Our Story

Trxstle (say “trestle”) is an outdoor gear and apparel company. Our operations headquarters are based in Helena, MT with customer support, engineering, and sales in Olympia, WA.

the beginning

Trxstle founders, John and Morgan, are mechanical engineers whose careers have taken them through a broad range of industries. In 2013 they found themselves as lead design engineers for a company building locomotives and rail equipment. The work was challenging and enjoyable but working for the weekend was the norm. In Early 2015, the locomotive firm abruptly shut down. The entire staff was now faced with the challenge of finding new jobs. Making the best of an unfortunate situation, John and Morgan decided to make their own employment. This was the beginning of Trxstle.

what's with your name?

How do trains find their way through the mountains? Over streams? They use trestles! Trxstle ties together our common history and the landscapes where we find our favorite outdoor activities. Whether it’s a trestle creating the perfect eddy for trout holding water, acting as a land mark on the coast for incredible surfing or an old rail line granting access to single track and pow stashes, trestles serve as beacons to the best locations for fun.


Trxstle was founded by outdoor junkies. We all have a lot of hobbies. These hobbies cross paths frequently and trips outside seem to always evolve into multi-faceted experiences. Simply put, if someone loads a bike, you can rest assured there are fly-rods tucked away somewhere. After being involved in many of these incredible trips, it became obvious that most people that enjoy playing outside enjoy doing so in more than one way. The multi-sport athlete and enthusiast is everywhere, and we want to provide quality gear and apparel for them.

trxstle today

Trxstle continues to grow and evolve, creating new and exciting products for outdoor pursuits. The CRC System continues to be the most versatile rod carrier on the market. New developments to accommodate Euro style rods along with continued improvements to the existing product line have secured Trxstle's position as the highest rated fly rod carrier maker on the market today. In the same way that The CRC System brought never before seen features to the fly rod transportation arena, the new Geryon Universal Bike Packing System is changing the way people bring their favorite gear on their bike. Whether bike packing, fly fishing, hunting, or just riding to work, Trxstle's new universal rack will completely change the way you use your bike. Trxstle also continues to expand its line of waterproof cases, incorporating unique mounting options, useful and interchangeable inserts and dividers, and an upcoming list of electronic functions and features that have been missing for the avid outdoorsman and angler in their waterproof cases. Trxstle's apparel lines continue to grow and evolve with top shelf technical features and premium comfort and versatility - all while continuing to incorporate creative designs from talented local artists. Whether you're new to the outdoors, or a seasoned veteran, Trxstle has purpose-driven, engineered products that will make living your pursuits more enjoyable, convenient, and memorable.

thank you for reading

We’re excited to share our story and proud to develop gear and apparel that will streamline your trips. Let us equip you with durable, multi-purpose products to lighten your load. Do more and do it better, that’s our goal.

-Live Your Pursuit-