Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Granite Gear Supports the Warrior Hike on the Appalachian Trail

In recognition of the therapeutic effects of long distance hiking, Granite Gear is proud to support the Warrior Hike “Walk off the War” Program, which is designed to support veterans transitioning from military service by thru-hiking America’s National Scenic Trails. This March, fourteen veterans began their journey on the Appalachian Trail with Granite Gear supplies on their backs; including Crown V.C. 60 backpacks, Cloud Cover pack flies, eVent Sil drysacks, and Air Style wallets.
Read more here.  

Thursday, March 6, 2014

Granite Gear Supports Polar Explorer Eric Larsen in North Pole Expedition


Beginning this month, Granite Gear will support Eric Larsen and team member Ryan Waters in their feat to traverse across the Arctic Ocean from Northern Ellesmere Island to geographic North Pole – an expedition dubbed Last North. Granite Gear will outfit the team with technical packs and travel gear they need to cover the nearly 500-mile distance in less than 49 days. If they accomplish this goal, they would break the current expedition speed record set by a Norwegian team in 2006.
Read more here.

 

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

ESPN W Review of the Granite Gear Athabasca 24

ESPN W says "Perfect for day hiking, fast packing, or biking, the Athabasca can hold up to 30 pounds, offering a bit more substantial pack. With a built-in hydration compatible sleeve, this pack allows you to utilize a reservoir of your choice. Also including twin power-mesh side pockets for additional water bottles and 24-liter capacity, you'll be able to fit everything you need for a day out on the trails."
Check out the review here.


Saturday, March 1, 2014

Review of the Granite Gear Kahiltna 29 Daypack by Wanderlust & Lipstick

This pack is named for the Kahiltna Glacier, which at 44 miles, is the longest glacier in the Alaska Range. All in all the Kahiltna 29 is a competently designed, well constructed daypack that will do exactly what a daypack should.
Read the full review here.


Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Even a city slicker can be ready for survival: Review by SurvivalNews.com

WND TV exclusive with Manny Edwards of Survival News Online.
Review of the Athabasca 24 from Granite Gear.
Watch the video here

http://www.wnd.com/2014/02/even-a-city-slicker-can-be-ready-for-disaster/

If you need a non-tactical, urban everyday carry bag without sacrificing functionality, the Athabasca 24 from Granite Gear fits the bill. This ingenious crossover design is good enough for the urban jungle and the Athabasca Glacier.
Read more at http://www.wnd.com/2014/02/even-a-city-slicker-can-be-ready-for-disaster/#5wPJK7i0FqvhTBRt.99
If you need a non-tactical, urban everyday carry bag without sacrificing functionality, the Athabasca 24 from Granite Gear fits the bill. This ingenious crossover design is good enough for the urban jungle and the Athabasca Glacier.
Read more at http://www.wnd.com/2014/02/even-a-city-slicker-can-be-ready-for-disaster/#5wPJK7i0FqvhTBRt.99


If you need a non-tactical, urban everyday carry bag without sacrificing functionality, the Athabasca 24 from Granite Gear fits the bill. This ingenious crossover design is good enough for the urban jungle and the Athabasca Glacier

Read more at http://www.wnd.com/2014/02/even-a-city-slicker-can-be-ready-for-disaster/#5wPJK7i0FqvhTBRt.99


If you need a non-tactical, urban everyday carry bag without sacrificing functionality, the Athabasca 24 from Granite Gear fits the bill. This ingenious crossover design is good enough for the urban jungle and the Athabasca Glacier

Read more at http://www.wnd.com/2014/02/even-a-city-slicker-can-be-ready-for-disaster/#5wPJK7i0FqvhTBRt.99

Monday, February 10, 2014

Granite Gear Leopard AC 58 Backpack Review by SectionHiker.com

Granite Gear’s Leopard AC 58 backpack is an “alpine-ready” backpack, which means that it’s a cross between a three-season backpack and a winter pack, including a few extra features like a top lid pocket, a shovel pocket, crampon holder, and hip belt gear loops. I’ve been testing it for the past two months in New Hampshire’s White Mountains where the winter conditions are so severe that we regularly carry the same gear for day hikes that we do on overnight trips, including shelters, stoves, multiple layers, and a myriad of traction devices (snowshoes, crampons, and microspikes).
Read more here.