15 pieces of American-made gear in celebration of Independence Day
It’s almost time to celebrate one of the greatest American holidays of the year, the Fourth of July. There will be beverages, barbecues, singing, dancing, skiing, mountain biking, hiking and, of course, fireworks. In celebration of Independence Day, we’ve paid tribute to some of our favorite companies that are producing top-notch gear right here in the good ol’ U S of A. Take a look at the products below and keep them in mind the next time you’re shopping decisions have you feeling especially patriotic.
Renegade, by 4FRNT
The Renegade is built at 4FRNT’s in-house ski factory in Salt Lake City, dubbed the White Room.
Convertible Ballerclava Colorado Classic, by Phunkshun Wear
Shotgun Shirt, by Icelantic
Alchemist Wailer 112, by DPS
The Alchemist series, which will be available to purchase in the fall, is meant to relieve the common problems that arise from carbon-fiber skis: chattering of the skis at high speed in variable conditions (i.e. non-powder snow) that yields a bumpy, bone-jarring ride. DPS utilized what it calls, “vibration-tuned, aerospace grade carbon,” in the construction. Read our full review.
DPS’ Salt Lake City-based factory produces its Alchemist and Tour1 skis.
White Rascal, by Avery Brewing Co.
UP AK, by Sego Skis
Klettersack, by Topo Designs
Bourbon, by 10th Mountain Whiskey
Colorado-based 10th Mountain Whiskey & Spirit Company pays homage to the 10th Mountain Division. In the early 1940s the famed mountain warfare faction trained at Camp Hale, Colorado before being deployed to Europe where its brave troops—camouflaged in white and traveling by skis—helped bring about the end of World War II. Read Our Full Story.
Uncle Buck Boot Cushion, by Darn Tough
The Doc, by Meier Skis
Piñon Coffee, by Taos Mountain Energy Bar
$35.00 for box of 12
Bears Ears Limited Edition Women’s Z/2 Classic USA, by Chaco
Women’s Peregrine – Eagle Red Flannel, by Pladra
Shop Pant Charcoal, by 1620 Workwear
Men’s 8146 Roughneck, by Red Wing Shoes