Earlier this year, Leatherman introduced one of their greatest innovations in recent history with the “Free” line, which conceals a magnetic architecture that allows the tools to swing in and out of their stow wells more seamlessly (they say you can operate it with one hand, and one of our editors — who still has all 10 fingers — confirms it). The P2 has 19 tools, including pliers, wirecutters and four types of screwdriver.
The first true, dyed-in-the-wool trail boot from Adidas’ Terrex line weighs just 14 oz. and incorporates two of the brand’s buzziest technologies: an energy-conserving Boost foam midsole and a water-repellent Primeknit upper. It’s also got a super-grippy rubber outsole made by Continental (yes, they of the tires).
Reel-less Tenkara rods have been one of the biggest trends in fishing in recent years. Invented in Japan more than 200 years ago, the carbon-fiber and bamboo rods are collapsible and super lightweight, making them ideal for dayhikes or backpacking trips.
Insanely bright (75m of throw at its highest setting). Jostle-free (thanks to the fact the light is integrated into the headband). Rechargeable battery. Look, when BioLite enter a new product category, they don’t f*ck around, and this headlamp went through dozens of iterations and hundreds of hours of testing before they called it good. And it’s good, trust.
The one thing you never want to forget on a camping trip is your … combination waffle-pancake maker? That’s right. Tell dad to pack some batter and hold this bad boy over the fire to carb up for a day of hiking or river-running.