When you’re on an outdoor adventure, whether you’re hiking, trekking or camping in the wild, it’s very important to have the right products by your side. These are the items that could make your life much easier, or very difficult, especially during those crucial moments. From a portable bidet (yes, you read that right!) to getting your perfect coffee in the morning, this list is full of products that will add an element of comfort and familiarity when you are in the big outdoors!
W2 Architecture’s revolutionary trailer design, Romotow, the name an amalgamation of ‘room to move’ contains all the usual RV features but with an innovative 90-degree twist. With the press of a simple electric button, it swivels open, rotating at 90 degrees, to reveal an open synthetic teak deck, and 70% more living space.
Designed by Omri Hillel, the Luft Travel Chess-Set is a solution for people who want to carry their board games around in a portable avatar without compromising on the quality of gameplay. The board is a flexible leather mat, while the chess pieces are, in fact, tiny pebbles that you collect from around you while you’re outdoors. Just put the silicone bands around the pebbles and you’re ready to play crude, creative chess!
This telescopic fly-fishing rod measures a mere 13 inches in its folded avatar, and expands to a whopping 11 feet when fully opened. In keeping with the art of fly-fishing, the rods are designed to be incredibly flexible (bending as much as 180°) and don’t come with a traditional reel. You rely purely on physics, mechanics, handwork, and an understanding of your fishing rod to catch fish.
The GPCA Carabiner can handle it all! The multifunctional EDC serves as a Philips head and a flathead screwdriver, as well as a box-cutter. The frame itself is optimized for function too, with a bottle opener and a prybar built right into its bottom. The carabiner’s clip comes with a spring-loaded gate and a knurled ring that locks the clip in its place. Screw the ring upwards and the gate also has a secret hidden compartment for a flintstone too.
COFFEEJACK by Ashley Hribar-Green & Matthew Aston Cain is the smallest espresso machine on the market (only 100mm high) while producing coffee shop quality coffee. It has a patent-pending micro-hydraulic press inside it that can pump out coffee at a magical excess of 9 bars of pressure, rivaling any professional-grade espresso maker.
Designed with the soul of a sleeping bag, The Layover is a blanket by Chris Livingston, Lance Williams, Henry Lee & Monika Robinson and is explicitly built for traveling with. The Layover blanket, with its full-body design, still manages to pack down into a compact form that’s roughly the size of your face. It stores pretty easily in suitcases, or can even be strung to a backpack. When packed, the Layover makes a neat makeshift travel pillow, but its true magic is only when you open it into its versatile form, that can serve as anything from an outdoor mat to spread on a lawn or a beach.
Designed by Evgenija Medvedeva, nuka comprises of an eternal pencil, made of a specialized alloy tip that can oxidize a paper’s surface without a residue, essentially making it run forever (and not need sharpening either). While that, in itself, is pretty marvelous, it comes with nuka’s invincible notebook. The notebook is waterproof, tear-proof, and works wonderfully in conjunction with the nuka pencil. Together, you can take notes practically anywhere, anyhow.
The Rapid Sol Gen 2 is your unlimited power-source outdoors. Tapping into free and omnipotent solar power, Rapid Sol Gen 2 lets you charge all your gadgets on the go. Its portable design fits three flexible solar panels as well as a 3700 mAh battery pack right into your pocket, letting you power your devices anywhere you may be. Designed by Samraat Ghosh, Ricardo Zapata, Evolution Wear, SEG UNIVERSE & SuncoreSolar.
Designed by Bret Recor & Kenneth Young of Box Clevert to be the world’s first portable bidet, Sonny is practically the size and shape of a baton and can be stored anywhere or carried around with you. Using a battery-powered motor and an internal water tank that you can top off before you head to the loo, Sonny generates a micro-shower to help you clean up after your business, effectively, hygienically, and sustainably.
Designed by Jorg Neugebauer & Kai Wiehagen, the FLECTR LUBRI DISC helps you lube your bike chain in seconds. It keeps the process clean and is eco-friendly. The best part is that you will not have to dirty your fingers. It delivers the lube reliably and evenly to your chain in just seconds! It is an incredible tool for the basic care of your bike chain.
Designed by Dapper Design, LLC, KLIP is a Titanium Pocket Knife and EDC suspension hook. An awesome everyday-carry suspension key hook with a built-in pocket knife, KLIP is crafted from Grade 5 Titanium with a stonewashed finish. The first combination of its kind, KLIP neatly carries your keys and features a built-in precision blade.
Product designer Alex Worthington created Freflow, a portable generator powered by the natural elements; water and wind! Place the generator in an active stream, or mount it on its accompanying stand and position it facing a windy direction, and watch as the turbine gets moving.
The Muncher by Full Windsor isn’t a multi-tool, it’s a multi-utensil! Built for the slightly sophisticated Bear Grylls in you, this little piece of metal fits all the tools you need to survive in the wild. Weighing in at a mere 0.7 ounces (20grams) this bad-boy fits in 10 different pieces of camping equipment into one slick, pocketable mass.
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