Scoured: Best Gear On Amazon

Jul 6, 2016

Category: Gear

Summer is the season for exploration and it is approaching quickly. The weather is warming up, the skies are clearing, and the outdoors are beckoning you forth, from sandy shore to craggy mountain top. That mean’s it’s time to suit up and get out there. And our friends over at Amazon have just what you need to get outfitted for whatever might come your way.

Whether you’re looking to march a long woodland trail or traverse the desert dunes, we’ve hunted down the perfect gear to get you out there and grab the bull by the horns, metaphorically speaking–or literally, if that’s something you’re into.

Trayvax Summit Wallet

Trayvax Summit Wallet

For those of you looking to roam the wild without the burden of an unwieldy and cumbersome wallet, Trayvax has created a slim profile, 3D progressive stamped steel traveler’s wallet. The USA made and manufactured Summit can hold up to 8 cards and features corrosion-resistant electro coated paint and a Mil-Spec 17337 1″ nylon webbing band.

Purchase: $20

UAG Phone Case

UAG iPhone6 Case

Apple does not think it is important to build products that can survive daily life, let alone any kind of outdoor activities. Urban Armor Gear knows better. So, they put together this composite feather-light case to make up for Apple’s oversight. Military drop tested, this case is like a suit of armor for your delicate tech.

Purchase: $25

Gerber Impromptu Tactical Pen

Gerber Impromptu Tactical Pen

If you’re tired of fiddling with technology, or the weather just doesn’t permit it, but you still need to take notes or mark your map, there are other options. The Gerber Impromptu tactical pen is as rugged as it is functional, featuring a tough machined steel body, a Rite in the Rain cartridge that works in any conditions, and a glass-breaker tip, should you find yourself in a compromising spot.

Purchase: $45

MiiR Stainless Steel Insulated Growler Bottle

MiiR Stainless Steel Insulated Growler

Arguably the most important thing a person can have with them at anytime is clean drinking water. Well, this BPA free, double wall vacuum-insulated bottle not only assures that you’ll have access to 64 ounces of the life-giving liquid, but every sale can be tracked to a water project giving drinkable H2O to a person in need for a whole year.

Purchase: $51

Cold Steel Recon 1

Cold Steel Recon 1 Spear Point Knife

This thin, light, razor sharp, and incredibly strong pocket knife by Cold Steel is a handy tool to have by your side under any circumstances. The 4-inch, spear point, plain edged blade is attached to an American G10 handle and, with the inclusion of a TRI-AD lock, this knife is nearly impervious to shock, making it a reliable and resilient addition to any set of gear.

Purchase: $108

Jaybird X2 Wireless Sweat-Proof Micro-Sized Bluetooth Sport Headphones

Jaybird X2 Sport Headphones

Since you’re likely taking your phone with you wherever you go, you may want to pipe in some killer tunes to get the adrenaline pumping. What better to do that than with a pair of wireless headphones? Jaybird has got your covered. Their X2 Sport headphones are Bluetooth equipped, micro-sized, and sweat proof. And they’re backing up their claim with a lifetime sweat-proof warranty.

Purchase: $110

Fjallraven Keb Trouser

Fjallraven Keb Trouser

Summertime and shorts may seem to go hand-in-hand, but shorts don’t always offer the right kind of protection or storage space for the serious trekker. Enter the Fjallraven Keb Trouser. Made from a lightweight stretch and G-1000 Eco polyester and featuring ventilation zippers, these are the perfect hiking pants for warmer weather. With two hip and two leg pockets and an internal mesh pouch, you wont easily run out of places to keep your essential gear.

Purchase: $200

Men's Terrex Scope High GTX Hiking Boot

Adidas Terrex Scope High GTX Hiking Boot

Unless you’re Cody from Dual Survival, you probably don’t want to hike around barefoot. Truth is, if you’re at all interested in getting off the beaten path, you’re going to need footwear that can handle the terrain. With Gore-Tex waterproofing, stealth rubber soles, and Ortholite sock liners, these hiking boots will make sure that your feet stay dry and protected wherever you go.

Purchase: $200

Gerber Downrange Tomahawk

Gerber Downrange Tomahawk

More of a multi-tool than an axe, the Gerber Downrange Tomahawk is useful in a multitude of different capacities. Forge a path or chop up firewood with the blade. Nail tent spikes into the ground with the hammer head. Pull those spikes back out with the pry bar at the base of the handle. And don’t worry about wear and tear or losing your grip because this American-made axe is crafted from 420HC steel, coated with KG Gun Kote, and features a desert tan G-10 handle.

Purchase: $205

Ricoh WG-M1 Black Waterproof Action Video Camera

Ricoh WG-M1 Black Waterproof Action Camera

If the pioneers of old could have documented their discoveries on video, they would have. We, on the other hand, are not limited by their primitive technology. We have things like this–Ricoh’s waterproof action video camera. The air-tight construction enables you to shoot in water up to 33 feet in depth for up to an hour. It can also withstand the impact from up to a 6-foot drop. And with a 1.5-inch LCD screen you can watch your 14 megapixel adventures whenever you have a chance to catch your breath.

Purchase: $220

Eberlestock Halftrack Hunting Pack

Eberlestock Halftrack Hunting Pack

Sometimes a pocket-full of gear isn’t enough to get you through. For the experiences that require carrying a little more, there’s the Halftrack Hunting Pack by Eberlestock. Between the internal support structure, harness, and padding, you can lug around whatever you need within the numerous pouches, pockets, and sleeves in relative comfort. It even has a built-in rain cover to protect your pack and its contents.

Purchase: $271

G-Shock Master of G MUDMASTER GG-1000-1A5

Casio G-Shock Mudmaster

For the ultimate outdoor adventure watch, check out the Casio Mudmaster. This mud-resistant, shock-resistant watch features a thermometer, stop watch, countdown timer, up to 5 daily alarms, and an auto-calendar. With more features than we can begin to list here, the Mudmaster is more like an all-inclusive heads-up-display than a wristwatch.

Purchase: $320

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