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Wild Things – Survivalist

Friday, September 30th, 2016

Made from PU coated 70D Nylon, the Wild Things Survivalist is a multipurpose item. It can be used as a poncho, shelter, ground cloth, etc. Yep, it’s an old school design, but it works.

The Survivalist measures 56″ x 87″ with the same corner grommets and snaps you remember from the old GI Poncho.


Conqueror Australia – UEV-490 Evolution Trailer

Sunday, September 18th, 2016

There are a a lot of great off-road camping trailers on the market, but Conqueror Australia’s flagship model, the UEV-490 Evolution is a sight to behold.

The trailers actually begin life in South Africa where the company has been building military trailers for over 15 years. Then, they are brought to Australia where they are outfitted as one of Conqueror’s different models.


NEMO Equipment – Limited Edition MultiCam Puffin Blanket on Clearance

Thursday, August 18th, 2016

Made from a nylon ripstop shell and NEMO’s Stratofiber™ insulation, the Puffin is 86 inches long and 60 inches wide. The extralength is put to use by incorprating buttons at the foot of the blanket which allows the wearer to tuck the feet under and fasten them in place. You’ll also note the shape which is designed to give better coverage when used sleeping bag style. The Puffin weighs 2lbs, 3oz.

One side is Coyote and the other MultiCam, these were built for their Shield Line. Priced to move, the Puffin is currently offered at just under $90.


ORSM – MSR Toughstake

Thursday, August 11th, 2016

MSR has introduced the Snow/Sand Stakes in two sizes, along with a hammer. The tent’s guylines are attached to the notch on the wide, spade-like portion of the stake, allowing it to stay fast in loose mediums like snow and sand.


ORSM – NEMO Equipment Escape Pod 1P Bivy

Wednesday, August 10th, 2016

The Escape Pod 1P Bivy is a two-thirds length bivy with drawstring closure providing bug protection which incorporates NEMO’s AST airbeam, an inflatable rib. Constructed primarily of noseeum netting, it weighs 7 ounces and is 24 inches tall which allows it to be packed into roughly the size of a Florida grapefruit.


ORSM – Adventure Medical Kits Escape Pro Bivvy

Tuesday, August 9th, 2016

The Escape Pro bivvy features Sympatex Reflexion performance fabric that reflects over 90 percent of your body heat, is windproof and waterproof, and provides a dry sleep with a 2.5 ply Sympatex laminate that is highly breathable. Expect it to take you down to about 40 deg F on its own. The Escape Pro bivvy includes a 24” (61cm) zipper side opening, a drawstring closure hood to cinch up on colder nights and taped seams to keep moisture out. It measures 31”x 84” (231cm x 78cm) and weighs 8.5 ounces (240g).  It will be available to ship February 2017.


ORSM – Kelty Tru.Comfort Doublewide Sleeping Bag

Monday, August 8th, 2016

Kelty’s Tru.Comfort Doublewide Sleeping Bag is exactly what it sounds like. Featuring an oversized hood which will accommodate two regular pillows, the bag has plenty of ventilation. In addition to a zip-off top layer, there are two integrated blankets, all insulated with Cloudloft.


ORSM – Disc-O-Bed 2XL

Sunday, August 7th, 2016

This is Disc-O-Bed 2XL Outfitter Bed, available from Cabela’s. Offering a sleep area of 85″ long by 40″ wide, it is capable of supporting up to 600 lbs per single cot and can quickly be configured (without tools) as a standalone cot, bench, or bunkbed. The family of beds is also offered in a variety of other configurations, including for children.