The Garmin Rino 655t is a GPS/2-Way Radio/Camera unit that’s waterproof, drop-proof, mud-proof and child-proof. Although I’m a little doubtful about that last one.
The Wedge Tent is a rapidly deployable 2-person tent created by Heimplanet for people who hate screwing around with wires, tent poles and pegs. The tent has an inflatable frame that can absorb significant wind pressure, it can also be inflated/deflated in 120 seconds (or less if you’re good with a foot pump) and it comes as a single, roll-out unit that doesn’t require assembly.
The Red Cross Safety Hub by Eton has a handcrank on the side that allows you to charge it manually, you can also plug your Apple/Android phone or tablet into it and charge them directly from the crank.
This handy little EDC Kit (or every day carry kit) is just the sort of thing we all need in our pockets or bags, should that deadly human-to-human coronavirus ever decimate mankind – you’ll be equipped to head for the hills and wait it all out.
The Nomad 13 Portable Solar Panel is a 10.5 x 7 x 1 inch (26.7 x 17.8 x 2.5 cm) twin panel solar array designed to be carried in a backpack, saddlebag or trunk. It weighs in at 1.6 lbs (0.72 kg) and is capable of recharging your iPhone/GPS units/camera/iPad in 1-4 hours or recharging your laptop in 6-12 hours.
The aptly named Hobo 3-in-1 Utensil Kit is one of those useful little items designed to reduce weight whilst camping, or traversing the continental USA illegally aboard cargo trains.
These Everyday Carry Brass Compass Keyrings are made in Minnesota and come with an unlimited, lifetime warranty. Which is not something you hear all that often in today’s world of flimsy plastic nonsense. Each of the compasses are waterproof, weatherproof and made from solid brass.
This is the “Unbelievable Pocket Chain Saw”, it’s a fantastic little piece of gear to toss into the rucksack before a weekend out in the mountains.
The Nano 7 Hammock by Grand Trunk is a fantastic, 7 ounce piece of kit that rolls up into a little bag that’ll fit in the palm of your hand.
This is quite easily the coolest tent that I’ve ever come across. It’s called the ‘Tentsile Stingray’ and it’s a tent that can be set up on the ground normally, or suspended in the air with the aid of 3 high-capacity tree-straps.
The Shinbu knife by James Williams is designed specifically to be used by modern military personnel, many of James Williams’ creations are carried by special forces while deployed overseas and the Shinbu is popular due to its size.
This keychain knife sharpener designed by Tom Stokes is an order of magnitude more useful that that commemorative Boca Raton keychain you’ve been carrying around since 1996 – this one’ll sharpen any blade you slide through it and it also includes a flathead screwdriver, a small channel blade/cutter and a bottle opener.