We can count on the fathers in our hiking group to carry all the survival stuff-maybe hard-wired into their DNA.
FOR the can count on Dad-encourage his instinctual abilities to pack the essentials:
|Pictured---Medium DRY DUFFEL|
|love these-webbed is quick drying too. DRY DUFFEL BACKPACK $140 right. Middle DRY DAY Backpack $125.on left-DRY BAG-comes in small $35-roll top buckle handle, welded seams, oval base keeps bag upright while stuffing up|
|Straight Up Business Brief $130|
|style is easy to carry on a back-can tuck away the padded adjustable straps too-including cross body one-removable|
Delivering soon- a collection of urban handsome bags that have all the protective spaces for personal electronics, biz cards, etc...yet converts to easy carry backpack-and is roomy enough for gym clothes-or an overnight trip.
And all styles -loaded with thoughtful features.
|strap down the wardrobe essentials---|
|2 padded digital safe zones=protection for electronics "All Ways Secure™|
|organizer pockets galore....includes RFID Blocker Pocket for passports and credit cards (yes the USA is catching up with the rest of the planet, this way)|
|material is durable and highly water resistant...2 way lockable zippers with Secure-Zip™ toggle closure, side pocket on exterior is handy|
|LOVE THESE---VACUUM INSULATED CLASSIC-64oz of BPA-Free insulated growler sized Kleen Kanteen re-useable/recyclable bottles. Keeps beverages-choose your own ...hot for 12 hours, cold for 24 hours-with wide enough opening to pour w/o a funnel, handy leak proof loop cap...tailgating, hiking, on a boat-in a car....enough for all $59.65|
|the big Tundra $299.99 and smaller sized Roadie $249 (14 cans of beer -20 lbs of ice) both big enough for BYOBs|
State of the art premium hauler= YETI COOLERS...come in limited edition colors...and different sizes. FYI-Father's Day Gift Pack $59.99 but IMO the kitchen grade 18/8 stainless steel double wall vacuum insulated 20oz Rambler included -only 'feeds' one. (With a trucker cap and Tarpon beverage entry tool.
ACE CAMP bottles...roll down and clip for easy transport...
|a lot of sizes available|
|clever design...top has easy pour spout-and cap is wide enough to fill and clean interior|
GENIUS-Black Rapid Camera Straps re-invents what hauling a DSLR or mirrorless one-means---seriously.
Video sums it up the best-we have personal experience with the Sport strap-totally adjustable with padded part on shoulders-with the benefit of additional strap around-right under the upper arm (can detach)---the strap locks into the part of the camera where a tripod would attach...fast easy, secure.
-on the water...check out these stunners-handmade in Maine of native wood...by Tidal Roots-Stand-Up Paddle Boards...using local labor+materials.
|each wooden SUP by TIDAL ROOTS is a one-of-a kind beauty $2850-$3000|
|four models 10'-12' or custom available---for stable rides-to option for advanced paddlers|
|"Products With A Soul" stamped-and imo-end of use-makes a good bar top|
CANNONDALE---has the urban and adventure cyclists in mind with a slew of guy sized bike options...
|front right-Road Bike Cannondale CAAD10 SRAM RIVAL DISC $2,170-a step up for speedster...go the distance on this-very sophisticated aluminum race bike that's lighter, stiffer, and smoother than some rival carbons|
|top of the line Mountain Bike-Cannondale Jekyll Carbon Team $7580. frame-all new race-for all mountain shredders who like to go FAST-this version adept climber and aggressive descender-designed with Enduro World Champion Jerome Clementz|
|FUUUN-Mountain Bike - Trigger 29 Carbon 2 $6,170-agile handler-for long distances with 29" wheels-nice blend for trail riders-who want a racer feel.|
|Cannondale Quick CX $1030 and fyi there's a Women's Quick Speed-so couples can be matchy matchy- fitness urban bikes-good for commuters who maybe like to get in an outdoor workout too-on road efficiency with off-road-on dirt ruggedness|