PRIMALOFT GOES GREEN
- Greener Horizons. Walzer, Emily // SGB;Aug2006, Vol. 39 Issue 8, p24
This article discusses the sporting goods industry during 2006. The article notes that newer yarn technologies, designed for the outdoor industry, have emerged during the 21st century. These yarn technologies are described as economically-friendly, and mix in substances such as bamboo, hemp, and...
- BEYOND HEMP. Broudy, Berne // Popular Science;Sep2007, Vol. 271 Issue 3, p26
The article evaluates products made from ecologically sensitive fabrics, including the Cloudveil Koven Plus, Patagonia Workender Pants, and the Big Agnes Skinny Fish sleeping bag.
- Gearing up. // Field & Stream;May92, Vol. 97 Issue 1, p74
Evaluates equipment used by outdoorsmen. Browining's Magnum Acralite Gun Rest for hunting rifles; The Game Skinner knife; Abu Garcia's portable smoker; The all-leather Butt Buddy `holster'; The Cocoon 4 Sleeping System; Cost; Contact point.
- Staying sharp on the trail. McManus, R. // Sierra;Jul/Aug91, Vol. 76 Issue 4, p76
Looks at the many types of knives available for wilderness lovers. Hikers and backpackers choose the pocket knife; Swiss Army Knives made by Victorinox and Wenger; Knife care.
- Pak-Heat handwarmers. // Astronomy;Apr91, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p89
Discusses PAK-HEAT portable warmers which offer relief from the cold without flame, fuel or batteries. The chemically produced heat is triggered by shaking the disposable pouch for two minutes.
- A toasty sack for your tyke. Jenkins, Mark; Getchell, Dave // Backpacker;Oct93, Vol. 21 Issue 8, p84
Features outdoor-related sleeping bags. Baby Bag Co.'s Baby bag snowsuit and sleeper; North Face's Cat's Meow sleeping bags.
- Looking for that edge. Getchell, D. // Backpacker;Aug91, Vol. 19 Issue 5, p54
Explains how to choose an outdoor knife. Carbon-steel blades; Stainless-steel blades; Multi-purpose pocketknives, such as the Boy Scout knife and the Swiss Army knife; Victorinox and Wenger, the only two companies that make Swiss Army knives; Folding lockbacks made by buck, Gerber, and other...
- Take it outdoors. // Better Homes & Gardens;Jun98, Vol. 76 Issue 6, p68
Offers advice on outdoor accessories which can enhance outdoor living. How outdoor furniture should look; Use of citronella candles in the patio; Using weather-resistant fabrics for outdoor seating.
- Noticeboard. // Geographical (Campion Interactive Publishing);Jul95, Vol. 67 Issue 7, p51
Presents literature, schedules, equipment and supplies for outdoor activities. Includes the book `Collins Gem Fossils' guide for fossil collecting; Sleeping bags for women; Walking guides; Car-roof mounted tent from Car Top Tent; Schedule for sponsored walks.