Nomad 13 Portable Solar Panel

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.

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Tentsile Stingray Tent

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.

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Keychain Knife Sharpener

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.

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US Army Field Manuals (Set of 3)

US Army Field Manuals are well-known and highly respected by campers, soldiers, survivalists, hikers and “preppers” – there are over 600 different books in total so the team at Best Made collected the top 3 and created a set that can be bought via their website for $22 USD. That seems like a pretty good deal considering the fact that if you ever find yourself actually needing them, money will likely only be useful to you as kindling.

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