FRE on the Inside

A Local's Guide to Bend (but mostly just shenanigans).

A Local's Guide to Bend (but mostly just shenanigans).

Bend is pretty awesome. With so much open space to let the mind and body roam, a natural kind of creativity begins to emerge along with the freedom to express it. If you live here, you'll probably recognize the sentiment and if you're visiting, be prepared to get swept away by this energy. It's soooo important to honor the feeling when it comes so we've taken it upon ourselves to compile a list of ideas and outlets to free the energy when it strikes. You're welcome.
The Free Range Capital Raise: Commercial Fishing

The Free Range Capital Raise: Commercial Fishing

Before walking the deck of the Bonzai, I had a very different idea of what commercial fishing was and was not. Yet at two hours past an Alaskan s...
Frozen Boxers on Rogers Pass

Frozen Boxers on Rogers Pass

James and I sat down at a table at the Lot in Bend on a fateful winter evening a week before Christmas. “So you want to go to Rogers Pass?” “Yeah...
Pack Design: The Blood, Sweat, and Tears

Pack Design: The Blood, Sweat, and Tears

There's an untold story and life behind every product, big or small. A clean, shiny new widget is constructed by someone's passionate blood, swea...
Alaska Range Shenanigans

Alaska Range Shenanigans

Meet Team Glory Bowl (left to right) Justin Libby, Katie Libby, Zoë Roy, Holly Brooks and Rob Whitney. Stoke is high. The five of us recentl...
Vertfest @ Mt. Bachelor

Vertfest @ Mt. Bachelor

On a very wet and snowy (who are we kidding, it was definitely rain and hail at times) Saturday this past weekend, 85 people who get a kick out of ...
Monkey Face BBQ

Monkey Face BBQ

Guest Blogger: Quebecois Delano Lavigne, newly transplanted to beautiful Bend, Oregon I have been climbing for over 15 years and have made it a p...
Hygee With T-Bar Films

Hygee With T-Bar Films

Denmark is apparently the happiest country on earth. And ‘hygge’ (pronounced ‘HYU-gah’) is the word for why that is the case. With no direct Engl...
Welcome to Free Range!

Welcome to Free Range!

We are thrilled to announce the new home of Free Range Equipment. Please take a moment to explore the site and store. Feel free to shoot us a mes...