TENTSILE STINGRAY €689,95 SMILE...IT'S A TENTSILE. This wonderful invention clearly comes from an architects mind. Alex Shirley Smith boyhood dream was to create a temporary shelter among the beauty of the forest with as little impact on the environment 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 which can be used on locations no other tent can: over snowy, rocky or uneven ground, above steep terrain or even small gorges and streams. Ideal for adventurous car campers and day trippers heading for the woods. 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.
KENDAL MINT CAKE €0,95 BRITAINS BEST KEPT SECRET. This sweet little lifesaver was part of the 1953 expedition team that conquered the top of the world and personally favored by Sir Edmond Hillary and Tenzing Norgay. But it's legacy goes back way to 1869 when the refreshing mixture of glucose, sugar and mint oil was discovered by accident and the recipe hasn’t been changed since then. Made without fuzz by the same small, family-owned company, right at the heart of the British Lake District. It's an easy to pack, pure energy source that doesn’t melt or freeze with an almost endless expiration date. The mint flavor works as a real spirit booster and is unlikely to get bored of, even after longer periods of use. No wonder the British like to keep it secret.
LUMINAID PACKLITE 12 €27,95 ILLUMINATE YOUR LIFE. This innovative, inflatable led lantern was developed after the big earthquake that devastated Haiti and intensively tested in tough-world scenarios. It's lightweight, solar charged, shock-, dust- and waterproof, it even floats on water and compact to carry. Easy to operate by anyone and produces a fair amount of diffused light for up to 12 hours with an bright flash mode for signaling. You can even store it for 1,5 year without losing some of it's energy content. To no surprise, the awarded Packlite was soon adopted by aid relieve and emergency organizations worldwide but works equally well at the safety of your favorite campground or backyard-garden. Always ready to light things up.
PICOGRILL 398 WOOD FIRED STOVE €89,95 FLATT PACK FIRE PIT. Designed within the same Swiss standards as the PicoGrill 85. Entirely made of stainless steel, it folds down to a paper thin package that weights almost next to nothing and is just as easy to set up. The difference...it's bigger and therefor more economical in use by delivering better burning characteristics. Simply a law of physics. The 398 stands more stable on uneven grounds, hold larger pots and can be used as a full size grill. The wire fork has a dual purpose for holding you hamburger or sausage and sturdy pot stand. Clever detail, the walls have small notches for scraping this fork clean after use. The Swiss clearly love building functional gear.
PICOGRILL 85 WOOD FIRED STOVE €62,95 NOTHING TO LOSE. This lightweight, envelope sized, 100% Swiss made wood-fired stove has, not to much surprise, quality written all over it. The Picogrill 85 exists of three laser cut, stainless steel sheets that are cleverly linked to each other. When the sides are pushed towards each other, the elliptic form opens up and the already attached bottom plate drops automatically in place and you are ready to go. This stove burns whatever you can find as natural tinder like scrap-wood, twigs, bark, pine cones and so on. It's therefor more environmentally friendly and safes expensive fuel bill on the way. For maximum versatility the bottom plate is prepared to accept the trusted Trangia alcohol burner you maybe already own. Isn’t that great.
WHITE BOX STOVE €22,95 RECYCLING IS RED HOT. There's nothing complicated about this alcohol stove. Handmade in the States from recycled aluminum bottles, it weights a hardly noticeable 30 grams but can hold up to 150 kg on top. This is one of the strongest and most efficient stoves on the market with no parts to fail. It burns with a fine symmetric flame pattern to bring one liter of cold water to a rolling boil in just about 5 minutes without any noise to disturb the neighborhood. Comes with a ground reflector and foldable windscreen for even more economical fuel consumption. An excellent choice for weight and volume conscious travelers who aspect a trouble free performance. Wondering why it's called the White Box? It's packed in a neat white box. You see...nothing complicated about this one.
SOLITED SOLAR LED CHARGER €46,95 POWER TO THE PEOPLE. Designed for the hot and dusty African environment where people have to relay on a independent power source to charge their phones for vital communication or bring the safety of light after dark. It therefor lacks unnecessary gizmos. The ridged housing is water resistance to protect the solar panel that charges the Li-Ion battery in about 8 hours of North European sunlight. This will give you a fair 8 hours of light in the high mode and even up to 60 hours in the low. There's an SOS mode for enhanced safety and USB port to charge your phone, GPS or other small electronic devices. Another nice feature is the ability to simply replace an inner part after many years of service, making it one of the most long lasting chargers on the market, no matter how long, hot or dusty you travels gonna be.
TRAVELLERS PLAYING CARDS €12,95 LOST FOR WORDS? You may lose the game but you're certainly never lost for words with this special deck of playing cards. Suitable for all familiar card games but with an added bonus. Each of the 54 cards dual services as your personal translator by showing handy on-the-go phrases like: Do you have wifi? Where can I change? Or May I take a photo? Every phrase comes translated in English, French and Spanish with a clear illustration to underline your intention. These stylish designed cards evoke an earlier, less stressful era of travel combined with today's modern needs and are simultaneously a great way to pass the time.
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 is 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. All without the fear of losing parts of its practical content like the original Fold-a-cup big and small, a nifty nylon cutting board that dual serves as a strainer, a salt/pepper/spice shaker and two deep-sided plates. Made of lightweight, unbreakable and taste free polypropylene that's easy to clean and will last you a life time of meals on the go.
FALTOVN PORTABLE WOOD STOVE MK2 €649,95 OPEN FIRES CAN CLOSE FOR BUSINESS. They simply won't do the trick anymore after you've seen and used this highly portable and practical wood-burning stove. Everything you need fits inside for easy carrying and storage. Assembled in minutes to create a stove that's more controllable than open fires, generates more heat with less wood to burn and smoke to create. Ideal for wind swept campgrounds and sites ruled by restricted 'open fire' policies. The top of the stove services as a perfect cooking platform. The all metal construction distributes the heat evenly, great for heating up classic style canvas tents and group accommodations in winter camp-out scenarios. Real Scandinavian quality, made in Holland and build to last. This stove doesn’t come cheap but gives much more than you ever had to put in.
REAL STORMPROOF MATCHES €5,95 FIND YOUR PERFECT MATCH. Nothing fundamental has changed about the good old safety match until the people from UCO created a match 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, driving rain nor falling 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 will be.
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 SUPER 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, aircraft-grade titanium spork that combines a knife, fork and spoon in a single, indestructible utensil. Ideal for lightweight trekking-kits and on-the-go lunch boxes. Titanium is easy to clean, taste neutral and dishwasher safe as well. 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? Dutch ovens are a great way for slow cooking your meals. All you need is a charcoal rich fire and a heavy-cast pan to distribute the heat evenly for gourmet performance. This 10'' pan have all those qualities but without that 'arm stretching' heavy part. Build in extra thick cast aluminum to give you 66% less weight to drag around. Coated with a dark, hard anodized surface for optimal heat distribution. It's scratch-resistant, doesn’t rust nor needs to be seasoned regularly like the iron ones. The deep edged lid will hold a fair load of charcoal for oven-like cooking. And 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? Dutch ovens are a great way for slow cooking your meals. All you need is a charcoal rich fire and a heavy-cast pan to distribute the heat evenly for gourmet performance. This 12'' pan have all those qualities but without that 'arm stretching' heavy part. Build in extra thick cast aluminum to give you 66% less weight to drag around. Coated with a dark, hard anodized surface for optimal heat distribution. It's scratch-resistant, doesn’t rust nor needs to be seasoned regularly like the iron ones. The deep edged lid will hold a fair load of charcoal for oven-like cooking. And for compact storage, our 10'' pan 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 STEEL AT WORK. Take a chunk of high carbon steel, stamp it into a indestructible form and put a sharp edge on it. Basically that's what happened here. An almost ancient way to produce a knife with remarkable clean looks and ultra modern quality’s. The design 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 extra wide blade is properly heat treated to hold an edge very well. The handle has a nice deep grip, even while working with heavy workman's gloves. This gives you an good indication about it's main purpose. To put it to work, in the field, forest, plain or any other place where you need a pure functional tool to get the job done.
BUCK COMPADRE FROE €156,95 BUCKS BEST BUSH BEATER. 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 power in the right direction. Baton logs to firewood, chop or debark tree branches, 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 among natures green. Comes in a heavy-duty leather sheath to let you secure it to your backpack or hip belt. The people at Buck did their utmost best to make the Compadre a very powerful bush tool.
BUCK CANOE POCKET KNIFE €28,95 OLD SCHOOL SHARP. This handsome model goes way back to the days of yesteryear when winding roads meandered through landscapes unspoiled by high tech gadgetry. The Buck Canoe reflects this calm era, mixed with modern qualities. 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 real wood scales shows a great 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 AUTHENTICITY WITH HISTORY. Founded in 1697, the forge of Hultafors at Hults Bruk, Ostergotland Sweden is one of the oldest in the world still existing and capable of 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 for stacking into your backpack or car kit to prepare firewood or building campsite constructions. Presented in a elegant plain carton box together 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 directly notice from the first moment you pick it up and makes you smile.
HULTAFORS TREKKING AXE €76,95 FORGED IN TRADITION. The Swedes have been mastering forging steel since ancient times. Hultafors is the proud example of this tradition. Founded in 1697 at Hults Bruk, Ostergotland, their forge is one of the oldest in the world still existing with craftsmen who are as rare as the quality they produce. This well sized 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 phenomenal tool in a true convincing quality. One that will evoke a special excitement every time you pick it up and makes you feel linked to ages of traditional craftsmanship.
HULTAFORS CRAFTSMAN KNIFE €8,95 TOOL OF THE TRADE. Swedish tool specialist Hultafors adapted their 'Hantverkarkniv' to the needs of the traditional craftsmen at the job site. Hardy men who don't want to worry for a second if a knife will perform. So it comes without fancy-dancy details but with a easy to maintain Swedish carbon steel blade and a well thought out, friction-grip handle for all day comfort. The incredible affordable price tag reflects the idea behind this model. You can use it without even 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 FOR SHORT AND SWEET. We're impressed by the versatility of this short fixed blade from Morakniv. The Eldris has a nicely contoured, light textured handle to work comfortably in any weather or work condition. With a premium grade Swedish 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 a nylon sheath that's a little marvel on it's own and come's with a loop hole at the bottom for lashing through a paracord if you prefer to carry it as a neck knife. It's a sweet little knife, designed for all those finer jobs in the field but build to survive even the most barbarian type of user.
MORAKNIV ELDRIS 'TYPICAL TOUCH EDITION' €49,95 A SHORT STATEMENT. The Eldris is one of the most versatile, short fixed blades to use. We offer 5 handle/sheath colors in combination with 4 original paracord colors to give 20 options in total to choose from. They let you create your own 'Typical Touch' edition. Every kit gets a fair length of paracord wrapped around the sheath, always handy in last resort situations. We securely attach a cord to the sheath and use a special snap closure for enhanced safety. A original mini firesteel comes with the kit and a short cord on the handle with a signal whistle to give it a bit more length to grab on. This made-to-order edition is likely to become your most practical companion on the trail, one that will distinct you from the crowd.
ONE YEAR ON A BIKE €38,95 THE SLOW CYCLE OF LIFE. Dutch photographer Martijn Doolaard started in Amsterdam to find himself a year later in the buzzling metropole of Singapore. Between these cities he passes through the wilds of Eastern Europe, climbs the deserted mountains of Kyrgyzstan and explores the ancient temples of Myanmar. Battled scoring temperatures, freezing snow storms and encountered wild animals on the way. But also felt the warmth of genuine hospitality from inspirational people who helped him to reflect on his own life. This book details his experience in all it's aspects and the bicycle gear that made this undertaking possible. The photography is breathtaking, one of the best we've ever seen and really makes you feel part of the journey.
OFF THE ROAD €34,95 WHEELS TO TURN YOUR WORLD. Cars and motorcycles are increasingly popular means to escape to deserted places with endless skies, and eventually a pace of mind. The world is what lies between destinations and driving off the beaten path to reach this form of tranquility becomes an essential part of the journey. Off The Road displays a selection of colorful adventures from all sorts of backgrounds with equally divers vehicles and equipment that makes it possible. The stunning photography transports 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 joy of being on the go.
WILDSIDE €38,95 THE ENCHANTED WAY TO LIVE. This book celebrates those who choose to live by the rhythm of the wilderness. Mushroom hunters, berry pickers, fragrance collectors, painters, photographers, woodworkers and others. All individuals who're deeply connected with nature, rediscovering it's wealth and using it wisely with respect for the environment that binds them in their mentality. This book gives an intimate portray of these new bread of hunters and gatherers. Whether you've already left behind the urban chaos for the peace of a remote cabin are just investigating a simpler life to live. Wildside guides you in this desire to escape, visually and intellectually in the most wonderful way.
THE OUTSIDERS €38,95 OUTOOR CREATIVTY ON THE EDGE. More and more of us are turning to the great outdoors in surge for peace, balance and a touch of adventure to offset our daily life. This book showcases the passions of the new creative scene that has emerged along with it's original products, brands, and ideas. 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 bang on 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 best compact gas stove but lets stay focused on the cold hard facts. Gas is undoubtedly the hottest liquid to use these days but when the outside temperature drops, it's power to heat-up your hard-earned meal drops even faster. So Soto's engineers developed an ingenious device called The Micro Regulator which maintains a consistent flow of gas under any condition, even when a frigid wind is freezing your face off at 4265 meters above sea level. The effective build-in windscreen, two types of pot stand and overall fail-proof quality makes it even more desirable. But more important, 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 you around when it quietly claims to be building the best of all burners. Strong evidence of this Japanese achievement is the fine blue flame which means a 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 just 10 seconds to get in full blazing-mode and a effective build-in windscreen around the head that keeps it going whatever the weather. Executed with zero crappy parts, a solid aluminum pump mechanism and stainless steel support legs with milled-out, non-slip grooves for a rock steady grip. Runs [of course] equally well 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 most essential items to pack when heading for the wild and 550 paracord is the best choice to make. We stock only the original heavy-duty one made by an 200 year old US company. Each cord exists of a nylon outer layer with a core of seven thin strands that can be used separate if needed. Together they can pull an tremendous weight of 250 kg and still be extremely flexible for all kinds of campsite jobs like tying a ridge line for a tarp, hoisting a bear-bag into a tree or creating a dry line for your freshly washed clothes. Cord of this quality outlasts even the toughest explorers several rough adventures, making it one of the most versatile 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 your sleeping pad deliberately, 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. Now, those awkward 'oops-I-did-it-again' moments have never been so wanted.
TICKET TO THE MOON HAMMOCK EASY LAIDBACK LUXURY. This must be the laziest forms of luxury to bring to the campsite. Invented by an American backpacker who ended up in Bali. There he saw as first the potential of ultralight nylon used for lifesaving parachutes and turned this silk-like fabric into an cozy hammock that's compact to carry and stays surprisingly breathable under steaming hot conditions. Made by a team of skilled craftsmen in their own -ethical run- factory from noting than the best materials. TTTM hammocks are the perfect retreat for putting your feet off the ground after a long day bouncing around but provide that same comfort at your balcony or backyard garden. This is a real lifesaver when it comes to unpretentious chill-out living.
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 a premium brand like Spyderco. A full-flat-ground, corrosion resistance blade for a delightful cutting performance and worry free use and maintenance. The 'spyderhole' enables you to open it one-handed and it closes with a securing snap. Nicely contoured nylon scales for a soft feel in the hand and comes with a reversible, deep-carry pocket clip. The vibrant pink stands out for a good course. A portion of the sales will be donated to Guardians Of The Ribbon, a charity organization that provides direct support to women battling all forms of breast cancer. This element makes it an extra powerful edge to own.
BENCHMADE TRIAGE 915S RESCUE KNIFE €198,95 IT DOES'NT GET MORE SERIOUS. The Triage is designed for professional first responders like firemen, medics or police personnel so Benchmade made sure to put years of field knowledge into it. Extra beefy constructed with grippy, bright orange G10 scales. N680 stainless steel for the sheep-foot style blade, partly serrated to cut through all sorts of materials with ease, held firm by a solid AXIS lock and a deploy-able, super sharp rescue hook to slice through the toughest fabrics in seconds. Comes with an effective carbide glass breaker at the end and a reversible, deep-carry pocket clip. This is a serious safety tool, build for all day hard use on the road. So imagine what it can mean in your -equally hard used- travel vehicle, whether it's a car, boat or plane.
BENCHMADE 940–1 PE OSBORNE DESIGN € 358,95 WORKING CLASS HERO. Admit it, you have to be a bit of a knife-nut to fall in love with this super light 940 but we totally get it if you do. Just look at it! Full carbon-fiber handle scales and flow-trough construction with blue anodized barrel spacers, it all spells top quality. The stone washed blade has thump studs for amazing fast deployment and a reversed tanto tip to give that widely usable shape. Made of better than premium stainless steel for optimum wear resistance and locked by a solid AXIS lock. Comes with a reversible, black parkerized pocket clip which gains a personal patina over time. You could almost forget this is one of the hardest working knives in the world. Favored by seasoned outdoor guides to big city contractors as the perfect EDC blade that practically disappears in your pocket.
COBBER COOLING NECK WRAP €17,95 COOL, COOLER, COOLEST. It's a fact, our summers have ever more record breaking temperatures to deal with that scores our body. The best answer to beat the heat comes from the continent that turned staying cool into an art form on it's own...Australia. Their handmade Cobber works as it suite be, simple and effective. Just soak the wrap for about 30 minutes in water, squeeze out the little exes 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 harmless 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 for years to come. No worries mate!
ONAK ORIGAMI CANOE €1295,- ADVENTURE MAGNET. ONAK is an origami dream boat that attracts your desire to explore one of natures best playgrounds. Made of a super stiff, ultra buoyant material that can be folded into a durable two-person canoe in less than 20 minutes. All without thumbling around with tools or need for special skills. Handling the canoe is a breeze, designed to be fast and stable, it 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 compact, box-like shape which you can toss in even the tiniest Japanese taxi with ease. If origami is considered to be the highest level of folding art, than the award-winning ONAK must be one of the most enjoyable ways to float into the tranquility of nature.
KARTENT €69,95 YOUR ONE NIGHT STAND? Certainly more if you're expecting nice weather. This cardboard tent is glorious non-technical and creates a unconventional space to free yourself from the crowded concrete jungle. Stupid simple to assemble, fairly waterproof to survive a serious splash or two and provides a comfy cool interior, even if an early morning sun is already heating up the landscape. Invented by a Dutch architectural student who was shocked by the staggering amount of waste left behind at annual festivals. His award winning KarTent is lightweight, low-cost and recyclable to the last shred. Specifically not build to last forever but totally suited for those short, undoubtedly highly treasured, moments out there.
THE FLYING TENT €389,- SINGLE MAN'S SANCTUARY. Designed by an inventive, outdoor loving bunch from Veit an der Glan, hidden in the south of Austria. Their Flying Tent has become the Swiss army knife of single-man shelters. It combines a hammock, water and mosquito-proof shelter, a generous sized 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 usually cost 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. This sounds like a sanctuary doesn't it?
FIELDNOTES MEMO BOOKS 3pc €9,95 AN IMPERVIOUS METHOD. Sure, grandpa might have looked a bit old fashioned when he preferred a little memo book instead of our fancy-smancy smartphones to keep his life in order but actually...he was state of the art. There's still nothing more reliable to trust your valuable travel-data, jolly campfire lyrics or ghost story ideas to than pen and paper. It's a hack-, crash-, break- and even waterproof method. Fieldnotes memo books are specially treated to make them that good. Their paper is impervious to dirt and water and a real pleasure to write on. Bonded in a smart looking cover they're tough as nails and fit inside the tidiest of pockets. Just like grandpa, it's hard to find a substitute for this kind of quality.
GSI GLACIER CUTLERY SET €14,95 THEY DROPPED THE BOMB. American company GSI took a fresh walk through their cutlery department. Their iconic 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 unwanted weight, added a gentle curve here and there for a improved ergonomics, flattened the profile a bit and buffed everything up to a sophisticated shine for easy cleaning. It's still the decent cutlery you 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 and discovered this set is giving loads of functionality for a noticeable less weight. It's actually more of a integral field system made of durable, non-scratch, non-corrosive, non-taste, non-worry anything aluminum. Designed with a slightly wider base to maximize heat absorption, a slip-free surface at the bottom for a steady brew and size wise capable to handle even the biggest appetite on earth. The lids prevent heat loss, serve as cutting board, handy strainer or close fitting ground plate for your stove. All neatly stacked in a quick drying mesh bag together with a isolation liner that keeps food as hot as hell. Oh, did you noticed that quirky but effective handle/ grabbing tool?
SOTO AEROMUG DOUBLE WALL TITANIUM € 46,95 LIGHTWEIGHT CHAMPION. Holding this immaculate machined gem in your hands is 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 or light meals warm or cold much longer without retaining any flavors or taste disturbing odors. And it prevents you from burning your lips on a early morning latté. Yes we know, it carries a heavy price tag but safes tons of world polluting disposables over the years. At least, that's our social excuse for owning such weightless wonder, how about yours?
DEUCE OF SPADES TRAVEL TROWEL € 17,95 LET'S DIGGIT. And this one we dig the most. Invented by Mike Cecot- Scherer, an experienced product/ tent designer with some major outdoor brands behind him. While working on a new snow stake design made of high tech aluminum, he came up with the great idea to use this aerospace stuff for a ultra strong, ultralight, ultra space-saving hand trowel. Useful for all kinds of 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 soft sand or snow. A beautiful, locally made tool, suited for anything you don't want to get you hands dirty on.