Hunting & Overlanding Gear
Loved by locals

We took the scenic trip to Linville Gorge Wilderness in Burke County, NC, to experience overland vehicle camping and hunting bow practice with Tentrax owner, Brent Nelson, and his adventurous daughter, Charlie. Scroll down to discover more breathtaking images and dive deeper into the inspiring stories and gear behind the scenes.

Meet the makers

Based out of Black Mountain, NC, Tentrax is a family owned company whose vision is for people to “explore simply.” They build and design lightweight and well-designed overland camping tent trailers for the adventure lifestyle, built for off-road and on-road use.

Located in Canton, NC, Timber Ninja Outdoors works tirelessly to create innovative equipment for the mobile hunter. Their mission is to create quality, dependable, safe equipment to use in the field with a focus on being made on American Soil by American hands.


Born in Asheville, NC, ENO provides a collection of original parachute hammocks and accessories that incorporate the element of portable comfort. Over 20 years ago they pioneered the hammock counter-culture. Since then, they have ventured from mountains to sea, from backyard to backcountry, and everywhere in between. Their products outfit you with an all-access pass to explore, connect and relax.

Located in Mount Airy, NC, Nester Hosiery, a leading U.S. manufacturer of performance merino wool socks, is the parent company of Farm to Feet, launched in 2013. Farm to Feet is committed to the single, simple goal of creating the world’s best wool socks by exclusively using an all-American recipe: US materials, US manufacturing, and US workers. With its supply chain completely within the U.S., Farm to Feet is able to ensure the highest quality materials and end products, while having as little impact on the environment as possible.

Fletcher, NC based LightHeart Gear manufactures trekking pole-supported, ultralight backpacking tents, rain gear and backpacking clothing. Their gear is made by hikers, for hikers.

Born in Woodfin, NC, Simple Shot is devoted to bringing the art of slingshot shooting to everyone, as the ultimate destination for premium slingshots, slingbows, and accessories. 

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