Camping

    The Ghillie Camping Kettle Heats From the Inside Out at werd.com

    The Ghillie Camping Kettle Heats From the Inside Out

    Posted in Camping and Gear

    The Ghillie camping kettle has a hollow core that holds a small fire of twigs, leaves & other natural biomass fuels as well as the water you need boiled. Fill it with water, then build your fire inside and in 3-5 minutes you’ll be boiling. Nicknamed a “volcano kettle” the Ghillie was designed in the UK and is available in 3 sizes: .5-liter, 1-liter, & 1.5- liter.

    A More Social Hammock: The Nemo Cloudview at werd.com

    A More Social Hammock: The Nemo Cloudview

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    Instead of surrounding you like a cocoon, Nemo’s Cloudview hammock is designed to give you a wide-open view of your surroundings. It features Layflat patterning in the fabric as well as Spreader bars to open it up & provide a beach chair-like posture. And while you’re taking it all in, there’s also an integrated no-spill drink holder & a pocket for your phone or tablet.

    The Fire Piston is a Proven Fire-Starting Tool at werd.com

    The Fire Piston is a Proven Fire-Starting Tool

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    Machined from a solid piece of 6061 aluminum with brass end caps, the Fire Piston is a unique fire starting tool whose origins can be traced back to the mid-1700’s.  It uses the heat generated from rapidly compressing the air to ignite a piece of tinder, which can then be used to light kindling. 3 styles are available—including two which feature a built-in ferro rod and striker. Small for EDC or any emergency kit, pack or “go bag.” Made In the USA.

    This Portable Firepit Brings the Heat Without Breaking the Rules at werd.com

    This Portable Firepit Brings the Heat Without Breaking the Rules

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    In most places, making a campfire on the ground will damage topsoil and groundcover, so it’s often illegal. But with the Kamoto Openfire Pit from Primus you can enjoy the warm glow of a wood campfire without doing damage or being labeled an idiot by an angry park ranger. The compact, fold-up design is made of stainless & powder coated steel and offers wind protection. An ashtray underneath leaves the ground unharmed.

    Here’s That Rooftop Tent You’ve Been Dreaming About at werd.com

    Here’s That Rooftop Tent You’ve Been Dreaming About

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    The Skycamp rooftop tent gives you a comfy, windproof & waterproof shelter with a king-size bed interior that provides enough space for up to 4 adults & 2 kids. A universal mounting system means it will work on most crossbar rack systems & its clamshell design makes for effortless set-up. There’s also a rooftop window for stargazing. Another funded Kickstarter.

    A Packable Camp Side Table You Can Take Everywhere at werd.com

    A Packable Camp Side Table You Can Take Everywhere

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    For use in the backyard or the campsite, the Linger Side Table from Kelty is a lightweight, packable, & stable surface. It’s got anodized aluminum shock-cord legs that snap together with zero effort and a roll-up cordura surface that’s rugged and beer-spill resistant. Weighs just over 2lbs. & packs away into a slim stuff sack.

    Patagonia Puts Decades of Know-How & Field-Proven Technologies Into Building a Better Bag at werd.com

    Patagonia Puts Decades of Know-How & Field-Proven Technologies Into Building a Better Bag

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    Constructed with ultralight 100% nylon ripstop Pertex Quantum fabric and filled with 850-fill-power sustainably-sourced Traceable Down, the 850 model is a lightweight 3-season mummy bag and features Patagonia’s expedition-proven center-zip design. Weight is just 32 ounces. Rated to 19ºF it is available in short, regular & long lengths for perfect fit & maximum comfort.

    LuminAID Solar Inflatable Lantern and Phone Charger at werd.com

    LuminAID Solar Inflatable Lantern and Phone Charger

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    For off-grid portable power & bright LED light in an amazingly lightweight package, it doesn’t get much easier than this inflatable solar lantern & phone charger from LuminAID. Weighing just 8.5 ounces & just 1” thick, it inflates into a 6” cube lantern with a 150-lumen output and 50-hour battery life. Charge it up in the sun or use its micro USB input for home charging. Its USB input powers up your phone, tablet & other devices.

    Sea To Summit Ultralight Hammock at werd.com

    Sea To Summit Ultralight Hammock

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    Sea To Summit’s Ultralight is the world’s lightest hammock. It is made with Nylon 66 monofilament fabric resulting in its featherweight 4.9-ounce weight yet it’s strong enough to support a 300-pound camper. Hardware is made of 6061 aluminum and all seams and loops are optimized for durability. Its integrated stuff sack is designed space to store your suspension straps. Available March 2017.

    YETI Hopper Two at werd.com

    YETI Hopper Two

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    Building on the sensational success of their original soft-sided cooler, the Hopper, Yeti has now created a new & improved model in the Hopper Two. The new model is 100% leakproof and features Hydrolok zippers, the superior cold-holding power of Coldcell Insulation and a rugged exterior made of Dryhide. It holds 30 pounds of ice & up to 24-cans of your favorite sports soda.

    Project Lunar Lantern at werd.com

    Project Lunar Lantern

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    The Project Lunar lantern creates a warmer light than standard LEDs with a design & quality of light meant to mimic a traditional gas lantern while providing USB power to other accessories and battery life up to 240-hours. Interchangeable light shades allow you customize the light for use on the table, hanging from its hook, & as a flashlight with a horizontal handle. It also has a magnetic base for sticking it anywhere with hands-free convenience. A funded Kickstarter.

    Snow Peak Field Oven at werd.com

    Snow Peak Field Oven

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    The Field Oven is the latest accessory for Snow Peak’s Pack & Carry Fireplace. It’s an attachment that quickly converts the collapsible fireplace into a fully functional oven for cooking bread, pie, pizza & all sorts of baked goods. It folds down to store compactly and features a ceramic tray for even cooking.

    Kawartha Dry Bag + Cooler Insert at werd.com

    Kawartha Dry Bag + Cooler Insert

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    This 25-liter roll-top dry bag will keep your valuables high & dry on land or sea. It’s made of rugged & completely waterproof 500D PVC. Add in the cooler insert and suddenly you’ve got a leak proof soft-sided cooler that will keep your supplies ice cold. Includes an adjustable shoulder strap for comfortable carry as well as a D ring for lashing it down.