Topeak Bikamper: Flip it Up

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Going outdoors means to be as practical as possible. There is a constant need to save storage space and to pack light weight equipment. If you’re an avid cyclist then the Bikamper is as practical as you can possibly get.

This bicycling tent is a personal shelter that utilizes a 26” mountain road front wheel in place of tent poles. The main body is constructed of water-resistant urethane coated 45D ripstop nylon and features three mesh panels for ventilation and stargazing on pleasant nights. The fly is constructed of fully waterproofed 70D ripstop nylon for additional protection should the weather turn foul. Both tent and fly pack down to a small, compact size, and has its own special stuff sack that straps to the handlebars. Now, who’s a happy camper? Continue reading

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Almdorf Seinerzeit: An Austrian Fairytale Resort

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The Almdorf Seinerzeit is a charming mountain retreat close to the Austrian Nockberge National Park. It looks as if it was taken out of a children’s fairytale, with its charming, chocolate-box village, 20 traditional mountain huts, bathing house, two ponds, and all the fresh air you can imagine. Continue reading

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Clayoquot Wilderness Resort: pampering in the wild

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For this item you have to imagine background music of soft drum beats and jungle sounds, the smell of campfires, fresh foliage and scented candles and Meryl Streep dressed for “Out of Africa” walking towards you. Or you can just look at the pictures to see that the tents at Clayoquot Wilderness Resort are a perfect setting for discerning grown-ups with an adventurous side. Continue reading

Italian Camping Utensil Set: Minimal Space, Maximum Usage

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When going outdoors there’s only one golden rule – keep it minimal. It means taking only the essentials and saving space in your bag, because you’d need it. The Italian Camping Utensil Set, from Garrett Wade, is all about following the golden rule of minimal space while providing you with all the essentials that you need. Continue reading

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Dry Fly Rain Tarp: Freshly Dry

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When going outdoors rain is part of the challenges you have to encounter. Although there’s nothing like the fresh scent after the rain, the last thing you want to do is get wet. The Dry Fly Rain Tarp, from Eagles Nest Outfitters, will help you with that.

This is the perfect camping gear – an extremely easy item to set up and take down, made of Poly-Treated rip stop nylon, provides you with large rain coverage area for dry storage and has external compression system to stuff the sack for compact travel. The Dry Fly’s perfectly shaped drip lines will cover you and your gear and will keep you high and dry. Continue reading

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A Modern Remodel of the Classic Airstream Trailer

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I was quite surprised when I read about an architect, who decided to buy and remodel a 1978, 25-foot Airstream trailer to serve as his living/working space. However, when I saw the result I was literally blown away.

When architect Matthew Hofmann made this decision, some people just didn’t get it while others said he was living their dream. What was once an old broken down travel trailer turned into a polished, bright and airy, modern living space. Continue reading

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ENO DoubleNest Hammock: Chilling Out Time

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When we’re out camping, hiking or kayaking, we usually want to give special attention to the chilling out time. After all – this is literally quality time. For a good, descent chilling-out activity we’ll definitely need the DoubleNest Hammock by Eagles Nest Outfitters – It’s simply the best.

Made of high strength breathable woven nylon, it can carry a maximum weight of 400lb and it packs down to the size of a grapefruit, so you can pack it in any backpack with no hassle. What a great thing to have after a long day of climbing and hiking, set it up quickly and easily and enjoy some quality time with your partner, family, friends – you name it. Continue reading

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Katadyn Pocket Water Microfilter: Pure

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Water is life. We need to be hydrated all the time, otherwise we won’t survive. When we’re outdoors, water accessibility is our number one concern. The Katadyn Pocket Water Microfilter will make sure water is accessible to you at anytime.

Made of heavy-duty materials, the Pocket features a silver-impregnated ceramic element that’s effective against bacteria and protozoa even in extreme conditions. The ceramic element can be cleaned several times, even in the field. More importantly, it filters all microorganisms, producing clear, drinkable water no matter where in the world you are. The pump also includes an improved, round pump handle for better ergonomics and an outlet hose that attaches to water containers with a single clip. Pure. Continue reading

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Sport-Brella Umbrella: Full Protection

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Rarely do I come across such an easy to use, effective product that delivers exactly what it is promising – full protection. This unique item offers protection form sun, rain, wind – you name it. Once opened, the Sport-Brella offers full cover protection, as the rugged umbrella structure includes side flaps that fold down to protect you from sideways rain and wind gusts.

The umbrella is also sun-safe, with a UPF 50+ coating that protects users from more than 99.5% of UVA and UVB rays. On top of it all – it also offers top wind vents and side zippered windows for cross-ventilation. Sets up in just three seconds, this umbrella will open up to provide you with full protection – Perfect for outdoor sport events, camping, or for a day at the beach. Continue reading

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Eton Clipray Flashlight & Cell Phone Charger: Simply Prepared

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Part of life is being prepared for emergencies as well as when you’re going outdoors. You don’t want that Murphy Law to kick in when you least expect it, right? The Eton Clipray is exactly what you need for both emergencies and outdoors activity. It’s a compact unit that you can easily store in a safety kit or toss in your rucksack and take with you anywhere you go. The emergency essential features include a crank powered handle, built-in LED flashlight, and USB/cell phone charger. The Clipray is perfect for any room in your house or any outdoor venue. Simply Prepared. Continue reading

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