Sol Republic Relays — In-Ear Headphones

I love my Apple EarPods in most cases, but they’re not ideal for jogging. When they’re not falling out altogether, I’m still having to constantly readjust them for comfort. I would prefer to focus on the run itself, thank you … (More)

Olympus TG-3 Digital Camera

For photographers who treat their cameras like the delicate equipment they often are, our current recommendation is the Olympus E-M10 mirrorless camera. But if you need a shooter that can better withstand the elements and still capture amazing shots, you … (More)


After a very successful Kickstarter campaign back in January, Canadian bag makers VENQUE (pronounced Venk) have returned to Kickstarter to launch the newest item in their collection: the Campro DSLR Bag. Made from a durable, water-resistant fabric blend of their … (More)

Camp Trip Notebooks

As I’ve said, you can never really have too many notebooks. These Camp Trip Notebooks from Trails of Escape in particular are great tools for planning and journaling your next outdoors excursion. The cover lets you fill in a trip … (More)

Tessel Anti-Gravity Pack

The Tessel Anti-Gravity Pack is a Kickstarter campaign for a sleek modular backpack system inspired by space exploration. They had me at hello. There are four components in this system (from largest to smallest): Anti-Gravity Pack — The primary backpack … (More)

Littlbug Collapsible Camping Stove

The Littlbug is a super-light stainless steel camping stove able to be collapsed and stored in a backpack when not in-use. It can burn wood or alcohol, can support large pots, and only takes about 15 seconds to assemble. Its … (More)

Rhino Laces

Rhino Laces are gunmetal-tipped boot laces purported to be totally indestructible. The makers claim that they “cannot be burned, cut, sawed, chopped, destroyed, or broken, or we will replace them for free.” I haven’t tested them myself, but I’ve seen … (More)

iGrill 2

The iGrill 2 is a Bluetooth-enabled grilling thermometer designed for pros and serious enthusiasts but simple enough for amateur grillers to use. Building on the design and features of the original iGrill, the iGrill 2 has upped its probe capacity … (More)

LED Lenser T7 Tactical Flashlight

The LED Lenser T7 is a tactical flashlight that gives off a lot of light for its size. It measures only 5.4″ long and weights less than 7oz., but its max brightness is an impressive 175 lumens, plenty enough for … (More)

Kamerar KamPro Handle Kit for GoPro HERO Cameras

The KamPro Handle Kit is a handheld mount for GoPro HERO cameras that gives you tons of video-shooting flexibility. Here’s what you get in the box: 1 Handle 3 thumb screws 2 threaded pivot arms 1 pivot arm 1 phone … (More)

Buck Knives Travelmate Kit

The Travelmate Kit by Buck Knives is a portable toolset for preparing and eating food while traveling or out on the trail. It includes a wide, serrated butter knife, a fork—with integrated bottle opener, can opener, flathead screwdriver and even … (More)

Vapur Element Travel Water Bottle

I’m the type of guy that likes to carry a water bottle wherever I go. I’m a lot less likely to go out and buy a sweet drink if I’ve got some water with me, and refilling the same bottle … (More)

Cartom Wrist Wallet

As slim as wallets have gotten in recent years, there are still times when it’s unfeasible to carry one. Some mornings, I enjoy a quick bike ride to and from my local coffee shop but I’m often wearing shorts with … (More)

Velo Transit’s Edge 30 Waterproof Backpack

The Edge 30 Backpack by Velo Transit is an ideal bag for cyclists—or really, anyone who ever has to deal with rain while carrying their things around outdoors. The interior lining is RF-welded and thus prevents moisture from leaking in … (More)

Sanborn Firestarter Kit

One of the most important things you can have on a camping trip is a way to start a fire. The Sanborn Firestarter Kit ($16) fits the bill nicely, and includes the following: Eight cedar firestarters A match safe Some … (More)

Sea to Summit’s Spark Spl Sleeping Bag

The Spark Spl is a sleeping bag designed by Sea to Summit that can keep its occupant surprisingly cozy, given how light it is. It has a breathable, water-resistant 10D Pertex Quantum shell, a liner made from soft-yet-durable 15D nylon, … (More)

LifeStraw Go

LifeStraw Go is essentially a sports water bottle, but with a crazy-good filter built in. You can use it to scoop up water from just about anywhere in the world and then safely drink it through the mouthpiece. By the … (More)

GORUCK Bullet Rucks

The folks at GORUCK are well-known for producing military-grade bags, the sort you’d typically want to carry a lot of stuff in. But they’ve also got a line of smaller, more streamlined bags they’ve dubbed Bullet Rucks, for those single-day … (More)

Packtowl Nano Light Towel

Anybody who’s ever read Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy will tell you: a towel is one of the most important and useful things a traveler can carry. And if you’re going to have one with you at all times, the … (More)

Oyo Mountain Foot Bag

When I was in marching band back in high school, one of the ways my friends and I chose to pass the time during competitions (when we had nothing better to do than stand by the school bus and wait … (More)

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