If you’ve ever had to drop your trusty Leatherman into the bin at Security, you’ll appreciate the Kilimanjaro Ascend. It’s a TSA-compliant multi-tool containing: long nose pliers, wire stripper, bottle opener, scissors, slotted & phillips screwdrivers, a file, tweezers, & a keychain.
It’s pronounced “no key” because, duh. This Bluetooth padlock replaces a key or combination with what else, your phone. It senses your signal & pops open when you get within 10-feet. When you walk away, it automatically re-locks. The iOS/Android app lets you give others permission to use it, too.
Purpose-built to keep your cameras safe, sound & organized, Incase’s new ActionCamera Collection is a whole range of cases & covers made with their shockproof TensaerLite material.
If you’re sick of running into hairy, naked weirdos at the hot springs, take your evening soak back at camp instead. This 225-gallon portable, collapsible tub with optional heating coil will definitely turn up the heat on your campground nightlife.
Because electronics are always essential in off-grid locations like mountaintops and backcountry campsites, Outdoor Tech’s new Kodiak Waterproof power supply is going to be a lifesaver. Shockproof, waterproof, & impervious to the elements, the 9.4-ounce gizmo will supply 6000 milliamps of power to your phone, tablet, GoPro, & other rechargables.
Rubber rain boot experts Hunter have created some waterproof backpacks. One model is made of supple, coated calf skin leather, the other is made of bonded rubber. Both feature external zip pockets and an internal laptop sleeve. Available Fall 2014.
The leather crafters at hard graft are known for blending the classic with the modern and their 1st Edition Travel Bag does just that. A vegetable-tanned leather exterior featuring a buckle closure and shoulder straps surrounds a zippered wool felt duffle interior.
Having all your survival essentials together in one place makes it harder to forget that one thing you will inevitably forget. This kit from VSSL is an 8-inch long by 2-inch diameter tube made of anodized aluminum that carries your supplies: fire starters, fishing tackle, reflective trail markers, a wire saw, water purifiers, and so on.
When raccoons pillage your food supply, the Zubin Axe will keep you completely covered until the Park Rangers swing back through on their 4-wheeler. It’s a multi-tool survival walking stick with stainless steel accessories including an axe, saw, spear, fishing spear, and even a sling-shot.
Even when all your gear is wet, the lighter is empty and your firesteel is lost in the mulch 8 miles back down the trail, if you’ve got Flint Laces, you’ve got fire. They’re bootlaces but each lace tip holds a 1 inch ferro rod capped with rubber. Pop the cap, strike the rod with a steel edge & you’re blazing.