Fashioned from an upcycled mill file, the pocket-sized Gripper from Civilware is slim and durable with a 1.5” blade, an overall length of 4.25” and it comes in a Kydex sheath you can loop onto your EDC ’biner/keychain.
Booze-hiders are a special breed and we will all appreciate the dashing little cylindrical Kole Flask, made of stainless steel and wrapped with natural wood. It’s small enough to fit in your vest pocket so, not exactly big enough, but still very helpful/nice.
The genius of the SlatGrill is its flat-pack design; making it easy to slide a quality grill into your backpack for better trailside meals. The grill base is made of anodized aluminum and the heavy duty slats are made of stainless steel. It’s simple to set up & break down and it stashes away in a compact, canvas roll. via
This classic 24-piece German tool set comes housed in a Swiss pear wood box with leather handles and inside, the assortment of essential, high-quality hand tools are held in place by magnets to keep them all organized.
Swedish-designed Optimus camp stoves have been a mainstay for hardcore backpackers and climbers since the brand’s Svea 123 model was introduced back in 1955. Favored for its rugged, problem-free performance, the Svea has evolved a bit over the years but the stove still features all brass construction and its super-simple burner design. Burning white gas, it can boil water in under 7 minutes & is adjustable down to a simmer. via
There’s no shortage of vintage-inspired knapsacks & daypacks on the market but Ogden Made’s Two Bit Klettersack stands out with high-quality American-made construction & a warranty that offers free lifetime repair/replacement. This pack is made of tough 1000D Cordura & features a side-entry laptop sleeve and an internal pod for camera gear.
For camp meals of all sorts, the Takedown Skillet from Brooklyn’s Best Made Co. is a 10” skillet made of British cast iron. Two brass screws with wing nuts hold the handle & allow for easy break-down making it more compact for transport in a backpack or saddlebag.
Dominoes is a great game for waiting out the rain or a long ride on the train. This American-made travel set features dominoes laser cut from Baltic Birch plywood & they stash nicely in your bag, suitcase, or pannier in a handmade birch and leather box.
Based on the time-tested design of the classic military carryall, the Gunnar Duffle from Georgia-based Go Forth Goods, is large enough for a weekend escape. Rendered in full grain waxed leather, it features a 10-oz. adjustable leather strap and metal hardware. Handmade in America.
Burnside Knives is a Portland, Oregon-based knife maker that opened up shop in 2015. Their debut product line includes a liner lock folding knife with a titanium nitrate coating called the Cabrillo & a sleek frame-lock design featuring a PVD coating 3.2-inch blade called the Strauss.