Gadgets

Fishing and Camping Gear Must: The SOL Stoke Knives

SOL, stoke knives

Alex Comstock went on a fishing and camping trip up in Northern Minnesota recently, and he found the SOL Stoke Knives to be super handy for a number of applications. The Stoke Camp Hatchet is at the top of his ...

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Gear of The Trip: Lake Superior Hiking Trail

lake superior hiking trail cover

Breathtaking views, wolves howling, rushing rivers, deep gorges, waterfalls, flushing grouse, frosty mornings, moose tracks, star gazing, birch forests, waterfalls, and more waterfalls. The Superior Hiking Trail is a 310-mile trek that follows the Sawtooth Mountain’s rocky ridgeline along the ...

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Share Your Adventures With The ZOLEO Satellite Communicator

ZOLEO satellite communicator

Earlier this year, we reviewed the ZOLEO Satellite Communicator and found it to be an essential piece of gear for backpackers and backcountry hikers. It’s a small GPS device that connects to an app on your phone, making it easy ...

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ViperSharp Ceramic Knife Sharpener: Review

vipersharp ceramic knife sharpener

I’ve always loved sharpening knives, and in particular, I’ve always been fascinated with the sheer number of knife sharpening systems. In my experience, there isn’t a be all end all sharpener. It all depends on what type of sharpening you ...

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The Knog Bilby Headlamp: Review

knog bilby headlamp

The Knog Bilby Headlamp is the newest addition to the Knog lineup. If you’re not familiar with them, they got their start in 2002, and have a great lineup of bike lights and locks that you should also check out. ...

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5 Best External Batteries Under $100

best external batteries under 100

If you’re going to be out of the house for more than 24 hours, chances are you’re going to need an external power supply for your phone battery. This is doubly important if you’re using your phone’s GPS, or if ...

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Essential Gear For Overnight Ice Fishing

essential ice fishing gear

Is ice fishing all about the gear? Well…kind of. Ice fishing conditions are unique among other outdoor activities. You’re subject to wind, freezing temperatures, and ice-cold water. You’re often kneeling in frozen slush, your hands are constantly wet, and above ...

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The Most Rugged Smartphone Cases Money Can Buy

rugged smartphone cases

If you spend a lot of time in the great outdoors, you’re already well acquainted with the importance of waterproofing and shock-proofing all of your gear. Cell phones, GPS systems, tablets, anything with a battery needs to be protected. And ...

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New SPOT X Now Connects With Bluetooth

The SPOT satellite messengers have rescued 6800+ people in the last ten years. That’s no small number, thanks to satellite messaging. Relying on a cellular signal when you’re hiking isn’t a foolproof plan. The Spot X communicator uses GPS satellites, ...

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The Tremendous Two Ounce Bandicoot Headlamp

bandicoot headlamp

Knog is a neat little company based in Melbourne that makes a lot of biking gear that you should check out. Last year, they also started making a great headlamp called the Bandicoot. It’s a new style of headlamp that ...

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