Trying to wedge a standard sleeping pad into your hammock is far from ideal. But the Hammock V sleeping pad is. It’s purpose-built, with coated non-slip zones so it stays put, a V-Chamber design that limits air movement, and a shape wraps around your body to keep the cold from creeping in from below. Weighs just 27 ounces & inflates with 15-20 breaths.
Designed & handcrafted by a small team of artisans in Charlottesville, North Carolina, the cookware and kitchen goods from Blanc Creative are highlighted by top-quality materials and simple, functional aesthetics. They make carbon steel skillets & sauté pans, cutlery, cutting boards, spoons, spreaders, and more.
The Norton Core Router is the first piece of hardware from Symantec, makers of the ubiquitous Norton AntiVirus software. This geodesic dome-shaped device is a mobile-enabled WiFi router with machine learning capabilities and an arsenal of Symantec security features like data encryption, secure DNS, & automatic security updates that deftly defend your home network against any sort of data breech.
The Plumen 003 pendant is a dimmable LED light with dual function & two-tone coloring, combining a warm glowing omnidirectional candle-like light with a bright, directional spotlight. Its efficient 6.5W bulb will burn for 10,000 hours.
The Smart Assistant uses Amazon’s Alexa voice service interface to help you out around the house. Just talk to it. Ask it about traffic, to play your favorite songs, or to place an order on amazon.com. It has a hi-def speaker and far-field mics so you can even shout out your commands from down the hall. A special edition version with Harmon Kardon will also be available for enhanced audio.
Whether you keep it in your car or strapped to your motorcycle, the Morgan Tool Roll is a smart & stylish way to tote some tools. It’s made of oiled canvas and has 20 tool pockets inside. Parallel bridle leather straps with brass hardware keep everything tightly packed and also allow you to strap it on in a multitude of positions.
Made in Boulder, Colorado from 100% upcycled materials, the USA Tyrol Pack revives an original 1990s design from Mountainsmith’s early days. The limited edition 30-liter top-loading day pack marks a return to USA production for the brand.
The Alpha Shovel is indestructible. Made of Aircraft-grade aluminum, it is built for clearing walkways with ease & chopping through ice like butter. Serrated teeth, a 25-inch wide by 12-inch deep blade, a collapsible handle for easy portability and a saw built into the handle—just in case. Designed & tested in Jackson, Wyoming. A funded Kickstarter.
Box office blitz and now some new toys. Hot Toys and Sideshow have created a new collection of 1/6th scale action figures for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. Choose from Jyn Erso, Chirrut Imwe, K-2SO and Darth Vader, as well as Stormtroopers, Shoretroopers, & Death Troopers. Yes, they’ve got weapons, and interchangeable hands and LED lights.
Built for winter hiking and deep-snow trekking, the Lost 40 boot from Vasque—named after a notoriously sub-zero region of Northern Minnesota—is made for extreme cold and features a 7mm wool felt liner, AeroGel thermal barrier under your foot, and a Vibram IceTrek outsole.