Suunto X9 GPS Watch First Looks (Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2004)

A complete navigation solution in a wrist sized package.

OR News – Day 1 Dispatch: January 30 (Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2004) – MEMBERS’ VERSION

New products announced today at the Outdoor Retailer Winter Market, with product photos and specifications.

Ground Zephur Jacket (Outdoor Retailer 2004 Winter Market First Looks Review)
Arc’Teryx launched the Powershield craze with the Gamma MX product line, GoLite lightened Powershield with their Kinetic Jacket, and a new company with an ambitious apparel line has finally made...
NEOS Trekker Overshoes (Outdoor Retailer 2004 Winter Market First Looks Review)
NEOS introduces its Trekker Overshoe, designed to slide over running shoes or lightweight boots to provide completely waterproof protection with a treaded sole in a high-gaiter design. We’ve been hard...
OR News – Backcountry Base Camp Dispatch: January 29 (Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2004)

New products: MSR Lightning Ascent Snowshoes, Ground Zephur Jacket, and Neos Trekker Overshoes

MSR Lightning Ascent Snowshoes
MSR launches a revolutionary new snowshoe design in the high-end MSR Lightning Ascent series. The MSR Lightning Ascent will be available in both men’s and women’s specific shapes (and colors),...
OR News Pre-Show Dispatch – First Looks at New Products for Fall 2004 (Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2004)

Featuring new products from Essential Gear, Princeton Tec, ACR Electronics, Suunto, Smartwool, Marmot, GoLite, and Bemis.

GoLite Delirium Backpack First Looks (Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2004)

The GoLite Delirium is an internal frame backcountry ski and winter mountaineering pack that excels at organizing the tools of the winter traveler: skis, snowshoes, ice tools, crampons, you name it - there's a place to put 'em.

Pertex Equilibrium: Fabric Technology and Performance Overview

Technical, construction, and performance information about Pertex Equilibrium.

LED Headlamp REVIEW SUMMARY 2003: Petzl, Princeton Tec, Black Diamond, and Photon

A comprehensive review of sub-6-ounce LED headlamps from Princeton Tec, Black Diamond, Petzl, and Photon.

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