• Disco Hammock Brings Retro Party Aesthetic To Your Camping Gear

    Disco Hammock Brings Retro Party Aesthetic To Your Camping Gear

    Ever hit a club and thought to yourself, “This place needs a hammock.”  Well, it makes perfect sense. You get too tired from dancing, you take a breather in that hanging sack over there. Same when you get a little too drunk, too stoned, or too sad after being rejected by the fifth girl you tried grinding on in the dance floor — a hammock just sounds like the perfect place to relax and reboot your senses. With all the [...]

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  • UCO Grilliput Duo Is An Actual Grill That Fits Inside A 13-Inch Tube

    UCO Grilliput Duo Is An Actual Grill That Fits Inside A 13-Inch Tube

    There’s no shortage of portable grills in the market. In fact, we’ve featured a bunch here, such as City Boy Picnic Grill, Fold Flat Grill, and Fuego Element Portable.  So far, though, we haven’t seen anything that can pack as small as the UCO Grilliput Duo, which crams an entire barbecue rig inside a single tube. Measuring just 11.4 inches long and 0.9 inches in diameter when packed for transport, there’s literally no way you can’t find space for it [...]

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  • Aesent Claims To Be World’s Most Comfortable Tent With An Inflatable Base

    Aesent Claims To Be World’s Most Comfortable Tent With An Inflatable Base

    We can’t exactly be sure of Aesent’s claim as the world’s most comfortable tent until we take it out for a test drive ourselves, but we must give props where it’s due: that integrated inflatable base definitely does give it a unique hook.  No more lugging an extra mattress around during camping trips — just pump air into your tent’s floor and you’re set. Comfort isn’t just about having a soft horizontal surface to lay your head on, but having [...]

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  • Insect Shield Outdoor Blanket Ensures Mosquito-Free Camping And Picnics

    Insect Shield Outdoor Blanket Ensures Mosquito-Free Camping And Picnics

    Laying down a blanket in the park for an early evening picnic?  Sounds fun.  Gross and dirty flies diving into your food?  Not so much.  Getting bit by disease-carrying mosquitoes?  Even worse.  Fortunately, that doesn’t have to be a problem.  Just trade in your Walkbag Picnic Mat for an Insect Shield Outdoor Blanket and drive all the pesky arthropods away. When laid down on the ground, the blanket will repel skeetos, fleas, ticks, flies and a whole load of other [...]

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  • London Underground Tube Tent Fits 72 People For An Instant Subway Party

    London Underground Tube Tent Fits 72 People For An Instant Subway Party

    Your VW Camper Tent is cool and all, but when providing shelter for an army of your friends, you need something bigger than a retro Type 2 van.  You know, like a subway train.  That’s exactly what you get with the London Underground Tube Tent. Made by Mind the Gap, it’s a life-sized rendition of the actual Northern Line carriages used in the London Underground in temporary shelter form.  It’s ridiculous.  The darn thing is so big you can have [...]

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  • Spark SP1 Sleeping Bag Folds Down Into A Pint-Sized Bundle

    Spark SP1 Sleeping Bag Folds Down Into A Pint-Sized Bundle

    A sleeping bag will either take a good chunk of space in your sleeping bag or add a big lump of bulk when strapped to any part of your gear. That’s just how it goes. And we live with it. That doesn’t have to be the case, however, with the incredibly minimalist Spark SP1. Made by Sea to Summit, it’s a minimal-packing sleeping bag that can fold into an unusually compact bundle, making for the perfect companion to your Salomon [...]

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  • RunLock Is A Perfect Key Safe Padlock For Runners And Outdoor Enthusiasts

    RunLock Is A Perfect Key Safe Padlock For Runners And Outdoor Enthusiasts

    If you’re going to bring your keys during a run, it’s best to stash them in a closed-up pocket compartment, like a buttoned-up pocket on your shorts or a zippered pouch on a storage belt. That’s just the best way to save yourself the hassle of losing your car or house keys. If you’d rather not have keys jangling in your body while pounding the trail, RunLock offers an alternative solution. Instead of keeping the keys with you, simply hide [...]

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  • Cabela ColorPhase Changes Camouflage Color To Blend In The Environment

    Cabela ColorPhase Changes Camouflage Color To Blend In The Environment

    You can wear a camouflage outfit head to toe, but if it doesn’t blend perfectly with the surroundings, you’re still not going to disguise your presence in the vicinity. That means, you’ll likely need to put on different camo gear during different times of the year. Cabela’s ColorPhase helps you cut down on the amount of gear to stock in the closet with a color-changing camouflage design that makes it suitable for use all-year round. Using temperature-activated dye, the camouflage [...]

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  • La Fonction No 1 Bag Transforms Into Semi-Private Mobile Office

    La Fonction No 1 Bag Transforms Into Semi-Private Mobile Office

    Working on the road is easier than ever.  Between ultralight laptops, portable backup power, and constantly available wireless connectivity, people can literally get stuff done for days without ever seeing a conventional office.  Still, we feel having a semi-private portable workspace is something everyone can appreciate.  That’s exactly what La Fonction No 1 brings to modern nomads of the world. An erstwhile stylish but normal-looking laptop bag, the entire thing can unfold into a mobile cubicle of sorts, surrounding your [...]

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  • Downtown Subway Backpack Puts A NY Subway Scene On Your Back

    Downtown Subway Backpack Puts A NY Subway Scene On Your Back

    You already have enough backpacks for a variety of functions, whether for photography, yoga, or impromptu soccer games.  Now, you want a new one just for sheer whimsy.  And since Teenage Mutant Ninja Turles are probably off the option list for someone your age who takes the trains in New York every morning for grown-up work, we have a feeling this Downtown Subway Backpack can make for a fun yet less juvenile alternative. Made by Mojo, the entire front face [...]

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  • SEIL Bag Puts Customizable Turn Signals On Your Backpack

    SEIL Bag Puts Customizable Turn Signals On Your Backpack

    When you rely on bicycles for everyday commuting, you begin to realize the problems associated with it.  From inclement weather to the lack of container space to the relative dangers of riding on the same road with fast cars and impatient drivers, there’s plenty to worry about.  And there are plenty of solutions for each of them: bicycle roofs, messenger bags that sling over your bike’s rear rack, glow-in-the-dark bike frames, and so on.  The SEIL LED is another solution [...]

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  • SOOT Modular Backpack Can Charge Your Gadgets For Upto 2 Weeks

    SOOT Modular Backpack Can Charge Your Gadgets For Upto 2 Weeks

    Bringing a large travel backpack is par for the course when spending an extended amount of time on the road.  What sucks is having to carry the same massive pack when all you need is a couple of things for a day trip during the same vacation.  Won’t be a problem if you use the Soot Electropack. A modular backpack, it starts out as a full-size travel bag called the Carry-On that can hold a full 34 liters of gear.  [...]

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  • Hi-Reflective Umbrella Makes You Easy To Spot At Night

    Hi-Reflective Umbrella Makes You Easy To Spot At Night

    When it rains at night, a trusty umbrella works just as well to keep you dry.  Problem is, rain makes it doubly hard to see at night, so motorists will find it even tougher to notice when you’re crossing the street.  That won’t be the case with this Hi-Reflective Umbrella. Designed by Yee-Ling Wan, it comes with a reflective canopy that will bounce light off to make you plenty easy to spot in the middle of the night.  That way, [...]

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  • Nite Ize Reflective Rope: Never Trip On Lines In The Dark Again

    Nite Ize Reflective Rope: Never Trip On Lines In The Dark Again

    Camping in a tent is fun, but it’s also miserable for a lot of reasons.  One of them is the high probability of tripping on the ropes while walking around camp at night.  The Nite Ize Reflective Rope seeks to remove this problem. Made using sturdy nylon, the ropes come with a special reflective strip that’s woven right into the line.  While it won’t light up all on its own, it will reflect brightly when the beam of your Giant [...]

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  • Bootlegger Modular Bag Is Like Having 3 Backpacks In 1

    Bootlegger Modular Bag Is Like Having 3 Backpacks In 1

    At first, the idea of a modular backpack sounds a little too much design.  I mean, it’s not like shoulder straps raise the price of pack in exorbitant ways.  The Bootlegger Modular Pack System, however, offers a good argument for a modular pack: it lets you adjust the suspension in ways other backpacks probably can’t. The heart of the Bootlegger Modular Pack System is the Triple-Tramp Suspension, which consists of a comfy backing for the bag and all the straps [...]

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  • Lexdray London Garment Bag Makes Unpacking Unnecessary

    Lexdray London Garment Bag Makes Unpacking Unnecessary

    Being a criminal fugitive ain’t easy.  You spend nights in stinky motels and days doing odd jobs for shady folks.  Then, it’s time to move again.  And you repeat the cycle.  You can never lay down roots.  You can never just relax and let loose.  Heck, you can’t even unpack your bag because you don’t know when you’ll need to pack up and get back on the road.  The Lexdray London Garment should be the next bag you steal — [...]

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  • Kata Revolver 8 Backpack Provides Easy Access To Multiple Lenses

    Kata Revolver 8 Backpack Provides Easy Access To Multiple Lenses

    Sure, that Dryzone 200 and Ultimate Photographers Bag has served you well in your multiple lensman gigs, but you know deep in your heart that the perfect bag is still out there.  Maybe the Kata Revolver 8 PL is exactly what you’re waiting for. The winner of a 2012 Red Dot Design Award, it’s billed as a “revolutionary backpack for professional photographers.”  And the “revolutionary” part isn’t all hype — instead, it features a revolver design for the lens compartments, [...]

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  • No Drag Mach1 Is An Aerodynamic Backpack For Motorcyclists

    No Drag Mach1 Is An Aerodynamic Backpack For Motorcyclists

    The minimal (and often nonexistent) trunk space on a motorcycle usually means you’ll have to carry most of your gear in a bag strapped to your body.  And that bag can be a literal drag, roughing up what would otherwise be a really smooth ride blazing through open road.  If a bag is necessary, consider strapping on the No Drag Mach1, a backpack that’s been streamlined specifically for motorcyclists. Made by Ogio, the  hard shell pack sports a single-shot molded [...]

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  • Mariner Weatherproof Binoculars

    Mariner Weatherproof Binoculars

    When you need serious binoculars, you need one with serious tech.  And if you spend most of your binocular work while in the water, the STEDI-EYE Mariner offers just that, integrating hardware that  keeps it considerably more steady than whatever pair you’re using right now. Made by Fraser-Volpe, it’s a consumer version of the M25 model they provide to military users, so it should be just as durable as it is powerful.   Aimed at the marine industry, it isn’t just [...]

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