Austin Chu

Austin Chu was laid off in December 2008. He has a deep obsession with breakfast burritos and backpacks. He doesn't know why. He just drove through fifty states filming a documentary on the economy and the recession. Follow his project on

Spyder Exo Link Ski Glove

Ride To Work Pants: OUTLIER 4Season OG Pants

Social Change Is Sexy: Wear PACT Underwear

4 Inches Of Perfection: Leatherman Wave

3 Affordable Winter Jackets

Protect Your iPhone: Speck Candy Shell Case

I love Merino Wool: Smartwool Baselayers

Protect Your Eyes: Oakley Polarized A-Frames

Wish list: Patagonia Insulated Powder Bowl Jacket

Pivoting Backpacks: Black Diamond’s Octane

Patagonia Wetsuits: Warmer, More Environmentally Conscious

Take Car Camping To The Next Level: Iroda’s O-Grill

Replace Your Tube Socks: Smartwool Socks

The Frankel’s

Simpler Times

Quench Your Thirst: Camelbak M.U.L.E

Lather Up With Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soaps

Signature On A Small Town

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