The ultimate tool and survival item, the Rocky S2V Survival Grenade boasts a 10-foot Military grade para-cord, tools, fishing tackle and fast igniting fire starter and tinder. Clips to your person and comes with a hang tag with Mountain Shepard survival tips. A personal piece of peace-of-mind when it's just you and the rugged great outdoors.
Wood-cooked food quite simply tastes better, and it just got a whole lot easier too. The BioLite Portable Grill allows you to use your favorite fuel without the hassle of charcoal or propane. The fire can be re-stoked in an instant and the fuel intake lid allows for direct control without disrupting the grill surface. Not only that, but the legs are a cinch to fold and allows for optimum transportability.
Originally designed for those forced to drink dirty water in the third world and so effective it was named Time magazine's Invention of the Year. The Lifestraw Personal Water Filter needs no batteries, contains no chemicals and weighs only 2oz. A very useful toy to sling in your backpack when embarking on your next outdoor adventure and it sure beats lugging around bottles of Evian.
We get a helluva lot of cool swag sent to the GearCulture office, this, one of the coolest things we've seen, alas, wasn't one of them. We're guessing it's because it's too big to mail. Based on the original 1934 iconic Airstream traveller, the gorgeous Bowlus Road Chief boasts, among other things, solar panels, a SMEG kitchen, shower, air-conditioning, a full-sized couch, a couple of armchairs and multiple beds. Luxury to be towed to wherever you please.
Owning a boat - even a relatively small one - is well cool. They afford freedom, relaxation and way better fishing trips than sitting at the side of a river. What's not so great is transporting and storing the things, so we bring you the Foldboat. Constructed from an easy-to-assemble-and-then-collapse sheet of plastic, it can fit two making it the perfect solution for the weekend campers out there and even comes with its own cushions. Oh, and more importantly, two oars too.
One of the best products we've seen at GearCulture and a welcome addition to the world of cycling safety. The X-Fire Bicycle Laser Marker not only has your back, but sides too, boasting 5 mega-bright red LED's and a pair of high visibility red lane markers on the road. It's weatherproof, shockproof and visible from almost a mile away.
The most advanced of outdoor gadgetry tested in some of the world's most inhospitable of places (think Everest and the South Pole), Werdelin Dive & Ski Instruments is the gear of choice for those who live life, quite literally, on the edge. Whether skiing, mountain climbing or trekking to the extremes, The Rock will log both the environment and your performance using aerospace algorithms and for those who get their thrills beneath the ocean waves, The Reef has got you covered. It's the ultimate in precision instruments. The Rock, our second generation Ski Instrument, is an essential tool for protection, -
A modern take on an ancient game born of the Roman Empire and still enjoyed by many throughout Europe. Hours of fun are to be had with your youngsters or fellow revelers in your backyard barbecue, the Terrain Bocce Ball Set is handmade in the USA from the finest woods and comes with a cloth bag and instructions. So switch off the Xbox and get outside.
Boy, do we like this one. The Sauna Box is constructed from a shipping container and western red cedar steel. A traditional wood-burning furnace, it also incorporates solar powered technology and comes with an iPod stereo, electric guitar hook-up, castor stool, magnetic truck light and bronze antlers. It's the ultimate man-cave, but we've got a feeling that the girls will like it too.
North Face Athlete and Rock Climber Ceder Wright swears by this, so if it's good enough to watch his back, then it's good enough to watch yours. Fits eight, the North Face Dome Tent is so tough it can stand all that the Himalayas and Antarctica can throw at you and there's even a couple of windows so that you can enjoy the views. Best to keep them shut during a snowstorm though.