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WilderWheels Packscooter

WilderWheels Packscooter

It shows true dedication in an inventor to take their creation out into the field for testing.  Constance Titterton and Jeremy Platt are going…

Ziv’s Portable Smoker

Ziv’s Portable Smoker

A major disappointment to the fans of smoked meat is that smokers are usually bulky and not particularly portable.  Fueled by a desire to…

Mummypod Hammock Sleeping Bag

Mummypod Hammock Sleeping Bag

As hammock camping becomes more popular, the gear used has begun evolving for better and more efficient sleep systems.  Outdoor Vitals is leading this…

CasusGrill Biodegradable BBQ

CasusGrill Biodegradable BBQ

Most disposable outdoor grills are aluminum and are more likely to become a litter problem after the meal is over.  That has changed with…

Springbar Highline Canvas Tent

Springbar Highline Canvas Tent

Kirkham’s Outdoor Products of Salt Lake City, Utah, have been making durable, reliable tents for over 60 years, with their Springbar Highlands Canvas Tents ($600)…

Tentrr Camp Rentals

Tentrr Camp Rentals

As fun as camping in the Great Outdoors can be, it is not without its upfront investments of a tent, camping gear, and sleeping…

Heimplanet Nias 6-Person Tent

Heimplanet Nias 6-Person Tent

Air tents (with inflatable support beams rather than metal/fiberglass rods) are a recent development in camping equipment and Hamburg-based Hemiplanet is a respected maker…

OtterBox Venture Coolers

OtterBox Venture Coolers

While certainly not cheap, the OtterBox Venture Coolers ($250-$400) might be the only food-carriers you’ll ever need when exploring the outdoors.  With a capability…

BioLite CampStove 2

BioLite CampStove 2

The need to power and recharge electrical devices in a hiking or camping environment has become increasingly important and various solutions have been attempted….

Micro Wind Turbine

Micro Wind Turbine

Powering devices while working or exploring away from the electrical grid usually requires the use of less-than-reliable solar power.  Design student Nils Ferber has…

TigerMoth Camper Trailer

TigerMoth Camper Trailer

TAXA Outdoors, headquartered in Houston, Texas, is one of the top manufacturers of lightweight campers and trailers in the country.  Just added to their…

Helixot Submersible Backpack

Helixot Submersible Backpack

Helixot has made a backpack so extreme it can keep up with the most daring of cross-country trekkers.  The XO 6.2 Backpack ($110) is completely waterproof…