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May 2021 Essentials

We are back again this month with a roundup of products that caught out attention. We are constantly on the prowl for the coolest stuff, travel essentials for life on the road, new smooth and stylish fashion pieces, new adventure ready gear, new tech stuff and accessories for your everyday carry. Here are a just few of our favorites for this month. Product details below.


The new Arc’teryx Aerios Backpack can easily adapt from trail to urban use, making it the perfect companion for weekend trips and multi-day hill walks. Built with lightweight materials without compromising on Arc’teryx’s durability standards, the bag is packed with features and comes in two sizes. Constructed out of a lightweight Cordura nylon with a liquid crystal polymer ripstop grid for enhanced durability, the Aerios Pack is set to withstand heavy and prolonged use.
BUY | $190



Sound masters Bang & Olufsen have unveiled the Beosound Explore, an ultra portable speaker with an impressive 27 hours of battery life. The rugged Bluetooth speaker features an anodized aluminum surface that is scratch-resistant, plus a IP67 dust and waterproof rating.
BUY | $199



Seattle-based outdoor brand Filson has introduced a new collection purpose-built for 2-wheel adventure. The Filson Alcan Collection offers gear designed specifically for motorcycling. These outstanding gloves are built with premium deerskin that is durable, soft and pliable.
BUY | $165



Lightweight and easy to pack, our Backpack Harmonica brings friends and family together around a campfire. Perfect for both beginners and experts featuring a Key of C, the 10 hole Octave harmonica comes with brass reeds for clean sounds and long-lasting performance.
BUY | $20



The Bear Grylls Master Outdoor watch by Luminox is a chronograph with an additional date display. The chronograph pushers are made of solid stainless steel , while an orange rubber ring on the crown ensures optimal grip. This survival watch is water resistant to 300 meters and equipped with a sapphire crystal.
BUY | $975



Nike have applied the Gore-Tex treatment to their popular Nike Pegasus Trail 2, a shoe that delivers durability and responsiveness to runners, trail athletes and outdoor enthusiasts. The versatile crossover trainer features an upper with GORE-TEX invisible fit technology, delivering waterproof protection without sacrificing fit or feel.
BUY | $160



The new POC Devour are a true hybrid, combining the best features of goggles and sunglasses to provide exceptional coverage and protection. The stylish sunglasses give you ultrawide coverage, maximising peripheral vision, in a massive performance shield.
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The Roadie 24 Hard Cooler is a fresh take on a tried-and-true YETI favorite. It’s 10% lighter weight, holds 20% more, and even performs 30% better thermally than its legendary predecessor.
BUY | $199



Taking notes has never felt better. The Bolt Action Pen by Ridge has the weight of the materials distributed evenly along the length of the entire pen, allowing for a smooth, effortless writing process.
BUY | $75




The Filson Original Leather Conditioner is a proprietary blend of natural oils and waxes that nourishes and preserves smooth leathers of all kinds. It is made with cosmetic-grade ingredients and is easily applied by hand or with a lint-free rag. Organic essential oils provide a subtle fir scent that dissipate quickly.
BUY | $18



This lightweight Travel Pack by Filson is made with lightweight, tear-resistant nylon and reinforced with Filson signature Rugged Twill across the base. It is outfitted with a nylon webbing grab handle, and has one exterior pocket, two interior stow pockets.
BUY | $55

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HyperLink Titanium EDC Carabiner

Blank Forces was founded in 2014 by multiple award winning designer Kevin Hayes and sets out to create beautifully crafted, functional artifacts needed for everyday life. Their new offering was designed specifically for your EDC gear & keys. HyperLink is an innovative new Titanium EDC Carabiner with a fully integrated clip, providing many more carry options. The robust carabiner is precision 3D machined from a solid piece of premium Grade 5 Titanium (will never ...
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TUDOR BLACK BAY CHRONO DARK

Watchmakers Tudor have introduced a new limited-edition version of their iconic Black Bay chronograph, to celebrate their partnership with the "All-Blacks", New Zealand’s national rugby team. The all-black version features a 41mm satin-finish case and bracelet with a black PVD treatment, a matte PVD black bezel, an MT5813 in-house movement with a 70-hour power reserve, and each watch is individually numbered on the case back. Production will be limited to one unit...
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LEMS BOULDER BOOT

Lems Shoes is the brainchild of Andrew Rademacher, he started the company with the hopes of finally creating a shoe he believed would properly fit the foot. Lems footwear mimics the natural shape of the human foot while simultaneously allowing it to bend and move naturally, without any restriction whatsoever. We got our feet in their minimalist Boulder Boot, arguably the lightest and most packable boot in the world. More details after the jump....
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