Grayl uses an inner press and a replaceable filter cartridge to purify up to 16oz of water in one go. It removes 99.9% of viruses and bacteria, as well as most particulates, chemicals and heavy metals. The cartridge lasts for about 300 uses or about 150L.
The Grubstick is a telescoping stick that lets you heat or cook a variety of food over an open fire. The basic kit comes with the stick (which stretches up to 37in), a fork and a square cage. The more expensive Grubstick kits also come with a flat cage and two tube attachments.
Flying Squirrel Outfitters‘ handmade hammocks have a unique double-ended pouch. You can slide the pouch along the hammock to adjust the tension, so you can create a stiff hanging chair or a loose hammock. Available as 22oz two-person or 11oz one-person hammock.
A fire starter that works by ramming a small piston into a cylinder. This creates enough heat to ignite tinder or char cloth. Clickspring’s version is quite expensive, but it’s made in the USA out of aluminum and brass to ensure durability and a great fit. Skip to 2:47.
Primus’ Kamoto is a foldable fire pit and grill – great for places where it’s difficult or prohibited to have fire on the ground. Its wood/charcoal pit is protected from wind on the sides but is vented underneath. It also has an ash tray to keep the ground clear.
UCO Gear’s brilliant tent stake comes with a waterproof LED light. It runs for up to 10h on a single AAA battery, and also has a strobe mode. You can even take the light out of the stake and use it on its own. It also has a variant that lights up red, green, and blue.
TrailNest’s foldable hammock stands are meant to be attached to vehicle roof bars, but can also be used on the ground. They have their own floors so you won’t step on your roof. There’s also a kit that comes with a ladder. Available in single or double stands.
Matador’s microfiber towels are incredibly lightweight and come with a loop for hanging and a silicone case that has a built-in keyloop. They absorb up to 2.3x their weight and have anti-microbial coating. Available as a 15″x 15″ hand towel or a 47″x 24″ shower towel.
Just like its little brothers, the Bonfire is a portable stove designed to be extremely efficient and produce very little smoke. But at 14″ tall and 19.5″ wide, it’s big enough to be used as its namesake. So you get all the warmth and romance without the tears and odor.
This handsome pack comes with everything you need to serve a party of four, including stainless cutlery, plastic glasses and plates, napkins, a chopping board, a corkscrew/bottle opener, and a picnic blanket. Has an insulated cooler compartment, and a wine bottle pocket too.
Barebones Living has everything from a lunch box-sized cooler that carries up to six 12oz. cans hot or cold for up to 12h, to a trolley-equipped party cooler that can keep up to 96 cans chill or toasty for up to 72h. The large coolers each have a bottle opener zipper pull.