While the all-encompassing Gorpcore trend has proven to be its own beast, it’s hard to ignore its dark undertones. While technical gear has proven to be extremely useful, it forces us to reminisce over pieces of hiking gear from yesteryear, with its eye-popping color palettes and easier means of operation. Whether it’s an old-school fishing map or a high-octane teal grill for your barbecue to close out the summer, Huckberry’s got you covered. Without further ado, here are the ten best pieces of gear the online retailer has this September.
Topo Designs Dopp Kit
The Colorado-based gear brand gets a solid chunk of inspiration from old-school French mountaineering gear, so it’s no surprise that stylish accessories like this are what it has to offer. Whether visiting the backcountry or a hotel out of the country, a toiletry kit to stow your grooming essentials will always be as essential as what goes inside.
Howler Brothers Disco Beanie
Fall is right around the corner, which means you can finally wear a beanie and be comfortable while you do it. This stylish choice from the Howler Brothers is crafted from plush, acrylic knit to help you stay warm no matter what the occasion. Channel the nostalgia-inducing hiker look with this piece of weather-ready headwear.
Rumpl Everywhere Mat Mini
Rumpl’s popular camping products have taken the game by storm, which goes for even the smallest ones in its catalog. The Portland-based outdoor brand’s Everywhere Mat Mini is easy to pack and water-resistant, deeming it a great alternative to the average, flimsy beach towel. For added functionality, it even doubles as a tote bag.
Muir Way 1936 Big Game Fish Map
While most of us are accustomed to using our smartphones as GPS, it’s easy to appreciate the maps of yesteryear. For example, this vintage hand-drawn example is full of detailed fish illustrations and even details of their native region in and around the states. For longevity’s sake, it’s printed on archival, museum-quality paper using archival inks that will never fade.
Filson Dry Bag
Like countless other products from Filson, the heritage brand’s Dry Bag is an accessory bound to bode well in any condition. The waterproof and abrasion-resistant bag is made with uber-study 840-denier polyester. Ideally, tote it on your day trips by the dock or a rainy trip to the grocery store.
Katin Fred Flanel
A trusty flannel is an autumn essential, and you can’t go wrong with this lively choice from Katin. It’s composed of nothing but cotton plaid. Then, it’s brushed with a mole-skin finish and washed with softener, assuring that it’s cozy from the moment it arrives at your doorstep. Whether buttoning up or using it as a light jacket, you will not regret picking this up.
The James Brand The Redstone
This durable folding knife from The James Brand just so happens to be a joint effort with Huckberry, as the stylish Sand Mocha/Black colorway is exclusive to the online retailer. As far as functionality goes, though, the accessory boasts a Sandvik 12C27 stainless steel blade that’s corrosion-resistant and remarkably durable. What’s more is the knife’s unique island design, allowing you to find the perfect grip while resting your fingers.
BrandBlack Specter 2.0
It’s not hard to come by stylish technical trainers these days, but few others will prove to be as responsive as this pair from BrandBlack. The Spectre 2.0’s upper is composed of breathable, two-way stretch mesh and smooth leather, then placed upon a grippy Vibram outsole and ultra-cushioned midsole. All things considered, you’ll never want to stop walking in these.
Shinola The Duck
Shinola timepieces are always a stylish choice, as goes for The Duck. The 42mm watch boasts a sandblasted stainless steel case with rounded edges and a scratch-and-shatter-resistant sapphire glass crystal to ensure it’ll last quite some time. Plus, it’s water resistant to 660 feet of submersion, assuring that it’s durable in any environment.
PK Grills PK300AF Grill & Smoker
Even though summer is coming to a close, that’s no excuse to stop enjoying a good cookout. As always, PK Grills excels in this department. This teal-colored hybrid grill-and-smoker features a rust-proof, cast aluminum body that produces heat efficiently and effectively by creating a convection effect when its lid is closed — similar to a convection oven or air fryer. Then, it’s rounded out with an ergonomic lid handle for easy transporting, in case you plan on taking it from your backyard to a friend’s.
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