Few American heritage brands have a story as uniquely American as Filson. Serving outdoorsmen of all types for over a century, Filson’s high-end, durable products—backed by an ironclad guarantee—have appealed to America’s rugged side for generations and continue to attract new clientele to this day.

Founder C.C. Filson’s story is a classic right place, right time scenario, one that he took full advantage of. Though he started off as a Nebraskan homesteader and later became a train conductor, the defining moment of Filson’s life came when, at almost fifty years old, he found himself in the middle of the Great Klondike Gold Rush.

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