Introducing Big Outdoors

Introducing Big Outdoors

by Lloyd Vogel May 03, 2016

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Introducing Big Outdoors - Unique Gear for Big Adventures

Big Outdoors - Unique gear for incredible adventures

Big Outdoors is an online retailer of outdoor gear and apparel that sells and features companies and products not found at the “big box” stores. Our seasonally curated collections highlight innovative products that are built for both outdoor enthusiasts and professionals.

 

Unique Gear for Incredible Adventures

We believe that gear is a vital part of the outdoor experience, and that a unique adventure requires unique equipment. Why bring generic gear to incredible places? By shopping at Big Outdoors you are supporting innovation within the outdoor industry. You are supporting small business, and living and telling the stories that set these products apart. 

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Big Outdoors was conceived around the idea that the gear and apparel we use in the outdoors should be as unique and dynamic as the incredible places we visit. Just as every trail, park, or body of water has its own story and history, so too do the companies and products that accompany us. While all companies have unique inceptions, triumphs, and challenges, smaller companies are not yet removed from their past foundations. They are in the active process of developing, living, and discovering their history. By supporting smaller companies, consumers are supporting new growth, new innovation, and the development of new stories to help feed a growing industry. Putting on CloudLine socks or wearing a pair Roscoe Outdoors Pants is the start of a conversation, a feeling of connection and investment in a brand, and a sense of pride in the products you choose to wear.

CloudLine Hiking Socks Now Available at BigOutdoors.org

As outdoor enthusiasts and professionals our gear choices keep us safe, comfortable, and performing at our best, and this intimately trusting relationship ultimately speaks to the importance of intentionality in our purchases. Gear is not something you haphazardly choose, its an investment of trust, money, and loyalty. With so many options of products and companies, Big Outdoors offers a curated collection of outdoor gear and apparel that features several types of socks, pants, baselayers, midlayers, jackets, raincoats, gear, and accessories. All products are from companies not typically found at your “big box” retailers.

 

 

In an attempt to try and ensure that customers feel comfortable with a product before making a purchase, all our products have high quality photography, as well as written/video reviews. In an effort to tell the stories of all the companies we are featuring, we also showcase company bios to help share what makes our companies unique.

 

Launching with Gear for Summer Adventures

The OMM: Kamleika Race Jacket II

The OMM: Kamleika Race Jacket II

This summer we will be featuring companies such as CloudLine, Gococo, Possumdown, Roscoe Outdoors, Railriders, Bambool, Vargo Outdoors, Duckworth, As Tucas, Woolpower, Ternua, Loki, Borah Gear, The OMM, Luke’s Ultralite, Superior Wilderness Designs, Wilderness Logics, K’UL Chocolate, Waves to Wilderness, and Biospired.


When you are looking for clothing and gear for an upcoming trip this summer, check us out on www.bigoutdoors.org.

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Lloyd Vogel
Lloyd Vogel

Author

Born and raised in Milwaukee Wisconsin, Lloyd is an avid kayaker and backpacker who enjoys music, playing frisbee, and eating disproportionately large meals. Lloyd was motivated to start Big Outdoors while roaming around at a craft show in San Francisco. After admiring a number of cool unique items available for purchase (and realizing he knows nothing about crafts) he had an epiphany! Why not open a store that features the unique outdoor products that he likes (and actually knows something about)? Hence the creation of Big Outdoors.



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Sock Size Guide

Sock Sizing Chart

WOMEN'S  US  UK Europe CM
Small 4 - 6.5 2 - 4.5 35 - 37  20.5 - 23
Medium
7 - 9.5
5 - 7.5 38 - 40 23.5 - 25.5
Large
10 -12.5
8 - 10.5 41 - 45 26 - 28.5
X-Large
13.5 - 15
11 - 13.5 46 - 49 29 - 31

 

MEN'S  US  UK Europe CM
Small N/A N/A N/A 20.5 - 23
Medium
6 - 8.5
5.5 - 8 39 - 41 23.5 - 25.5
Large
9 -11.5
8.5 - 11 42 - 44 26 - 28.5
X-Large
12 - 14.5
11.5 - 14 45 - 47 29 - 31

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