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History of Gear Series: The Yak Works / Rivendell Mountain Works | Highlander Podcast

May 11, 2020

Don Wittenberger, founder of the Yak Works and owner of Rivendell Mountain Works and Eric Hardee (RMW) talk about these historic brands, their influence of soft pack design, and their impact on the industry.

Learn more about the Yak Works and Rivendell Mountain Works on Bruce Johnson’s History of Gear website.

Correction: Wittenberger misspoke on the podcast and said the original name of the Yak Works was Wilderness Experience when he meant to say, Wilderness Outfitters.



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