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Patagonia Invests in the Business of Science

Patagonia has announced their strategic investment in Beyond Surface Technologies­, a company that focuses on ethically sourced and made textiles. “Beyond Surface Technologies has the potential to help Patagonia and our entire industry get to the next level of chemical … more

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Video: Hatch Outdoors Expands Beyond Reels

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John Torok of Hatch Outdoors explains some of the newest products for 2015 from the company that’s mostly known for its quality reels.

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Chaco Partners with Conservationists, Outfitters, and Brands

Chaco footwear brand has partnered with American Rivers on an exciting film project documenting conservation efforts in the Grand Canyon and has also collaborated with Fishpond to make custom fly fishing sandals, with a portion of the proceeds going to … more

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Video: Icebreaker Nature Clothing Wading Socks

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Jeremy Tricola from Icebreaker Nature clothing discusses why their merino wool socks (which are guaranteed for life) are a perfect match with wading boots.

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Western Rise Launches Inaugural Apparel Line

Colorado-based Western Rise has announced the launch of its inaugural line of soft goods. “At Western Rise, we believe that you don’t have to choose functionality or style,” says Will Watters, Western Rise founder. Read more in the press release … more

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Video: Outcast OSG Approach Inflatable SUP

Chris Callanan from Outcast Sporting Gear gives us the skinny on the company’s newest watercraft, called the OSG Approach inflatable SUP: The Approach has a small inflatable collar which makes it an extremely stable platform for maneuvering around and following … more

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Esky Coolers Receive IGBC Approval

The Esky Series Cooler from Coleman has just passed stringent testing to achieve certification on the Interagency Grizzly Bear Committee’s list of approved products. Read more in the press release below.

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Video: Hatch Nomad Pliers

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John Torok of Hatch Outdoors gives us the rundown on the new Nomad pliers. They were the winner of the 2015 Field & Stream Best of the Best award this year and feature “Tungsten Carbide for abrasion resistance and reliable … more

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Video: Howler Brothers Spring 2015 Line

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Rick Wittenbraker of Howler Brothers breaks down two popular pieces from the company’s just released Spring 2015 line – the Gaucho Snapshirt with western inspired hopper embroidery, and the Hopper Snapback denim hat.

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Smith Optics & Howler Brothers Collaboration

Smith Optics and Howler Brothers have joined forces to create a line of limited-run, outdoor lifestyle apparel and goods. This will include co-branded models of Smith’s Lowdown and Dockside sunglasses as well Aransas shirt, t-shirt, and Hat from Howler Brothers. … more

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