Outdoors

Spring Assisted Cleaver Flipper

$69.95 from Amazon »

EDC = Everyday Cleaving with Off-Grid Knives' Spring Assisted Cleaver Flipper. The spring-assisted pocket knife allows for one-handed deployment via lever or dual thumb studs, and opens to reveal an AUS8 blade ready to...

CRKT Snap Lock Folding Knife

$39.11 from Amazon »

CRKT calls its old-is-new-again Snap Lock folding knife a "legendary reissue" of "one of the most decorated knives of all time." Ed Van Hoy originally designed the blade and its ornate handle in 2004(ish) and it earned...

Lodge Cast Iron Sportsman's Grill

$109.99 from Amazon »

The Lodge Cast Iron Sportsman's Grill reminds me of the Lil Sweetie Cast Iron Stove, but it's even lil'er and sweeter. And, I guess, serves an entirely different purpose. But they're both made of cast iron and are simultaneously...

HyperWhistle - World's Loudest Whistle

$12.95 from Amazon »

The HyperWhistle takes its World's Loudest Whistle title not from Guinness, but from a mustachioed dude with a sound meter doing a review on YouTube. In the video, he hits a "personal best" 143 decibels with the HyperWhistle...

CRKT Raikiri Folding Knife

$65.26 from Amazon »

CRKT designer Dew Hara named his Raikiri folding knife after a Japanese sword. According to folklore, the sword could cut a bolt of lightning in two. According to CRKT, the Raikiri folding knife...can't. But they say...

Outdoor Element Kodiak Survival Bracelet

$24.99 from Amazon »

Outdoor Element's Kodiak survival bracelet has a couple of unique "paddles" wrapped into and around its 550 paracord weave to help you get back down sh*t creek if you ever find yourself stuck up it...

Gerber StrongArm Fixed Blade Knife

$96 from Gerber »

The StrongArm fixed blade isn't a new design for Gerber, but their latest release in the knife's series now has an upgraded BDZ-1 steel blade. Full tang and fine edge. The StrongArm's Tactical Grey handle also has a rubberized...

Uuni 3 Portable Wood Pellet Pizza Oven

$299 from Amazon »

With the Uuni 3 you can can haul out the degrees of a wood-fired pizza oven - 932 of them to be exact - without doing any heaving hauling of the oven itself. Powered by inexpensive, energy-dense wood pellets, the portable...

DogEden - Underground Dog House

$159 from DogEden »

Wait, is this a DogEden or DogeDen? Or both? And if you like what they did with the name of this underground dog house, check out the video and behold what Miller Pet Products did with the underground dog house itself...

CO2 Tire Inflator

$19.98 from Amazon »

Pro Bike Tool created this superfast CO2 tire inflator because they know the only thing worse than getting a flat tire while riding a bike is having to ride a bike in the first place. Well, that's something I know anyway...

Japanese Kiridashi Pocket Knife

$115 from Etsy »

Marc Liss hand makes his Japanese kiridashi pocket knives, or dashis, from recycled files. He says, amongst knife makers, files are considered to be forged from some of the best steel there is, often 1095 or W1. So in...

Orvis Nordic Pocket Saw

$49 from Amazon »

Though I wouldn't be surprised if Orvis Nordic Pocket Saw were the name of the next film in the Saw movie series, for once I am happy to say that this saw is just another survival tool. Flexible and lightweight, Orvis'...

Rapid Whale Mini Boat

$950 from Rapid Whale »

Here's a whale of a tale waiting to happen. Assemble Josh Tulberg's Rapid Whale Mini Boat kit, and the "It was a dark and stormy night"s will surely start pouring in. Imagine the adventures you'll have on the high seas...

NOMAD Survival Multitool

$35 from Amazon »

I like NOMAD's addition of a firestarter to their Survival Multitool, but am a little disappointed it's just a foldout manual metal rod, and not the click 'n' flame wand lighter it looks like. That the whole tool looks...

CRKT Freyr Axe

$79.40 from Amazon »

Nothing fancy or special about the Freyr tactical axe. Except that there's nothing fancy or special about CRKT's strong and simple bearer of the chop. If that's a refreshing change to you, amidst all the overengineered...

Snowfeet

$135 from Snowfeet »

Snowfeet look like a lovechild born of a forbidden affair between a pair of skis and a pair of crampons. From the latter Snowfeet got their compact, strap-on design; buckle the foot-shaped shoes over your own pair of...

G2X Jetboard - Electric Wakeboard

$12k from Radinn »

Leave it to the Swedes to build a G2X Jetboard, and then test it out in the icy fjords of Norway. While I can barely survive the cold walking from my house to my car this winter...

ResQLink+ Buoyant Personal Locator Beacon

$267.46 from Amazon »

You don't need a monthly or annual subscription to use ACR's ResQLink+ Personal Locator Beacon, but if you decide to activate this tiny floating PLB, you better make damn sure you're in need of a search and rescue. Middle-of-the-ocean...

UCO Stormproof Matches

$8.44 from Amazon »

It's easy for UCO to say their Stormproof Matches burn through windy and wet conditions. That they'll burn for 25 seconds regardless of the gusts or downpours they're in. That they're so waterproof the matches will still...

YETI Hondo Base Camp Chair

$299.99 from YETI »

The empty weight of YETI's forthcoming Hondo Base Camp Chair is a hefty 16-1/2 pounds. But I think its load bearing capacity more than compensates for the additional load it imposes. During testing, the chair's break...

Swedish Fire Torch Log Grill

$69.99 from Amazon »

You'll earn any meal you cook on the Swedish Fire Torch, a grill assembled with a sectioned stainless steel plate, a set of stabilizing rods, and a log split into quarters. The quarter splitting comes courtesy of you...

MecArmy Titanium Carabiner Flashlight

$129.90 from Amazon »

MecArmy says their FL10 is "probably the first carabiner coming with a flashlight." Probably. They're too busy churning out TC4 titanium torches styled after climbers' favorite clips to fact check, but...yeah, probably...

Stikkan Kindling Maker

$179 from Amazon »

I was a fan of the Stikkan kindling maker before it caused a huge fight between me and She-Ra: Princess of Power. I said, "Hey, look at this firewood splitter video. You mount it to a wall or tree outside and it makes...

YakTrax Walk Traction Cleats

$9.93 - $18 from Amazon »

As much as I love bloopers videos of people slipping on ice and biting it in snowy winter weather, I don't love it when the subject of such videos is me. YakTrax are traction cleats that slip on over your outdoor shoes...