In their backyard studios and workshops, these entrepreneurs create beautiful gear for the wild - and future generations.
Now the good news: American craftsmanship is thriving, and some of the most luxurious, lasting goods on the market come from independent businesses that employ - and often are owned by - talented artisans. Here's a look at three small firms whose handcrafted outdoor gear will take you and your great-grandchildren through the wilderness in style.
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