Sunday, April 30, 2017

OUTDOOR FESTIVALS: Gear Essentials

What to bring when the accommodations are more grungy camp Burning Man...and NOT the glammy Bahamian yachts that was paid for (grrrrr)...
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Portable inflatable hammocks...take a load off...WIND POUCH GO $79.99 or WIND POUCH Lite™ $55.00 that weighs only 2.6lbs with a pop-up head rest...made with durable Poly-HEX™ hexagonal ripstop polyester. 

GCI Outdoors have portable camping/beach chairs- but for those nosebleed views...get better comfortably-for humans up to 250 lbs via Bleachback Lumbar Stadium Seat w/ handy pouch pockets-single buckle bench attachment...3lbs-folds up for carry with a shoulder strap. $30


What ruins an outdoor 'experience' even more than muggy hot weather might be the biting bugs that come with the summery climate. SOLUTIONS...Thermacell Mosquito Repellers.

Lexington Torch fends off mosquitoes and black flies by creating a 15x15 ft zone of protection-works w/ Thermacell refills + mosquito repellent mats. Comes with adjustable 6 piece pole or use as an ambient table torch,  1 butane  cartridge$34.99.
Allerin repels the bugs- is a synthetic copy of natural repellent found in chrysanthemum plants.
Backpacker Mosquito Repeller $39.99 compact, portable, light +fuel efficient up to 90 hours run time w/ 40z gas canister. Works w/ camping gas canisters - pressurized (iso)butane and propane fuel mix w/ integrated Piezo starter. Comes in water resistant nylon carry pouch and 2 repellent mats.

Hauling in provisions...KELTY tough Totes Tote pack down into its own external water bottle pouch. $22.95
S'mores a must? Portable fire pit by PRIMUS CAMPING-Kamato Open Fire pit (2 sizes) . Stainless and powder coated Steel pit-folds up for ez transport-clever air inlet underneath to keep fire going-efficient combustion-wood or charcoal. Small size weighs 13.4 lbs, $129.99, large 15.4 lbs $149.95


Heritage haute...the Iconic 1970's Igloo Coolers' Playmate (Made in the USA)...perfect size for some cold ones...trademarked tent top design-lid swings open for ez access. Push button lid. Can hold up to 30 12oz cans

A status symbol for outdoor drinker, tumbler/growlers by YETI-has hipster cred...many sizes of RAMBLER collection pictured above...from 10oz cocktail chic lowball size to 64 oz bottle( and half gallon+gallon jugs not pictured). BPA free.18/8 stainless steel-rust/puncture tough, double wall insulation, No Sweat™ design keeps fingers dry. Brick bottle opener $49.99

Skip the finger foods..dine civilized style-with stylish+practical Glacial Stainless 3 piece cutlery set by GSI Outdoors, made of lightweight and durable-forged stainless steel $13.95

For minimalist design lovers who prefer a clean look-WESTERLIND OUTDOORS offers up the F/CE collection-aka Japanese eye candy  - fashionable with outdoor camping function- reminds us of our other fav label, Snow Peak.In stock now-F/CE's Military Hasami ceramic collection that nicely multitasks for indoor kitchens as well.