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Outdoors & Recreation

Idaho ranks in the top ten of "Best States" thanks to the strong growth of thought-provoking innovators focused on the great outdoor playground of Eastern Idaho. With their passion and appreciation for a work life balance – innovators in Eastern Idaho truly understand what it takes to design and develop outdoor products to match the playground Eastern Idaho has to offer. Hunters, hikers, mountain bikers and climbers, skiers and kayakers alike are living – and playing – in Eastern Idaho.  

Consistently ranked by Forbes, Kiplinger’s, the Wall Street Journal and others, Eastern Idaho is the ideal location for companies in search of an affordable, pro-business environment, and a boundless quality of life. 

You will never run out of things to do in Eastern Idaho!

  • 22 Designs designed and introduced the acclaimed free-pivot Axl binding, the Vice, and the Outlaw X, the world’s first step-in NTN binding. They focus on new ideas to produce bindings that exceed expectations and they are dedicated to producing the best bindings in the world. 
  • Dragon Fly Tarps designs and produces custom tarps for every outdoor adventure. Dragon Fly Tarps were created out of the Inventor’s desire for serious weather protection while camping on the river.  Designed and built in Idaho, Dragon Fly Tarps are lightweight and versatile and will keep you dry from the conditions on your next adventure.
  • Hyde Drift Boats sets the bar in the industry for craftsmanship, design and value. Hyde Drift are producers of durable and innovative draft boat products.   Through their innovative design and development, they have changed the look and feel of drift boating.  With Hyde Drift boats, avid fly fishers have the opportunity to fish spots that otherwise have been inaccessible.
  • INERGY designs and manufactures portable solar power stations, solar kits, and accessories for all levels of outdoor enthusiasts.
  • KLIM technical riding gear is the global leader in designing, developing and manufacturing the most advanced motor sports apparel for the snowmobile and motorcycle rider. Utilizing the world’s highest technologies in waterproof, breathable, durable and comfortable materials, Klim builds gear for the most demanding riders.
  • Krieg is home to the creation of innovative chalk bags for climbers, saddle bag for bikers, and multiclava bags for the winter enthusiast.
  • Liquid Hardware designs and produces insulated water bottles and coffee mugs that will not leak and spill. With their innovative patented magnetic lid technology, you will never lose your lid and it will keep your lid off dirty surfaces while you’re filling up your mug or drinking from your bottle. 
  • MONDO Fly Fishing represents a new approach to fly fishing gear by fusing art, color and high performance with rods and reels, without a premium price. MONDO reinvents and reimagines reel aesthetics by collaborating with artists, designers and photographers to make fly fishing gear more expressive. 
  • MOHOC is a technology company for the toughest warriors in the world. MOHOC designs and produces helmet-mounted sport cameras delivering the highest quality video and photo capabilities with stunning 1080p HD quality for both training and mission operations.  In addition, they provide tactical video transmitters and other accessories for MOHOC sport cameras.
  • Partner Steel Company produces outdoor products such as burner stoves, water purifiers, Jon-Ny Partner, Wishy Washy, and other innovative accessories for the outdoors enthusiast.
  • TENKARA ROD Company designs and produces light weight fly fishing gear and accessories.

These are just a few companies that continue to build one of Eastern Idaho’s fastest-growing sector in the region. 

This is Eastern Idaho!

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