Emerging Gear: Modular Fanny Pack, Ultralight Carbon Umbrella, and More

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Rossignol Sender and Rallybird Skis
Rossignol Sender and Rallybird Skis

Rossignol announces a new chapter in its freeride legacy. The all-new Sender ($850) and Rallybird ($800) ski lines are infused with technology from the brand’s World Cup Race Room. While the Sender is all about ripping big lines, the women’s Rallybird is a go-anywhere ski for both the resort and the backcountry.

State eTap Gravel Bike
State eTap Gravel Bike

State Bicycle Co. has exciting news for gravel riders! Two bikes in its lineup — the 4130 steel ($2,000) and 6061 Black Label aluminum ($2,600) — are now available with SRAM’s newest wireless drivetrains and hydraulic disc brakes.

SRAM’s brand-new XPLR AXS drivetrain is ideal for riders looking to work up a sweat on both gravel and asphalt. With wireless and eTap shift logic, advanced chain management, and AXS connectivity, this new groupset elevates State’s All-Road lineup to the next level of performance.

GiantMouse ACE Brass Biblio Knife
GiantMouse ACE Brass Biblio Knife

GiantMouse Knives expands its Biblio lineup with the ACE Biblio everyday carry knife in solid brass ($235). This new iteration comes with a 2.875-inch Böhler M390 microclean stainless steel satin-finished blade. The 4.9-ounce Brass Biblio has a 4-inch ergonomic handle. All GiantMouse knives are crafted in Italy.

Hyperlite Essential Umbrella
Hyperlite Essential Umbrella

Hyperlite joins the trail umbrella craze with the all-new Essential Umbrella ($59). Hyperlite designed this piece of trail kit to offer multipurpose defense against against rain, snow, sun, and wind — and it weighs just 195 g. Burly dual-canopy construction reduces the chance of blowouts in high winds, and the 24-inch carbon shaft provides lots of room to move underneath.

Goldwin Compact Jacket
Goldwin Compact Jacket

Outdoor apparel brand Goldwin launches a new collection of running gear and minimalist apparel. One of the highlights is the Compact Jacket ($170) — an ultralight wind layer that’s perfect for both casual and competitive runners. The Compact Jacket features a reflective logo, stretchy sleeves, and plenty of ventilation.

Matador Droplet Water-Resistant Stuff Sack
Matador Droplet Water-Resistant Stuff Sack

This week, Matador Travel Equipment released the new and improved Droplet Water-Resistant Stuff Sack ($17). Offering 2.5 L of storage, the Droplet is small enough to fit on a keychain when fully compressed. From skiing and surfing to paddleboarding and fishing, this micro-stuff sack has endless applications.

The Park Pack by Uncharted Supply Co.
The Park Pack by Uncharted Supply Co.

Uncharted Supply Co.’s latest addition to its lineup of adventure gear is the Park Pack ($119), a lightweight hip pack designed for hiking, biking, and exploring. Perfect for day trips, the Park Pack features a modular design with removable water bottle holders and space for personal add-ons. Like most Uncharted packs, the Park Pack is built with waterproof tarpaulin outer fabric and water-resistant YKK zippers.

Ciele x Polartec VTBeanie
Ciele x Polartec VTBeanie

Ciele, a brand known for its high-performance running gear, partnered with Polartec to release the new VTBeanie ($45). Available in two unique styles, this beanie is purpose-built winter headwear. The first style — VTBeanie WND — has a built-in membrane over the ears that is windproof and water-repellent. The second style is the VTBeanie Q-Air — a high-tech cap that’s made with a unique and highly durable knit fabric.

Klymit Horizon Backpacking Blanket
Klymit Horizon Backpacking Blanket

The world of outdoor blankets continues to swell with Klymit’s latest Horizon line. The Horizon Backpacking ($100) blanket pictured spans 80 x 58 inches, weighs under 2 pounds, and sports 20D ripstop with synthetic insulation. A great option for picnics, laying out after a long day on trail, or wrapping up while sitting around the campfire, the Horizon line also includes a burlier Overland and middleweight Travel option.

  • Emerging Gear: Modular Fanny Pack, Ultralight Carbon Umbrella, and More

    Rossignol Sender and Rallybird Skis

    Rossignol announces a new chapter in its freeride legacy. The all-new Sender ($850) and Rallybird ($800) ski lines are infused with technology from the brand’s World Cup Race Room. While the Sender is all about ripping big lines, the women’s Rallybird is a go-anywhere ski for both the resort and the backcountry.

  • Emerging Gear: Modular Fanny Pack, Ultralight Carbon Umbrella, and More

    State eTap Gravel Bike

    State Bicycle Co. has exciting news for gravel riders! Two bikes in its lineup — the 4130 steel ($2,000) and 6061 Black Label aluminum ($2,600) — are now available with SRAM’s newest wireless drivetrains and hydraulic disc brakes.

    SRAM’s brand-new XPLR AXS drivetrain is ideal for riders looking to work up a sweat on both gravel and asphalt. With wireless and eTap shift logic, advanced chain management, and AXS connectivity, this new groupset elevates State’s All-Road lineup to the next level of performance.

  • Emerging Gear: Modular Fanny Pack, Ultralight Carbon Umbrella, and More

    GiantMouse ACE Brass Biblio Knife

    GiantMouse Knives expands its Biblio lineup with the ACE Biblio everyday carry knife in solid brass ($235). This new iteration comes with a 2.875-inch Böhler M390 microclean stainless steel satin-finished blade. The 4.9-ounce Brass Biblio has a 4-inch ergonomic handle. All GiantMouse knives are crafted in Italy.

  • Emerging Gear: Modular Fanny Pack, Ultralight Carbon Umbrella, and More

    Hyperlite Essential Umbrella

    Hyperlite joins the trail umbrella craze with the all-new Essential Umbrella ($59). Hyperlite designed this piece of trail kit to offer multipurpose defense against against rain, snow, sun, and wind — and it weighs just 195 g. Burly dual-canopy construction reduces the chance of blowouts in high winds, and the 24-inch carbon shaft provides lots of room to move underneath.

  • Emerging Gear: Modular Fanny Pack, Ultralight Carbon Umbrella, and More

    Goldwin Compact Jacket

    Outdoor apparel brand Goldwin launches a new collection of running gear and minimalist apparel. One of the highlights is the Compact Jacket ($170) — an ultralight wind layer that’s perfect for both casual and competitive runners. The Compact Jacket features a reflective logo, stretchy sleeves, and plenty of ventilation.

  • Emerging Gear: Modular Fanny Pack, Ultralight Carbon Umbrella, and More

    Matador Droplet Water-Resistant Stuff Sack

    This week, Matador Travel Equipment released the new and improved Droplet Water-Resistant Stuff Sack ($17). Offering 2.5 L of storage, the Droplet is small enough to fit on a keychain when fully compressed. From skiing and surfing to paddleboarding and fishing, this micro-stuff sack has endless applications.

  • Emerging Gear: Modular Fanny Pack, Ultralight Carbon Umbrella, and More

    The Park Pack by Uncharted Supply Co.

    Uncharted Supply Co.’s latest addition to its lineup of adventure gear is the Park Pack ($119), a lightweight hip pack designed for hiking, biking, and exploring. Perfect for day trips, the Park Pack features a modular design with removable water bottle holders and space for personal add-ons. Like most Uncharted packs, the Park Pack is built with waterproof tarpaulin outer fabric and water-resistant YKK zippers.

  • Emerging Gear: Modular Fanny Pack, Ultralight Carbon Umbrella, and More

    Ciele x Polartec VTBeanie

    Ciele, a brand known for its high-performance running gear, partnered with Polartec to release the new VTBeanie ($45). Available in two unique styles, this beanie is purpose-built winter headwear. The first style — VTBeanie WND — has a built-in membrane over the ears that is windproof and water-repellent. The second style is the VTBeanie Q-Air — a high-tech cap that’s made with a unique and highly durable knit fabric.

  • Emerging Gear: Modular Fanny Pack, Ultralight Carbon Umbrella, and More

    Klymit Horizon Backpacking Blanket

    The world of outdoor blankets continues to swell with Klymit’s latest Horizon line. The Horizon Backpacking ($100) blanket pictured spans 80 x 58 inches, weighs under 2 pounds, and sports 20D ripstop with synthetic insulation. A great option for picnics, laying out after a long day on trail, or wrapping up while sitting around the campfire, the Horizon line also includes a burlier Overland and middleweight Travel option.

Austin Beck-Doss
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Austin Beck-Doss is a Staff Writer at GearJunkie.

Austin has been writing about climbing, hiking, and snow sports for 5 years.

Prior to that, Austin worked as a rock climbing guide for an adaptive recreation organization.

Based in Wyoming, Austin enjoys hiking in quiet areas, recording observations as drawings, and looking for new (old) rocks to climb.

 

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