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Video: New Gear at Outdoor Retailer – Keen, Sperry, Ecoths, More

Here’s one more run down on new gear previewed at Outdoor Retailer in Salt Lake City. This episode features footwear from Keen, Sperry Top Sider, Ecoths, Astral, Old Town, Propet, Muck Boots, and Timbuk2 with Cordura Fabric. What’s your favorite?

Video: Hiking with Andrew Skurka and New SUPs, Kayaks at Outdoor Retailer Demo Day

Summer Outdoor Retailer, the gear trade show in Salt Lake City, Utah, started with a hike with Andrew Skurka, who is designing a new line of hiking gear for Salomon, and interviewing folks at the lake about kayaks and stand up paddleboards.

Gear Sneak Peek – Video #3 – K2, Polartec, Keen, Black Diamond, More

Outdoor writer and photographer Cameron Martindell shares his final preview of upcoming gear launches for fall/winter 2013 seen at the Outdoor Retailer show in Salt Lake City, Utah. In the opening scene, Cameron mentions the creative films by climber/illustrator Jeremy Collins. We’ll have Collins’s latest film and an interview up tomorrow. Then watch for Black…

Gear Sneak Peek – Video #2 – Outdoor Research, Scarpa, Eagle Creek, More

Outdoor writer and photographer Cameron Martindell shares another preview of upcoming gear launches for fall/winter 2013 seen at the Outdoor Retailer show in Salt Lake City, Utah. It’s pretty hard not to get excited about these sweet down jackets, skis, ski boots, and more from Tilly’s, Outdoor Research, Scarpa (featuring top ski mountaineer Chris Davenport),…

Gear Sneak Peek – Video #1 – Eddie Bauer, Mammut, Petzl, More

There’s no doubt outdoor gear keeps getting better and better. Here writer and photographer Cameron Martindell shares a preview of some of the fall/winter 2013 gear shown at last week’s  Outdoor Retailer trade show in Salt Lake City, Utah. This episode features mountaineering legend Jim Whittaker on the Eddie Bauer gear used on the first…

How Do You Like Those Skis? Gear Testing at Utah’s Solitude Mountain Resort

Outdoor adventure reporter Cameron Martindell gets the scoop on next season’s skis and snowboards right from the slopes at Utah’s Solitude Mountain Resort. This on-snow demo day is part of the Outdoor Retailer trade show in Salt Lake City.

Two-Wheeling It 360 Miles From Steamboat to Salt Lake City

Four days, 360 miles, 51 riders, 20,000 feet of climbing, 15,000 calories burned per rider, ten flat tires, and a whole heck of a lot of fun. For some, it’s the biggest athletic accomplishment of their lives. For others, it’s time to step out of everyday life and reflect on why they chose to work…

Steve Casimiro’s 2011 Gear Forecast – Technical Fabrics, Avalanche Packs, Lighter Footwear, and Pastel Colors

By Contributing Editor Steve Casimiro, editor of Adventure Journal. See more of Casimiro's gear recommendations in our must-have gear gallery >> After five days in Utah at the Outdoor Retailer Winter Market in search of the best new products from 800 brands and 18,000 attendees, I returned home with a swag count of two pairs…

The Adventure Life with Steve Casimiro
Gear Buzz From Outdoor Retailer

Text and photo by West Coast Editor Steve Casimiro Traffic is slow, but spirits are high in Salt Lake City at the gear hoedown known as Outdoor Retailer Winter Market, a.k.a. Winter OR. There's something about bookending a trade show with ski or boarding sessions in the Wasatch that gives the winter show a happy…

Outdoor News: Announcing the TOGA Awards

According to a recent study sponsored by the Nature Conservancy, outdoor recreation worldwide has declined sharply since the 1980s. While they may have the widespread, long-term research to support this statement, we know there’s good stuff going on out there—and we are on the hunt to find it. National Geographic Maps, in collaboration with ADVENTURE…