Kelty Mach 4 AirPitch Tent

Kelty Mach 4 Airpole Tent

Thought most outdoors enthusiasts ultimately master the tricky craft of managing tentpoles, it doesn’t mean you have to. The smart people over at Kelty figured that if you could work an air pump, you should be able to pitch a tent.

SunRocket Solar Kettle

SunRocket Solar Kettle

Every outdoorsman needs a hot cup of joe in the morning. It’s practically an unwritten law, and there are plenty of fuel-based options out there whether you’re working with gas or using local tinder. SunRocket’s Solar Kettle has an even better solution: whip up your morning coffee by harnessing the power of the rising sun.

Kite Patch

Kite Patch

It’s common knowledge, mosquitos suck (sorry, we just couldn’t help ourselves). In the backcountry they’re annoying, in undeveloped countries they’re a public health crisis, and in unchartered territories they can be silent killers. Lucky for us, a new company aims to be the TOMS of mosquito repellant with the ingenious Kite Patch.

Eddie Bauer Katabatic 2 Solar Powered Tent

Eddie Bauer Katabatic 2 Solar Powered Tent

Eddie Bauer’s original Katabatic tent was a hit: it was four season, comfortably held three people, and struck the perfect balance of lightweight and durability. Combine that winning package with the Sherpa 50 Solar Recharging Kit from Goal Zero and you get the Eddie Bauer Katabatic 2 Solar Powered Tent (and a lot of sun ray-charged Read more…

BioLite KettlePot

BioLite KettlePot

We are huge fans of the original BioLite. A portable stove that doubles as a gadget charger by burning twigs and leaves? Cool! Now, take that same stove and add a brew system capable of dishing out delicious coffee and you have the BioLite KettlePot, an absolute necessity for any lightweight camping or backpacking kit.

Brunton Hydrogen Reactor

Brunton Hydrogen Reactor

Many companies have tackled the “how do I charge my phone in a disaster” problem, but no one did it with as much style as Brunton. Sure, you could use a Mophie case with a built in battery, or burn some twigs to generate electricity with the BioLite, but wouldn’t it be more fun to tell people you’re carrying around a bonafide hydrogen reactor?

Lifesaver Jerrycan

Lifesaver Jerrycan

Water. You need it. It’s sort of crucial to survival. At home, you’ve got an endless supply. In the backcountry, if you run out of this stuff, you can really find yourself sideways. The same thing goes for natural disasters, post-apocalyptic scenarios, and zombie attacks. What are you going to do? Well, you’re going to Read more…