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The AETHER x Mystery Ranch Backpack Updates a Classic at werd.com

The AETHER x Mystery Ranch Backpack Updates a Classic

Posted in Bags and Gear

For the creation of this compact 21-liter daypack, Aether teamed up with legacy backpack brand Mystery Ranch. Constructed of water-resistant nylon, it’s a refresh of MR’s popular top-loading Flip pack featuring aluminum hardware, internal laptop & tablet sleeves, and a pocket for a water bottle.

The Deny Lock Keeps Your Cooler Secure at werd.com

The Deny Lock Keeps Your Cooler Secure

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When you’ve spent $300, $400, or more on a premium cooler, you don’t really want to leave it in the bed of your truck. Might just disappear. The Deny cooler lock is the solution. It features 100% stainless steel construction with a base that permanently anchors to your truck bed, boat deck, UTV/ATVs, etc. with a breakaway security nut. The StiffArm locking bar then hooks through a cooler slot and locks into the base.

The Nomad Grill is Flat-Out Awesome at werd.com

The Nomad Grill is Flat-Out Awesome

Posted in Gear and Grill

Billed as the world’s most portable grill, the Nomad is a portable charcoal/wood grill that folds flat into a travel bag, making it easy to bring anywhere. Made of food-grade 430 stainless, it gives you a cooking surface area of 370 sq. inches, weighs 10 pounds, and features a design that maximizes radiant heat to reach hotter temps in less time, using less fuel. A funded Kickstarter.

xDroid is the First Truly Gamified RC Car at werd.com

xDroid is the First Truly Gamified RC Car

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Combining the fun of RC car racing with elements of a race game, the xDroid RC trucks link with your phone via Wi-Fi to a remote control app with a range of up to 260 feet. The app can also be used to set different racing modes: Stunt, Drifting, and Demolition modes, which change the steering, top speed, acceleration and braking. The app also allows up to five players & xDroids to compete in races and games simultaneously.

Incase Rolls Out Another Powerful Carry-On at werd.com

Incase Rolls Out Another Powerful Carry-On

Posted in Bags and Gear

The ProConnected 4 Wheel Hubless Roller from Incase is a 32-liter carry-on purpose-built for the connected traveler. It’s got an onboard 20,100mAh power supply that will charge a Macbook via USB-C & also has two additional USB-A ports for other devices. The battery also pops out of the bag so you can keep charging while you fly.

Yeti’s Tundra Haul Cooler is Ready To Roll at werd.com

Yeti’s Tundra Haul Cooler is Ready To Roll

Posted in Gear

The Tundra cooler is the product that really put Yeti on the map. It was super-rugged & its thick-walled, roto-molded plastic construction keeps ice for days. This also makes it kinda bulky, but by adding all-terrain wheels & a telescoping handle, the Tundra Haul will be easier to get where you’re going. It comes in one size, with space for 45 cans or 55 pounds of ice, & it’s tall enough for wine bottles to stand upright.

Light Up the Night With the 1200-Lumen Rover Task Light at werd.com

Light Up the Night With the 1200-Lumen Rover Task Light

Posted in Gear and Tools

The Rover task light from Striker Concepts delivers 1200-lumens of bright LED light powered by rechargeable 4000mAh Li-Ion batteries. There are 4 modes: high, low, S.O.S., and strobe. It’s also lightweight and the light head rotates 180º for hands-free versatility at all angles.

The Koala is a Hammock & Camp Chair In One at werd.com

The Koala is a Hammock & Camp Chair In One

Posted in Camping and Gear

The hammock craze shows no sign of slowing down and we can totally hang with that. The latest standout is the Koala from Crua Outdoors. The design allows you set-up in the normal lie-flat position or configure it for sitting up as well as offering weatherproof protection day or night. To go from laying to seated position requires the use of the 3rd anchor strap and simply pulling the strap to raise into the desired seating position. Then just kick back and chill.

Mystery Solved: It’s Called a Bumper Jack at werd.com

Mystery Solved: It’s Called a Bumper Jack

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There is no known correlation between strapping one of these to your SUV and actually needing it, let alone knowing how to use it. Regardless, the old school Hi-Lift bumper jack has become essential equipment & a merit badge for both would-be overlanders and actual off-roaders. This one is 48” and built of cast and stamped steel components. And when you’re high-centered on a boulder or stuck in the ditch, it will come in handy. Watch YouTube videos for instructions on use.

Vaustil Grills Merge Smart Tech with Argentinean Tradition at werd.com

Vaustil Grills Merge Smart Tech with Argentinean Tradition

Posted in Gear and Grill

Designed in Mexico, built in Austria and inspired by the charcoal grills used to make Argentinean meats in the classic tradition, the Vaustil Primero Grill features an integrated charcoal starter, height-adjustable v-profile grate and burn protection, plus a companion app that puts control of a 7-zone temperature sensor at your fingertips for perfect results every time. A funded Kickstarter.

BentoStack is a Sweet Storage Solution for All Your Apple Accessories at werd.com

BentoStack is a Sweet Storage Solution for All Your Apple Accessories

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The Bento Stack was inspired by the classic Japanese lunchbox, but it’s actually for keeping your Apple accessories organized. The bottom compartment houses larger stuff like MacBook Power Bricks and iPad & iPhone power adaptors. The upper compartment is for smaller items: charging cables, dongles, headphones, AirPods, etc. Each compartment has its own lid: the bottom lid holds two extra Apple Watchbands and the top lid holds the Apple Pencil – and also doubles as an iPhone stand.

No Hands Needed With Klein Tools’ Clamping Light at werd.com

No Hands Needed With Klein Tools’ Clamping Light

Posted in Gear and Tools

With a design that features an integrated, adjustable clamp, this work light from Klein Tools grabs on & holds tight to just about anything, giving you hands-free light to get the job done. The head rotates a full 360º and pivots up to 90º. Its dual-mode brightness delivers 250 lumens and 8-hour runtime. The light also stands up on its own.

Wk”s Camp Knife Will Definitely Not Fit In Your Pocket at werd.com

Wk”s Camp Knife Will Definitely Not Fit In Your Pocket

Posted in Gear and Tools

Looking like a mini machete, the handcrafted Camp Knife from WK boasts a 9 1/2″ blade made of 80CrV2 steel with a black oxide finish, a full tapered full tang design and comes with a Kydex sheath for secure belt or backpack carry. There are additional custom options for the handle design & materials.

Experts Agree, Sierra Designs’ High Side 1 is a Top Tent at werd.com

Experts Agree, Sierra Designs’ High Side 1 is a Top Tent

Posted in Camping and Gear

Voted a Top 12 tent of 2018 by Backpacker Magazine, Sierra Design’s High Side 1 features pre-bent pole sections that create a “high side” over the door to maximize livable space while minimizing weight, which is just over 2 pounds. All packed into its compact stuff sack, it will take up minimal space in your pack; perfect for the solo adventurer trying to keep things light & lean.