Philips ShoqBox

Bluetooth speakers are rather ubiquitous these days, but they’re usually pricey and sensitive to the elements. Sure, that’s great for tunes around the house, but what happens when the party moves poolside, to the beach, or out camping? Cue the Philips Shoqbox, a unique and tough contender that’s virtually accident proof.

Strike Matchbox

Soggy matches have a bad habit of not igniting, and even stormproof matches can get destroyed if their paper box is stepped on or crushed in a poorly arranged pack. The Strike matchbox protects your small individual fire-starters from the elements and potential accidents and also serves as a handy striking surface (so you can ditch the Read more…

Backcountry Boiler

Chimney kettles were originally made popular by Irish fisherman and WWII soldiers because they could quickly boil water with whatever fuel was lying around (twigs, leaves, brush, etc.), saving them the time and energy of having to carry around their own fuel source. The Backcountry Boiler is an ultralight update of the original chimney kettle Read more…

BioLite

Picture this scenario: you’re out in the wilderness, your iPhone’s on its last bar of battery, and you’ve already maxed out any backup battery you may have had with you. Most people at this point would be (as we say in the ‘hood) S-O-L. But not you. You grab a few stray pinecones and some Read more…

Slat Grill

There are many options for outdoor cooking, including propane-based stove burners, portable gas grills, and even your good old-fashioned Weber that’s out on the back deck. But when you’re out in the wilderness, nothing quite says “the outdoors” like cooking over an open fire. The Slat Grill is an unbelievably portable—and genuinely simple—solution that lets you use Read more…

SteriPEN Freedom Water Purifier

Purifying water, when you’re out in the wilderness, can be an aggravating process. Depending on what technology you have on hand, you’re either pumping, filtering, mixing chemicals, or keeping track of test trips and complicated timetables for proper water treatment. And many treatments can create a funky aftertaste in your canteen. The SteriPEN Freedom Water Purifier Read more…

Best Made Camp Mug

When you’re making coffee out in the woods, it’s not going to taste like your local Starbucks. In fact, it absolutely shouldn’t. If it does, you’re going about it all wrong. It should taste instant, and a little stale, with a pungent aroma and a warmth to take the chill off. And you should drink Read more…