Long gone are the days of spring break when you’re free from any major responsibilities for days on end, but you should still make it a point to get outdoors to honor the season each year. In order to make the most of your time outside under the shining sun, you need the proper gear. The American company Gallantry always strives to provide you with quality everyday products whether you’re cutting through the urban wild or trekking through nature.
Now that it’s April, we’ve rounded up a shinier set of rugged gear to upgrade your pack. We’ve gathered adventure essentials, such as a well-crafted pocket knife, compact compass, and powerful pocket beam. However, we’ve also considered the time you’ll spend in the booming city, as we’ve added a sleek wallet, nylon strap timepiece, and a smooth-action EDC pen. Whether you’ll spend your sunnier days at the beach, bar, or on a trail, you’re sure to find an item or two on our list to help you enjoy this warm-up to summer.
Opinel No.8 Trekking Knife
The classic Opinel No.8 Trekking Knife is crafted for the outdoorsman who’s looking for a reliable pocket blade. This 7.5-inch folding cutter features a 3.25”12C27 Sandvik stainless steel blade and a simple but elegant beechwood handle with a khaki green finish. Like all of Opinel’s knives, this one features the brand’s signature ‘Virobloc’ safety ring so you can lock the blade in place every time you use it.
MecArmy CMP-2B Brass Keychain Compass
Navigation is everything when you’re out in the backcountry and your GPS tech won’t always be there for you, which is why this brass keychain compass is a mini life-saver. The CNC machined compass is made with special encapsulation technology for precise readings no matter where you are and it’s IPX-5 waterproof in case of April showers. It even comes with a beaded chain so you can carry it around your neck at all times.
Izola Classic Stainless Steel Flask
To survive the work week, you’ll need a trusty flask you can swig from after you’re off the clock to get into relaxation mode. The 6-ounce Izola flask boasts a sturdy stainless steel construction and a leakproof screw-top so you don’t waste any top-shelf liquor. It also comes with a canvas sleeve for a more comfortable grip.
Tactile Turn Brass Glider Pen
Made right here in the USA, the Tactile Turn Brass Glider Pen is a luxury writing tool that will go the distance. The durable pen has a durable 360 brass construction housing a 0.38mm Pilot G2 cartridge so you can jot down notes quickly anywhere you go. Test out its smooth arcing bolt-action deployment and you’ll never want to use another pen again.
Ridge Wallet Aluminium Wallet + Cash Strap
Toss out your bulky wallet and upgrade to the slim and secure Ridge Wallet. You can store up to 12 cards in this monetary carrier and protect your lineup with RFID blocking and resilient aluminum construction. If you have a few bills to carry, you can slip them under the snug elastic band with ease. It also includes a T5 Torx driver so you can disassemble the sleek wallet for cleaning or maintenance.
Peak LED Solutions El Capitan Flashlight
Sharing the same name as the famous granite monolith, this American-made flashlight features brass construction and indestructible polycarbonate protective windows. Take the shock and water-resistant flashlight on any adventure and light the darkest paths. Its Cree XPG Cool White LED beam can be adjusted to fit any scenario whether you need a soft glow or a blazing beam.
Scout Leather Co. Hex Bit Driver With Bits
If you’re a handyman, you know the importance of having portable tools, since gear tends to break down at the worst possible time. This miniature multi-screwdriver includes 13 Wiha hardened steel bits, including a flathead, star-shaped, and Philips-head, so you can work your magic and fix the problem. The portable multi-tool also has a spinning bearing base for quick and easy assembly and takedown.
Craighill Jack Puzzle
The Craighill Jack Puzzle is the perfect mental activity to get your creative juices flowing. It’s made of six 0.5-inch diameter bars and machined in Massachusetts from solid cartridge brass. When you disassemble it, the puzzle will take some cognitive flexibility to put back together, forcing you to think outside the box.
Timex x Todd Snyder Military Field Watch
With the help of famous American designer Todd Snyder, Timex has crafted a timepiece inspired by military field watches from the ‘70s. The beautiful 50-meter water-resistant timepiece has an analog movement, a durable slip-thru strap with interchangeable double layer fabric, and Arabic dial markings housed by a mineral glass lens. This 40mm brass case watch will ensure you’re on time with timeless style.
Filson Medium Dry Duffel Pack
If you need an outdoor adventure duffel, this Filson bag has your name on it. The Dry Duffel is built with a PU-coated 840D nylon exterior, water-tight construction, dual-lock top closure fastener, and wrap-around nylon webbing handles. Even if you submerge this 54L bag, the dual-locking roll-top closure will keep your gear bone dry.
Scoured: The Best Gear On Gallantry - March 2019
If you prefer clean black and silver colorways over shiny brass, last month’s options may be more appetizing. Check out the best gear on Gallantry for the month of March and treat yourself.