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Featured Product: Link EDC Lanyard Keychain

by Brian Zig June 26, 2020 3 min read

This is not your average keychain; our quick swivel release design is efficient for on-the-go key tosses across the parking lot. The custom stainless steel Trayvax carabiner secures perfectly to the attachment points on all Trayvax walletsAvailable in four leather options, a climb spec nylon and most recently creating the Link Stretch Lanyard. 
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Operations Update: June 2020

Operations Update: June 2020

by Brian Zig June 19, 2020 1 min read 3 Comments

Summary:
-Yes our warehouse is open and accepting orders
-Please allow for 30 business days from order placement 
-We update our website daily as products are restocked
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Earn Your Story: Hazmat Surfing

by Brian Zig June 09, 2020 3 min read

The world offers an endless stream of pure raw beauty. At Trayvax, we truly believe in creating a life worth remembering and earning the story you were destined for. We are all in this together, we want to encourage our customers to seek out things that push growth forward. The Earn Your Story Video Series was created to give an insider look at the explorers who are living out their story.
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Patina: How Products Gain Character From Time

by Brian Zig May 15, 2020 3 min read 1 Comment

The concept behind Earn Your Story is not a marketing ploy but the impact we want to leave on the world. We are proud that our products will accompany the pockets, waistlines and shoulders of motivated women and men for decades to come. As we hand stitch an Element or tumble a batch of metal wallet plates, it is hard not to imagine the adventures people will go on; the life events the wallets would inevitably be there for and the duration of our products’ lifespan.
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Creating Trayvax Products: What is a Tumbler?

by Brian Zig May 08, 2020 3 min read 2 Comments

A tumbler is a massive drum that rolls product, water and media together. Tumbling media is an abrasive material used for polishing, it looks like little stones that are smooth to the touch. 

As we run the tumbler for hours the metal clashes against the media and other pieces of metal which drops microscopic sediment to the bottom of the water. A process called deburring. 

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Top Four Mother's Day Gift Ideas 2020

Top Four Mother's Day Gift Ideas 2020

by Brian Zig May 01, 2020 3 min read

May gets its name from the Greek Goddess Maia, who is the goddess of fertility and spring. Appropriate for the growth and increase we see during this monthThat must be why Mother’s Day falls on the second Sunday of May every year. The women in our lives nurture us into the men and women we eventually become. It is only right that we respectfully show our appreciation with signs of admiration. 

Conveniently we comprised four gift ideas for you to find the perfect gift. 

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What Does Being Tactical Mean?

by Brian Zig April 24, 2020 3 min read

Being prepared for any situation is not something that happens overnight. It is the commitment to a craft, a willingness to always be ready, that creates a tactical person. A common first thought when the word tactical gets used is the root word tactic meaning  a carefully planned strategy. Tactical is more about a strategic problem solving process than anything else. 
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Featured Product, Cinch Belt: Simple, Durable & Minimalist

by Brian Zig April 17, 2020 3 min read 2 Comments

We understand the everyday carry lifestyle, bringing your cell phone, Trayvax leather wallet and link lanyard everywhere. That is why we made the Cinch belt from heavy-duty MIL-SPEC nylon webbing. The high tension strength is built to hold up to one ton. That is 2,000 pounds! 

This minimalist heavy duty belt is constructed to only buy once, lasting a lifetime.

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Should I Go Hiking During a Stay-At-Home Order?

by Brian Zig April 10, 2020 4 min read

Researching ways to get outside while a country is in lockdown has proved to be more difficult than hopping in the car and driving to the local trailhead. The choices we make to practice social distancing could save a life. 

Friends of mine have taken to Facebook trying to understand where they can clear their mental space in the outdoors. Posing the question, should I go hiking during a worldwide lockdown?

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5 Things to Buy for 10 Days Inside

by Brian Zig April 03, 2020 3 min read

Our world is changing quickly as we scramble to fill our pantry with good food and enough board games to pass this time spent indoors. We want to focus on a few items to buy, things to consider and potential projects to take on in order for this time spent inside to be as pleasurable as possible.  Surviving hard times  can be a struggle but also a grand opportunity to expand upon your long list of skills.
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How To Make Outdoor Gear Last Forever?

by Brian Zig March 27, 2020 3 min read

Have you ever had a piece of outdoor gear that you were relying on unexpectedly break apart on you? A few bad words later, your thoughts begin to scramble on ways to fix it & what you have on you to repair it on site to keep you pushing forward. After all the climax is right around the corner and you probably pride yourself in being self reliant in the outdoors.
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Surviving Hard Times

by Brian Zig March 20, 2020 3 min read 1 Comment

Creating a healthy routine requires follow through on good habits. Pick some new task you want to complete, a skill you want to learn or a goal you want to obtain today, then do it day after day. 
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