Thu., Aug. 15, 2019
Goodbye Kitty, hello Kevlar.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 8, 2018
Calling her a seamstress is an understatement. Technical sewing specialist is more accurate. “Outdoor gear angel” is a perfect fit.
Sat., Dec. 16, 2017
As you hunt the aisles of local stores this holiday season for that perfect Christmas gift, I have a couple of suggestions for gear that has been given to me, …
Thu., Oct. 26, 2017
A federal judge last week upheld protections for some of the last roadless areas of the Kootenai National Forest in northwest Montana and the Idaho Panhandle National Forests.
Mon., Oct. 2, 2017
From climbing gear to tents (to kayaks, boots, stoves, and packs) brands congregate each summer to launch new products at the Outdoor Retailer trade show. I spent a week at …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 6, 2015
Shawn Vestal: North Face founder returns to Spokane to share experiences of his entrepreneurial climb
Hap Klopp was riding in a Copenhagen taxi last year when he spotted a familiar design on the shoulder of the driver’s jacket: the North Face logo.
“I was thinking, ‘I …
Sun., July 13, 2014
Sugary flavors tend to rule in the energy bar aisle. But not all bars skew fruity and sweet. A new line this spring from Kind includes seeds and legumes, among …
Sun., Oct. 7, 2012
The misty climes of Northern Ireland are fertile ground for the development of clothing that can withstand the weather. Based in Belfast, Target Dry is a rainwear brand with a …
Sun., Feb. 8, 2009
Here are four trends and a handful of corresponding new products — from high-tech skis to a snowboarding boot with a built-in heater — that are making the scene on …