"Since 2008 we've stayed true to our mountain town roots and kept things local by developing, processing, warehousing & distributing our products from our world HQ in Bend, OR. From the warehouse to our art and marketing departments we are a tight knit group. I am proud to employ individuals that resonate with our mission of good times, quality gear & an undeniable love and respect for outdoor resources and Mother Nature."

Thank you, for your continued support and including us on your next outdoor adventure!

- Abe Shehadeh, BlackStrap President | CEO

 

Blackstrap core values

true products made in the usa

BlackStrap's commitment to manufacturing true products of the USA sets the industry standard for product quality and sustainability. With recycled packaging, water based non-toxic link, domestic cut and sew facilities, BlackStrap takes a hands-on-approach to product research and development of products in the USA to minimize our environmental footprint. BlackStrap proudly manufactures true USA products.

Getting Technical

At BlackStrap, we specialize in developing performance fabrics and designing technical products. Our focus is centered on delivering our customers with the highest quality gear that will stand up and over perform regardless of their adventure.

TRI-Blend Fabric


BlackStrap’s Patented Tri-Blend fabric is the cornerstone of our fabric technology. Our Tri-Blend fabric is a breathable performance knit synthetic blend that allows for natural 4-way stretch, quick dry, and antimicrobial attributes. The Tri-Blend fabric is designed keep your temperature regulated in all conditions and while being active. The Tri-Blend fabric is also machine washer and dryer safe, moisture wicking, lens safe, and UPF 50+ UV rated for sun protection blocking 98% of harmful UV rays. Tri-Blend fabric is used as outer fabric layers in most of our products and is primarily used with our balaclavas, face mask tubes, and baselayers.

Therma Fabric


BlackStrap’s Therma fabric is a midweight, soft touch fabric that is designed to keep you warm and comfortable in the coldest weather conditions. The fabric is brushed to provide a plush soft feel and added thermal insulation for critical warmth while remaining breathable. The Therma fabric is naturally 4-way stretch, quick dry, antimicrobial, machine washer and dryer safe, lens safe, and UPF 50+ UV rated for sun protection blocking 98% of harmful UV rays. Therma fabric is used with our Therma Tube, Apex Tube, and Therma Baselayers.

Free FloW Fabric


BlackStrap’s Free Flow fabric is an ultra-breathable light weight fabric designed to keep you cool and protected in warm weather conditions and during sun exposed activities. The porous dimple liner provides maximum air flow to promote breathability and cooling to help regulate your body temperature. When introduced to water, Free Flow fabric’s cooling attribute is activated and will immediately help drop your body temperature. The Free Flow fabric is non pilling and naturally 4-way stretch, quick dry, antimicrobial, machine washer and dryer safe, lens safe, and UPF 50+ UV rated for sun protection blocking 98% of harmful UV rays. Free Flow fabric is used with our outdoor summer products.

WASTE-ZERO

MINDFUL MANUFACTURING

We develop new products made from Upcycled fabric to help reduce our impact on our environment.