Bike Pannier (Messenger Bag) by Anhaica Bag Works

Photo credit: Álvaro Serrano. Be sure to also read the story behind the photo. * * * This waxed-canvas pannier by Anhaica Bag Works is a beautiful, versatile messenger bag for cyclists. It clips securely onto the bike’s frame via … (More)

Goal Zero Nomad 20 Portable Solar Panel

The Nomad 20 by Goal Zero is a portable, foldable solar panel with a max power capacity of 20 watts (hence its name) and multiple connector ports. It fits nicely into a backpack and is generally awesome for camping and … (More)

TOPO Designs + DP Mountain Briefcase 2.0

TOPO Designs and Doane Paper have teamed up again to produce the 2.0 edition of their Mountain Briefcase. It can be carried in three ways: Two-handle briefcase Backpack with stowable straps Over the shoulder with removable strap The exterior combines … (More)

SpiderHolster Black Widow Camera Holster

In case the name didn’t already give it away, the SpiderHolster Black Widow is an easy-access holster…for your camera. More specifically, a lightweight point-and-shoot or micro four thirds camera. It attaches directly to your own belt or to the more … (More)

Loyal Stricklin Ruck Sack

This leather ruck sack from Alabama company Loyal Stricklin is as beautiful as it is functional. Made from 4oz rich tan Horween Leather Chromexcel, it sports a large primary opening with two smaller pockets on the front. When the enclosure … (More)

JayBird BlueBuds X Sport Bluetooth Headphones

The JayBird BlueBuds X — recently recommended by our editor Shawn Blanc — are an awesome set of Bluetooth earbuds to run with. They sound great (especially if you replace the default rubber tips with these Comply memory foam earbud … (More)

Tom Bihn Aeronaut 30 Carry-On Travel Bag

The new Tom Bihn Aeronaut 30 (little brother of the original Aeronaut 45) is a convertible carry-on travel bag that can comfortably be worn over the shoulder duffel-style or as a backpack. Watch this video to see it in action. … (More)

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)

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