The best new outdoor gear for October 2021

Well, folks, it’s officially mid-October, which by all accounts means fall is here (and winter is well advanced). We see the temperatures drop and the diapers come out of storage and forgotten corners of the closet.

If you’re anything like us, you’ve already tried some key outdoor items, and it might be time to grab some new boots, hats, and outerwear. Luckily, we’ve got you covered. (Literally.) October has seen some awesome new releases and product updates, and if you haven’t already, it’s time to stock up on some new gear.

Find out below what made our picks for the best October outdoor gear.

Forrest Tool Company Safety Impact Wrench

Forrest Tool Company

Presented by Forrest Tool Company

Nothing slows down your adventures more than a flat tire on the way to the campsite. Make sure you have the equipment you need to get back on the road quickly with the Forrest Tool Company Safety Impact Wrench. This tool makes it easy to change a tire under difficult circumstances. It quickly and safely removes lug nuts using leverage and torque rather than external power. Its manual operation means you won’t have to look for another power source if you don’t have access to your generator or battery. The Safety Impact Wrench is lightweight, portable, and manufactured in the USA to the highest industry standards. With compact storage in a Cordura carrying case, you can easily stow it in your trunk and be ready for whatever might come your way.

Price: $ 158


Osprey 12 Pack

osprey 12 pack


Just in time for winter, the pack experts at Osprey have launched their brand new transport solution for ski and snowboard serviced by ski lifts: the Glade. Designed to carry essentials during winter adventures, Osprey says the Glade is great for limit skiing, fat biking, Nordic hiking or snowshoeing, for beginners. A slim look hides a 2.5 liter tank (with insulated hose and bite valve cover), a large main compartment and a separate corner for storing glasses.

The Glade is made from bluesign approved recycled materials with a PFC-free DWR coating, and is available in 5 and 12 liter sizes.

Price: $ 110


Teva x Cotopaxi Collection

jacket teca calido

Suits you

slipper teva re embers

Suits you

In October, outdoor icons Teva and Cotopaxi teamed up to launch two limited-edition items: the upcoming Teca Calido jacket and the Teva Re Ember slipper. Along with the limited release, the brands will donate a total of $ 30,000 to the Boys and Girls Club of Denver and Hollywood, in an effort to combat systemic limited access to the great outdoors.

The Teca Calido is jacket and Teva Re Ember slipper both contain recycled materials, and the lightweight colors and patterns are meant to represent both the personality and the brands sustainability mission.

The Teva Re Ember is made from a 100% recycled ripstop upper, 50% recycled EVA midsole, 100% recycled collapsible heel and collar, and outsole 50% recycled.

The Teca Calido Jacket and Teva Re Ember Slipper will both be available for purchase today.

Price: $ 150 and $ 85, respectively


Snow Peak x Mountain of Moods fleece midlayer jacket

Mountain of moods fleece midlayer jacket

Snow peak

In the latest iteration of their collaboration, Snow Peak and Mountain of Moods released their FW21 collection. The Fleece Middle Jacket is the flagship piece in the range and celebrates the brands common connection with Mount Tanigawa and other alpine regions of Japan. Combining form and function, the jacket is in Polartec fleece and polyester, as well as a high collar with zipper, a left chest pocket and two side pockets at the waist.

Snow Peak recommends choosing a size above your usual choice for a standard fit.

Price: $ 269.95


The Moonbike

the moon bike


Pedal into the future with the Moonbike. Announced in October, the ultralight electric snowmobile “blurs the lines between recreation and transportation”. At $ 8,500, the e-bike has a top speed of 26 mph, is 100% quiet, and has a range of 1.5 to three hours, depending on whether you’re using the optional dual battery.

Three times lighter than a snowmobile, the Moonbike weighs just under 200 pounds, including battery. It is also resistant to cold down to -13 degrees Fahrenheit.

Price: $ 8,500


Arc’teryx Aerios FL GTX Shoe

arc'teryx aerios fl gtx shoe


Day hikes, but make them technical. That’s the idea behind Arc’teryx’s new shoe, the Aerios FL GTX. As the name suggests, this low profile hiking shoe features Gore-Tex water and wind protection, with breathable textiles that keep you cool and dry. Inspired by long distance running, the Aerios is designed to be fast and light, and the Vibram Megagrip outsole, compressed EVA midsole and integrated TPU upper all work in harmony to deliver track performance. higher, whatever the weather.

Price: $ 170


Amundsen Fjordcord Pants

amundsen fjordcord pants


Everyday outdoor pants that combine comfort and confidence are hard to find; while they are durable, they are often not comfortable. With Amundsen’s Fjordcord pants, part of the brand’s first Fall / Winter 21 releases, you no longer have to choose between the two. The durable pants feature DWR treatment and articulated knees, and the corduroy from Cosserat France is piece dyed, giving each pant a unique look.

Price: $ 299


Backwoods Fellowship Zealous Watch

backwoods brotherhood zealous eyeglasses

Optical Zeal

This fall, Zeal, Weston and Smartwool announced the Backwoods Fellowship, a team with artist John Fellows and the National Forest Foundation to raise awareness of our public lands and conservation efforts.

The partnership brings the art of Fellows to life in a unique collection of eyewear, skis, snowboards, clothing and accessories, including Zeal’s Lookout eyewear. The Lookout comes with a bonus lens and, thanks to Zeal’s exclusive technology, offers the clearest field of view possible, with easy-to-use lens swap functions.

Price: $ 299


Holden Jackson down jacket

holden jackson down jacket


Update your outerwear with a nod to the past. Holden’s latest midweight parka combines classic military styling with custom European materials and responsibly sourced 700 padding to keep you warm and toasty. Key details like the sheepskin collar and eco-friendly DWR water-repellent finish complete the jacket’s cutting-edge and technological attributes.

Price: $ 875


Dakine Stoker Gore-Tex 3L bib

bib dakine stoker goretex 3l


bib dakine stoker goretex 3l


Hit the slopes in style (and comfort) with Dakine’s new bib, the Stoker Gore-Tex 3L. Designed for playgrounds and backcountry, the Stoker keeps the pace up with key elements such as its three-layer Gore-Tex construction, water-resistant zippers, taped seams and vents. to the thighs to release heat when things get hot. Articulated knees provide ample support, and the stretchy back panel and redesigned crotch enhance mobility. The central entry at the front means that getting in and out is a snap, too.

Price: $ 480


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