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.
The key component of this 20-liter commuter pack from Canada’s Arc’Teryx is the easy-access laptop/tablet pocket accessible through a zippered back panel. It also features a watertight zipper & weatherproof construction. Fits up to a 15” laptop.
If you’re in need of something to keep the hair out of your face and/or you need a superlight little tool, surprise, we found it. The Leatherdos is a stainless steel hair clip that also has screwdrivers, a wrench, a trolley coin, a ruler & cutting edge, all in one.
Cooking flesh on the end of a stick over an open fire becomes at least one level more civilized when you place the carcass between the welcoming jaws of Grandpa’s FireGrill, a collapsible, packable stainless camp cooker that attaches to any stick offering a more secure way to do dinner caveman style.
Made of matte-finish 420 stainless steel, this ultra-light folding knife from Deejo features a belt clip and a distinctive Juniper wood handle.
In the long, protracted war for dominance in the world of oscillating multi-tools, Rockwell has just decimated its opponents. Designed with a lethal 5º oscillating angle, a 4-amp motor & delivering a max cutting load of 35-pounds, it cuts 5-times faster than its best-equipped adversaries.
Unlike a solar panel, this off-grid power supply will come in handy at night. Place the base of the unit on a burner and this 10-watt charger will power up your USB devices as fast as a wall socket while also providing potable water or cooking your dinner at the same time.
It may look like a classic canvas log tote for carrying actual firewood & it is, except it’s also designed for carrying other stuff, too. Like maybe a beach blanket and a couple growlers or some extra camping gear. There’s a little interior pocket for stashing keys or small contraband items and it’s made of 18 oz. canvas and features vegetable-tanned leather handles.
If you’re keen to rid yourself of that jangling, high school janitor-style keychain, the Keysmart 2.0 can do it. Your keys will instead be nested in a compact, aluminum, Swiss Army knife-style frame that will prevent key jabs to the thigh and that dreaded jangle. Made in Chicago, USA.