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You’ve got to Maintain

Treat your gear the way you’d like to be treated. Your parents always told you to treat others the same way that you’d like them to treat you – that is with respect and care. Hopefully you remember to do that most of the time. It also seems like a good idea to treat your [...]

News From Outdoor Retailer Summer 2015

Exciting News! Gear Institute dropped in to award two Princeton Tec products at this year’s OR Summer Show:
Helix Bluetooth Lantern crowned “Best New Gear”
Sync Headlamp called “Best Running Headlamp”
We really appreciate this great honor!

Someone Who Cares

I was flipping through the July issue of Climbing Mag, when the Editor’s Note caught my eye. It’s about the short film Defined by the Line with Fitz Cahall. (You probably know Fitz form The Dirtbag Diaries, or any number of other projects he’s done.)
It goes a little something like this: the early stages of [...]

Warm Glow

You know those things that seem small, those details that you may not even notice when you first unbox a new product. Product designers everywhere try to think of those things, our product team included.
We thought particularly deeply about the elements that could make our lanterns better than anything else available on the [...]

Story Swap: Tales from the Sharp End

Our friends from the Philly Chapter of the American Alpine Club invited us down to Art Dept. for their first ever Story Swap. The Narragansett was cold, the pizza was delicious, and the stories were a riot. Friction Labs let everyone know that they use scienc to make their chalk – just like we do [...]

Princeton Tec Lanterns Now Available

You may have heard – we designed some pretty cool lanterns. Oh, you want proof that they work well? That’s a lot of light from an LED lantern that fits in your hand! Check em out on our site: http://princetontec.com/helix-basecamp

Bluetooth Lanterns, Who Needs ‘Em?

“I’ll just get up and turn the damn thing on and off,” you say.
That’s fine. There are controls on all of the lanterns in our Helix line: Backcountry, Basecamp, Rechargeable and Bluetooth. Easy.
However, at our core, Princeton Tec is an engineering company. A company that applies technology to solve problems to make life safer and [...]

The Best Way to Prep for Great Divide Race

PT Eric Morton just recently finished a 13,000 mile/20 month bicycle tour of the US. He has been interested in racing the 2,745 mile Great Divide route for some time. He figured what better time than the present, when his body is conditioned to long days in the saddle, to take a shot [...]

Gear for a Year

Technical outdoor apparel and gear—something we all lust after, treasure, and enjoy putting through the rigors on our latest adventures. We all have our favorite garments and can’t-live-without pieces of technical gear, but what if you were forced to whittle down your prized possessions to fit within the confines of just 40 liters of carrying [...]

Miners and Minors

PTEC builds lights for all types of adventure, whether that means getting outside, doing work, or growing a family. We hope that you’re enjoying your adventure. Thanks for sharing, Peter. Enjoy that Vizz headlamp, and have fun with the new addition to your family!
“My wife captured this candid moment yesterday. It really got me thinking, [...]

Hitting the road. That’s what this is all about.


Life at PT sure is interesting, but it’s what happens when we saddle up and head out of Bordentown that fuels our passion and provides inspiration. Our travels present the opportunity to explore new places, see old friends, meet strangers that grow into old friends, and share our enthusiasm for the outdoors. www.livingonthedash.com is our outlet to share these experiences.


Sit back, enjoy and spread the love.