Make sure you have the right gear and hiking supplies for your next hiking adventure. Check out these new products for the outdoors.
Cauldryn Coffee Smart Mug and Blender Combo
The Cauldryn smart mug allows you to select beverage temperatures between room temperature through boiling and maintains it all day long. Its 10-hour battery life serves you the perfect temperature drink from the first sip to the last. Brew coffee, heat up soup, cook, even boil right in the bottle. Control the mug via built-in heating controls or over a smartphone app. Attach one of the optional accessories, like a blender that can chop ice, and turn it into a mobile smoothie/frozen drink machine.
Adidas Terrex Free Hiker
Rule number one about adventuring should be to take care of your feet, so the top of our hiking supplies list is comfortable, protective footwear. Adidas Terrex Free Hikers are lightweight shoes built for ultra-comfort on long hikes. In fact, every ingredient in these shoes was chosen to enhance your comfort. Its sock-like build and Adidas Primeknit upper hug your foot for an adaptive, snug feeling. A torsion bar provides a stable, controlled, and natural flex of the midsole and foot.
Nite Ize RunOff Waterproof Line
Nite Ize’s RunOff Waterproof Line of storage pouches and packing cubes are available in six different sizes, including a wallet and large packing cube, as shown here. The RunOff is completely waterproof and dustproof (tested to IP67) and features revolutionary TRU Zip technology, durable TPU construction, and RF-welded seams designed to stand up to all of life’s adventures.
MSRP: Wallet $25 / Large Packing Cube $55
Well known for automotive, marine, and power sports audio solutions, Kicker now offers their CushBT headphones for personal audio applications. Those looking for powerful head-mounted sound with kicking bass who don’t want to be tied down with cables, the Bluetooth-equipped CushBTs are right up their alley. Great for use around the campground or even by your vehicle’s passengers, the CushBT’s are rated for an impressive 20 hours of wireless listening in between charges. The CushBT is optimized for use with Siri and Google assistants.
Midland USA X-Talker T290VP4 Two-Way Radios
The X-Talker T290 GMRS two-way radio is an ideal solution for reliable communication on your next adventure. Whether you are hiking, camping, rock climbing, skiing, or enjoying any other activity where communication is vital, rest assured these powerful GMRS radios will provide you excellent range and clarity. The sleek yet durable design fits perfect in the palm of your hand and the multiple power levels will ensure that the radio’s battery lasts all day.
Sitka Gravelly Shell
The Gravelly’s 3-layer Gore-Tex shell and soft-brushed tricot interior blend comfort and durable weather protection into a lightweight jacket. Guaranteed to keep you dry, the jacket is constructed with a soft, plain weave 75-denier polyester yarn and is equipped with a soft flannel liner that helps contain core heat. Adjustable sleeve cuffs and waist cord help keep the wet out. The Gravelly’s ultra-light and packable attributes, combined with its warmth and water resistance makes for a great outerwear option for those on the trail.
Sierra Designs Synthesis 35 Degree
The Synthesis 35 Degree keeps you warm down to 35 degrees F with a limit of 25 degrees. Built with synthetic insulation and lightweight material typically reserved for a higher price point, the Synthesis may pack light but it hits heavy with its feature set. A dual zipper system makes getting in and out a breeze and gives you room to move about, while the self-sealing foot vent lets you vent heat with ease.
Mystery Ranch 2-Day Assault Pack
This new 2-Day pack is a scaled-down version of Mystery Ranch’s tried-and-true military 3-Day Assault Pack. Intended for non-military applications, add this to your hiking supplies because the smaller 2-Day pack is a great size for everyday use. Like its military-version big brother, this pack is built tough and is also covered with MOLLE attachment points on the sides and back for customization options. An integrated floating computer sleeve is included.
Editor’s Note: A version of this article first appeared in the July/August 2019 print issue of Tread Magazine.