Too many drones die on their maiden voyage but the Hiro Action Sports Airframe is built for battle—so you can actually figure out how to fly it instead of reducing it to a scatter of plastic shrapnel in 11 seconds flat. This tough quadcopter case is designed with hard impact in mind: everything but the motors and propellers are encased in hard plastic.
The Airboard is an inflatable snow sled that gives you a smooth downhill ride on a cushion of air. You can supposedly steer it, too. Sure. Just shift your weight. But unlike the old wood & metal toboggan, when you’re headed for imminent impact, you could try rolling onto your back & use the Airboard as an airbag. via
Burnie is a self-burning all-wood, 100% natural grill that creates zero waste, requires no lighter fluid, contains no chemicals & requires no clean up. Simply unwrap it, hold a match to the center & it burns for hours. Could cooking at camp get any easier?
The NanoGrid combines BioLite’s 3-in-1 PowerLight with a set of LED lamps that will brighten up your backcountry campsite while also providing 4,400 mAh of off-grid Lithium-Ion power for your USB devices. The light also features a 250-lumen focused torch & the SiteLight lamps add ambiance & include up to 40-feet of cable allowing you to string them up all around your site.
ZBoard 2 is the lightest, fastest, longest running weight-sensing electric skateboard ever. It’s available in 2 different models, The Blue model does 20 mph with a 16 mi. range, & weighs 16 lbs. The Pearl boasts a top speed of 20 mph, a longer 24 mi. range & weighs 18 lbs.
The Aero One Air Purifier utilizes a 4-stage filtration process that cleans & disinfects air to fight allergies, microbes, & more: A carbon pre-filter and HEPA filter remove odors and allergens while a built-in 3D UV reactor uses UV-C irradiation to destroy microorganisms or bio-aerosols in your environment.
The Kitchen Safe is a time-locking container designed to keep you from caving to your cravings for stuff like food, smartphones, video games, tv remotes, cigarettes, toys, & the like. You just rotate the dial to set the time & press 1 button to activate the lock. The safe will remain locked until the timer reaches zero. There’s no overrides. NO breaking in. If you resort to smashing the Kitchen Safe on the floor to gain entry, seek professional help. via
North St. Bags is based in Portland, Oregon, one of America’s friendliest cities for bike commuting. Their Route Nine Convertible is a versatile, top-loading 17.5 liter pack that does double duty, converting from a sturdy pannier to comfortable sling-style backpack & features a waterproof liner, internal pockets, and reflective trims for safety.
Wiha’s BiCut cutting tools are diagonal cutters that feature a “power” button that up-shifts the tool from its regular cutting mode to a higher power cutting mode. In this mode, the hardened steel blades do the job using 50% of the hand strength.
Utah-based Cotopaxi makes premium outdoor apparel & packs featuring both classic & cutting edge designs. What sets them apart is their charitable outreach. Each product they make is linked to a specific charity that receives a portion of proceeds from sales. The 16L minimalist Inca pack is a small, technical daypack fit for a variety of activities & each one sold benefits the María Imaculada Orphanage near Tupiza, Bolivia.