Backcountry.com--the largest online retailer of performance outdoor adventure gear--took a $2,000 start-up and turned it into a $200 million business. These people know the outdoor industry. They know the Internet. They know gear.
Their team of buyers returned from Outdoor Retailer Summer Market trade show with a short list of the top gear for next season in footwear, camping, accessories, and men's and women's apparel categories.
Check out the gear that caught their eye and their video report from the show at Backcountry.com's ORSM Gear Guru Report
Backcountry.com is an online retailer of high-end outdoor gear. The e-tailer carries more than 400 brands in various categories, including backpacking, camping, cycling, hiking, climbing, trail running, paddling, skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing and adventure travel. Backcountry also operates Bonktown.com, Chainlove.com, SteepandCheap.com, Dogfunk.com, Tramdock.com, WhiskeyMilitia.com, Departmentofgoods.com, Realcyclist.com, Hucknroll.com, and Brociety.com. Backcountry.com is a controlled subsidiary of Liberty Media Corporation attributed to the Liberty Interactive Group (Nasdaq: LINTA).