Leah Guill

Hitch Phone Anchor + Tether from Nite Ize

By Leah Guill | March 2, 2023

The Hitch Phone Anchor and Tether is designed to keep your phone secure and easily accessible while on the go. It consists of a small stainless steel anchor that adheres to the back of your phone, and a strong coiled tether that attaches to the anchor and then to a secure point on your gear…


TRU Zip Waterproof Toiletry Bag and 3-1-1 Pouch from Nite Ize

By Leah Guill | March 1, 2023

As someone who loves to travel, I’m always on the lookout for products that can make my trips more convenient and enjoyable. Recently, I came across the Nite Ize RunOff Toiletry Bag and Waterproof 3-1-1 Pouch, and I have to say, I’m pretty impressed with both. First, let’s talk about the RunOff Toiletry Bag. This…


Dick’s Sporting Goods to Acquire Moosejaw from Walmart

By Leah Guill | February 24, 2023

Dick’s Sporting Goods announced today it has agreed to acquire outdoor retailer Moosejaw from Walmart. The move would expand Dick’s Sporting Goods’ portfolio of outdoor retail locations, which is led by its specialty retailer Public Lands, and, according to the company, “reaffirm its commitment to the long-term business opportunity in the growing multibillion-dollar outdoor category.” Terms…


Arcade Launches New A2 Belt

By Leah Guill | February 9, 2023

Arcade Launches New A2 Belt Challenging the Status Quo with the Evolution of Belt Design: Highly Durable, Innovative 3-Piece Ergonomically Contoured Buckle Now Available on Select Arcade Performance Stretch Belts Arcade (https://arcadebelts.com), a brand founded on the belief that belts could be designed to function better, last longer, and be more comfortable, today introduces A2,…


Interview with Nordik Eyewear’s Owner and Creator

By Leah Guill | February 7, 2023

Please enjoy this “email interview” with owner of Nordik Eyewear and learn more about their revolutionary flawless clarity with Nordik Eyewear’s Diamant High Contrast lenses. Q: What is your history with the outdoor industry? I started out manufacturing eyewear 15+ years ago, designing goggles and sunglasses with R&D and Design. Q: What are the challenges…


Keep Your Noggin’ Warm With Artilect’s Walrus and Darkhorse Skully Beanie

By Leah Guill | January 25, 2023

Winter has been a crazy one here in Idaho. From 18 degree days to 45-55 degrees the next, it’s been a bear to bring the right gear with. Artilect has two new offerings for your head this season and they play well with manic weather. Unisex Walrus Beanie The Unisex Walrus Beanie from Artilect is…


Groove Life @ Snow Show 2023

By Leah Guill | January 20, 2023

Groove Life Thanks to the Outdoor Retailer Happy Hour we met up with the greatest folks at the Groove Life booth. Originally we were drawn in by the fun yard games but stayed to check out Groove Life’s amazing line of life accessories. Silicone Rings Oh honey, these aren’t your Momma’s silicone rings. The Groove…


Oars + Alps Club Line @ Snow Snow 2023

By Leah Guill | January 18, 2023

Oars + Alps Oars+ Alps is a company founded by two friends whose husbands were always in the outdoors but lacked a skin care regimen that could keep up and keep it clean. They created a great line of products that are clean and at a price point that is approachable for the masses. Oars…


Pls Return Me @ Snow Show 2023

By Leah Guill | January 17, 2023

As Seen at Outdoor Retailer Snow Snow last week! Pls Return Me Up for an outdoor Retailer Innovation Award, the QR code based patches from Pls Return Me are a parent/guardian’s dream come true to getting gear back! This open source recovery system is fully customizable, printable return IDs that helps get gear back to…


BITCHSTIX @ Snow Show 2023

By Leah Guill | January 15, 2023

We are wrapping up Outdoor Retailer’s Snow Show for 2023 and have some favorite brands to bring to your attention. Over the next few days, I will be posting on these companies with links to grab up your own gear. BITCHSTIX BITCHSTIX is a cruelty free lip balm, plumper, gloss and tint that is using…