Tag Archives: outdoor gear

  • UNA Tree Tent from Tentsile

    UNA Tree Tent from Tentsile

    Many is the day when I idly dream about ditching all my worldly possessions and trekking into the woods for a while. I’d probably last less than a weekend, but perhaps with the Una Tree Tent from Tentsile I’d at least be able to get a good night’s rest. Tentsile claims it’s the ideal piece […]

  • Blood Salt & Dirt Camo: Vollebak Shirts Come Camouflaged for Damage

    Blood Salt & Dirt Camo: Vollebak Shirts Come Camouflaged for Damage

    We are all familiar with the concept of the “go home stain,” a wardrobe mishap so egregious and unmistakable that you have to go home and change. But what about the abuse that happens gradually to a shirt over time? Salty sweat can cause that to happen, as can dirt, and even in a completely innocent […]

  • Braeön Universal Repair Plastic

    Braeön Universal Repair Plastic

    It’s like something out of William Gibson: A material that’s strong, durable, and versatile enough to repair almost anything. But it’s not science-fiction, it’s Braeön, a new plastic ribbon-like material that’s purportedly “as strong as steel, as flexible as rope and as malleable us putty.” Braeön works by heating it up and molding it to […]

  • Simple Shower: Turn a Bottle of Water Into an Outdoor Shower (Video)

    Simple Shower: Turn a Bottle of Water Into an Outdoor Shower (Video)

    “Turning a water bottle into a shower” may at first conjure images of simply pouring a bottle of water onto your head, but let’s face it: That’s not really a shower. But with Simple Shower, you can enjoy the pleasures of a reasonable shower facsimile while roughing it out in the woods, as long as […]

  • Single Travel Hammock by LA SIESTA

    Single Travel Hammock by LA SIESTA

    It’s summer, a time when you just want to stretch out and catch an afternoon nap, and there’s no better way on God’s green Earth to do that than in a comfortable hammock. And if you’re planning on doing any solitary roaming this summer, the people at LA SIESTA have a Single Travel Hammock that […]

  • Wayv Adventurer Handheld Microwave (Video)

    Wayv Adventurer Handheld Microwave (Video)

    As impossible as it may seem, the people at Wayv Tech have introduced a handheld microwave, which the company says serves as “the world’s first Portable solid-state RF food heater ‘microwave.’” It’s called the Wayv Adventurer (not to be confused with the Wavy Adventurer, which I think is a kind of clown). The Wayv Adventurer, […]

  • Igloo Trailmate Cooler Can Keep More Than 100 Beers Cold for Four Days

    Igloo Trailmate Cooler Can Keep More Than 100 Beers Cold for Four Days

    If you’re looking for a way to keep your beers cold when you’re camping or tailgating or whatever outdoor activity you choose to drink an irresponsible amount of beer while doing, you now have a guaranteed nuclear option for making sure you don’t run out of cold beer. It involves first purchasing over a hundred beers, and […]

  • Suunto Traverse Alpha Watch for Outdoor Adventures

    Suunto Traverse Alpha Watch for Outdoor Adventures

    New from Suunto is another addition to their line of watches specifically engineered in both form and function to serve as perfect wrist-bound companions for protracted outdoor adventures. It’s called the Suunto Traverse Collection, and one of its newest prize jewels is the Suunto Traverse Alpha. The Suunto Traverse Alpha can keep metaphorically ticking for […]

  • Rumpl Down Puffy: “The Cadillac of Outdoor Blankets”

    Rumpl Down Puffy: “The Cadillac of Outdoor Blankets”

    Out in the bush, the need for a warm, comfortable, and durable blanket is more pressing than in any other environment. And if you’re looking for the top of the line, the creme-de-la-creme in outdoor blankets, you may want to consider a Rumpl Down Puffy, billed by the people at Rumpl as “the Cadillac of […]

  • Stanley Adventure Percolator: Coffee in the Great Outdoors

    Stanley Adventure Percolator: Coffee in the Great Outdoors

    When you’re out in the wilderness, it’s even more important than usual for you to have that first cup of coffee in the morning. But in hairy situations it’s hard to depend on your usual java gear, which is why the Stanley Adventure Percolator might make a good substitute. The Stanley Adventure Percolator should look […]