Based in sub-Saharan Africa, Oliberté works with African craftsman for the creation of their original, handmade, & Fair-Trade leather footwear. They’re also making gear bags and packs. The Tan Pullup pack is made entirely of Ethiopian leather & features a top-load design with internal pockets, a reinforced bottom, & a 15” laptop sleeve.
Surfing über-icon Kelly Slater has spent his entire life in the water & in front of the camera. Hence: the new KS Action Cam Pro Pack from Incase. The full-size pack features water-resistant 160D ballistic nylon construction, coated zippers & a weatherized exterior with a shoulder strap GoPro mount.
Belkin’s Midwest-Mom focus group-named Travel Rockstar is a compact, do-it-all charger that offers 2 surge-protected AC outlets, 2 fast-charge USB ports, and fold-away prongs for charging itself. But the cool part is that there is also an internal 3000mAh battery. So you get the bonus benefit of extra USB juice when you need it.
After a long day on the trail, a comfy camp chair feels a lot better than using logs or rocks for furniture. And this one earned a 2015 Red Dot Design award. Weighing just over 2 pounds, the collapsible Swivel Chair sets up quick with shock-corded poles and spins a full 360º.
Made of full-grain saddle leather, this heavy-duty duffle from J.W. Hulme & Co. is large enough for a very long weekend and features a U-shaped zippered main compartment as well as rolled leather handles & a removable shoulder strap. The bag is fully lined and all the hardware is brass. Made in the U.S.A.
Keep your mud-covered Danners from soiling the clean clothes in your luggage. Keep them separated with their Stowaway Boot Bag; it’s made of tough canvas & features a leather carrying handle.
These tents link together so you can create a self-contained tent village connected by zip-together tunnels. Made by UK-based MC2 Innovation, this car-camping tent system includes tents of 2 different sizes, the 8-person Maxi & The 4-person Mini. Depending on the number of tents & tunnels, lots of configurations are possible.
MyKee looks like a regular old key; so it blends right in on your keyring. But, it’s an 8-in-1 multi-tool made of titanium. Lots of uses: Bottle opener, metric hex wrenches in 4, 6, 8, & 10mm, a semi-sharp blade, and a claw. This is a fully funded Kickstarter.
If you’d rather use your Apple Watch than answer annoying questions about it, disguise it with the Catalyst Case. It’s a slim, waterproof case (IP-68 rated) that works seamlessly with the heart rate monitor, charging dock & all other watch accessories & functions. Comes with a 24mm quick-release NATO nylon wrist strap. Ships in November.
Minimalux pens are milled from a single block of raw brass and also come in a variety of colors inspired by rare elements: gold, rose gold, silver or black rhodium. The clean, minimalist design is backed by smooth, free-flowing Parker ink refills.