5-second poll | What's the best jacket color?

5-second poll: What's the best jacket color?

Whether its your own personal fave, or the one that sells best in your store, take our 5-second poll and vote for the best jacket color.

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One lucky voter will win the Eddie Bauer First Ascent Terrain 55L pack. Enter your email below to register, and vote in the poll to win this sweet pack.

Color is personal. Color is seasonal and regional. Hot colors come and go. For designers and buyers, choosing the colors that will sell often feels like spinning a roulette wheel. But there's real science behind the colors that brands choose. Take our poll and instantly see how your favorite stacks up.

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5-second poll | What type of baselayer do you prefer?

It's all about the base. Are you on Team Wool, Team Synthetic, or Team Blended? Wool is warm, breathable, and doesn't get rank after multiple days of wear. Synthetics are less expensive and wick wicked good. Blends try to do it all. We've all got our pet baselayers. Vote here ...read more

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5-second poll | What is the best camp stove ever made?

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5-second poll | Which mountaineer would you prefer as a tentmate?

It's the outdoor version of "Which celebrity would you like to have dinner with?" One lucky voter will win the Eddie Bauer First Ascent Terrain 55L pack. Enter your email below to register, and vote in the poll to win this sweet pack. Imagine yourself pinned down in a storm ...read more

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5-second poll | Best camp coffee method?

French press, instant, pour-over, or good old-fashioned cowboy-style? What's the best way to make camp coffee?  Everybody has an opinion on this one. Do you take the easy/light way out with instant grinds or are you a purist who insists on a more high-brow approach to your daily ...read more


5-second poll | Who in the outdoor industry has done the most for gender equality?

Tomorrow is International Women's Day, a day to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. If attendance at the annual Camber Outdoors breakfast at Outdoor Retailer is any indication, the outdoor industry cares very much about gender parity. ...read more

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5-second poll | Where do YOU want Outdoor Retailer to move?

We all know Outdoor Retailer is leaving Utah. Where would you like to see it move? Since Outdoor Retailer announced its departure from long-time home in Salt Lake City and opened up the RFP process, cities and states around the country have been clambering for a chance to host ...read more


5-second poll | Does your shop offer digital payment (like Apple Pay)?

Brick-and-mortar shops are all about connecting, face-to-face, with customers. But according to mobile software developer SOTI Inc. 92% of consumers want to shop in stores that are equipped with mobile shopping experiences, and the trend isn’t slowing down. Take our 5-second poll ...read more

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5-second poll | Who's going to Capitol Summit? Now, more than ever, you should.

The Trump administration needs to hear the collective voice of the outdoor industry at Capitol Summit on April 25-26. Now more than ever, our industry needs to come together as a force to protect wild places. The two-day Capitol Summit is open to all in the industry, and ...read more