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ORSM 21 – Ignik Fire Can

Friday, August 13th, 2021

Fashioned from an ammo can, Ignik’s Fire Can caught a lot of buzz at the show. This self contained “fire pit” features pop out legs to keep it above the ground and perforated sides to release more heat. It’s a bit heavy for carrying, so consider this for vehicle bivouacs.

While it currently uses propane, a diesel variant is under development for military use.

ORSM 21 – Nanga Mountain Laboratory

Friday, August 13th, 2021

Nanga is a Japanese brand and NML is their research arm. Their new Level 8 sleeping bag is part of the High-End Model Series.

They’ve moved the zipper closer to the center of the bag to get it higher up off the ground and incorporated dual draft tubes. The individual baffles are each filled with different amounts of Ultra Dry Down, depending on where they are located in the bag, with vertical baffles along the backside.

These are serious bags for serious conditions. Look for two models with one going all the way down to -23 deg C.

ORSM 21 – UST Monarch Sleeping Bag

Thursday, August 12th, 2021

While the colors are all over the place, the Monarch Sleeping Bag is an interesting concept in modularity.

The removable wings (connected via toggle and loop) are the key to temperature variability. Considered a three season bag, it is rated down to 17 deg F with the wings folded forward, at 37 deg F and one forward and one back for 24 deg F.

Additionally, there’s a ventable, overstuffed foot box and each wing can be stuffed into itself for use as a pillow. It uses a poly fill at the following levels: body 150 g, foot box and hood 150 g and the two wings are 220 g fill.

ORSM 21 – Klymaloft Sleeping Pads by Klymit

Thursday, August 12th, 2021

Klymit showed their new Klymaloft series of sleeping pads at OR Summer Market.

Offered in three sizes (Reg, XL and Double), they feature a body conforming foam top with variable baffle size I-beam air chambers for stability.

ORSM 21 – Mountain Trooper Tent from Timber Ridge

Tuesday, August 10th, 2021

The Timber Ridge Mountain Trooper Tent might take you back to those days at summer camp as a kid, but it’s the way to go if you’ve got cots and want some room to move around. You’re definitely in car camping country here.

This single layer tent is made from ripstop poly canvas. It features a take-down, aluminum frame with a removable PVC floor. There are four large flapped and screened windows for ventilation and zippered front opening flaps.

Terrain Camouflage from Snugpak

Sunday, August 8th, 2021

Items in Terrain Camouflage by Snugpak is now available from Platatac. Designed for concealment, it utilises a pattern and color palette that compliments the Australian bush.

Starting with Snugpak’s Jungle Bag and Jungle Blanket, Terrain Camouflage will be released in some of Snugpak’s popular products like the Jungle Blanket which is also offered in Olive.

Made with Micro Diamond 100% Polyester outer teamed with Paratex Antibacterial 100% Polyester inner fabric and a polyester insulation, the Jungle Blanket is Antibacterial, anti-microbial, windproof and water resistant. Offered in Standard and Extra Large sizes.

Warrior East 21 – Kelty Tactical Fieldcraft Poncho in MultiCam Alpine

Thursday, July 29th, 2021

Kelty Tactical created a prototype of their FieldCraft Poncho in MultiCam Alpine for the ADS Winter is Coming campaign.

The FieldCraft Poncho which is Berry Compliant and can be used as a Poncho, Shelter, Litter, and Hammock.

Units and agencies can procure Kelty Tactical shown during Warrior East by contacting Atlantic Diving Supply.

LiteFighter 1 Shelter

Sunday, July 11th, 2021

This LiteFighter 1 shelter is owned by IG user @50_oyaji_desu What a cozy camp he has set up.

LiteFighter 1 available online through their website, GSA, or via NSN 8340-01-628-8855.

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