Claimers generally claim that they’re heading into the wilderness to disconnect. Yeah right! So why are there 57 different products for charging your phone in the woods? Exactly. Here’s another. The collapsible FlameStower captures the excess residual heat from your cookstove to charge USB powered devices. Phone, iPad, mini-RC helicopter, you know, all those things you need to get in touch with mother nature.
Yeah, Zippo makes it but don’t worry, it’s not flammable. Not going to turn your tent into a molten polyester death cocoon. It’s actually just a super-durable LED lantern that you can drop, soak, or throw at your snoring tent mate’s giant head. You can also extend the life of the Li-Ion battery with its adjustable brightness feature by turning it down as low as 10%.
From the fine folks who brought high-end woodchopping devices to Brooklyn comes a knife/multi-tool for the avid seaman. The British-made stainless steel knife features a marlin spike, a serrated sheep’s foot blade, can opener, & a locking slot shackle. A vital piece of hardware whether or not you ever set sail.
When you drink beer, at least you know what’s in there. And the truth is, the stuff that’s bad for you is what you enjoy most. But when it comes to drinking water, nobody wants bad stuff in there. The Grayl is a portable water-filtration cup that ensures the water you drink will be pure. It features G3+, three filtering technologies that remove protozoa, bacteria, viruses, chemicals, & heavy metals. It’s also 100% BPA-free.
Kids won’t know who Mad Max is or was when this game comes out for PS4 in early 2014. All they need to know is that it involves lots of bullets, bloodshed, and a lone warrior fighting to survive in a dystopian wasteland. Old dudes however, will remember that Mad Max was a badass cop played by Mel Gibson before he sucked.
You may not need a powerful LED flashlight everyday but ChargeLight also works as a backup power supply for your phone, with a Li-Ion cell that offers enough juice to fully charge a dead phone once or twice, thereby solving a daily dilemma.
When you’re rudely interrupted from deep in the headphone zone, these touch-control wireless headphones from Outdoor Technologies will allow to quickly come back to planet earth. Just one quick swipe & the volume drops out allowing you to speak with whomever it was that dared to tap you on the shoulder. Another swipe up & you can get back to headbanging.
The Cabin In The Woods was one strange and awesome film. As far as twisted horror goes, it was no Human Centipede but then again, Universal Studios is never going to make that into a theme park attraction. They are however creating a replica of the Cabin In The Woods and they’re not leaving out a single detail. Even the forest will be real. Visitors will be able to tour the cabin and cube cells to get that deep creep out. The Cabin opens in September & will run through Halloween. via
After a long day on the trail or an even longer day in the car on the way to the campground, it’s nice to finally kick back by the fire. And the Mayfly Chair from Alite is a perfect place to plant yourself. It’s lightweight & comfortable; it folds up small to fit in your bag or car and it weighs only 1.4 pounds. Take it along.
What’s a pool party without an amphibious RC vehicle designed for delivering drinks on land or down to the deep end? This battery-powered cocktail cart is also equipped with an onboard water cannon for that impromptu wet T-shirt contest your guests are secretly hoping for.