Outdoor retailer is bi-annual smorgasbord of adventure gear, camping gadgets, and really anything that gets you outside and exploring. We found lots of stuff to love at the Winter show, but this one is all about the summer. Here are our favorite picks from the show floor.
The Pakmule provides an extra 12 sqft. of cargo space that can be a lifesaver on a long road trip. Coolers and storage bins can take up a ton of space inside your SUV, but can be easily secured on the Pakmule for miles. The made in the USA all aluminum rack fits into any 2-inch hitch and is easily removed when not in use.
The Explorer 650 is a modern day version of Danner's venerable Danner Light boot. You can spend the weekend on the trail, and wear the boots to work on Monday—they are that comfortable and stylish. The Danner Dry liner continues the waterproof legacy these boots were built on.
BBQ pitmasters know that to control the heat of a wood burning grill, you need a system that raises and lowers the grill over the fire. This allows you to maintain a hot fire, but not burn your food. The Grill on the Go is staked into the ground over an open flame, and can be easily raised and lowered. The grill can be stored flat, and will last forever.
This headlamp fits so well, you forget you’re wearing it. The ultra-thin technology has been integrated into the fabric to provide more comfort and performance. At 330 Lumens you'll have plenty of light for your next nighttime adventure.
The Unbound waterproof, soft-sided backpack cooler can keep 24 cans cold for up to 48 hours. It's light enough to wear on a day hike or a concert in the park. Integrated dry storage pockets provide extra utility to stash personal items.
The Thermacell Radius Zone is rechargeable, scent-free, compact, and travel friendly. It's ideal for protecting your group during outdoor meals on the trail or at home as it creates a 110-square-foot mosquito protection zone.
The Heatbank 3 keeps your hands warm without the use of fuel or burners. The rechargeable 2,600 mAh lithium polymer battery provides a runtime of up to 3 hours at 113 degrees Fahrenheit. It can also be used as a power bank to charge your personal devices.
The Filson Featherweight is a new down offering for men and women. The classic two-tone design and hood make it functional and sharp, while the lightweight down provides a ton of warmth.
Last year Dickies launched their at Outdoor Retailer, and they've followed them up at this years show with matching shorts. The shorts are designed with cooling technology that wicks away moisture and deploys a cooling sensation as your body heats up. The flex fabric keeps them comfortable and the seven all-purpose pockets make them ideal for outdoor activities.
Built for keeping things dry, the Yeti Panga 75 comes with tons of features that makes this a must-have for waterborne adventurers. There's the hydrolok zipper, the u-dock that ensures a tight seal, and a robust construction so it can survive the most brutal excursions.