A Look at What’s Coming from Outdoor Brands in Spring 2020.
NEW PRODUCTS / CAMPING
Nemo Equipment / Dagger Porch Tent
The new Dagger Porch takes Nemo’s top tier Dagger backpacking tent and turns it into more of a “a fireside palace.” A broad alcove in the front fits two chairs and opens up for expansive views, while sheltering from the sun and rain. The pole-supported vestibule with oversized fully closable door protects gear from rain and maintains privacy. As the popularity of camping with friends grows, this tent aims to dial in as a “hang-out zone.” The lightweight, semi-freestanding, double-wall tent has a mesh canopy with a rear door and vestibule for additional entry/exit and gear storage. Available in two sizes. MSRP $599.95 (two person); $699.95 (three person).
Kelty / Tallboy Tent
Providing quick set up for outdoor enthusiasts and those new to camping, Kelty’s Tallboy Tent features: a dome ceiling for standup living space; fiberglass X- pole construction for quick assembly; and a shark mouth storage duffel for easy pack-up. Available in two sizes and ideal for group or family adventures. MSRP $149.95 (four person); $229.95 (six person).
Hilleberg / Anaris
This lightweight, roomy two-person ridge tent is constructed to pitch with trekking poles or by suspending its ridge ends. Weighing just 3 pounds, 1 ounce, it offers a generous 28 square-foot interior area, two spacious vestibules, front and back mesh inner tent walls, and a light outer tent fabric with impressive 17.5 pound tear strength. Linked inner and outer tents allow either simultaneous pitching or separate use, and vestibule doors can be partially or fully rolled away. MSRP $595.
GCI / Eazy Chair XL
The GCI Outdoor Eazy Chair XL is a hard-arm chair with XL comfort. Taller, broader and tougher, the heavy-duty Eazy Chair XL has a 400 pound weight capacity. It is designed with hard arms, making for a solid, supportive surface when sitting down or standing up. It features a broad and tall backrest with a mesh panel, and an extra-wide tension seat. Includes an adjustable beverage holder and a carry bag for portability. MSRP $49.99.
Coghlan’s / Double Broiler
Made of pre-seasoned cast iron with one large cavity to make a variety of meals, this doube broiler can be used for anything from cooking two burgers or cooking vegetables over an open fire. The open slots on each sided of these broilers let grease and moisture drip out. S clip holds both handles in place while storing or transporting.
Snow Peak / Kojin Grill
The all new Kojin Grill is an all-purpose barbecue and oven for cooking in the field. The Kojin grill features a cylindrical, compact, stainless steel design and three levels of adjustable zones for grilling and barbecuing with charcoal. It’s the perfect size for roasting a small bird while you grill up some vegetables, and packs down for easy storage and transportation. (Grill net and charcoal tray sold separately). MSRP $729.95.
Stanley / Adventure Even-Heat Camp Pro Cook Set
Designed for preparing outdoor feasts, this cook set is a space-saving, nesting package. It features eight kitchen-grade tools, including 3-ply stainless steel pots and frying pan, cutting board, silicone trivet/pot holders, spatula and serving spoon. All eight pieces of the cook set nest into one compact unit, leaving plenty of space in the back of your ride for other essentials. MSRP $140.
Eco Vessel / Boss Growler
This high performance, vacuum insulated, hydration vessel is made from premium 18/8 stainless steel and features triple insulation tested to keep drinks cold for 72 hours and hot up to 24 hours. The Reflecta lid is insulated and lined with stainless steel, enhancing temperature retention and preventing liquids from touching plastic. The two-piece lid is easy to grip, has a wide mouth for easy filling and is attached to a sturdy carrying strap. MSRP $57.95.
NEW PRODUCTS / Bags
Pacsafe / Metrosafe LS350 ECONYL Backpack
This anti-theft backpack is part of Pacsafe’s new ECONYL collection, which uses regenerated fabric made from fishing nets and other discarded nylon. The new collection takes bestselling Pacsafe styles and recreates them utilizing recycled waste. MSRP $109.95.
Solo New York / Force Collection
The Force Collection is Solo’s new water-repellent bag line. Built with utility and style, and ready to withstand the elements, the Force Collection is designed to appeal to travelers and urban natives who want unique, weather-ready bags to carry all the essentials.
“We’ve been climbers for decades, using packs as tools for single and multi-pitch climbs all over Southwest Montana and across the U.S. — the Tower is the first pack we will bring to market that disrupts the way climbers think about organizing their kit.” — Ryan Holm, Mystery Ranch
Mystery Ranch / Tower 47 (Left)
This climbing pack has a compression-molded back panel with bonded stretch woven fabric to repel water and add structure and comfort. An adjustable yoke allows for a precise torso fit. Also has internal racking gear loops for hanging gear off the back panel. Primary zippers allow for top-load access for unloading or stuffing gear back in. MSRP $275.
Osprey / Archeon 25 (Right)
A minimalist and versatile pack made with durable and recycled materials, the Archeon 25 is built for the trail as well as for everyday use. It has a roll top with extended single zip front panel access, dual access stretch woven/fabric side pockets, removable raincover, internal reservoir sleeve, front stretch woven/fabric shove-it pocket, and trekking pole attachment points. Available in men’s and women’s specific fit. MSRP $190.
SealLine / Pro Zip Duffle
For boaters, paddlers and adventure travelers, the Pro Zip Duffel offers premium protection with this submersible gear hauler. The Pro features heavy-duty PVC-free waterproof materials, RF welded seams, corrosion-resistant hardware and a tough YKK AquaSEAL waterproof zipper. Removable shoulder straps and four side-haul handles allow for versatile, comfortable carrying. MSRP $200 to $300.
Gregory / Paragon 58 (Left)
The redesigned Paragon offers lightweight comfort for high mileage days. The FreeFloat Hybrid Suspension System combines a breathable 3D Foam backpanel and Comfort Cradle hipbelt for enhanced load carrying capabilities and a dynamic fit. Free-floating flex panels in the hipbelt flex and pivot with your hips, allowing the pack to float independently of your body. Also has an adjustable torso and hipbelt for a perfect fit every time. MSRP $229.95.
Osprey / Arcane Tote Pack (Right)
This versatile, everyday bag is a two-in-one style that easily converts from pack to tote. Features include: top zip access to main compartment with integrated roll top closure, quick-release aluminum security hook to discreetly secure pack, 15” padded laptop sleeve, document sleeve, large zippered front panel scratch-free pocket, front panel shove-it pocket, and internal organization. MSRP $110.
Fjallraven / High Coast Hip Pack
Small and compact for carryong just the essentials, the High Coast Hip Pack is a minimalist hip pack made with waterproof, 100 percent recycled nylon. It has a security pocket and soft airmesh fabric at the back, and the main compartment has an inside sleeve pocket and key clip. It also packs conveniently into itself, so it takes up very little space in a bag or pack when not in use.
Eagle Creek / Stash Waist Bag
This fun, new bag for Spring 2020 offers a lightweight stash pocket option, ideal for music festivals and other places where purses and backpacks aren’t always an option. Made with eco-friendly bluesign approved and recycled materials, and featuring reflectivity on zipper pulls for that “extra glow.” MSRP $24.95.
NEW PRODUCTS / Coolers
GoSun / Chill
This portable, high-efficiency cooler utilizes solar energy to keep contents cold or frozen, eliminating the need for ice. The 40-liter cooler uses the combined technologies of brushless compressor motors with lithium ion batteries and fits 40 percent more food and drink with no ice taking up space. It runs off a Lithium Powerbank and comes with integrated components that enable it to be run from typical household AC power, mobile 12 Volt sources or optional solar panel charging. MSRP $479.
“Solar technology is the cleanest and most accessible form of energy. With technology getting more efficient, GoSun is working hard to make more solar powered devices. Coolers are a ‘pain in the ice’ and the new fashion cooler industry hasn’t solved the problem, either. A solar powered cooler that can keep your food or drinks cold without worrying about ice is a game-changer for anyone who gets outdoors or prepares for emergencies.” — Patrick Sherwin, founder and CEO, GoSun
Arctic Zone / 30 Can Self-Inflating Cooler (Left)
Ultra high-performance air and foam insulation keeps ice for 2.5 days. This cooler inflates in 15 seconds and can be used in either a tote or box shape. It is water resistant and will float if immersed in water. After use, it can be deflated and stored rolled or flat. A removable, leak proof liner offers Microban antimicrobial protection. The cooler also features a zippered front pocket and adjustable shoulder strap. MSRP $50.
Pelican / Dayventure Sling & Backpack Coolers (Middle, Right)
Built with versatility in mind, the Pelican Sling Cooler is designed to comfortably fit across the body, making it ideal for beach trips, hikes, picnics, festivals and anywhere hands-free beverage and food storage is key. The Sling Cooler fits up to 12 cans with ice, or 4 bottles of wine nested. The water-resistant, tear-proof outer shell has a dry pocket for small items. The Backpack Cooler has separate wet and dry compartments with a small pocket for quick-grab items, padded backpack straps and additional grab handles. The lower cooler section fits 6 tallboy cans with ice and keeps them cold for 12 hours. The upper storage compartment is perfect for clothes, snacks, or gear. MSRP $149.95 (sling); $249.95 (backpack).
IcyBreeze / Air Conditioning Cooler
This ice cooler doubles as an eco-friendly, portable air conditioner. Utilizing the outside air and ice water in the cooler, IcyBreeze enables users to cool off with dehumidified ice-cold air. The air conditioner is powered by an internal rechargeable 12V battery so it can keep running for up to 7 hours on the low setting with a single charge. The unit comes with an automobile power adapter and a wall adapter for continuous use. MSRP $289.
“We are passionate about delivering products with a combination of exceptional design, function and reliability that are natural extensions of the Yeti brand. With the GoBox, we have taken your standard storage box and turned it into a product with endless versatility and unprecedented reliability.” — Matt Reintjes, CEO, YETI
Yeti / LoadOut GoBox
The cooler leader is “so hot” that it is branching out beyond coolers. Case in point: products such as this cargo-style box. The new LoadOut GoBox is designed to offer secure organization, and can be used both on-the-go or back at basecamp. The waterproof and dustproof GoBox can hold and protect everything from duck calls and rangefinders, to tippet and camera lenses, thanks to the included removable caddy, compartment divider, and Pack Attic deployable pouch. MSRP $249.99.
Igloo/ Recool Cooler
This eco-sensitive cooler is made from 100 percent biodegradable materials, aiming to offer an economical and environmentally conscious alternative to single-use foam coolers. Recool is made from molded pulp and will retain ice for up to 12 hours, holding water without leaking for up to five days, per the brand. The 24-quart cooler is strong enough to hold up to 75 pounds. MSRP $9.99.
Big Frig / Denali Pro Cooler
This 70 quart cooler features heavy duty wheels and impressive ice retention. The Denali Pro ice chest has thick walls and a freezer-grade gasket which both work to seal hot air out and cold air in. Contents and provisions will stay ice cold for 10-plus days. A rugged rubber T-latch ensures the lid stays tightly closed and secured, while a vacuum release valve button makes opening the cooler a breeze. It will house 60 pounds of ice. MSRP $375.
NEW PRODUCTS / Sunglasses
Native / The Griz
The inspiration behind the Griz? The big and iconic grizzly bear, of course. This XL frame is the largest in the Native product line and the first active piece designed with side venting. Like its namesake, the Griz frame is made for “trailblazing in the Beartooth Mountains or chilling by the river.”MSRP $109 to $129.
Tifosi / Aethon
The newest cycling sunglass from Tifosi is built to not only protect from the sun, but also to keep wind and debris out of the eyes. The 100 percent UV-protective wraparound, wide lenses offer unobstructed peripheral vision for riders. Lenses can be swapped with three sets of lenses using Tifosi’s Podium interchange technology. Grilamid TR-90 frames keep the glasses lightweight and durable. MSRP $69.95.
Costa / Vela
With its Hydrolite nosepads, adjustable temple tips and a classic shape, the new Vela frame is made to perform in style. The style is part of the OCEARCH Collection, which supports OCEARCH, an at-sea lab led by explorers and researchers who generate critical data and put science on the side of sharks. The Vela is named for “pez vela,” or “sailfish” and is designed to be “as majestic as its fishy namesake.” Available in Shiny Coastal Fade (pictured) and Matte Deep Teal Crystal.
Sunski / Volantes
These modern performance shades have removable side shields and polarized lenses, so they can be worn with confidence in the city, in the mountains or by the sea. The frames are made from recycled plastic. The Volantes frames are named after the Alfa Romeo Disco Volante (Italian for ‘flying saucer’), an iconic 1950s sports car with fluid lines and eye-catching colors. MSRP $89.
NEW PRODUCTS / apparel
Krimson Klover / Helena Hoodie
The UPF 50+ material in Krimson’s all new Take It Outside collection is designed to offer protection for a variety of outdoor activities, in and out of the water. Movement friendly with 4-way stretch, this hoody has a sporty look with a cut that is made to stay put through any outdoor adventure. MSRP $69.
Prana / Sky Canyon Jogger
New for Spring 2020, these lifestyle jogger pants are on-trend and feature the brand’s Stretch Zion performance woven fabric, which is abrasion resistant, stretch, and has quick-dry properties with UPF 50+ rating and PFC-free DWR finish. The semi-relaxed, tapered hem and knit cuff style aim to be both functional and fashionable. MSRP $89.
Fjallraven / Abisko Midsummer Jacket
This lightweight, ventilating and packable trekking jacket is part of Fjallraven’s light and functional Abisko line that introduces ventilating G -1000 Air Stretch — a new mechanical stretch fabric using recycled polyester and organic cotton. The hybrid construction features G-1000 Air Stretch at the hood, shoulders and on part of the sleeves.
Smartwool / Merino Sport Ultra-Light Hoodie
Working to put more emphasis on its sustainability efforts, 17 percent of Smartwool’s Spring 2020 apparel styles will feature recycled materials or hemp. The Merino Sport Ultra-Light Hoodie has a shell fabric made of 100 percent recycled nylon. DWR coating helps provide wind and weather protection. Body-mapped panels of Merino Sport 150 mesh provide breathability and temperature control. Reflective print on back panel and sleeve cuffs for visibility in low light conditions. MSRP $130.
Wolverine / Sun-Stop Pullover Hoody
The UPF fabric integration in this new hoody offers protection from the sun. It also has a hidden drop-in pocket for utility purposes. Long sleeves and a generous crossover hood provide additional coverage for days outside. Available in six different colors. MSRP $30.
Dakota Grizzly / Ridge
Featuring twin welted pockets, vintage painted buttons, and tonal stitching, this lightweight, button up gingham shirt is versatile enough to wear to work, on the trail or at the pub, all in one day. MSRP $58
Toad&Co / Men’s Boundless Short
Made with the brand’s new Boundless fabric — 67 percent organic cotton, 31 percent recycled polyester, 2 percent elastane — these shorts have a casual everyday look combined with durability and performance properties. They are lightweight, moisture-wicking and have stretch for hiking and climbing. Also featuring a partial elastic waistband for comfort and multiple secure pockets to keep items safe. MSRP $65.
Go Lite / ReActive Cami
Packed with performance and comfort, the ReActive lite knit fabric is comprised of recycled plastic bottle fibers, saving four bottles from the landfill and ocean. The ventilated fabric construction coupled with built-in Gdry and Polygiene technologies offer anti-odor and moisture-wicking comfort and protection. Also has a shelf bra and brushed interior elastic for added softness. MSRP $42.
Old Town / Topwater 120 PDL
Designed to be a “total fishing package in a compact, nimble format,” the Topwater 120 PDL is an ultra-stable, highly maneuverable boat. It joins Old Town’s family of pedal-powered kayaks, featuring the PDL Drivesystem. “The Topwater 120 PDL rounds out our most sought-after lineup of compact feature-rich angling kayaks,” says Ryan Lilly, brand manager at Old Town. Its ultra-stable hull allows anglers to glide quietly and efficiently through any water conditions.
Chaos / Boardwalk Seaside Lifeguard Hat
This dyed and natural straw lifeguard hat offers UPF40+ protection. It has an interior sweatband and a chin strap with toggle adjuster. The brim width is 11 centimeters. MSRP $24.99.
Sunday Afternoons / Bug-Free Cruiser Net Hat
This hat conceals a net stowed in the crown without changing its classic profile. It offers comfort along with chemical-free protection. The net is easily untucked for full head and neck protection. Black mesh provides visibility. Treated with PFC-free durable water-repellent finish. MSRP $64.
Kokopelli Packraft / Recon
Perfect for road-to-river whitewater or an after-work paddling session, the durable Recon has 0.9 mm PVC sidewalls and 0.9 mm PVC floor. It is self-bailing and weighs in at 18 pounds, with a 210 Diamond-Ripstop Nylon full-length inflatable floor and Integrated seat. The new Recon aims to bring commercial raft durability to the packraft category.
Suunto / 5
This new, compact GPS watch has “intelligent battery modes” and delivers a longer battery life. It has multiple sport features and is designed to make it easy to track workouts and follow progress. The watch also tracks 24/7 activity including stress and sleep. MSRP $329.
BioLite / HeadLamp 200
With a minimalist design that maximizes comfort and fit, this rechargeable headlamp features 200 lumens, white spot, white strobe, red flood and red strobe. Its integrated 700mAh battery has runtimes of up to 40 hours and can be recharged via micro-USB. Utilizing BioLite’s 3D SlimFit Construction, the headlamp integrates the electronics directly into the performance-textile band, departing from the typical cantilever approach — and minimizing bounce. MSRP $39.95.
GU / ROCTANE Protein Recovery Drink Mix
Now featuring double the protein and included as part of GU’s ROCTANE family, the Protein Recovery Drink Mix is formulated to help athletes rebuild, refuel and rehydrate after training or racing. Includes: 20 grams of whey protein to boost recovery; fast-acting carbohydrates; fluids and electrolytes for rehydration.
LEKI / High Fives Wanderfreund
The High Fives Wanderfreund is a single staff three-section aluminum pole with a cork grip, Speedlock+ for quick adjustment, and a rubber walking tip over a carbide trekking tip. LEKI will donate five percent of each custom logoed High Fives Wanderfreund pole sold back to The High Fives Foundation, a non-profit organization that supports the dreams of outdoor action sports athletes by raising injury prevention awareness while providing resources and inspiration to those who suffer life-altering injuries. MSRP $59.
Nathan / VaporHowe 12L Insulated Hydration Vest
The brand’s top-tier hydration vest is getting an upgrade with a new insulated water reservoir with an hourglass design to reduce sloshing. This women’s-specific vest is snug-fitting with reflective hits for 360-degree visibility and has a built in safety whistle. Complete with zippered water-resistant chest pockets and a back kangaroo pocket for stashing layers and other essentials. MSRP $199.99.
Casio / PRO TREK Smart WSD-F30
Designed for outdoor enthusiasts, Casio’s Pro Trek Smart collection of watches are equipped with a variety of features ideal for outdoor adventures including GPS, Location Memory, Moment Setter, and more. The Smart WSD-F30 has a thinner case for enhanced wearability, an enhanced dual-layer monochrome and color display which employs an organic EL display that shows maps and data in finer detail. Equipped with the latest versions of the Hole19 golf app and Fishbrain fishing app. MSRP $549.99.