There has been a recent resurgence and interest in American made products. Whether it's apparel, furniture or toys, consumers are rediscovering a new appreciation for well crafted products made with quality materials. There are also the economic and sustainability factors as well as ethical labor standards to be considered.
NW Alpine of Portland, OR is one company that was conceived on the notion of supporting U.S. manufacturing as well as a personal passion for climbing. All of their products are designed and manufactured in Oregon.
Gear Junkie recently profiled NW Alpine founder, Bill Amos. Click the image to read the article.