Gear Gifts for Camping Adventures... festivals, city rooftops-parking lots, park grounds...anywhere in the great outdoors
When Hurricane Sandy knocked out the electro for our un-outdoorsey acquaintances...their need for outdoor gear (and portable power) took on a whole new meaning. No wonder brands that sell-design stylish- functional equipment for under the bright daytime skies and starry nights cooking-grilling, sleeping and hanging out-are experiencing a sales pump-up.
People of all ages are experiencing outdoor festivals, day treks and even multi-day backpacking-less as an episode of Survivor...and more tricked out for comfort/convenience.
Stuff for the outdoors...
|HAMMOCKS...Eagle Nest Outfitters...colorful tough durable options...for single or double snugglers...for outdoor snoozes or apartment building rooftop BBQs...|
|Barebones-is a well designed 'glamping' brand...the multi-tasking Ultimate Tool for Living Better Outdoors-gardening-hiking-camping functions as a hammer for tent stakes, whittling kindle, or measuring plant depth-with a stainless steel belt clip-made of rust resistant double edge blade...and a handsome sheath for ez carry. Pictured with scissors-come in small+large sizes|
|Camp furniture that is eye candy enough for indoors...YES---EVRGRN (REI's very own) campfire rocker chair with an iconic Pendleton Wool pattern...lightweight, portable, and comes with a carrying case-FYI delivers Sept 1-exclusively at REI|
|ALITE Designs "fun and simple outdoor design"-come in many fab retro patterns and solid colors. This SF based brand's versatile outdoor stuff...includes the pictured 3 legged Mayfly Chair-comfy lightweight (1.3lbs!!!) nylon sling that can hold unto 250lbs... comes w/ stuff sack(and there's a 4 legged Mantis Chair too).|
From PRIMUS Camping...clean Scandic flavor designs for the outdoor chef...functional pieces for the backwoods to the backyard...cooks will appreciate where ever they eat...
|Primus durable rust proof accessories include plate-18/8 stainless steel $12.95, outdoor grill prep sets, coffee/tea press sets and cutlery|
|tad obsessed with this potable compact ONJA 2 burner outdoor grill $139...7lbs...pictured with a cover+pan|
|folds up into this case-top is an oak lid that doubles as a cutting board|
Even on a packed tradeshow floor full of nifty camping gear, SNOW PEAK outdoor lifestyle creator stands out--with functional-deceptively simple Japanese design brilliance-.in every product this company makes-bringing the beauty of craft to outdoor items. Great gifts for even indoors-only design mavens who appreciate craft details...
|collapsible coffee drip-$29.95 stainless steel pourer brew-|
|some of the crafty furniture-portable tables made of bamboo and rugged aluminum...and Iron grill tables that customize with legs, frames, inserts, extension possibilities (IMPRESSIVE). Pictured-in front left-soft cooler bag with added inner aluminum coating to reflect heat away and keep cold in-made of PVC nylon, and a coveted stainless coffee percolator for campfires-really! $109.95|
|Low Beach Chair-covered canvas, aluminum frame, bamboo wood armrests $149.95|
|PARTY BAR LIDDUP ™ says it all-125 cooler with built in LED light system to illuminate the contents...on outside-built in bottle opened with cap catch-heavy duty locking casters for ready to roll ez transport-base and wheels are removable to keep the cooler in one spot ...heavy duty swing up handles with tie down loop features for carrying...plus outer utility loops for towels etc.|
|see the lights-in each section....the dividers are removable------plus fully insulated- and the lid is removable too|
|drain plug lets you hook up a hose for ez cleaning|
|Mossy Oak is not just for hunters...EPICUREAN made in the USA wood products...include these handsome cutting boards and utensils ($39.99-$9.99)with a flair for the outdoors.|