Welcome to Altrec.com where we share your passion for the outdoors. Like you, the team at Altrec.com is comprised of outdoor enthusiasts, explorers and adventurers. That's why we seek out the best stories, the best information and the best clothing and equipment available today. Whatever path you choose, we hope to help you along the way. The Altrec.com Web site launched in March 1999 with the belief that spending time outside - whether climbing a mountain or taking a quiet hike - helps us to live a healthy, balanced life.