Mountain View, CA – Oct 2, 2017 – Today HighMeadowGear, released their 2017 Outdoor Gear Report. The report contains new trends for outdoor gear purchasing and upgrading behavior. The report is meant to help consumers understand top trends and make better buying decisions. The report also provides value to outdoor retailers, bloggers, and news agencies.
Notable behavior changes highlighted in the report are the changes in spending habits. Americans are spending more on experiences and adventures. From 2013 to 2016 the National Park Service reported an 80% increase in backcountry overnight permits. The large growth in adventure spending has driven a thriving ecosystem of new companies launching products on crowdfunding platforms such as Kickstarter.
You can download the report here: https://www.highmeadowgear.com/2017-report
HighMeadowGear is based out of Mountain View, CA, founded in 2015. HighMeadowGear specializes in outdoor product design and development. The HighMeadowGear team’s first product is the PackPillow www.getpackpillow.com which exceeded the funding goal by over 375%.