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New Titanium Ti-Arc Backpack Revives the Traditional External Frame Pack

Lewisburg, PA –February 27, 2014 - Vargo Outdoors is excited to announce that its titanium Ti-Arc External Frame Backpack is officially added to its product line. Known for its innovative ultralight titanium backpacking gear, Vargo is breaking into the backpack market with its recreation of the traditional external frame backpack to help customers reduce the weight of one of the "Big Three" in backpacking (pack, shelter, and sleeping system) while maximizing carrying comfort. read more


New Razor Blade Tools for Your Wallet - Vargo Swing Blade Tools

Lewisburg, PA (January, 30 2014) - Never be without a razor sharp blade or bottle opener with Vargo’s new line of Titanium Swing Blade Tools. Both a durable 420 HC stainless steel razor blade and bottle opener are incorporated into each of the three models--the Bolt, Clip, and Classic—while each model offers other features such as a wrench set or money clip for added utility. The Titanium Swing Blade Tools are perfect for those who need a lightweight blade that can stow safely and neatly in their pocket, wallet, purse, or on a keychain. read more


Vargo Offers a New Cutting Edge With the Titanium Wharn-Clip Knife

Lewisburg, PA (November 5, 2013) - In its quest to rethink and redesign backpacking essentials, Vargo is bringing a new cutting edge to market with its Titanium Wharn-Clip Knife. Made from a special Japanese titanium alloy, the Vargo Titanium Wharn-Clip Knife is 1.5x harder and over 3x stronger than pure titanium. Its "Wharncliffe" shape and single bevel grind make for an incredibly strong, sharp, and easy to hone blade. The integrated clip and efficiently designed Kydex sheath offer convenient and safe carrying. It’s the perfect lightweight knife for feathering up fuzz sticks or preparing trailside meals. read more


Gear Junkie Names Vargo Ti-Arc "Best in Show" Award Winner

Lewisburg, PA (August 8, 2013) - Each year Gear Junkie’s "Best in Show" awards are given to the "most unique and stand-out items" at the show. Out of the thousands of products at Outdoor Retailer Vargo’s Ti-Arc titanium external frame backpack was selected for its hybrid design of the external frame backpack to make it more relevant for today’s backpacker. This is the first time Vargo has been honored with the award. read more


Vargo Outdoors Named Finalist for 2013 PA Governor's Impact Award

Hershey, PA (May 30, 2013) - At the inaugural Governor’s ImPAct Award event, Governor Tom Corbett praised Pennsylvania companies and entrepreneurs that are "creating jobs and making positive contributions to the state’s economy." He thanked the nearly 700 person audience for their help in moving Pennsylvania forward and proving that Pennsylvania is open for business. read more


Get Grillin’ In the Backcountry With Vargo’s New Titanium Fire Box Grill

Lewisburg, PA (April 25, 2013) - Expanding on its successful line of wood burning stoves, Vargo offers a different way to cook in the out-of-doors with the new Titanium Fire Box Grill. The Titanium Fire Box Grill features a hinged grate and panel system for easy setup, fold-flat packing, and fire preparation. Titanium tent stake skewered kebabs, anyone? read more


"Titanium Flint Lighter" Newest Addition to Vargo Catalog

Lewisburg, PA (August 18, 2012) - In its effort to improve and simplify outdoor gear, Vargo has taken a different approach to traditional stove lighters with its newly released Titanium Flint Lighter. The Titanium Flint Lighter is a durable, reliable, and lightweight stove lighter that easily produces a dependable spark in even adverse conditions. read more


Vargo Creates "Titanium BOT" a Combination Water Bottle and Cooking Pot

Lewisburg, PA(July 24, 2012) - What better way to reduce pack weight than by replacing two pieces of essential gear with one ultralight one. Designed to perform double duty as a water bottle and cooking pot, the BOT does just this while offering other features to make backpacking a lighter, easier, and more enjoyable experience. read more


Vargo Outdoors Expands Retail Division

Lewisburg, PA (May, 2012) - After serving the Lewisburg area for nearly 4 years in the downtown location, Brian Vargo, owner of Vargo Outdoors, is pleased to announce their expansion to a new 3,400 square foot facility with a broader variety of products and services. Vargo says, "Bicycle and Kayak rental services, boxed lunches, soft-serve frozen yogurt, fresh-brewed coffee and expanded outdoor gear and apparel selections are among the many features of our new store. We are very excited about our new location and offerings and look forward to serving all of our loyal customers and everyone that comes to enjoy the Rail Trail or hike the mountains of Pennsylvania." read more