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The original parachute hammock creator, crafting travel hammocks, and accessories, with one thing in mind…to help you relax.


Gossamer Gear is a small, passionate company whose mission is to improve your experience with backpacking. We believe in everything we sell and love teaching and advocating everything about lightweight and ultra-lightweight backpacking. We live to create and produce products that will further enhance your enjoyment on the trail by lightening your load.


Award-winning backpacks, travel gear, and stuff sacks to help you go where you gotta go!


If you’re ready to look at winter in a whole new light, you’re ready for Kahtoola. Every piece of equipment we make is dedicated to helping you conquer winter – from our snowshoes to crampons, our MICROspikes® personal footwear traction and beyond. Once you discover Kahtoola, you’ll rediscover winter. Ready? Let’s explore.


Katabatic Gear was founded on the premise that carrying lightweight and ultralight gear should not mean you have to sacrifice function or comfort.  Our highest priorities are designing and building the best outdoor gear possible, that will keep you comfortable and your pack light, while lasting for years to come.  


Here at Purple Rain Skirts we believe that hiking gives us strength to take on life’s challenges.  The wilderness we trek through teaches us how to find peace and perseverance in a hectic world.  Purple Rain Skirts encourages others to take comfort in the natural world, find their inner strength and to simply live.


Six Moon Designs has a unique line of Ultralight Adventure Gear aimed at people looking to make their back country visits more pleasurable.


Tarptents are ultralight, mobile shelters that shed everything from flying bugs to summer snow. Elegant and airy, Tarptents set up virtually anywhere. Designed by and for the outdoor enthusiast, Tarptents keep you dry and sane no matter the elements. Made in the U.S.A and constructed of the lightest and highest quality materials available, Tarptents let you focus on the joy of the journey, not on the pain of getting there.

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Triple Crown Coffee is dedicated to the craft of world-class coffee and the preservation of our national scenic hiking trails. A portion of profits are donated to the 501c3 organizations that oversee the three trails of the Triple Crown.  Support your favorite trail, one cup at a time. 


Founded in 2011 out of necessity and with a passion for the outdoors UGQ Outdoor LLC has been providing the community with exceptional quilts and tarps to rave reviews. Focused on design, quality, and customer service UGQ Outdoor LLC has built a solid reputation and a loyal following. Whether back-packing, moto-camping, paddle camping or just about any other outdoor pursuit UGQ Outdoor LLC can help you get the most out of your next adventure.  

FarOut Guides are detailed, map-based, long-distance hiking trail apps for iOS and Android phones and tablets. Our apps are specifically designed for thru-hikers and section hikers. Offerings include the Pacific Crest Trail, Continental Divide Trail, Appalachian Trail, and many more. Learn more at

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At CNOC we like to go backpacking, that is the start and end of it. So we design and make the adventure gear that we wish existed when we go hiking. We make hydration products intended to simplify your camp chores and remove single use plastics from your backpacking routine, as well as carbon fiber trekking poles that we hand-build ourselves in our Portland, OR facility. We make adventure made simple.

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Darn Tough Vermont is an American manufacturer of premium, all-weather outdoor and lifestyle socks backed up by the industry’s original unconditional guarantee for life. The go-to sock for hikers across the globe.


At Fernweh Food Company we make the most delicious plant-based and gluten free dehydrated meals all packaged in sustainable packaging. Our women-owned and operated brand is based in Portland, OR. We make meals to nourish the adventurer in all of us!

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High-performance gear built in the least toxic, lowest impact way.  Putting Nature first since 2002

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