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Awesome Outdoors

Pentax Optio W90

Pentax Optio W90
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Pentax’s Optio W90 sports a rugged body with the specs to match: waterproof (20 ft), shockproof (4 ft), cold proof (14°F), 12.1 MP sensor, 2.7″ LCD, 720p video, and 5x optical zoom.

The North Face Dome Tent

The North Face Dome Tent
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The North Face’s 2 meter, geodesic Dome Tent has you ultra-covered: it’ll fit up to 8 people and features wind/snow pressure distributing sleeves, dual doors, and a chimney vent.

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Panasonic DMC-TS2

Panasonic DMC-TS2

At 10 meters, Panasonic’s 14.1MP DMC-TS2 triples the water resistance of the TS1; it also boasts lower temperature resistance (14°F vs 32°F) and better shock proofing (2m vs 1.5m).

ColdAvenger

ColdAvenger
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Beyond making you look like a badass, the ColdAvenger also protects your lungs by warming and humidifying the air; inside mask temps are 40ºF-60ºF degree higher than outside.

QT Wildcats

QT Wildcats

QT is anything but cute: the offroad company has three new models, ranging from the street legal 300STR to the 4.0L Jag V8 400DKR, which placed 1st, 2nd, and 3rd at the Pharaons Rally.

14 Day Lantern

14 Day Lantern
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This 14 Day Lantern will last longer than we will in the great outdoors; its LEDs will produce 160 lumens of light on 4 D batteries for up to 336 hours and will work even if dropped in water.

Naneu Pro K5 Bag

Naneu Pro K5 Bag
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Ideal for globe-trekking shutterbugs, Naneu Pro’sK5 Bag offers a cavernous 85L of space, a water-resistant/high-density shell, wet garment storage, and separate camera compartment.

JetScream Whistle

JetScream Whistle
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While there are louder whistles, Ultimate Survival Tech’s JetScream Whistle is a potent blend of reliability (it won’t freeze in cold weather), portability (it’s flat) and loudness (122 dB).

Snowball Blaster

Snowball Blaster
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Gear up for the mother of all arctic assaults with the Snowball Blaster; it’s essentially a slingshot and snowball maker all-in-one, with three built-in molds and a range of 50 feet.

Casio EX-G1

Casio EX-G1
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The world’s slimmest shock-resistant camera at 0.78″ (and a looker, too), Casio’s 12.1 MP EX-G1 features a two-layer shell that’ll withstand 7′ drops, 10 feet of water, and 14°F temps.

Palisades Dog Pack

Palisades Dog Pack
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Ruff Wear’s Palisades Dog Pack is Fido-friendly and praised by owners for being both comfortable and secure; it features load compression, water bladders, and removable saddlebags.

H-Bomb Heated Wetsuit

H-Bomb Heated Wetsuit

No WMDs here, but the H-Bomb Heated Wetsuit makes cold water surfing downright balmy: it features back mounted, Li-ion-powered carbon fiber coils that act as heating elements.

Nike K2 Expedition Jacket

Nike K2 Expedition Jacket
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Nike’s K2 Expedition is a technical mountaineer’s jacket; it’s subject to 25 wash cycles to establish waterproofing, is fully seam sealed, and includes a brushed mesh lining with music pocket.

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SealLine Urban Backpack

SealLine Urban Backpack
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Equally at home on a river or on the road, SealLine’s Urban Backpack is lightweight yet durable and functional; it sports a watertight shell, roll-top closure, and modular pocket system.

F.A.S.T. Pack P.S. v2

F.A.S.T. Pack P.S. v2
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Version 2 of TAD Gear’s F.A.S.T. Pack sports a technical alpine design that distributes weight to improve wearer endurance; it’s fully MILSPEC and AKA the 3 Day Assault Pack.

Orvis SnowShorts

Orvis SnowShorts
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Orvis’ Pull-on SnowShorts are the ultimate convergence device: they sport a foam-padded PVC “seat” with runners that turn your butt into an instant sled. Yes, they come in adult sizes.

Weber Ranch Kettle

Weber Ranch Kettle
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When you’ve got a small army to feed (or you have the appetite of said army), Weber’s Ranch Kettle saves the day: it boasts a giant 7.7 square feet of charcoal BBQing bliss.

Backpack Telescope

Backpack Telescope
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Weighing just 3 1/4 lbs, this Backpack Telescope is ideal for long hikes in search of perfect stargazing spots: it includes a padded nylon pack, 70mm refractor, and 19′ tripod.

VholdR ContourHD1080p

VholdR ContourHD1080p
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For those who demand the absolute crispest helmet-mounted footage, VholdR’s new ContourHD1080p shoots 1920×1080 videos at 30fps; it’s otherwise identical to the 720p model.

Surefire Minimus Headlamp

Surefire Minimus Headlamp
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Liked by Military Times for its durability and simplicity, Surefire’s Minimus Headlamp is ideal for night biking, lasts up to 2 hours at 100 lumens and can be angled upward for overhead work.

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55 Gallon Barrel Smoker

55 Gallon Barrel Smoker
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Created after losing his cooker on the way to a BBQ contest, Steve’s Barrel Smokers are actually firebrick-lined 55-gallon drums; each comes with a smoker plate and water pan.

Reef Fanning Sandals

Reef Fanning Sandals
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Hot on the “heels” of the Beer Belt Bottle Opener, Reef’s Fanning Sandals let you take suds to the shoreline: it features a built-in bottle opener at the bottom of the sole. Thanks, Devand!

Outlier Nailhead Cap

Outlier Nailhead Cap
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Made out of fine suit fabric, Outlier’s Nailhead Cap cuts a classic cycler’s profile and features breathable, premium wool that stays cool in summer, warm in winter and dry in the rain.

6-Bottle Shot Cooler

6-Bottle Shot Cooler
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It’s a marriage made in beer heaven: Jagermeister’s 6-Bottle Shot Cooler not only lets you take your 70-proof Jagers on the road, but keeps them simultaneously chilled and on tap.

L-R-G x Oakley Goggles

L-R-G x Oakley Goggles

Oakley’s A Frame goggles get the L-R-G treatment: in addition to integrated surge ports, and anti-fog inner lens, they’ll get a mirror polished black finish and Gold Iridium lens.

Snakeguardz Boots

Snakeguardz Boots
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Made with 1000 denier nylon, Crackshot’s Snakeguardz boots not only protect you from serpents but shotgun blasts: we’ll take their word that it’ll stop a 12-gauge shot at 20 yards.

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