Made of Dyneema Ripstop and featuring Fidlock magnetic buckles, the 40-liter Orange Label Rucksack marks a serious leap forward in technical performance for Portland-based outdoor outfitter Poler Stuff. Features like an EVA back panel & mesh-backed padded shoulder straps provide comfort once you’ve packed the dozen-plus pockets with all your gear.
Hindu and Persian warriors used the steel mace as a weapon of battle back in the 13th century. Fitness outfitter Set For Set has re-imagined the mace as a powerful workout tool for the modern warrior. Offered in 15 & 20 lb. models, it is made of cast iron and features a knurled rubber hand grip and matte black powder coat finish.
Created by illustrator David Park and fresh kids’ streetwear brand Little Giants/Giant Shorties, ABC’s for the Little G’s is a kids picture book that blends sneaker culture with fundamentals of learning the alphabet, in a fresh new way. A is for Airmax. C is for Converse. D is for Dunk.
Designed to organize and neatly transport your tactical &/or technology essentials, the OP1 from Triple Aught Design is a customizable carrying system made of rugged Cordura with a full-zip clamshell design that opens wide for easy access. On the outside, it’s got MOLLE & PALS compatible webbing for securing it to other gear.
Combining refined Swedish design and Italian luxury, the Wall Street Collection electric toothbrush from Bruzzoni is a premium hygiene product that features an oscillating speed of 8000 RPMs with minimal noise, USB and induction charging, and replacement brush-heads through its subscription service.
Canadian boot-maker Viberg has been crafting quality boots for over 80 years and their new chukka-height Bernhard Boot highlights that heritage with premium materials and timeless style. They’re made of calf suede with Goodyear welt construction and feature brass eyelets, a Kip lining and a crepe sole.
The Raptor Fishing Platform XL looks like a floating campsite; and unlike a tippy canoe, this inflatable fifteen-by-fifteen foot modular platform is all about comfort. The airdeck surface is tough & stable. Set up a tent, kick back in your reclining camp chair and casually wait for the whoppers to start biting.
Nimuno Loops is a Lego-compatible adhesive tape that allows you to craft custom creations. Take your Lego projects to new frontiers by building around corners & on curved surfaces. Available in red, green & blue rolls 6.5” long, it cuts to size easily with regular scissors. A funded Indiegogo.
Most packable backpacks are super basic & minimalist, built for backup. That’s not the case with the Beast 28 from Matador. This thing is technical & highly functional: made of ripstop PU coated nylon it features an ergonomic shape with lumbar padding & vented shoulder straps, plus a sternum strap & padded waistbelt. It’s also hydration compatible. When not in use, it packs down to a very portable bundle in its own mini stuff sack.
Spies In The Family is a true-life thriller and revealing memoir from the daughter of an American intelligence officer. It is the story of 2 families, the author’s father, who was exposed as a CIA spy in the 1970s and his Soviet counterpart, double-agent Fedorovich Polyakov. Over the years, the two men developed a close friendship which spanned continents & decades and endured to the final days of their lives.