Compass: Charting the Evolution of Outdoor Gear

Compass: Innovative Brands

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A5 Adventures

Aiking

Ajungilak

Arc’teryx

Bergans

Berghaus

Black Diamond Equipment

Black Ice (& SnowLion)

Blacks of Greenock

Blue Train

Buffalo Systems

Bushgear

Chouinard Equipment

Dachstein (Lackner Wolle)

Dana Design

De France Pack

Deja Shoe

Early Winters

EB Super Gratton

Ecotrek

END Footwear

Eureka!

Fairydown

Five Ten (5.10)

Fjällräven

Flinders Rangers

Forrest Mountaineering

Frostline Kits

Garuda

Gregory Mountain Products

Helly Hansen

J&H (One Planet)

Jansport

Karrimor

Kelty

Lowe Alpine and Latok

Macpac

Millarmitt (Millar Gloves Ltd)

Marmot Mountain Works

Mont Equipment

Moonstone

 

Moss Tent Works

Mountain Designs

Mountain Equipment (UK)

Mountain Mule

Mountain Safety Research (MSR)

Nau

Nike ACG

Noall Mountaineering

Norrona

North Cape

Osprey

Outgear

Paddy Pallin (Paddymade)

Patagonia

Phoenix

Polaris

Raichle

REI Co-op

Robert Saunders

Rohan

Sequel

Sierra Designs

Sierra West

Silva

Sprayway

Stephenson Warmlite

Synergy Works

Trangia

Terrapax

The North Face

Tika

Ultimate

Vortex

Walrus

Wilderness Experience

Wintergear

Yakworks

Various

 
 
 
 
 

Clicking on the links to the left will open

a gallery of their innovations.

Above their thumbnails are links to their

individual brand history milestones and

also to a profile of that brand (although

the Profiles are taking a while to write,

so don't yet appear for all brands.)