110

Mojo UFO Cuben Fiber Tent

By: on April 19, 2013
Sold Out from
Check It Out

The Mojo UFO is a Jetsons/Back to the Future II/Doctor Who/impenetrable shelter from the zombie virus outbreak sort of tent. Made of virtually indestructible space-age textile Cuben Fiber, the 2-person Mojo condenses to a packed length of 17" long x 3" thick and weighs a mere 1 lb, 11 oz. As a point of reference, that weight amounts to exactly 3 cans of Tactical Bacon. Coincidentally, it is also the exact poundage of camping gear my ex-girlfriend was ever willing to carry, but I prefer the bacon comparison, as bacon is the one of the two that I do not hope falls on its face and bites through its own lip.

Mojo UFO interior area measures 26-1/2 square feet, and its hybrid single and double wall panels allow for increased ventilation without water infiltration. Sierra Designs has also integrated the tent's rainfly so it remains protected during setup--the inner body won't get soaked in rainy conditions before you have a chance to attach a flysheet.

For those new to the term "cuben fiber", the material is a laminated fabric woven from a mix of Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene and polyester. Though not directly related to carbon fiber, cuben fiber does incorporate some of the former's threads as reinforcement in some of its laminates.

Check it out

The Camping Doughnut

Ooh, a tent that looks like one of those obstacle course tubes I used to crawl through in gym class and the fat kids used to get stuck in crawling through in gym class. The Camping Doughnut, an easily collapsible and...

Buy Now

Blackstone Tailgater Portable Grill & Griddle

$172.99 - $246.35 from Amazon »

Hot cakes and a hunk of ham on a cool morning car camping in the mountains. Blackstone's Tailgater Portable Grill & Griddle makes it possible....

Buy Now

Firebiner Carabiner & Firestarter

$14.95 from Amazon »

Half-carabiner...half-firestarter. But stronger than both. Ahhh, the Firebiner hybrid is a multi-tool straight out of Underworld....

Check it out

Family Bug Out Bag

$969 from OuttaGEAR »

If my family were to bug out, probably the first thing we'd do is tear apart this bag of supplies in search of the Xanax and Scotch it does not contain to help calm ourselves down. Luckily, in the event that one of us...

Check it out

The Camperbox - Backseat Bed in a Bag

$157 - $175 from The Camperbox »

It's like The Camperbox read my mind. I was just talking about sleeping in a van down by the river. But it was in reference to Raptor's Platform XL fishing boat, what I consider to be the water-faring version of a van...

Check it out

CasusGrill - Biodegradable Instant BBQ

$8 from The Fowndry »

Biodegradable and 100% natural, the CasusGrill leaves no trace when you dispose of it. Which is more than I can say for the oysters my friend Cornelius grilled at his anti-Taco-Tuesday BBQ last night. I disposed of at...

Check it out

TAXA TigerMoth Trailer

Pack away your winter blues in the TAXA TigerMoth adventure trailer's roof rack system, tongue-mounted toolbox, front cargo step, and roof cargo deck. Still cold, snowed-in, and melancholy? The camper has even more room...

Buy Now

Igloo Trailmate All-Terrain Cooler

$166.75 from Amazon »

When you're done tearing through trails and drinking up the adrenaline rush, and are ready to chill out at the beach and drink up a cold beer, trade in the ATV for the ATC: Igloo's Trailmate all-terrain cooler. The 70-quart...

Check it out

Lotus Belle Luxury Canvas Tents

$1,800 - $2,800 from Lotus Belle »

I recently learned a new word from my girlfriend, She-Ra: Princess of Power, and although I swore I would never use it, it's all I can think of when I look at these canvas tents from Lotus Belle. The word is "glamping."...

Check it out

The Tree Tent

$12,900 from Tree Tent »

I wish it didn't look like the wasp nest I fell on as a result of being clumsy when I was kid, but other than that the Tree Tent seems pretty cool. An environmentally-friendly suspended abode that can comfortably accommodate...

Buy Now

Heimplanet Inflatable NIAS Tent

$1,199.95 - $1,249.95 from Amazon »

Geodesic tent masters Heimplanet* have released their 4- to 6-person tunneled NIAS so you can pack in the whole familia without sacrificing privacy, or go camping with a big lot of crap and keep it all covered and close...

Check it out

Tentsile Stingray Tree Tent

$675 from Tentsile »

Here's a tip about stingrays: if you fear getting slapped or impaled by one while walking across the ocean floor, shuffle along the sand instead of taking normal steps. Rays like to lay low, and your disturbance of the...