Bamboo Ski and Hiking Poles from Soul Poles

The eco-friendly pole makers aim to expand their hand-built line

On a constant quest to make the ski industry more sustainable, Park City, Utah-based Soul Poles is aiming to reduce cost for consumers and increase its market presence. The brand’s SoulLite campaign—currently funding on Kickstarter—is focused on ramping up production capabilities with new molds, recycled materials for grips, baskets, tips and straps. Aside from the inherent sustainability of bamboo as a material over the status …

Causwell’s Tenkara Fly Fishing Rod

A traditional Japanese style kit for a pure experience between angler and nature

The relaxation and meditative merits of fly fishing have long been held high by many an enlightened outdoorsman. Of course the goal is landing a big one worthy of a fish tale at the end of the day, but for most the joy lies in the chase. Gearing up for the sport, however, is not always a carefree experience, with rods, reels and a litany …