The packs & bags from Colorado’s Mountain Standard offer high-quality features like Fidlock hardware, bonded YKK zippers, and triple-layer fabrication using 500D nylon. And they do it at an affordable price. The collection includes a 38-liter mountain utility pack, a 28-liter daypack, a padded laptop sleeve, and a small MOLLE-equipped accessory pouch.
Gerber’s time-tested & American made 06 Automatic has been deployed with US Troops for 10 years. To celebrate its 10th anniversary, Gerber has created a special edition of the popular push-button knife. It’s got a 3.8” S30V stainless blade, Cerakote coated handles, and commemorative markings: a laser etched reverse American flag on the blade.
Equipped with a lock pick, handcuff shim, saw, & other tools, the Readyman Hostage Escape Card is a lifesaver that fits easily in your wallet. Lightweight & easy to conceal, its tools snap out for quick deployment. To make sure you can get yourself out of trouble, Readyman offers instructional videos on how to use all the tools.
What looks like an overbuilt, premium writing instrument is all that and then some. In addition to smooth writing with refillable Fisher Space ink cartridges, the titanium-tipped Zerohour Apex Tactical Pen can also function as a glass breaker and self-defense weapon.
Why screw around when your tools can be officially-licensed Star Wars merchandise? The Lightsaber toolkit is a set of 3 screwdrivers consisting of an 8″ long flathead with Vader hilt, an 8” long Phillips with a Luke Skywalker hilt, & a 6.5” long flathead with a Yoda hilt. Sorry no lasers.
With a design that made its way into the MOMA, the Japanese-made Trusco Cantilever toolbox is made of enamel-coated metal and features a fold-out top. Removable metal dividers in the upper compartments let you keep small tools and parts sorted while the main compartment carries the bigger tools.
The minimalist design of Hyperlite’s UltaMid 2 pyramid shelter will keep your fast & light camping missions truly fast & light. It’s a floor-less tarp style sheet of Dyneema Composite fabric that uses a hiking pole or even a stick as the main shelter support with corners that can be tied off. It provides 62-square feet of space and amazingly weighs just under 1 pound.
Made of 300D waterproof cordura and featuring breathable mesh straps, this 24-liter roll-top knapsack from Matador is also packable. It packs down into a stuff sack that fits in the palm of your hand and weighs just 5.5 ounces.
When you’re ready to put a complete, self-contained kitchen in your vehicle, the Scout Overland is a solid choice. The slide-out drawer-style design keeps everything organized: stove, sink, cutting board, utensils and storage, all at your fingertips. It also includes a 2.5 gallon water tank & an electrical panel. Fits newer model Toyota trucks, Jeeps, and Sprinters.
For day-long rides and variable weather, a bar pack like this one from Rapha & Adipura can mean the difference between a good time and a hell tour. At 9-liters, this pack is big enough for those key essentials. It’s also durable, reflective, & easy to attach.