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11 Dead Outdoor Gear Brands That You Should Know

March 30, 2021

Their logos no longer adorn backpacks and tents, but their impact lives on in the gear we use today. Gear Patrol

There isn’t a graveyard for brands, but they do die. They fizzle out, go bankrupt, get sold off to equity firms and are subsumed by other companies. Such has been the fate of many outdoor gear companies — even ones prized by adventurers, beloved by amateurs and now fondly remembered by people who grew up camping in the ’70s and ’80s.