On this Holiday Podcast we reveal whom amongst us has been naughty and who’s been nice on Santa’s Backpacking List. We share what gear we would love to have on our own wish list. Then gear up as we share the top 5 stocking stuffer gear ideas to surprise that backpacker all tucked away in their stinky hiking socks. All this and more in our 3rd Annual Holiday Podcast.
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Top 5 Stocking Stuffers:
LifeStraw Personal Water Filter for Hiking, Camping, Travel, and Emergency Preparedness
Award-winning LifeStraw water filter is a must-carry tool for hiking, camping, travel, and emergencies; no disaster kit is complete without it Filters up to 1000 liters of contaminated water without iodine, chlorine, or other chemicals; does not require batteries and has no moving parts Removes minimum 99.9999% of waterborne bacteria, 99.9% of waterborne protozoan parasites, and filters to 0.2 microns; surpasses EPA filter standards An alternative to iodine tablets and bulky purifiers, it weighs 2oz for ultralight portability, and has a high flow rate for drinking from the source Comes in a sealed bag, perfect for storing in a bugout bag or other prepper gear supply kit; measures 9 x 1 x 1 inches
A2S Paracord Bracelet K2-Peak – Survival Gear Kit with Embedded Compass, Fire Starter, Emergency Knife & Whistle – Pack of 2 – Slim Buckle Design 5-IN-1 SURVIVAL TOOL: High-Quality Compass. Flint Fire Starter. Fire Scrapper, use it also as Emergency Knife. Emergency Whistle creates noise levels of up to 100db. Comes with a useful leaflet with instructions, survival tips & ideas.
SIZES THAT FITS EVERYBODY: We provide 4 Fixed Sizes + 1 Adjustable size. Fixed Size variations: 7.5, 8.0, 8.5, 9.0 inches. Adjustable Size variations fits all wrist sizes between 8 – 9,5 inches. Please check the size instruction image, measure your wrist & be sure that you selecting the right variation before ordering. Please notice both bracelets in each set are the same size.
UNMATCHED POWER & VERSATILITY yet FASHIONABLE & FUNCTIONAL: Wide Range of Colors, made of ultra-strong, military-grade 550 Parachute Cord, buckle with built-in Compass, Fire-Starter, Emergency Blade & Whistle. Emergency gear necessary for everyone.
LIGHTWEIGHT & COMFORTABLE DESIGN: Make the A2S Paracord Bracelet an indispensable survival accessory for any camping, fishing, hiking or hunting trip. MAGNESIA ROD (Flint Fire Starter) gives you a secure solution when lighting a fire is a matter of an emergency. Rub the rod to the to get spark and fire under any weather conditions. Please check the fire starter instructions image.
TESTED FOR EXCELLENCE: Has been tried & tested to a minimum breaking point of 550lbs/250kg. Deploy your 12 FEET OF PARACORD in any situation where an extremely strong rope or cordage is needed. Use it as a trap, make a shelter, or use one of the finer SEVEN INNER STRANDS as FIRE TINDER; FISHING LINE or SEWING STRING
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3 Pairs Thermal 80% Merino Wool Socks Thermal Hiking Crew Winter Men’s Women’s Kid’s
80% Merino, Warmer & Softer Than Regular Socks Very comfortable and cozy for wearing around the house. Reinforced heel for extended wear, Cushioned heel and built-in arch support; Warm socks for winter Stay-up performance comfort top, Designed for extreme weather conditions. Great cold weather gear for outdoor activities and sports like skiing.
3 Colors: Marled Black, Brown, & Gray; NOTE Size XS: 60% Merino & darker colors X-Small fits little kids shoe size 9.5-13 (for boys & girls); Small fits big kids shoes size 1-3.5, women’s 3-5.5 (for boys, girls, women); Medium fits men’s shoe size 5-8.5, women’s 6-10.5, Large fits men’s shoe size 9-12, women’s 11-13.
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Victorinox Swiss Army Knife (15% off using TRAIL15)
Medium Pocket Knife with Multi-Purpose Hook
When you have an Officer’s knife in your hand, you’re holding more than 100 years of Victorinox tradition. And the tradition lives on with the Compact pocket knife. It’s small and lightweight, yet it still packs 15 functions between its scales. With the Compact in your pocket you’re ready for anything in your everyday adventures.
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Sea to Summit Event Compression Dry Sack
Sturdy 70D Nylon waterproof fabric in the body and lid, eVent waterproof/air-permeable base Best use: The best dry bag/compression sack for sleeping bags & other bulky yet compressible items
Capacity: 6 liter – a layer, beanie, and gloves Compressed: evenly compresses down to 1/3rd original volume with 4 straps; 6L to 2L
Features: double stitched, waterproof tape seams. Hypalon rolltop closure. 4 Extra long straps with reinforced stress point. Pull handle on the bottom
Fabric: Sturdy 70D Nylon waterproof fabric in the body and lid. eVent waterproof/air-permeable base fabric
Thank you for listening. We hope everyone has a great Holiday Season.
Scott & Ariane