Icebug featured in OUTSIDE Winter Buyer’s Guide 2016


Bellingham, Washington (September 29, 2015) –OUTSIDE, America’s leading active lifestyle brand, has selected Icebugto be featured in their Winter Buyer’s Guide as among the best gear to have for the winter sports season. The ZealOLX®was reviewed in the Winter Running Shoes category. The entire selection of products appears in OUTSIDE’s Winter Buyer’s Guide, on newsstands September 29.

From winter running shoes and weatherproof cameras to snowboards and avalanche airbags, the OUTSIDE gear team tested hundreds of products to determine the best in gear this year for the Winter Buyer’s Guide. Featuring the most innovative products, killer deals for the price-conscious consumer, and expert ideas for winter outings, it’s the ideal resource for budding adventurers and outdoor aficionados alike. Reviews are organized by sport and activity, and include the ideal setting or experience level for each product, as well as tips for getting the most out of each gear pick. Only the best items on the market make into the pages of the Guide.

“We are thrilled that Icebug is featured in the Outside Buyer’s Guide along so many excellent outdoor brands, states Evan Wert, President of Icebug USA. “Icebug has dedicated itself to setting a standard in studded footwear. The Zeal OLX® is three years in the making and we are very proud of the shoe that it has become. With sixteen fixed carbide steel studs, it provides the ultimate in traction.”


“Great gear is essential to making the best of our time outside, and for many of us, it’s the most valuable investment we make,” says OUTSIDE Buyer’s Guide editor Axie Navas. “The gear industry is innovating at an amazing pace to keep up with ever-changing outdoor trends, and we want our readers to reap all the benefits of these advances. The OUTSIDE gear team hit the trails and the back country on foot, bike, ski, and snowboard to put all the newest products to the test, and nearly 300 made the cut, with seven top-notch items winning our coveted Gear of the Year award. With the picks from the Winter Buyer’s Guide, our readers can be confident they’re facing the elements with the best gear on the market.”

Designing shoes to take you off the beaten path, Icebug strives to give you the freedom to explore wherever you want to go. From their super grippy RB9X® rubber and their patented carbide-studded soles to their vibrant styles that are loaded with performance and comfort details, Icebug is built to handle the any path the trail runner chooses. 

The complete list of Buyer’s Guide selections will be featured in the OUTSIDE Winter Buyer’s Guide, available on newsstands September 29.

About Icebug: Icebug is a Swedish shoe brand that started to challenge the global footwear giants back in 2001. Icebug is driven by innovation, creativity and integrity – a passion for making functional and stylish footwear. Read more about us at

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