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Adventure gadgets

Adventure gadgets Manila Bulletin  –  Wed, Oct 23, 2013 The fun thing about technology today is it stretches to every aspect of our lives, from the way we communicate, the way we eat, and basically, the way we live each day. And now, even how we saddle up for an adventure – ready to go camping or hike up Mount Pulag or some other mountain trail? Then you may want to check some of these items that you may find interesting and useful.

timberland Timberland Radler Trail Camper Flat

timberland fashion boots These shoes are very comfortable and extremely durable, which are very much needed during long walks into the wild or climbing up the mountains. These flats can fold, making it easier to pack into the bags for the first few legs of travel.

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timberland shoes Sol Origin

timberland boots kids Now here’s a real kit that would make MacGuyver wish he had during all his adventures, the Sol Origin. It contains an array of tools like blades, nylon cord, fishing net, Rescue Flash signal mirror, a waterproof tinder to start a fire, and a lot more

timberland boots kids Selk’bag Sleeping Bag

We’ll keep this one simple. It’s a wearable mattress, a sleeping bag complete with sleeves and all for you to get up, walk around, and even walk with it. It’s very comfortable and keeps you warm in the coldest nights. This way, you don’t have to untangle yourself from the hard to get in and out ordinary sleeping bags.

Nitecore Tiny Monster 3500 Lumens LED flashlight

There’s very little to explain what this does. It’s a flashlight with 3500 lumens of LED light and we can’t compare how bright that is going to be, we can honestly say that is extremely bright. This flashlight is waterproof and highly durable.

SPOT Connect Satellite Communicator

We’ve seen a lot of outdoor-gone-wrong movies, like 127 Hours, and although instances of something like that happening is a little bit slim, it’s always best to be prepared. This device syncs to your smartphone and sends updates to your friends and family back home. It can send SOS signals and act as a tracking beacon. A serious must-have for any adventure, especially if you are traveling alone.

Oko Filtering Bottle

Being on the great outdoors is a fantastic experience. People should try it at least once in their lifetime. But it’s easy to run out of supplies, and having water alone is vital for survival. Powered with NASA technology, this bad boy water filter is said to purify about 99.9% contaminants, meaning this bottle can turn any water in the wild into fresh, drinkable water.

Earl Backcountry Survival Tablet

Smartphones and tablets are great devices to spice up life. But take them to the great outdoors and they’re practically useless. Good thing, some brilliant innovator out there brought technology to hiking and camping with this tablet. It sports a two-way radio, GPS, works in cold environments, and is solar powered.

Olympus To ugh TG2

The wilderness holds some of the most beautiful sights available to man. Photographers risk their lives just to capture these splendid images for the world to see. If you’re one of those people who wish to see these sights for yourselves and immortalize it in your own device, then we highly recommend the Olympus Tough TG2. It’s a sturdy little thing that can survive serious bumps, bruises, and underwater escapades, at the same time, capture mind-blowing pictures.

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