A peek at emerging products from the sometimes cutting-edge,sometimes quirky world of gear design.Explore the grid below or click through for a slideshow.
Instapump Fury Prototypeon March 22 for $200.
Reconis available March 29 for $810.
Wabashis available at retailers now for $3,499.
Airpin Ultralight Stakes.Designed with a three-point locking system that you just have to drape the cord around,the Airpin locks down easily.To use,just loop the guyline around the constricting points on the Airpin.NEMO additionally tapered the aluminum stake to make it easier to sink into the ground and managed to cut the weight down to 10 grams per stake.The brand sells the Airpin in sets of two for $10 and sets of four for $19.
Champagne Gold.Swiss Army draped its Alox collection,known for having metal "scales" on the handle,in gold for 2019 only.In the Alox multitool collection is the Classic Alox ($37) with blade,nail file,screwdriver,and more;the Cadet Alox ($48) with a larger blade,bottle opener,can opener,and more;and the Pioneer Alox ($52) with a blade,reamer,punch,screwdrivers,and more.
Stealth Shovel Mount.Dmos,maker of nearly indestructible and collapsible shovels,now has a new way to strap your shovel to your roof.The shovels are made for any task,be it shoveling ski booters in the backcountry,your driveway,or mud under your tires.And now Dmos is all the more portable with the new racks,available now for $129.
Boulder Caddyis a gear organizer for climbers,with spots for shoes,water,brushes,and phone.When you're ready to get the gear,the caddy unfolds flat,enabling climbers quick access to their needs.The Boulder Caddy is available now for $59.
Bubba Lithium Ion Electric Fillet Knifeis available now for $160.
Backcountry.comwill additionally release bike-,snow-,and travel-specific collections.
OOFOS Footwear.While a big claim,the brand says its proprietary OOfoam has what it takes to cushion your foot and absorb impact.OOFOS' OOfoam is designed to displace energy to the side as opposed to back up in the body.The foam results in 37 percent more impact absorption than traditional EVA.This means with each step,the impact travels less up your body and more into the shoes.New for the brand,the OOmg is available in new colors for women and new mesh options for men.
Yoga Sling 3is available now for $48.
Snippet.Designed with scissors at the forefront,the SOG Snippet has 10 tools overall,including a file,blade,pick,and bottle opener.The scissors-focused multitool is available now for $25.