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Got wood?

Helle Dokka Folding Knife

For 80 years, Norwegian knife maker Helle has been building ornate, wood-handled knives that look every bit as good on your mantle as they do in your backpack. Interestingly, the company has lived to be an octogenarian without ever building anything but fixed blades. That all changes this spring with the Dokka folding knife. Helle…

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A fresh take on slogging to the slopes

The Douchebag Ski Carrier

The brand name is as bad as they come, but the Douchebag ski carrier still deserves credit for its excellent design. The original concept was born in 2009 from a Norwegian triumvirate that includes skiing superstar (and snow camo Gallardo driver) Jon Olsson. Their self-stated goal was to create “the best travel equipment for discovering…