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There are those of us who like to truly rough it while camping and like to take a more minimalist approach to outdoor dining. There are others of us, however, who like to bring some of the comforts of home to the outdoors. This GSI Crossover Kitchen Set lets you create a gourmet meal under the stars with its mini cutting board, various spice bottles, dishwashing supplies and handy folding utensils.
A lightweight, quality backpack will be your best friend while trekking through the woods. This Gregory Baltoro 65 Technical Pack features a thermo-molded backpanel with elastomeric gription technology on the lumbar pad for the utmost comfort while on the trails. The pack is equipped with Gregory's Response AFS suspension system, an independent rotating waist-belt system that registers and adjusts to your hip angle. The included reservoir sleeve and dual drink-tube exit ports ensure that... more
Frequent readers of mySimon know that I can't go anywhere without my coffee, and the Great Outdoors is no exception. But, thankfully, I don't have to skip my fresh brew with this Handpresso Wild Portable Espresso Machine. The hand-held, portable espresso machine works using a hydraulic pump. All you have to do is pressurize the device, add hot water and an espresso pod, and you've got a fresh cup of espresso that rivals the... more
If you're looking for an outdoor chair and you're not worried about the weight of your equipment, you'll want to check out this Trekker Chair by Therm-a-Rest. The chair converts your sleeping pad into a comfortable recliner so you'll have a comfortable place to sit by the fire. It features adjustable side straps and a built-in fleece pillow. The sleeve doesn't have to be removed from your pad, so you can quickly and easily... more
Like most camping gear, tents can be pretty expensive, but I have it on good authority from friends that this Coleman Sundome Tent is a great buy. They recently went camping and managed to stay dry during a thunderstorm that lasted most of the night. The tent sleeps three people comfortably. It sets up and can be taken down in less than 10 minutes, and the durable carry bag makes it easy to transport... more
If you're planning on staying put during your camping trip, you'll want to bring along one of these Nemo Astro Pillowtop Sleeping Pads for extra comfort. Without the pillowtop, the full-length mattress is 2.5 inches thick. It's insulated with open-cell foam and packs down to about eight by four inches. Add the pillowtop, and the mattress measures 3.25 inches thick and promises a full night's sleep while out in the wilderness.
Let's face it: Camping gear can get pretty expensive. But the high price tag doesn't always mean you're getting the best equipment. This Mountainsmith Poncha 35-degree Sleeping Bag just shows you don't have to break the bank to get a quality sleeping bag. The synthetic insulation provides warmth even in 30-degree weather. The contoured footbox gives your feet room to move around, and the hood opens up so you don't get too hot while... more
Whenever I buy a wedding gift, I like to find a gift that lets the couple enjoy their time together. If the newlyweds are into the outdoors, a camping tent is a great gift that lets them enjoy their newly wedded bliss beneath the stars. This Eureka Tetragon 5 Tent is a 2-person, 3-season rectangular dome tent with 35 square feet of interior space. It offers a double-coated StormShield polyester fly and bathtub floor... more
Staying hydrated is crucial while running trails, but holding onto a bottle isn't the most convenient way to get your H2O. This Nathan Sprint Handheld Flask straps to your hand so that you don't have to worry about dropping your water bottle. The BPA-free flask holds 10 ounces of water and features a high-flow race cap with an automatically closing one-way valve to avoid spillage. The moisture-wicking air-mesh hand strap allows air to circulate... more
Sometimes the only time to get in a good run is during the early morning hours before the sun comes up, or during the evening hours when the sun goes down. This Petzl Tikka XP 2 Headlamp will help you find your way as you hit the pavement or the trails. The LED headlamp integrates two light sources that allow you to choose between a long distance focalized beam and flood beam proximity lighting.... more
For us, the cool nights that come with fall signal that it's camping season. We can't wait to set up our tent and cook a delicious meal around the campfire with one of these GSI Pinnacle Camper Cooksets. The sets feature hard-anodized aluminum pots and a frypan that distribute heat evenly for efficient cooking. The Teflon® Radiance technology offers supreme scratch resistance. The set also includes four polypropylene plates, four bowls, and four insulated... more
Whenever you're out hiking or camping, it's always a good idea to have a reliable fire source. The Light My Fire FireSteel® fire-starting tool lasts at least 3,000 strikes and is approved for use by the International Survival Instructors Association. Simply pull the included stainless-steel striker or your own knife down the 1.75-inch rod to ignite a stove, paper, dry grass, or bark. It's fireproof in solid form, and works just as well when... more
When camping in The Great Outdoors, it's always helpful to have equipment that is adaptable to the elements and multi-functional. This North Face Docking Station is a canopy-style, floorless tent with full-coverage, roll-up walls. We like it because it acts as a durable campground, a basecamp 6-person tent, and even a cover for your picnic table. For extra company, you can add attachable sleeping docks to the tent for private sleeping space.
Perfect for any fan of The Great Outdoors, this Orikaso Solo Set is extremely lightweight and can be folded down to fit into a crammed backpack. Inspired by origami, the set includes a bowl, a mug, and a plate that each quickly fold together without the need of extra buttons or snaps. Made of a durable polypropylene material, the dinnerware withstands repeated folding and extreme temperatures, including boiling water for oatmeal.
It's extremely important to keep your body fueled with nutritious food for the tough trails ahead, which means you have to be picky with your food choices. Tanka Bites are made from 100% natural buffalo and cranberries. The delicious bites provide seven grams of protein per serving, which gives you long-lasting energy. The bites are low in fat and are free of gluten, lactose, MSG, and nitrates without sacrificing flavor.
The Nemo Meta 2 Person Trekking Pole Tent is designed to accommodate backpackers that like to use trekking poles while on the trails. This extremely lightweight tent is 2.9 pounds when unpacked (3.4 pounds when packed), but features over 60 square feet of interior space, including a vestibule. It offers plenty of ventilation with its 43-inch interior height. The tent includes stakes, a watertight stuff sack, and a repair kit.
When backpacking, wearing the right clothing is just as important as taking the right gear. Patagonia makes a line of merino wool shirts that will keep you dry and cool. Available in t-shirts, crews, and tanks, the Patagonia Merino 1 line features ultra-soft, superfine merino wool with an all-recycled polyester core that prevents odor. The wool also insulates when wet and dries quickly. The shirts can be worn alone or worn in between layers... more
It's hard to believe that a stove can weigh 2.6 ounces, but that is indeed the case with the Soto OD-1R Micro Regulator Stove. The extremely light, single burner stove features a micro regulator that creates a consistent flame in cold temperatures and throughout the life of the fuel canister. A piezo igniter runs through the center post of the stove, protecting the igniter from impact and creating reliable lighting performance. The pot supports... more
Disposable batteries are harmful to the environment, so rechargeable batteries are definitely the way to go if you want to be eco-friendly. But this Freeplay Energy ML-1 Mini Lantern takes being eco-friendly a step further by offering a self-charge system powered by a hand crank. All you have to do is simply wind the crank for about 60 seconds and you'll have enough power for up to one hour of ultra-bright LED light.
If you plan on running the trails, you can't just wear any old running shoes. Trail running shoes have to be able to handle mud, water, rocks, and any other debris that gets in your way. This Salomon XT Wings GTX Trail Running Shoe for Men features a waterproof, breathable Gore-Tex membrane, gusseted tongue, and sidewall mudguard to keep moisture and debris from getting into your shoe and ruining your trail run. The OrthoLite... more