Surfboard Fin: A structural element, usually made of wood or fiberglass, attached to the bottom of a surfboard to aid maneuverability.
Pour-Over Coffee: A method of brewing coffee by passing near boiling water through grounds held in a paper filter.
Dutch Oven: A large cast-iron pot and the campfire cooking vessel of choice for pioneers, cowboys, and river guides.
Portaledge: A collapsible sleeping platform for climbers.
Howard Head: The founder of ski brand Head.
Westfalia: A breed of Volkswagen camper van prone to expensive repairs, yet beloved by those who own them and coveted by road-trip dreamers everywhere.
Filson, a Seattle-based maker of high-quality leather goods.
P-cord: Parachute cord, also known as paracord, the world’s most versatile survival tool.
Elk Skin Gloves: Hand protection made from the skin of the great wapiti.
Fat shoes: Shoes with roughly 20 millimeters of foam underfoot
Waffle: A repeating inverted cube shape adopted by sporting-goods manufacturers, beginning with Nike, which used the pattern on the sole of its iconic waffle trainer.
Pack Raft: A small inflatable raft that can be rolled up to fit in a backpack.
Gel: A sugary fuel used during races and serious training, typically packed into sealed foil pouches.
Outside Knife: A yellow knock-off Swiss Army knife given away by Outside to new subscribers from the early nineties through 2008.
Garmin Forerunner 201: The world’s first all-in-one GPS-enabled running watch, released in 2003 by Kansas navigation company Garmin.