Deuter Celebrates 125 Years; Launches Limited-Edition Backpack Collection

Backpack and outdoor equipment manufacturer Deuter is celebrating its 125th anniversary as Europe’s largest backpack manufacturer. In celebration, the company launched its 125th Anniversary Collection, with eight popular backpack models made with 100 percent recycled and bluesign-certified fabric, signifying Deuter’s “desire to continue to shape the world of mountain sports with evolving innovations and a […]

Phantom Glide x Cardiff Snowcraft Offer Base Treatment For Skis And Snowboards

This winter, Phantom Glide, the permanent, single-application base treatment for skis and snowboards, entered into a partnership with snowboard and splitboard company, Cardiff Snowcraft to offer Phantom Glide as a factory applied upgrade to all Cardiff Pro-Carbon splitboards. Phantom Glide is also available as an add-on to all Cardiff snowboards when purchased through its website. […]

DPS x Checkerspot Develop Bio-Based Sidewall Material Available In DPS Skis

The engineers at Salt Lake City-based DPS Skis announced the development and commercialization of renewably derived, algae-based sidewalls into all its skis beginning this year. The collaboration with Checkerspot, Inc., a U.S. ski manufacturer and material innovation company, produced a material and fabrication process that increases ski performance and decreases petroleum reliance. “Working with our […]

Rumpl Introduces Responsibly Sourced Merino Wool Blanket Collection

Rumpl announced it has expanded its product offering to include a Merino wool blanket collection designed for home use. “Wool blankets don’t have to be itchy. The traditional itchy wool blanket is part of a boring, stagnant category that deserves a refresh,” said Wylie Robinson, CEO and founder, Rumpl. “We are directly addressing this with the […]

Rumpl X OluKai Release Hawaiian Inspired Collection For Fall 2021

Rumpl, in collaboration with OluKai, released a limited-edition collection of blankets, shammy towels, slippers, and slides. As Certified B Corps, the brand’s shared sustainable, purpose-built products align with the collection inspired by Hawai’s natural beauty. The collection includes Rumpl’s Original Puffy Blanket in Mauna Loa, Sherpa Puffy Blanket in Blue Spruce and Koi, and The Everywhere […]

Rumpl Collaborates With Stefan Sagmeister

Nearly a decade ago, a young design professional sat in an extension class at the University of California, Berkeley that focused on Stefan Sagmeister, the Austrian artist, typographer, and graphic designer. Sagmeister’s work has graced album covers for bands like The Rolling Stones and Talking Heads, and he has won Grammy Awards in design-focused categories. […]

Rumpl Announces B Corp™ Certification

PORTLAND, Ore. (March 16, 2021) – Rumpl, the category leader in technical outdoor blankets, announces its B Corp certification and commitment to values-based business practices. B Corps are the best in the world at balancing purpose and profit, and over the past year, Rumpl set out to prove itself and join the ranks of other […]

Rumpl x Rachel Pohl Collaborate On Limited-Edition Blanket

Rumpl announced the launch of a limited-edition blanket designed by Montana-based landscape artist, Rachel Pohl. For spring 2021, Pohl joins the Rumpl Artist Division (RAD), a collaborative program that showcases the work of artists who inspire creativity in communities worldwide. Pohl is one of four artists to join the RAD this spring and, so too, […]

Ortovox Introduces Diract Voice Avalanche Transceiver With Voice Navigation

Today, Ortovox introduced its first avalanche transceiver featuring voice navigation. Diract Voice offers the culmination of years of R&D to produce a transceiver that supports rescuers in every phase of a search, offering calm, clear commands to provide steadiness when the survival is on the line. “Our values at Ortovox are rooted in the protection […]

Deuter Partners With Arrive Outdoors To Deliver Affordable Gear Rentals

Deuter announced a partnership with Arrive Outdoors, the outdoor gear rental and experience company, as its exclusive vendor for rental gear. The partnership will make backpacks more accessible to customers by offering affordable packages for people interested in trying out new sports and equipment before investing in their own. “At Deuter, our core values of […]

Deuter Celebrates 16 Years With Banff Centre Mountain Film And Book Festival

Today Deuter announced their continued partnership with the Banff Centre Mountain Film and Book Festival (BMFBF.) Deuter has been the exclusive backpack sponsor for the internationally recognized film and book competition for 16 years and will continue its support through the first virtual festival beginning on October 31, 2020. “The Deuter and BMFBF partnership bring […]

Stoic Launches First Camping Collection

Backcountry-owned brand Stoic launches its F20 camp collection with a broad selection of tents, sleeping bags, sleeping pads, tables, and chairs. “With outdoor recreation surging across the country, our customers are continuing to venture out in new ways turning to the outdoors to spend quality time with their friends and families,” said Chief Product Officer, […]