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Today in Gear: January 7, 2016 – Outdoor Retailer Winter Edition

Salewa’s new mountain training shoe, Dynafit’s revolutionary new ski boot, the ultimate parka from Arc’teryx and more.

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Salewa’s new mountain training shoe, Dynafit’s revolutionary new ski boot, the ultimate parka from Arc’teryx and more.

On the Radar


Reveals, New Launches and Gear


Mountainsmith World Cup Pack

As a part of their all-new Roots Collection, Mountainsmith have released the World Cup pack. The bag is inspired by Mountainsmith’s classic designs from the mid-’90s. The World Cup, along with the rest of the Roots Collection, will be available starting in July.

Buy Now: $120

Big Agnes Dunkley Belay Jacket

Updated for 2016, the Big Agnes Dunkley Belay jacket gets a new helmet-compatible hood and 120 grams of Pinneco Core insulation that offers an excellent weight-to-warmth ratio.

Buy Now: $300

Helle Mândra Knife

Helle’s new full-tang neck knife was designed with Les Stroud — star of the popular television show Survivorman.

Learn More: Here

Dynafit TLT7

The new Dynafit TLT7 is revolutionizing the uphill ski game again by utilizing a single-buckle system to close the boot and a new, shorter toe piece.

Learn More: Here

Salewa Ultra Train GTX

New for 2016, Salewa is introducing the Ultra Train GTX. It is an all-new approach/light hiker/”mountain training” shoe that hits all of the right marks. It offers excellent support while still providing the necessary freedom of movement demanded by dynamic outdoor activities. A Michelin rubber outsole provides ample grip and a Gore-Tex membrane bootie keeps your feet dry regardless of weather conditions.

Learn More: Here

Arc’teryx Firebee AR Parka

Arc’teryx’s newest parka features Gore’s highly water-resistant 30d Thermium shell, stuffed with 850-fill European gray goose down.

Buy Now: $949

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