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Gilad Nachmani
From Vertex to Kickstarter

From Vertex to Kickstarter

We have postponed our Kickstarter campaign. When I started Cnoc Outdoors in 2016, my plan was to make the best carbon poles on the market. We began by making the Vertex poles, in the same way as everyone else—sourcing from China, where the infrastructure and supply chains are already firmly established. But because we were (and still are) such a small company, we couldn’t monitor quality assurance in the factory and had constant issues with the poles. In the summer of 2017, we got another batch that had a number of QA issues: breaking around the button, bonding issues, etc. We had a bunch of ideas on how...

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Lauren Hudgins
Deb and the Curvy Kili Crew

Deb and the Curvy Kili Crew

Deb Malkin is a fat-positive massage therapist from the Bay Area who hiked Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania this March with the Curvy Kili Crew, a group of 20 plus-sized adventuresome women.

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Lauren Hudgins
Going SOBO on the AT- First 450 Miles

Going SOBO on the AT- First 450 Miles

Good day, SOBOs. During my 772 mile hike on the Appalachian Trail in 2018, I thought I would share my experience in the first AT SOBO 450 miles. This region is in my backyard.

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Gilad Nachmani
What Is New With The 2019 Vecto?

What Is New With The 2019 Vecto?

We are happy to release the 2nd generation of our successful Vecto! In late 2017, the Vecto came to be after a successful crowd-funding campaign. It wasn't a huge one, but a successful one that allowed me to start making the Vecto.

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