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Product Focus: Seek Outside Divide

What makes the Divide the best ultralight backpack on the market? Comfort - our suspension rocks! Our Patented Articulating Frame paired with an articulating hipbelt that grips your body make o…

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Product Focus: Redcliff

The Redcliff is a Seek Outside original.  Part tipi, part pyramid, and all versatility the Redcliff is big enough for families and car camping while being light enough for large groups to carr…

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Our four smallest shelters compared

Here at Seek Outside one of our most frequent customer questions is "which of the four smaller shelters should I get if I'm going to use it for backpacking?"  It's a tough thing to answer, esp…

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5 steps for the rookie hunter

Last week at SHOT I had a number of conversations about how an adult who had never hunted might go about learning.  A shooting, hunting, and outdoor trade show might seem like an odd place for su…

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SHOT show highlights

SHOT show. Vegas.  As a company that specializes in gear which allows people to get away from other people in as much ease and comfort as possible, there's a not inconsiderable irony in atten…

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The two rules of backpacking food

Packing food for a long backpacking trip is much like backpacking itself; the rules are few and simple, but their implementation can be endlessly nuanced.  What follows are the two rules of backp…

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2017 Winter Outdoor Retailer

In most of our daily lives we've tamed the modern world pretty well; unless you live in a yurt in Wyoming, or the Yukon generally, it's fairly rare that the world just slams on the brakes and says…

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Where we've been and where we are going

At Seek Outside we make a wide range of products, under one roof, for customers with a huge variety of passions, interests, and outdoor pursuits.  On any given day we'll get phone calls from h…

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Tent Comparisons and Drawings

Tent Comparisons and Drawings

These are to scale drawings. Animated drawings are short youtube videos. This is a work in process. For reference bags are 6'5" and 30 inches wide at shoulders and represent a large 10 degree…

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The BT-2 and the Silvertip explained

When we released it two years ago the BT-2 (Beyond Timberline, the red shelter below) was the smallest tipi on the market, both groundbreaking and under the radar.  Groundbreaking because it b…

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Why our 'mids are different

Pyramid shelters (mids) have been a staple for weight and space conscious adventurers for a long time. The Chouinard Equipment mid of the 70s and 80s is just the most prominent and influential…

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Product Focus: DST tarp

A flat tarp is the most versatile backcountry shelter.  The same tarp can be pitched high as a sun shade while rafting in the summer, and buttoned down to the ground for security during a windy f…

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