|Outdoor Nation Fundraiser...|
People are experiencing the outdoors in ways that are decidedly inside their comfort zones...
|getting youth outdoors and moving…more needed than ever with school budgets eliminating phys ed.|
…including urban area settings and easily accessed woodsy locales via automotive vehicles as well as on foot. Which means that getting outdoors means a lot of different things to all those market segments…resulting in scores of companies, established and KickStarted-with gear/gadgets determined to keep individuals well fed…and comfy.
|Barebones has 5 safari/cabin tents… different sizes and some with outside awnings..|
Glamping =no need to haul equipment around…and someone else sets up/breaks down the tents, brings the food and drinks, makes the meals, and cleans up.
|PRIMUS Camping makes affordable stoves/grills ($109.95-$199.95) for base camps---clearly these are serious heat fast and evenly too.|
|portable stoves for trekking+ expeditions-also by Primus|
|Matt Eels and IN THE WILD Chef/Cookbook author Steve Weston kept the crowds happily sampling good eats. Very impressive.|
|no doubt, popular guy at a BBQ|
|Tasty eating at the Outdoor Foundation fund raiser…qualifies for glamping =our definition of...|
|BioLite KettlePot ($49.95)-2 in 1 cooking+pouring the top part stores CampStove|
|cooking for a crowd-check out this biggie-BioLite BaseCamp with included FlexLight (pictured below) has a 1 touch lever transform flames to meet variety of cooking needs. Good for home patios too. $299.95|
|BioLite CampStove $129.95 portable+compact|
|BioLite PowerLight compact 2-in-1 lantern& torch with USB output can charge up to 3 smartphones or 4 BioLite Sitelights…itself gets charged up via USB source -of the amazing KettleCharge- with included heat resistant flexible USB extender. $149.95|
|there's even a smart dashboard that gives the 411 on the heat of the kettle and the amount of power being generated. BONUS can use it on your regular inside stove or other portable ones- too-very Alessi looking|
All-Terrain Grill™ is extremely portable/functional -folding down easy…with a insertable pin to lock it tight. And it can cook up A LOT with a 223 sq inch cook surface.
|unlatch---easy folding spring assisted X-Frame...|
|collapses and tools away on rugged wheels-anti-rattle transport too via rubber coated wheels!|
|runs on 1lb or 20lb propane canisters|
|attaches propane …push button ignition|
Stanley booth literally stopped us in our tracks…with this portable "Pack Less & Brew Better" french press and integrated vacuum coffee system. We can't wait for it to deliver.
|also available soon- keep it warm for 13 hours, or 11 hours cold-the 20oz $50 Mountain Vacuum Food System-with integrated spark, leak-proof, 18/8 stainless steel won't rust and is naturally BPA free.|
Part 2 Energy on the go
Part 4 Staying Connected-Powering Up-Portably
Part 5 Grey is the New Black
Part 7 Pink, Berry-Colors Spring