Spotlight: New Products 2022
Spotlighting standout new gear for 2022 — for on the snow, on the trail, or off.
CEP / Ski Collection
Rooted in CEP’s background in performance activewear, the newly launched Ski line includes a range of tech-forward compression socks and base layers developed to help skiers maximize performance while staying warm and comfortable. CEP’s Ski Collection features a variety of medical-grade compression socks, including Thermo and Thermo Merino, Ski Touring and Ultralight offerings; new medical-grade Ski Touring Base Tights designed to improve circulation; and a Ski Touring Base Shirt that uses wool and cashmere for a lightweight fit.
BlackStrap / Brackish Top
Featuring BlackStrap’s SUNsoft fabric, a lightweight circular knit four-way-stretch fabric that’s machine washable and chlorine and salt resistant, the Brackish top is soft against the skin, moisture-wicking and quick drying, with a UPF 50+ sun rating. Available in hooded and crew versions, with gusseted armpits, drop hem, thumb holes and contoured neck/hoods. Manufactured and sewn in the U.S.
Pak-Jak / Wilderness Jacket
Built with the aim of eliminating back sweat while hiking, Pak-Jak’s Wilderness Jacket has a removable back that easily swaps out with mesh for increased breathability. The wearer also has the option of completely removing the back of the jacket. While the back is removed, the Pak-Jak still hugs the shoulders and has universal straps to connect the jacket and any existing backpack for increased stability. MSRP $279.
Buff / Original EcoStretch Multifunctional Neckwear
The new Original EcoStretch Multifunctional Neckwear from BUFF can be worn in more than a dozen different ways, from a cap to a balaclava to a hair tie. It’s simple, effective, and infinitely adaptable. MSRP $20.
Eagle Creek / Migrate Duffel 60L
Built to be used every day, the new Migrate Duffel for Fall 2022 uses recycled materials throughout. Plus, it features a durable, recycled RPVB coating, which diverts waste directly from landfills for more sustainablility. Eagle Creek’s Migrate Duffel has a large, “doctor bag” style zip-top that allows for full visibility of contents and an additional 5 liters of packing space, plus tuck away backpack straps. MSRP $109.
Osprey / Transporter WP Duffel 70
This expedition gear-hauler is waterproof submersible (IPX 7) and has a durable YKK AquaSeal Zipper for quick, wide access. Fully removable backpack straps/carry handles with durable non-corroding aluminum hardware provide multiple carry options. The Transporter is constructed with double TPU coated, bluesign approved 630D recycled diamond ripstop high tenacity nylon. MSRP $340.
Ultimate Direction / Trail Vest/Vesta
Built for trail runners, the Trail Vest features plush next to-body materials and a fully adjustable Comfort Glide fit system. It is designed to be a comfortable piece of gear for training runs and races. It pairs with a 1.5L reservoir (included), water bottle pockets and secure storage throughout. MSRP $99.95.
Lifestraw / Peak Series
The new Peak Series water filtration systems from Lifestraw are designed for outdoor and backcountry use and feature five, versatile, lightweight models — the Personal Water Filter Straw, the 650 ml and 1L Collapsible Squeeze Bottle Water Filter System, the 3L and 8L Gravity Water Filter System, and the Gravity Water Filter + Water Storage Bag. The products are durable, leak-proof, have enhanced microfilter performance and are ultra compact. MSRP $19.95 and up.
Therm-a-Rest / Juno Blanket
Compact and packable, this water-resistant blanket packs down to 9.5” x 11”. Its eraLoft Insulation reduces the blanket’s weight without sacrificing warmth and the cozy polyester lining is soft to the touch. ‘Wear it Snaps’ allow one to fasten the blanket around the shoulders. Perfect for sitting by the campfire. MSRP $69.95.
Ignik / Gas Growler X-Pro
Combining the sustainability and performance of aluminum with an easy to use and refillable propane solution, this Gas Growler has a lightweight, aluminum construction and features a new case construction made with waterproof TPU ballistic nylon, a removable aluminum handle, molle loops, and a blacked-out colorway with reflective accents. MSRP $299.99.
Nite Ize / Radiant 300 Rechargeable Headlamp
This dual-color headlamp features 300 lumens of bright white light and has the ability to switch between white and red LEDs to preserve night vision, offers lockout to prevent battery drain, is impact and water resistant, and can be tilted up to 90 degrees to easy beam adjustment. MSRP $49.99.
Ledlenser / NEO9R Headlamp
Light and bright with extreme power (up to 1,200 lumens) and endurance (up to 120 hours of runtime), the NEO9R is built to be a “true legend out on the trails.” It has a specially designed light pattern, along with an adjustable head, for precise short-range and long-range illumination at all times. MSRP $149.95.
Climbing Technology / Agile Kit Safety System
Designed with ski mountaineering (Skimo) participants in mind, the Agile Kit safety system can be used as either an ice axe or as a shovel for quickly digging out snow or making an emergency shelter. It has a tough, compact light alloy Agile ice axe, shovel and pick cover, and it includes a mesh bag for transporting and storing the system.
Sunday Afternoons / Meridian Thermal Beanie
Made from lightweight, four-way-stretch, breathable fabric, this double-layer microfleece beanie provides extra insulation where needed. The UPF 50+ sun protective hat also has handy features such as a dual-position Sunglass Lock and a concealed ponytail opening. Wear on its own or as a baselayer under a helmet or hat. MSRP $36.
Bern / Winter Watts 2.0
The Watts 2.0 builds off the design from the original Watts helmet, but now comes standard with MIPS protection. Designed with the all-season athlete in mind, it provides comfort and safety with a variety of options for snowboarding, skiing, or biking. Featuring Bern’s Compass Fit system, the helmet uses a dial to adjust the fit and is compatible with the Quickmount Asteroid rechargeable light. MSRP $139.99.
Bollé / Eco Atmos
More than 25 percent of this Winter 22/23 helmet is made with recycled or bio-based materials, including lycra lining, straps, dividers, shell and earpads, all partially made from recycled or bio based materials along with cork mixed with the EPS. Plus, it has eight active ventilation vents, removable and washable lining, goggle vents to reduce fogging, 3D earpads, a click to fit system, air extractor channels for cooling and avid progressive EPS for safety. MSRP $170.
Ontario Knife Co. / Old Hickory Outdoors Machete
The new OH-O Machete is an all-purpose tool with a 9-inch blade, 0.095 inches thick, constructed from tough 1075 high carbon steel with a phosphate coating. The overall length of the machete is 15-9/16 inches, ideal for outdoor cutting tasks. Also includes a leather carrying sheath.
True Knives / SmartKnife+
This small, stainless steel pocket knife has several bonus features, including a bottle opener, a .25” bit driver with a Phillips bit included in the magnetic bit storage, three flathead screwdrivers, 6mm-14mm wrenches, wire strippers, a pry bar, a 2” inch ruler, and a 5cm ruler. It has true multi-tool capability. MSRP $34.99.
Gordini / Radiator Mitt
This new super-warm mitt features 10K ripstop waterproof shell fabric, CLUTCH synthetic leather, Thindown insulation, a bluesign APPROVED Gore-tex waterproof insert, lavawool fleece lining, and an extra-long gauntlet cuff. Thindown minimizes seaming and eliminates coldspots without the bulk, allowing for full coverage insulation built into every nook of the glove. MSRP $159.99.
Bertucci / A-2TR Field Pro
Stylish and sturdy, the A-2TR Field Pro has several noteworthy features: 40mm titanium unibody case; Italian rubber NATO band; Unidirectional elapsed time ring; Swiss movement; Sapphire crystal; and 200m water resistance. MSRP $275-$285.
Tifosi / Sledge Lite
With all the performance of Tifosi’s Sledge packed into a streamlined, lightweight design, the Sledge Lite has an oversized ergonomic face-fit and three vented lens options for maximum coverage. Available in 3-lens interchangeable (smoke or clarion blue, clear, and AC red) and the new Clarion Red Fototec. MSRP $79.95.
Dynafit / TLT X
Delivering speed, lightness, and efficiency for ski mountaineering, the TLT X boot for winter 2022-23 is designed for skiers tackling alpine terrain where total reliability and trust is demanded. An innovative Twistfit closure system enables fast, precise fit adjustments via an easily rotated adjustment dial. MSRP $799.95.
Nordica / Santa Ana Unlimited Collection
New Santa Ana Unlimited models feature waist widths and camber and rocker profiles that make them at home in untracked powder, crud, or groomers. Recognizing that active skiers are skinning up with friends in the backcountry and in resorts, and looking for downhill performance with uphill capabilities, these new skis were designed by Nordica for skiers that “want it all in one ski without compromise.” MSRP $699.99-$749.99.
Bollé / Eco Blanca
Bringing sustainability and technology together for the 2022/23 winter season, the Eco Blanca is a slim, performance driven, fashion forward women’s goggle that is made with 44 percent recycled and bio-based materials. The Eco Blanca also includes Bollé’s new High Contrast lens; Volt, which was developed using Artificial Intelligence to examine 4 million light combinations to create the perfect high-contrast lens. MSRP $120 (mirrored lens); $170 (Volt lens).