We handcraft our gear right in the heart of the Carolina mountains. From testing new fabrics and employing LEAN manufacturing to exploring micro-innovations and prioritizing customizations, we’re [...]
Humble Beginnings Before our playground was canvas and cotton, it was fur and feathers. In 1881, German immigrant Abraham Kemp settled in Philadelphia with his wife Amelia. There, Abraham founded [...]
With a history of reliability and innovation, we first supplied our military dating back to WWI and WWII. In 1931, we manufactured the very first backpack for the Boy Scouts. In the 1970s, we designed the popular lightweight camping tent, the Free Spirit. Innovation continues today with our Legendary Wall Tents and the introduction of Craft Gear.