Future Gear! First Look at Outdoor Equipment for 2014

Want to see the best new gear for next year? GearJunkie got the scoop on some of the top gear coming to market at the Outdoor Retailer show from more than 50 brands exhibiting later this month at the Outdoor Retailer trade show...
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Glowing SUP Boards with LED Ignite Dark Waters Beneath

It costs $400. But for that cash you can convert a SUP board or kayak into a glowing craft to ignite the water at night.
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Gore jumps into 'Compression' game with Running Shirt

You know Gore from its waterproof-breathable shell jacket fabrics. But the materials behemoth has its own house brands for running and biking, and for this year it jumps onto the compression wagon with a line of outerwear and clothes.
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Energy Gel from a Wetsuit Brand

They don't taste like neoprene. But wetsuit maker Body Glove is jumping into the energy category with SURGE, a new line of gels aimed at outdoors types as well as surfers.
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Video Reveals American-made Boots, Century-old Technique

Wolverine's American-made "1000 Mile" heritage boot collection utilizes a construction technique that dates back to 1870 to produce high-end footwear that performs, and looks good doing it.
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Yerba Mate Fuels Über-Organic Energy Chews

PROBAR ships its first gummy energy chew product this month. The all-organic, yerba mate-powered chews are different than anything we've previously tasted in the category.
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Black Diamond Struts out with Outerwear, Apparel lines

Your ice axes and carabiners can now match your jacket. Black Diamond will soon sell outerwear and clothes. We were there in Utah last month for the company's official line launch and a sneak peek of the jackets, pants, and apparel to come.
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Glow-in-dark Running Jacket? Now a reality

No joke. You "activate" the fabric on this jacket from New Balance by leaving it under strong lights for 10 minutes. Light is absorbed. Then you head to run off into the night. . . .
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FiveFingers for 'Tweens': Youth-size Barefoot Shoes

Vibram FiveFingers shoes let you run the way you did when you were a kid. So, it makes sense that the company is expanding its youth size offerings.
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Breathing tube, venting 'Gills' among features on Winter sleeping bag

Made for sleeping outdoors on the coldest of nights, a new bag from Nemo Equipment costs a cool $1,000. For that money you get a hibernation-ready cocoon with "gills" to vent air if the bag gets too hot.
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