From August 4th to 8th, over 1,600 companies in the outdoors industry showed off their latest and greatest products at Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2015. MTNmeister was there covering 19 of them, which are featured in this segment. In order to be a part of it, these companies agreed to give MTNmeister listeners the chance to win free gear. In sum, $3,500 in gear is given away on this episode.
The BioLite CampStove generates usable electricity for charging LED lights, mobile phones, and other personal devices. Burning only wood, the CampStove creates a smokeless campfire that can cook meals and boil water in minutes. Setup is easy, fuel is free, and flames are hyper-efficient with performance on par with white gas stoves.
Listen at 2:25BioLite
As a 3rd and 4th generation family owned company, Wigwam has designed and manufactured high-performance socks in Sheboygan, WI, USA since 1905. For 110 years we've made the best socks in the world, right here in the USA.
Listen at 4:50Wigwam
Secur Products SP-1100
Go where no man has gone before with this combination power bank, flashlight, lantern and flashing red emergency light. The SP-1100 charges iPad, iPhone, smart phones and other digital devices.
Listen at 7:45Secur
Blundstones are rugged, with their own natural beauty and distinctive look and feel. Built tougher than they need to be, they reflect the place they’re from. There is no place on Earth like Tasmania and no boots on Earth like the ones that were born there.
Listen at 9:40Blundstone
Catalyst iPhone Case
Catalyst is designed to be waterproof to 5m (16.4 ft) and to meet military standards for drops up to 2m (6.6 ft). It's made of premium quality materials including impact resistant polycarbonate, a soft-touch rubber bumper, silicone seals and air & water tight acoustic membranes.
Listen at 11:55Catalyst
OOFOS help runners feel good after their run, allowing them to begin the recovery process as soon as they finish their workout and slip them on. Made from a unique and proprietary material called OOfoam, OOFOS offer unparalleled impact absorption, arch support, and comfort.
Listen at 14:45Oofos
Butler Boot makes an ultra-lightweight kids overboot. Made in the USA with the highest quality materials, the Butler is practical, durable and built to perform under pressure. The Butler Overboot is available in six distinctive and unique colors to start. The sizes range from Children’s 8-12 and Youth 13 and 1-3, for true fit over the shoe.
Listen at 17:20Butler Boots
Red Bull Racing Eyewear
In sunglasses, as in Formula 1, the better the design and innovative material the greater the success. Infiniti Red Bull Racing Eyewear uses lightweight yet durable materials. The sunglasses quick in technological innovation, precision in design, and sporty in appearance.
Listen at 19:20Red Bull
Grayl Water Filtration
In seconds, GRAYL's Water Filtration Cup makes safe, great tasting water. No prolonged waiting (gravity filters), pumping, squeezing or sucking. Interchangeable filters provide varying levels of protection against chemicals, bacteria, and viruses.
Listen at 21:00Grayl
Darn Tough Socks
If Darn Tough Vermont socks are not the most comfortable, durable and best fitting socks you have ever owned, return them for another pair, or your money back. Guaranteed for life, no matter what the reason.
Listen at 23:55Darn Tough
Jabra Sport Coach
Wireless sports earbuds with intelligent audio coaching optimized for cross training and indoor workouts. Perfect and secure fit, sweat and weather proof, and music powered by Dolby®. Integrate with Jabra Sport Life and other fitness apps.
Listen at 28:05Jabra
Keeping you sure-footed on the edge, this extremely lightweight speed hiker is made for the ultimate adrenalized climbs and scrambles. Tenacious, durable and waterproof, this more supportive mid keeps feet dry and spares every ounce, strategically placing cushioning where you need it.
Listen at 30:30Merrell
Under Armour Eyewear
UA Storm lens technology is resistant to oils, bug spray & salt water—what you need to go all out, outdoors. The ultra-light ArmourFusion® frames are built from a combination of titanium & Grilamid for superior strength & flexibility. Polarized lenses eliminate glare for use in the brightest conditions
Listen at 33:40Under Armour Eyewear
The Kammok Roo is the camping hammock built for life changing adventure. Inspired by the kangaroo, this camping hammock will get you off the ground in a hurry, give you a comfortable, secure place to rest, and then pack up quick so you can continue on your way.
Listen at 35:40Kammok
Hilleberg Tarp 5
Brand new for 2016! This 5 meter tarp can be arranged in a variety of ways to shelter you from the elements. Weighing less than a pound, the Tarp 5 can be squished into the size of a one liter cooking pot.
Listen at 38:50Hilleberg
Bar Mitts loves keeping your hands warm. These mitts attach to any style of bicycle handlebars, and if they don't fit yours, Bar Mitts will custom-create a pair for you. Made of neoprene and can be used with cycling gloves.
Listen at 41:50Bar Mitts
Vivobarefoot Ra II
The Ra lets you work, rest and play in comfort and style as if you were barefoot. This classic barefoot Oxford lace-up lets your feet behave naturally whilst the smart leather upper does a perfect job of keeping up appearances.
Listen at 43:20Vivobarefoot
Manfrotto Off Road Backpack
The new Manfrotto Off Road hiking backpacks are specifically designed for the outdoor world: enjoy the freedom of carrying your photo equipment and your personal items in a single backpack. Removable camera case, innovative camera strap, and two ways to carry tripods and poles.
Listen at 45:20Manfrotto
California Board Company 9ft SUP
We wrap up our coverage of OR Summer 2015 with SUP. This 9ft paddleboard from California Board Company is made of high density EPS and has a 100% Waterproof Core.
Listen at 49:30CBC