Like many successful business ventures, ours started with a friendship and an idea. Two old college friends, a backpacking trip, and a late night campfire conversation about traditions long past sparked a desire to bring a teepee on the next trip. When no practical model was found, Arapahoe Outdoors was formed.
Through wide-ranging research, design, engineering, and extensive field-testing with our friends, our first product, the Araphoe Outdoors tepee, was perfected.
While the teepee is our flagship product, many others are in development.
If you haven’t seen it yet head over to http://www.glacierworks.org/the-glaciers/pumori-spring-2012/ and check out the gigapixel image of the Khumbu Glacier. Insane use of technology in the outdoors. With so much in the frame it is kind of hard to judge scale. Zoom in and check out all the tents, gear and climbers at the bottom [...]
I’ve got many favorite times of the year, a beer for every season I joke, but few things get me going as quickly as opening up the mailbox to find the Backpacker gear guide as happened yesterday. Probably about a quarter of the way through consuming every word of it and will report back in [...]
What can we say, we got busy, we kicked the can down to road a month on our blog. Stay tuned though we’ve got some big thing coming up.
of confidence and power – for all those Pantera fans out there, mainly our co-worker and gear abuser Crazy. We’ve spent much of the last couple years refining our teepees and their assembly process. One of the conveniences of being a small, flexible company is that we can design something in the shop, prototype it, [...]
It all started in 2007 with a simple idea and a twist. Teepees have been a time-tested shelter for millennia, there designs varied by region and usage but the ideas was always the same – a sturdy shelter that can be transported as needed. Could the combination of traditional design with modern materials and techniques [...]
Welcome to our blog! Providing a place for people to report on their teepee related adventure, inform others of relevant outdoor knowledge and just vent in general. Thanks, Nick