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ORSM 22 – Sea To Summit

Thursday, June 16th, 2022

The Sea To Summit Evac Dry Bag utilized eVent fabric and a roll top to keep your gear organized and dry. It’s offered in multiple sizes and they are doing a better job of integrating colors amenable to military users.

ORSM 22 – Gear Aid

Thursday, June 16th, 2022

The Gear Aid Tenacious Tape is available in Hex shapes which make for quick repairs of most punctures and tears.

These peel-n-stick patches use a durable adhesive that sticks to many surfaces and can be washed 24 hours after application.

Black and Clear combo comes with (4) Large patches. All other colors come with (2) Small and (2) Large patches. (Small: 1.5” x 1.65”, Large: 2.5” x 2.8”).


ORSM 22 – Grüezil Bag

Thursday, June 16th, 2022

This Outdoor Retailer Summer Market is Germany’s Grüezil Bag premiere in the US.

What I find compellling about the brand is that the use a combination of down (70%) and wool (30%) as insulation. They cover their down with AlmWolle which protects the down from moisture, even when there is high humidity.

This survival model seen here integrates a bug net and is designed to go down to around 40 deg F.


ORSM 22 – BrandBlack

Thursday, June 16th, 2022

We’ve featured Brandblack’s Milspec models in the past.

They’ve updated the model for 2023 with Cordura uppers and a waterproof breathable lining as well as the new EVO sole which is not only wider for better stability but also incorporates 3mm of foam for comfort.

They’ve also added an Olive color way which is reminiscent of the classic jungle boot.

ORSM 22 – Eagles Nest Outfitters

Wednesday, June 15th, 2022

ENO has got something for your next beach visit.

With the Lounger GL you’ve got a nice place to lounge up off of the sand and in a sitting position so you can enjoy some eyeball liberty or keep a sharp eye out for Jaws while little Billy frolics in the waves.

ORSM 22 – Brunton

Wednesday, June 15th, 2022

A fundamental FieldCraft skill is using a map and compass.

Brunton manufactures a wide variety of professional and recreational compasses. They also offer this set of Backcountry Use Quick Reference Cards as an aide memoire.

The eight waterproof cards include:

1 Map Slope Indicator Scale (works with both metric and standard map scales)
2 How to Orient a map to true north
3 Taking a map bearing
4 Sighting a field bearing
5 Travel a compass bearing
6 Triangulating a location
7 How to use Romer Scales
8 Suggestions when you are lost
9 Water tips
10 Common knots
11 Calculating hike times
12 Metric and Standard Topo Buddy scale cards


ORSM 22 – Lowa

Wednesday, June 15th, 2022

The Lowa Fusion Lo is a post-workout recovery shoe.

Featuring Lowa’s patented PU MONOWRAP frame you’ll get plenty of support. Breathability is thanks to knit construction. Plus there’s a microfiber lining.

These are made in Slovakia.


ORSM 22 – Bare Bones

Tuesday, June 14th, 2022

The Japanese Nata Hatchet is inspired by Japanese handtools features a 7” blade made from 5mm thick 4Cr14MoV. It is full tang construction with a Walnut handle and inset brass lanyard ring. Comes with a 900D polyester sheath which features an inner liner.