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The Arc’teryx Alpha FL30 Pack

The Arc’teryx Alpha FL30 is one of the go-to packs for climbers who want to move fast and light in the mountains. Gripped editor Brandon Pullan recently spent a few days climbing with a new Genepi Green Alpha FL30. Hailed for the past few seasons by many climbers as the
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Six Highlights From the 2016 Winter Outdoor Retailer

Gear manufacturers from around the world meet in Salt Lake City, Utah, twice a year for the Outdoor Retailer. At the start of January, the winter event took place and showcased some of the newest gear that will be available in 2016. Technically, the event caters more to snow
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The Amazing Julbo Aerospace Goggles

Now that winter is in full swing, we have had the chance to test out the new award-winning Julbo Aerospace goggles. It took only one trip to the ski hill and one ski-approach to an ice climb to realize the Aerospace are hyped up for a reason: best goggle ever. Why have they won
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Columbia Sportswear Contest

Columbia Sportswear has launched their Agents of Tough contest for a big grand prize. Columbia gear is Tested Tough. Think you’re tough? Submit a video of how you Test Tough for a chance to become our Agent of Tough: get suited up in Columbia gear and experience epic adventures
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New Jeans by Boulder Denim are Made For Climbers

Climbers are always looking for the perfect pants to climb in and it seems they won’t have to look much further. The Boulder Denim project started as an obsession to find a comfortable pair of jeans that you could put on in the morning and wear cycling, hiking or climbing,
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The North Face’s 2015 Summit Series Collection

The North Face’s 2015 Summit Series is now available and climbers are going to love it. The new line of outerwear is a fresh take on the brand’s much-loved line of Summit Series products, which was launched in 2000. The North Face has reduced the Summit Series by over
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The 2015 Arc’teryx Climbing Academy in Squamish

The Arc’teryx Climbing Academy took place in Squamish this past weekend with sold-out events and clinics at a number of outdoor and indoor venues. by Drew Copeland It isn’t often that menacing rain saves a climbing event in Squamish, but that’s how the
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Patagonia’s Rad Mobile Repair Station

Better Than New is a short film that introduces Patagonia’s new biodiesel repair wagon and pays tribute to customers and repair techs who have kept Patagonia going for over 40 years. Patagonia’s Reno Repair Department is the largest garment repair facility in the U.S. –
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The North Face Fuseform Dot Matrix

The North Face’s new Fuse Form Dot Matrix jacket was all the buzz so in early spring, we took one for a tour on Canada’s West Coast. There’s no better place to test technical rain shells than Canada’s West Coast. During the Vancouver International Mountain
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MEC’s Gift Picks with Nick

Here is a new video and six weeks of gift ideas from the new MEC envoy and gear expert, “Nick.” Nothing against the jolly bearded guy from the North Pole, but he’s not exactly what you’d call an “outdoor enthusiast.” Aside from one busy night a year, Santa pretty much
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