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Inside AppGearCo

  • Who We Are

    Who We Are

    At App Gear Co, backpacking is in our blood and protecting the places we play is central to everything we do. Our brand was founded with a simple goal in...

  • Back to Kings Mountain

    Back to Kings Mountain

    We've been keeping you posted about our recent move to a new manufacturing facility and how it will allow us to significantly increase production of our award-winning All-Paca products...but did...

  • Meet the Product: Ugly Bag™

    Meet the Product: Ugly Bag™

    We’re proud to introduce a highly water resistant and breathable alternative to down sleeping bags. When you make a product that’s so fundamentally different from anything else out there, it...

  • 250 Miles to Go.

    250 Miles to Go.

    I signed up for the Cocodona 250 a month before race day. It would be my first real race (outside of the Barkley Marathons) in four years. I was excited but also worried....

  • Ridgerunning: A Reflection

    Prior to my first season as an Appalachian Trail Conservancy (ATC) ridgerunner, I saw trails as distances to be conquered. Stopping to smell flowers was frivolous; I’d rather race 25...

  • Why We’re Committed to Plastic-Free Packaging

    Why We’re Committed to Plastic-Free Packaging

    Picture this: your long-awaited order has finally arrived at your doorstep and it feels like Christmas morning. You excitedly cut open the box to discover your beautiful new gear…every inch...

  • How to Return to Training After a Break

    How to Return to Training After a Break

    Currently, I’ve been busy in my own gear room getting ready for a return to consistent training, now that a degree of post-pandemic normality is returning in work and school...