The hashtag that Electric sunglasses has emblazoned on its Instagram feed is #StyleThatPerforms, and however slick that may sound, when it comes to Electric, it happens to be true. The company manages to combine a California cool with Italian sensibilities to make something that looks effortless but feels thoughtful. Electric is rooted in the surf, snow, …

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Let us begin with that word: Rumpl. Does any other item on the outdoor gear market evoke the same sense of coziness as Rumpl? Designed by two guys who spend a lot of time in the outdoors, and were, as they put it, “unable to find a blanket that rivaled puffy jackets and sleeping bags in terms of performance, warmth, …

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Allyson Leang is founder of The Ski Lab, a small “mom-and-pop” operation in Park City, Utah. She and her husband handcraft custom skis for everyone from seasoned backcountry experts to newcomers to the sport, and provide DIY-minded ski and snowboard-building enthusiasts with high-quality materials and supplies. Every pair of Ski Lab skis is unique, designed …

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Sarah Smith is the founder of The Dyrt. Her mission? “Making it easy and enjoyable to find campgrounds for everyone.” Founded in 2013, The Dyrt is the leading campsite review platform for over 15,000 U.S. campsites. With its easy-to-use interface, opportunities to earn points (and win prizes!), and unbeatable price — free! — The Dyrt has become the go-to …

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In the past 20 years, Kristin Carpenter-Ogden has founded three successful companies from the small mountain town of Durango, Colorado, and helped nearly 200 outdoor and active lifestyle brands grow and connect to customers. But her latest venture, The Intrepid Entrepreneur, is different. In an inspiring parallel, Kristin has founded The Intrepid Entrepreneur in order to support other founders …

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I should start by stating my biases: I love Woolrich. I love their aesthetic, I love their customer service, I just like them. That said, I tried to be objective in my appraisal of two items I got to road test over the past few weeks, the Tie-Dyed Stag Shirt and the Cotton Beach Towel. By …

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In this series, we’ll be sharing some of our favorite summer discoveries that have quickly become summer necessities. Warm-weather travel and weekend escapes call for packing light, so it’s good to know what’s really worth it’s weight. The first featured brand is Francli Craftwear. Francli is the brainchild of two Cornish designers, Alison Goodman and Frances …

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