WHITE BOX STOVE €23,95 MINIMUMTO THE MAX. There's really nothing complicated about this American alcohol stove handmade from recycled aluminum bottles. Weights a lousy and therefor fantastic 30 grams and can hold up to 150 kilograms on top. It's one of the lightest, strongest, most reliable models on the market with no parts to fail or lose. Burns leaf dropping quiet with a fine symmetric flame pattern to bring 1 liter of cold water to a rolling boil in just about 5 minutes. Comes with a equally lightweight aluminum ground reflector and foldable windscreen to make it even more economical. A great choice for the minimalist among us who aspect a maximum performance.
LUMINAID PACKLITE 12 LED LANTARN €27,95 ILLUMINATING LIVES. This inflatable, lightweight, solar charged led lantern was developed after the big earthquake that devastated Haiti to the ground and intensively tested in tough-world scenarios. It's shock-, dust- and waterproof, floats on water and is easy to operate by anyone. Produces a fair amount of diffused light for up to 12 hours with a bright flash mode for signaling. You can store it for 1,5 year without losing some of the energy content. Soon after it's introduction the Packlite was adopted by aid relieve and emergency organizations worldwide but works off course equally well at the safety of your campsite or cozy backyard-garden.
WILDO CAMP A BOX MEAL KIT €18,95 DON'T BUY IT FOR THE SPORK! Sure, its a nice designed utensil that’s doing his job more than adequate but the real value of this Swedish meal kit lays in the idea that it contains everything a civilized traveler needs on the trail. In a size so compact you can jam it in almost every corner of your luggage without the fear of losing some of its practical content like the original Fold-a-cup big and small, a nifty nylon cutting board that serves as strainer to, salt/pepper/spice shaker and two deep-sided plates. Just choose the color of your taste and you'll have a lightweight, unbreakable kit in easy to clean polymer that will last a life time of meals on the go.
REAL STORMPROOF MATCHES €5,95 A PERFECT MATCH. Nothing fundamental has changed about the safety match until UCO created one so powerful it strikes all it's predecessors to ashes. Their Stormproof Match light up quickly, burns for a generous 15 seconds and is almost impossible to extinguish before the last second has passed. Heavy winds, rain nor snow will effect it's burn time. Even after being splashed with water or buried in sand, the match shall relight if nothing has happened. A box with 25 matches [extra striker patch included] give you over 6 minutes of flames to play with. It's the perfect match, one that became our personal favorite, whatever the weather.
MINI FIRE STEEL FROM SWEDEN € 7,95 STRIKE AND LIGHT. Your looking at our tiniest, lightest most reliable tool to start a fire. This original Swedish firesteel is made of a compressed mixture of rare metals. When scraped with a sharp angled metal blade [included] or knife, a hot shower of sparks is generated that will ignite a wide variety of quick combustible tinder and all types of hiking stoves. This minimized rod last for at least 1500 strikes and works in the poorest weather conditions where gas lighters are proven to fail. And it saves you countless matches on the way. Tuck one into your pocket, put it on a keyring or wear it as a functional neck ornament and you're always ready to strike a light.
TITANIUM SPORK SET €15,95 REAL DEAL IN STEEL. There's no need to go 'caveman' style while eating your meal in the wild. Instead of entangling pasta with your fingers, juggling with meatballs or meshing around noodle soup, you can try this stylish lightweight, heavy-duty titanium spork that combines a knife, fork and spoon in a single, indestructible utensil. Ideal for light trekking-kits and on-the-go lunch boxes. Titanium is easy to clean, taste neutral and dishwasher safe. And to make it even better, it comes with a FREE original spork, great for the light stuff like soup or dessert and a snug fitting snap-case so nothing gets lost on the way. Now, that's easy to swallow isn't it?
10'' DUTCH OVEN FROM THE USA €98,95 LIKE TO COOK A MAMMOTH? Than take a heavy cast 10'' Dutch oven, put it on a charcoal rich fire with some smoldering coals on top for a oven-like performance. This one has all the qualities to serve a gourmet dinner but without that arm-stretching heavy part, it's made of extra thick cast aluminum to give you 66% less weight to drag around. The material is known for it's evenly heat distribution, optimized by a scratch-resitant, dark anodized surface that doesn’t rust nor needs to be seasoned regularly like the iron ones. For compact storage, this 10'' size fits inside our 12'' model. So if your appetite is large enough to eat a mammoth, this pan would be the appropriate size to cook one.
12'' DUTCH OVEN FROM THE USA €142,95 APPETITE FOR MORE? Than take a heavy cast 12'' Dutch oven, put it on a charcoal rich fire with some smoldering coals on top for a oven-like performance. This one has all the qualities to serve a gourmet dinner but without that arm-stretching heavy part, it's made of extra thick cast aluminum to give you 66% less weight to drag around. The material is known for it's evenly heat distribution, optimized by a scratch-resitant, dark anodized surface that doesn’t rust nor needs to be seasoned regularly like the iron ones. For compact storage, our 10'' size fits inside this 12'' model. So if your appetite is large enough to eat a mammoth or two, this pan would be the appropriate size to cook them both.
COLD STEEL DROP FORGED HUNTER €135,95 SOLID WORK FORCE. Take a chunk of high carbon steel, stamp it into a indestructible form and put a razors edge on it. Basically that's what happened here, an almost ancient way to produce a knife with remarkable clean looks and modern quality’s. The wide blade design in bead blasted satin grey was inspired by French knifemaker Michael Aches and redefined by Cold Steel to bring it up to date. It's a testament of brute functionality with nothing to lose or break. The handle provides a secure grip, even while working with clumsy thick workman's gloves. This gives you an good indication about it's main purpose: to put it to work and get the job done.
BUCK COMPADRE FROE €156,95 BEEFY BUSH TOOL. It's an effective piece of steel, that’s for sure. A well balanced one to. With a slightly angled blade for optimum controlled swings and large, solid walnut handle to help you steer all that unleashed power in the right direction. Baton logs to firewood, chop or debark tree branches with ease, clear your trails or build campsite constructions. This American workhorse is made for it. The high carbon blade is red coated for rust protection and better visibility in the field. Comes in a heavy-duty leather sheath to let you secure it to your backpack or hip belt. The people at Buck really did their best to make the Compadre a very powerful tool.
BUCK CANOE POCKET KNIFE €28,95 OLD SCHOOL SHARP. This handsome model goes way back to the days of yesteryear when dusty roads meandered through landscapes unspoiled by high tech gadgetry. The Buck Canoe reflects this calm era, mixed with modern specs. It has a stainless steel, spear point blade with a strong tip and pen shaped blade useful for all kinds of jobs. It's easy to sharpen and offers a fine blend of hardness and wear resistance. This traditional design with nickle silver bolsters and hardwood scales shows a fine attention to detail and is buffed up to a sophisticated shine to let it fit comfortably in your hand as well as in your pocket. A pleasant daily reminder for a slower pace of life.
HULTAFORS MINI AXE €74,95 FORGED IN HISTORY. Founded in 1697, the forge of Hultafors at Hults Bruk, Sweden is one of the oldest in the world and specialized in producing this kind of high quality with traditional methods. Piece by piece hand-forged and finished so it can cut paper. This is their smallest outdoor axe, perfect to be carried in a backpack or car kit to prepare firewood or building campsite constructions. Comes presented in a tasteful plain carton box with a rugged, oil-tanned leather sheath and booklet. A fine, handsome axe that's directly linked to the great Scandinavian history of true craftsmanship. One you'll notice from the first moment you pick it up and makes you smile.
HULTAFORS TREKKING AXE €76,95 STEEPED IN TRADITION. The Swedes have been mastering forging steel for centuries and Hultafors is proud of this heritage. Founded in 1697 at Hults Bruk, Sweden, their forge is one of the oldest in the world still working with craftsmen who are as rare as the quality they produce. This trekking axe is made from the finest grade of steel and hammered many time to increase it's durability. Hand finished for a razor sharp edge that can cut paper. Add the genuine Hickory shaft and rugged, oil-tanned leather edge protector to it and you have a tool in a true traditional quality. One that will evoke a special excitement every time you pick it up and makes you smile.
HULTAFORS HANTVERKARKNIV €8,95 TESTED BY TRADESMEN. Hultafors adapted their 'Hantverkarkniv' to the needs of traditional carpenters. Hardy men who doesn’t want to worry for a second if a knife will perform. So it comes without fancy details but with a easy to maintain Japanese carbon steel blade and a well thought out friction-grip handle for comfort. The incredible affordable price tag reflects the idea behind this model. You can use it without thinking about it. If the knife gets lost in a mighty swirling stream, falls of a magnificent cliff or thoroughly wrecked by a moody bear, you don't have to cry your way back home. Just pick up a new one for just another unforgettable adventure.
MORAKNIV ELDRIS €31,95 SWEDISH SWEET. We're impressed by the versatility of this short fixed blade of Morakniv. The Eldris has a light contoured, textured handle that feels comfortably in all work and weather conditions. With a premium grade stainless steel blade, precision ground in multiple bevels to give it that razors edge and a sharp 90 degree angled spine, perfect for scraping tinder and firesteels. The knife snaps securely in and out the nylon sheath which is a little marvel on it's own and has a loop hole at the bottom for lashing through a paracord if you prefer to carry it as a neck knife. A sweet knife, able to survive even the most barbarian type of user.
MORAKNIV ELDRIS 'TYPICAL TOUCH EDITION' €49,95 AVOIDING THE AVERAGE. To celebrate the great versatility of this short Swedish fixed blade we offer it in 5 handle/sheath colors in combo with 4 paracord colors to give 20 options to choose from. It let us create your own 'Typical Touch' edition. Every kit gets a fair length of cord wrapped around the sheath, always handy in last resort situations. We securely attach a lanyard and use a snap closure for enhanced safety. A mini firesteel comes with the kit and a signal whistle attached to the handle that gives it a bit more meat to grab on. This made-to-order edition is likely to become a most practical companion to have on the trail, one that will distinct you from the crowd.
ONE YEAR ON A BIKE €38,95 SLOW CYCLING LIFE. Photographer Martijn Doolaard started in Amsterdam to find himself a year later in the buzzling Singapore metropole. Between these cities he passes through the wilds of Eastern Europe, climbs deserted mountains in Kyrgyzstan and explores the ancient temples of Myanmar. Battled scoring temperatures, freezing snow storms and wild animals on the way. But also felt the warm hospitality of inspirational people who helped him to reflect on his own life. This book details this life changing experience in all it's aspects and the bicycle gear that made it possible. The photography is one of the best we've ever seen and really makes to want to grab your gear and go.
OFF THE ROAD €34,95 WHEELS TO WONDER. Cars and motorcycles are increasingly popular means to transport ourselves to deserted places with endless skies and eventually a peace of mind. The world in between becomes a destination on it's own and an essential part of the journey. Off The Road displays a colorful selection of adventures from all sorts of backgrounds with their vehicles and equipment that makes the escape possible. The stunning photography brings you to awe-inspiring landscapes while reveling the lifestyle of those who created a slice of paradise on wheels and made it their home, at least temporarily. This book tells their stories and celebrates the fulfilling wonder of being on the go.
WILDSIDE €38,95 TRANQUILITY COLLECTORS. This book celebrates those who choose to live by the rhythm of the wilderness. Mushroom hunters, berry pickers, fragrance collectors, artist, woodworkers and others. All strong individuals who're deeply connected with nature, rediscovering it's wealth and are mentally bind by using it with respect for the environment. It gives an intimate portray of a new breed of hunters and gatherers. Whether you've already left behind the urban chaos for the tranquility of a remote cabin or just contemplating a simpler life to live. Wildside guides your desire, visually and intellectually in the most enchanting way.
THE OUTSIDERS €38,95 OUTDOOR ON THE EDGE. This book showcases the passions of growing creative scene that has emerged within the outdoor community along with it's original ideas, products and brands. The Outsiders captures the refreshing approach of today’s successful outdoor/lifestyle entrepreneurs from across the globe. These innovators are rethinking the ways in which we like to explore the wilderness, refueling us with inspiring aesthetics and functionality. The results are often radical, but always likeable with the occasional romantic or ironic wink. One thing's for sure, outdoor has never looked so promising.
SOTO WINDMASTER EXPEDITION GAS STOVE € 89,95 NO GAS, NO GLORY. It rained down awards on Soto's compact gas stove but lets stay focused on cold hard facts. Gas is the hottest liquid to use these days but when the outside temperature drops, it's power to heat-up your meal drops even faster. So Soto's engineers developed an device called The Micro Regulator which maintains a constant gas flow under any circumstance, even if a frigid wind is freezing your face off. The effective build-in windscreen, two different, interchangeable pot stands and overall fail-proof quality makes it even more desirable. But most importantly, it doesn’t leave you cold and hungry on the trail. We believe that's worth some glory.
SOTO STORMBREAKER EXPEDITION MULTI-FUEL STOVE IT COULDN'T BE BETTER. Soto doesn’t fool around when it claims to be building the best of all burners. Evidence of this achievement is the fine blue flame which means total soot-free combustion. An absolute rarity that keeps the burner and pot free of the messy black stuff that ruins many holiday spirit. It also has the shortest pre-heating time in history with only 10 seconds to get in full blazing-mode and a build-in windscreen around the head that keeps it going whatever the weather. Comes with zero crappy parts, aluminum pump mechanism and stainless steel support legs with milled-out grooves for a steady grip. Runs on liquid fuel or gas and packs as easy as it is to maintain. Indeed, it's that good.
ORIGINAL 550 PARACORD €12,95 NEVER OUT OF LINE. Cordage is one of the essential items to pack and 550 paracord is the best choice to make. We stock the original heavy-duty one made by an 200 year old, military certified company. Each cord exists of a wear resistant nylon outer layer with a core of seven thin strands that can be used separately if needed. Together they can easily pull 250 kg and still be extremely flexible for all kinds of campsite jobs like tying a ridge line for a large tarp, hoisting a heavy bear-bag into a tree or creating a dry line for your clothes. Cord of this quality outlasts even the most vigorous adventures, making it one of the best lines to use out there.
TATTOOS REPAIR PATCHES €10,95 A TEAR WITHOUT TEARS. You almost want to rip your pants, tear a tent fly or puncture that sleeping pad on purpose, only to ad some fun to your gear with these decorative repair patches. McNett Tattoos are made of Tenacious Tape, that famous, ultra sticky, idiot proof material we've come to relay on in case of a gear related emergency. These pre-cut patched won't peel or lift, even after years of rain, snow or shine. Besides their serious capacity to fix tears, rips or holes they're foremost a great way to personalize your gear and clothing with funny shapes and designs. Those awkward 'oops-I-did-it-again' moments have never been so wanted.
SPYDERCO SQUEAK LIGHTWEIGHT PINK €89,95 THE POWER OF PINK. When we came across this little one we couldn’t resist it. This scaled-down knife has all the grown-up qualities you aspect to see from Spyderco. A full-flat-ground, corrosion resistance blade for a very fine cutting performance and worry free maintenance. The iconic 'spyderhole' enables you to open it one-handed. Soft contoured nylon scales with a reversible pocket clip. The pink stands out for a good course. A portion of the sales will be donated to Guardians Of The Ribbon, a charity organization supporting women who're battling breast cancer. This element will make it an extra powerful edge to own.
BENCHMADE TRIAGE 915S RESCUE KNIFE €198,95 BUILD FOR THE PRO'S. The Triage is build for tough blokes: para-medics, rescue teams, firemen, police personnel so Benchmade made sure they got it every detail spot-on. Beefy constructed with grippy G10 scales. Strong stainless steel, sheepfoot blade, partly serrated to cut through all sorts of materials with ease, held firm by a solid AXIS lock. Quick to deploy rescue hook that slices through the toughest fabrics in seconds. Comes with a effective carbide glass breaker and reversible pocket clip. It's a serious safety tool, meant for a hard life on the road. So imagine what it can mean in your, undoubtedly hard-lived, travel vehicle, whether it's a car, boat or plane.
BENCHMADE 940–1 PE OSBORNE DESIGN € 358,95 WORKING CLASS HERO. Super slim, full carbon handle scales with blue anodized spacers...they lure you straight into a world of excellence. The stone washed blade has thump studs for a butter smooth deployment and a reversed tanto tip to give that incredible strong shape. Made of premium grade stainless steel and secured by a dependable AXIS lock. Comes with a parkerized pocket- clip which gains a personal patina overtime. Due all these high-end details you could almost forget this is one of the hardest working knives in the world, favored by seasoned pros as the ideal everyday carry blade that practically disappears in your pocket.
COBBER COOLING NECK WRAP €17,95 WEAR IT, NO WORRIES. It's a fact, our summers have ever more record breaking temperatures to deal with that scorch our body. The answer to beat the heat comes from the continent that turned staying cool into an art form, Australia. Their Cobber works simple and effective. Just soak the wrap for about 30 minutes in water and place it around your neck. Now the gradually evaporating process can begin to create a delightful cooling that effects the whole body. The wrap is filled with crystallized silicon that can hold and evaporate water for up to three days. After use, just let it dry and you're ready to start this refreshing process allover again. No worries mate!
GSI GLACIER CUTLERY SET €14,95 THEY DROPPED THE BOMB. GSI took a fresh walk through their cutlery department. Their bombproof stainless steel Glacier set of knife, fork and spoon already delivered a decent cut, poke and scoop in the field but lacked a certain, how do we say this... 'jean ne se qua'. So they scraped off some weight, added a curve here and there for a improved ergonomics, straightened the profile a bit more and buffed everything up to a mirror shine. It's still the decent cutlery you can win a war with but boy it looks stylish now! And if you don't loose it due some envious travel mate, this set will last you a lifetime.
SOTO NAVIGATOR COOK SET €79,95 LESS WEIGHT TO WARM UP. We've been around just to discover this set is giving loads of functionality for a noticeable less weight. Made of durable, non-scratch, non-corrosive, non-taste, non-worry actually anything aluminum. Designed with a slightly wider base to maximize heat absorption, a slip-free surface at the bottom and size-wise capable of handling even the healthiest appetite on earth. The lids prevent heat loss, serve as cutting board, strainer or stable ground-plate for your stove. All packed in a neat mesh bag with a isolation liner that keeps food as hot as you like. Oh, did you noticed that strangely effective handle/grabbing tool?
SOTO AEROMUG DOUBLE WALL TITANIUM € 46,95 LIGHTWEIGHT CHAMPION. Holding this gem in your hands feels a bit like holding the world cup. Japanese craftsmen must have taken extra pride in making it in mouth watering titanium, one of the lightest, strongest...hardest metals to work with. Double wall constructed to keep 450ml of your favorite beverage, soup and light meals hot or cold for much longer without retaining flavors or taste disturbing odors. And it prevents you from burning your lips on that early morning latté. Oke, it carries a pretty heavy price tag but safes tons and tons of world polluting disposables over the years. That's our 'social likable' excuse for owning one, how about yours?
DEUCE OF SPADES TRAVEL TROWEL € 17,95 DIGGING THE DIRT. Invented by Mike Cecot- Scherer, an seasoned tent designer. While working on a snow stake design made of high tech aluminum, he came up with the bright idea to use this material for a ultralight, ultra strong, ultra compact hand trowel, useful for ultra daily campsite jobs like clearing grounds, digging small rain gutters, shoving ash and coal from the fire pit, bury organic waste [when nature calls] or even as a broad size tent stake that stays put when camping on a sandy or snowy surface. A beautiful, locally made tool, handy for anything you don't want to get you hands dirty on.
LARZAC SHEPHERDS KNIFE €86,95 AGE AND ELEGANCE. Refined in decades of daily use by shepherds of the southern french plateaus, a rock hard, sun beaten landscape with no mercy for a failing tool. Individually made in locally sourced, precious wood by 'artisan coutelier' Joél Canitrot and his small team of experts at the heart of the city of Millau. The handle ingrained in rural history is probably one of the most inviting forms to hold while it's slender, clip-point blade makes it a particular fine food slicer. Secure rotating lock with solid top plate, intended for cracking walnuts or other tasty nuts found in the field. A Typical Gear exclusive, one of our personal favorites to offer.
ONAK ORIGAMI CANOE €1295,- PURE ADVENTURE MAGNET. ONAK is an origami dream boat that attracts your desire to explore one of natures best playgrounds. Made of a ultra stiff and buoyant material that can be folded into a durable two-person canoe in less than 20 minutes. Handling the canoe is a breeze, it's fast and stable, keeps the momentum very well and is a delight to maneuver. You can start your adventure pretty much anywhere, just by folding it into a box-like shape which can be tossed in even the tiniest Japanese taxi with ease. If origami is considered to be the highest form of folding art, than this ONAK must be one of the most enjoyable ways to float into the tranquility of nature.
TENTSILE TRINGRAY €689,95 SMILE...IT'S A TENTSILE. This creation clearly comes from an architects mind. Alex Shirley Smith boyhood dream was to build a temporary shelter in the thick of the forest with as little impact as possible. So he took the concept of a tent to a whole new level of fun by lifting it up from the ground. It only takes 15 minutes to get the Tensile suspended between 3 trees and can be used on locations no other tent can: over snowy, rocky or uneven ground, above steep terrain or even small gorges and streams. The most ordinary spots will be transformed into the coolest places on earth, especially for kids witch make their parents instantly the coolest creatures living on it.
KARTENT €69,95 SHORT STAY SHELTER. Certainly longer if you're hitting nice weather. This cardboard tent is glorious non-technical and creates a unconventional space to escape the crowded concrete jungle. Simple to assemble, fairly waterproof to survive a decent splash or two and provides a nice cool interior, even if an early morning sun is already scorching the landscape. Invented by a Dutch architectural student who was shocked by the amount of waste left behind at festivals. His award winning KarTent is lightweight, low-cost and recyclable to the last shred. Deliberately not build to last forever but meant for those shorter, surely long remembered, moments out there.
FLYING TENT €389,- SINGLE MAN'S SANCTUARY. Designed by a small group of groundbreakers from Austria. Their Flying Tent has become the Swiss army knife of single-man shelters. It combines a comfy hammock, water and mosquito-proof shelter, a ground bivi and handy rain poncho, all in one lightweight package no larger than your average day-pack. Setting up camp is a no-brainer and cost you less than 10 seconds to do so. The refreshing functional design, high spec details and fuss-free construction reveals a deep understanding of how things work in the field. This awarded, four season tent allows you to stay in close contact with nature while having less to care about.
TICKET TO THE MOON HAMMOCK EASY LAIDBACK LUXURY. This must be one of the laziest forms of luxury to bring to the campsite. Invented by a American backpacker who ended up in Bali. There he saw the potential of ultralight nylon used for parachutes and turned this silk-like fabric into a cozy hammock that's compact to carry and stays delightfully breathable under steaming hot conditions. Made by craftsmen in their own ethical run factory from noting less than the best materials. These hammocks are the perfect retreat for putting your feet off the ground after a long day bouncing around the landscape. A real lifesaver when it comes to unpretentious chill-out living.
FALTOVN MARK 2 PORTABLE WOODSTOVE €649,- ALL METAL HOT BOX. Everything you need for a heart warming fire fits inside this compact, easy to carry wood burning stove. Assembled in minutes and better controllable than open fires, it generates more heat with less wood to burn or smoke to create. Ideal for wind swept sites and campsites ruled by restricted open fire policies. The top of the stove services as a perfect cooking platform. Equally great for heating up classic style, canvas tents and group accommodations at late season camp-outs. Real Scandinavian quality, made in Holland and build to last. This all metal stove doesn’t come cheap but gives much more than you ever had to put in.