Outdoors

Phone Skope PYRO Putty

$11.99 from Amazon »

Phone Skope, you're like putty in my...aaah! Aaah! My hand! Hot! Fire! Phone Skope's putty is PYRO Putty. Ultra-flammable in its neon hues, the little tin of goo looks and sounds like it could be part of a magician's...

Limitless Equipment Mark 1 Survival Kit

$20 from Amazon »

Survival kit? With a, what's that, a flowery dead guy on it? Are we back in 2011, filling our bug out bags and planning for the zombie apocalypse? Nah. Now we're in 2019, where the risk of an actual apocalypse, caused...

Bow Drill Fire Starter Kit

$13.80 from Amazon »

Survival Kook's Bow Drill Fire Starter Kit looks like some newfangled piece of fitness equipment, but in fact, it is based on a very oldfangled hand tool. Prehistoric old, in fact. Also known as a fire drill, the bow...

TreadReady Adirondack Strap Emergency Traction Device

$89 from Amazon »

Oh boy, slid, stuck, and spun-out season is upon us! TreadReady's Adirondack Strap emergency traction device could help you avoid the situation I found myself in a couple weeks ago: Toyota Prius in a blizzard...

Campfire Defender Pop-Up Fire Pit

$119.75 from Amazon »

Normally I'd guess the term "pop-up fire" is a bit of new lingo, the kids' trendy way of referring to a 911 emergency. But Campfire Defender's version is a Pop-Up Fire Pit, and it's not about burning things down, but...

BUNDL Electric-Heated Sleeping Bag

$299 - $450 from BUNDL »

BUNDL up for the winter, especially if your winter plans include camping in the bitter cold. Or just spending the night outside in a sleeping bag because your wife locked you out for pulling the Toilet Goblin prank again...

Creature Craft Self-Righting Whitewater Rafts

$4,995 - $15,600 from Creature Craft »

Battling whitewater rapids is fun, but being on the losing end of that battle, not so much. Creature Craft owner and creator Darren Vancil developed his self-righting whitewater rafts to level up the adrenaline rush of...

Noori Modular Grill, Stove, Pizza Oven & Fire Pit

$1,500 from Noori »

According to Noori, "Noori allows a wide range of features through its modularity." According to me, Noori allows a wide range of eating all my favorite food groups. Ribs and burgers! Fat pots of chili! Wood-fired pizza!...

Gerber Jukebox Gentleman's Knife

Despite the name "Jukebox" it's not so much the 50s diner as it is the 50s barber shop Gerber is giving a nod to with their Jukebox gentleman's knife. The EDC piece is fashioned after the look of a master shaver's straight...

Haven Tent - Sleep-Flat Hammock

$285 from Kickstarter »

As cozy and swingin' as hammocks are, a true suspended Haven in the woods probably wouldn't try to treat you like a caterpillar, or a dead Egyptian, with walls that collapse in on you, and a base that sags under your...

Sun Joe 10-Ton Hydraulic Log Splitter

$158.79 from Amazon »

Spending too much time sawing logs these dark and damp fall days? Well git off yer stink wrinkle and start splitting them, ya lazy sack*. Sun Joe's 10-Ton Hydraulic Log Splitter might even add some semblance of fun to...

Grampa's Weeder - Stand-Up Weed Puller

$33.95 from Amazon »

Grampa invented his Weeder in 1913 to protect his back and knees during all the crappy yardwork Gramma made him do. Over a hundred years later, Grampa's Weeder is still around, and still helping men (and women) old and...

Banana Hammock

$59 - $148 from DutchWare »

DutchWare Doles out the puns with their Banana Hammock, a camping companion the Pennsylvania-based outdoor brand says combines creativity and functionality so you can "enjoy extreme comfort and possibly a little laughter...

Cuisinart Sauce Pot & Basting Brush Set

$12.26 from Amazon »

This Cuisinart issue might seem too bastic to merit an entire feature, but: 1) grilling season isn't over yet, and there's lots of good meat left to BBQ and slather with sauce in the backyard; 2) tailgating season is...

Foldable Telescoping Rake

$27.99 from Amazon »

What blooms in the fall? This foldable telescoping rake from Professional EZ Travel Collection is here to make a tedious, back-breaking job fast, easy, and super fun...

Origin Stoneblade Japanese Kiridashi Pocket Knife

Manitoba-based Origin Handcrafted brings some character - and some Canada - to the traditional Japanese Kiridashi with their Stoneblade Pocket Knife. The textured Kiridashi is both minimalist and standout in design...

MoonPhase Triple Folding Camp Chair

$99.97 from Amazon »

Forget the howling wolves and T-shirts, this is the kind of Moon gear I want in my life. The MoonPhase Triple - better called the 3 Moon Moon Chair, I think - is a camp chair from OmniCore Designs made to seat Mama, Papa...

Gerber Fastball Manual Flipper Folding Knife

$99.99 - $104.99 from Amazon »

No curveballs here, just trademark Gerber, head-on, with the brand's new Fastball manual flipper folding knife. Made at Gerber's Portland, OR factory, the Fastball features a S30V Wharncliffe blade Gerber says will hold...

Waspinator Wasp Nest Decoy

$6.99 from Amazon »

Not sure how much hanging a Waspinator wasp nest decoy off the eaves of your roof is going to do for your home's aesthetics - the thing looks like a bathroom can trash bag - but if you're worried about wasp or hornet...

Guide Gear Oversized Club Camp Chair

$99.99 from Amazon »

The best times to have one of Guide Gear's Oversized Club Camp Chairs? When you're a large ass man who wants to sit comfortably in a folding chair without worrying it will bust with one wrong move. (And, yes, I know you're...

Lampuga Air Inflatable Jetboard

It seems surfers have mixed feelings about motorized surfboards, and the Lampuga Air is indeed a motorized surfboard. Jetboard, if you're gettin' fancy. But more than a tool for the skilled and a means of becoming one...

Off-Road Air Opus Pop-Up Camper

The Off-Road Air Opus is British RV brand Opus' newest addition to its inflatable folding camper family. Available beginning September 2019, the more rugged upgrade to the Air Opus trailer adds "total off grid freedom...

Panther Vision Flateye Unround Flashlight

$149.99 - $299.99 from Amazon »

Don't call me square, call me unround! Panther Vision's Flateye Unround is sort of a misnomer, in that flashlight's illuminating eye is actually round, but the case holding it is not. The torch's aircraft grade aluminum...

Spyderco Roadie 2" Folding Knife

$52 from Amazon »

Spyderco's Roadie folding knife is the product of best laid plans foiled. Foiled by the TSA. In 2013, a decade-plus after 9/11, the TSA tossed around a plan to change US security regulations and allow some types of knives...