Outdoors Gadgets You Should Have

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By Jennie Young
Last updated: May 06, 2018

Burnie Grill

Burnie, a portable environmental friendly grill you can take anywhere. There’s no need to gather wood or lighter fluid because the Burnie is made from all-natural alder wood and lights itself with just one match. It is available in large and medium sizes and both will fit into most of the backpacks. Burnie will give you better tasting burgers, steaks, chicken, hot dogs S'mores or anything you can cook over an open fire and it stays lit for hours without lighter fluid, charcoal or chemicals.  You can take the Burnie to concerts, tailgate parties, camping, fishing trips doesn't matter!


When the party's over, the Burnie burns itself out back to the earth so there's no cleanup required. Both large and medium-sized is available now at a very special low price.

Thermacell Backpacker

Nothing can derail a backcountry adventure faster than pesky mosquitoes. That's where Thermacell comes in. With a new product that's putting an innovative spin on this age-old problem. The Thermacell backpacker mosquito repellant connects to any standard camp stove fuel canister. Just insert one Thermacell mosquito repellant mat into the unit, turn it on and in minutes you and those around you can enjoy freedom from mosquitoes in a 15-foot zone of protection. This Thermacell product checks all the boxes on any backpackers essential gear list. It's lightweight, compact and fuel efficient. Backpacker magazine tester’s declared it effective within minutes of igniting. It is tested, proven and trusted by many.  

Katadyn Water Purification Filters

The Katadyn Pocket is the most rugged and longest lasting filter available for over half a century. The pocket has been trusted on countless expeditions and backcountry trips. It is built for a lifetime of use. In fact, the pocket is the only water filter that comes with a Lifetime warranty. Most water filters last around 200 gallons before cartridges need replacement. The pocket water filter uses Katadyn’s unique silver impregnated ceramic and provides up to 13,000 gallons of treated water. That's over 60 times more durable than a typical water filter.

The pocket filter is very easy to use. Simply place the input hose and pre-filter into untreated water, connect the output hose to your water container and pump the ceramic filter to remove harmful microorganisms and sediment. The pocket filter performs in the most challenging conditions. It is easily cleaned to restore flow rate. The katadyn ceramic cartridge can be cleaned over and over again that's why it lasts so long. The pocket filter is very versatile and works with a wide variety of water containers. The pocket filter is the best choice if you are looking for a lifetime product. It is the highest quality, longest lasting water filter available.

Properly storing your pocket filter at the end of the trip is also important. Simply pump a chlorinated bleach solution through the filter then remove the ceramic element and allow the filter and hoses to dry thoroughly, before storage.

Jhonny Cool

Hot summer days and nights just got cooler from the 

backyard to the beach, lake to tailgate camping to crazy festivals. Johnny brings the party anywhere. Johnny's been designed with the love and it shows he cares about you on the planet. Some of its cool features include making refreshing smoothies and cool cocktails with it's powerful, two-speed blender. Johnny solar-panel keeps it throughout charged by renewable energy while everybody is chilling in the Sun.


Never miss a call from a friend to join the fun. Use the integrated USB connection for charging all your mobile devices. What would be a party without music? Johnny's detachable Bluetooth speaker is prime quality and can be paired with other speakers. Its own popup clip-on Sun shield is easy to attach and store. It keeps everything extra chill and much more. Maybe Johnny cool can't save the world but it can make it a little greener. It is about cool designing, a quality that is sustainable and has a low carbon footprint.


Johnny is made from recycled material and organic plastic. Johnny comes in a wide range of stylish colors. It is made in Germany with outstanding quality built to last a lifetime. That's why they offer a special lifetime guarantee to all supporters.

Jetboil Flash Cooking System

If you're familiar with JetBoil, chances are you've used a flash before but now for 2018 it is the fastest stove on the planet to boil water. The flash has always been about lightning fast boil times and the new model continues that by shaving an entire minute off the previous versions boil time of 2 minutes and 30 seconds that means you can now boil 16 ounces of water in just 100 seconds. That means by the time you're done reading this piece of content, you could have made tea or had dinner cooking. Measuring boil time in seconds is a huge deal. It means you'll be eating, sipping coffee or just have clean drinking water faster than ever before. The engineers at JetBoil were able to cut down the time by a minute by challenging every aspect of the stove. They model the combustion and selected materials to completely optimize speed efficiency and precision the base plate on a new flash which you can see right here. It is made of aluminum and that means it's an ounce lighter than previous models. Also makes for an easier on/off connection than the older model. The new flash also has a thermochromatic heat indicator that changes color for safety and fuel efficiency and it tells you exactly when the water is hot so you don't waste any fuel.


It still comes with a 1-liter flux ring cooking cup and insulated cozy but it's also been updated with a more ergonomic design and an improved lid for better fit and function. It's got a drink through lid with a built-in strainer and the bottom cover doubles as a measuring cup and a bowl flash also have a reliable push-button igniter so you don't have to worry about forgetting you're lighter. It puts out 9,000 BTUs of power. Now that's a lot of power but what's important is what Jetboil does with all that energy flux ring technology which means every BTU goes into heating your meal and not the air around it.


So due to that amazing fuel efficiency, the new flash will let you boil 10 liters of water with just one of these hundred gram jet power cans. There are also new flash Cozy colors options for 2018 including carbon black matrix, jet cam, and wilderness and you can opt for the new flash Java kit. I Love this thing because it gives you a flash cooking system and a coffee press all-in-one and you can never have enough good coffee in the backcountry. The new flash is also compatible with other accessories like the hanging kit, pot support, flux ring, frying pan and pot, and utensils. So the new flash is an amazing improvement to a legendary cooking system. It weighs just 13.1 ounces and with 100 second boil time, it's the fastest jet coil ever made. So if you're looking for the world's fastest and most efficient backcountry cooking system you just found it.

CamelBak Chute Vacuum-Insulated Stainless Water Bottle

However, you hydrate Camelbak got your back. Sometimes you need to hydrate quickly. So the creators built Camelbak chute which is a leak-proof, a durable BPA-Free bottle that provides rapid hydration on any adventure. Every detail of chute is thoughtfully designed. Camelbak engineered the angle of the spout to provide an ergonomic drink interface that delivers a high flow of water without sloshing or spilling the spout cap threads internally. So, that you have a comfortable drink interface. No more drinking off those uncomfortable threads of a bottle.  When you need water, twist the cap a half turn and stow it away in the handle.


The spout cap actually snaps into place in the handle to prevent it from flopping around when you drink. They even designed the handle to find a comfortable carry size for a full liter of water on those longer hikes or tracks across campus. Lastly, the tether securely attaches the cap to the bottle for easy filling and refilling. To clean your chute bottle just remove the cap from the bottle and place the spout cap, bottle cap and bottle in the dishwasher. As with all their products, Camelbak chute is covered by their got your back lifetime guarantee

Spy Optic Sunglasses

Light affects our ability to see especially in winter environments. To tackle this, mankind created the snow goggle but changing lenses is a hassle. Multiple lenses and light conditions can be confusing. With Spy one lens, the touch of a button instantly changes between three tints to match any light condition. Spy one lens offers three tint settings for sunny, mixed or flat light conditions. Three tints, one lens, and zero Hassle.

Floater Paddle

Is it a floating aid, is it a paddle or is it a kickboard?

Yes, it's all three. Introducing the Floater Paddle, the three-in-one swimming device that makes swimming easier and so much more fun.

Floater paddles unique design makes it the ultimate device for floating paddling and kick boarding. Floater Paddle widens the surface area of your forearm which like a flipper on a fish increases your thrust and helps you to move through the water more efficiently. Use the floater paddle while performing your favorite swimming strokes and you'll be amazed at how much faster you go. Floater paddle can also be used as a kickboard. Simply hold your arms out in front of you and kick your legs in the water and you're off it.


If you don't want to swim anymore that's no reason to get out of the water. Floater Paddle triples as a floating device. So all you have to do is kick back, relax and enjoy the water while Floater Paddle does all the hard work with three functions in one device. Floater Paddle makes the perfect addition to every swimming lesson exercise and fitness routine or rehabilitation program.


Floater Paddle is also a great tool for helping kids learn how to swim.

The Floater Paddle transfers weight and buoyancy from your body to your arms which make it easier for kids to move around in the water. These ease of movement makes swimming more enjoyable and the more kids enjoy swimming the more time they want to spend in the water, working on becoming better swimmers. Plus the Floater Paddle is a ton of fun.




Jim August 8, 2019 at 08:13 AM

These products seem great to use, especially for weekend off-road adventures. Planning to order new Nitto tires soon. Will also check out the products mentioned here so I can order it too.

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