Posts in Brand Features
Episode 56 Going Feral with Jimmy Funkhouser

Jimmy Funkhouser is the owner and founder of Feral, a backpacking outfitter in the Denver area.  On this episode, we dive into what made Jimmy to leave his corporate life to start something of his own and how Feral is set on doing things different.

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Episode 53 The Adventure Photographers Backpack with Allan Henry from Atlas Packs

Hauling photography and video gear into the backcountry can be a huge pain because until Atlas Packs came along, no one had a product that was built for both backpacking and photography.  Now, thanks to Allan Henry and his team, that's pain is gone.

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Episode 51 Born In The Boundary Waters with Granite Gear

Granite Gear was born in the Boundary Waters helping canoe goers portage their gear from one body of water to another. Fast forward 32 years, and they have a wide array of products to include ultralight packs found on all the long trails in the U.S.

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Episode 48 Make It Rain with Luxe Hiking Gear

Luxe Hiking Gear is a small outfit out of Forks, Washington that makes quality pyramid style shelters at an affordable price.  On this episode, we dive in to the brand and how to stay comfortable when the weather turns.

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Episode 47 Making It Better with Outdoor Vitals

Tayson Whittaker is the founder of Outdoor Vitals, a brand that he started with $500.  His aim was to create quality ultralight gear without the ultra expensive price tag...and he did it. 

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Episode 38 Film What Makes You Feel with Aaron Hitchins of Rockouse Motion

Aaron Hitchins is a part of a talented team of creatives who help brands tell their story with video and photography.  On this episode, Aaron walks me through how to approach videography when in the backcountry and the importance of storytelling.

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Episode 33 Designing with Sierra Designs

George Bryant is the VP and GM of Sierra Designs.  On this episode, George walks me though the design process and culture behind Sierra Designs.  This episode is a unique window into a company known for creating livable and versatile backpacking products.

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Episode 30 Lets Talk Hill People Gear

Evan Hill joins the By Land Podcast to talk about his company "Hill People Gear." They're unique load carry design is the subject of this podcast, but you'll also learn about the origin of HPG and how Evan approaches the backcountry.

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