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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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