Guest Baggage: Frost River Canoe Packs

Albert Dorp, who sells Frost River packs through his German web shop, Absolut Canoe, sent me some shots of his Frost River packs in action. Albert tells me that he does not have any additional news about the fate of Frost River as a company. However, his shop still has inventory of Frost River packs …

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Lesli wearing Dachstein mittens
Shopping From The Present

Archival Mitts: Dachstein/Ortovox

Boiled Wool Dachstein Mitts Sample view Lynne F’s glove system (refab mitts with Dachstein liners) Artic Mitten Add German made, Dachstein (rebadged Ortovox) shrunken wool mitts to the list of disappearing archival products. Ten years ago, you could purchase these heavy duty mitts (a layering staple for mountaineers and ice climbers) at REI. Now, if …

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