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Putting the ‘great’ in outdoor winter gear
Reviews » These products stood out at the recent Outdoor Retailer winter show.


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Bad Axe Jacket from Carhartt »

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From Carhartt’s Storm Defender collection comes the insulated Bad Axe Jacket. Available fall 2013, the Bad Axe includes waterproof and breathable materials to keep the wearer dry and warm in the worst of weather. The durability of Carhartt clothing is rarely questioned and the Bad Axe meets those qualifications with fully taped waterproof seams and zippers. The jacket, which provides a great alternative to the puffy and shiny coats just about everybody else has, will run $299. www.carhartt.com/

Morphus from Eagle Creek »

Ever been on a trip and bought so many souvenirs that you need to buy another piece of luggage to get it all home? Eagle Creek has come out with a travel bag for you. The Morphus is two bags in one. On the outside it looks like one bag with a hard shell bottom, wheel and a handle. But inside that bag rests another removable bag roughly the same size with backpack straps, padded shoulder strap and grab handles. The bags comes in two sizes (Morphus 22 at 2,925 cubic inches for $395 and the 30 with 5,675 cubic inches for $470). Morphus comes with the "No Matter What" warranty and will be available July 1. www.eaglecreek.com/

iPhone 5 case from LifeProof »

I’d never willingly put my iPhone under water, but my buddy Reed would and did during our trip to Alaska last fall. Reed used a waterproof LifeProof phone case to get some incredible underwater footage of chum salmon spawning in Montana Creek while I was fighting the big guys on a fly rod. Actually, Reed did much better than I did that day. We used LifeProof a lot on that trip to Alaska and the company now has a waterproof, dirt proof, snow proof and shock proof case for the Apple iPhone 5. LifeProof cases protect the headphone jack and charging ports, but allow for full use of the phone. The cases are $80. Look for other LifeProof cases for all mobile devices. www.lifeproof.com/en/


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Earthkeepers Pembroke shoes from Timberland »

It is a little hard to look at a shoe without leather and believe it came from Timberland. I was a bit relieved when the folks from Timberland pointed out the suede leather accents on the Earthkeepers Pembroke is designed as a light hiker or for everyday wear. The mesh provides breathability and comfort while the EVA midsole and footbed provide lightweight shock resistance. The Pembroke includes a Vibram EcoStep outsole for super traction. The mesh Pembroke will be available early fall 2013 for $95. A leather version will run $100. www.timberland.com/

Luce jacket from ISIS »

ISIS was showing off three new women’s DriDown jackets that will be available fall 2013. The Luce includes 800-fill DriDown and packs into its own pocket for easy storage. But don’t mistake this for one of those cheap travel jackets. The Luce is built to keep the wearer warm and stylish. The Luce includes high collar, elastic cuffs and a drawcord. It will run $215. www.isisforwomen.com/

Ascender luggage from Kelty »

The expansion of the Kelty brand continues with the introduction of the Ascender series. The Ascender 22 ($349) which, with the expandable chassis grows to hold, protect and move all three bags, expands from 40 liters to 70 liters. The chassis comes with the 22. Other options including the WR Duffel (65 liters) and the Trunk (80 liters) are available separately for $149 and $199, respectively. Each of the bags include backpack straps and are water-resistant. www.kelty.com

Cirro jackets from Sierra Designs »

Sierra Designs has taken its much-talked-about DriDown from the summer show and put in a line of apparel featuring the "hydrophobic" down. The fall 2013 line includes the Super Stratus, Cirro Collection and 28⁰ North jacket. The Cirro, a lightweight 600-fill hybrid designed for active winter use, comes in men’s and women’s styles and will run $199. The collection also includes a skirt ($99) and women’s vest ($149). www.sierradesigns.com/

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