We’re at the halfway mark of 2019 and summer is finally here. That means it’s time to catch some refreshing waves, fire up the grill for backyard BBQs, tackle some morning hikes, and tend your travel bug. Although summer break is long gone, that doesn’t mean you have to skip out on having fun during the sunnier days of the year.
Of course, you’re going to need the proper gear to enjoy the clear blue skies and warm weather. Never fear because we’ve compiled a list of incredible equipment to upgrade your loadout to prepare for the next few months of heat. Our list has everything you might need, including a pair of tactical shorts, durable bifold wallet, rugged backpack for daily travels, and more.
Zippo Matte Pocket Lighter
A lighter always comes in handy, especially when there’s perfect BBQ weather. And when it comes to lighters, you can’t beat Zippo’s classic windproof design and all-metal construction. This American-made lighter also comes with a lifetime guarantee.
Richer Poorer Sixx Hiking Light Socks
A comfy pair of socks can make a significant difference when you’re on a trail. Richer Poorer’s socks have a moisture-wicking design and anti-microbial properties to keep your feet content, so you can focus on the beautiful surroundings.
Gerber Pocket Square EDC Knife
A reliable pocket knife is a life-saver and Gerber’s Pocket Square is a trusty cutting tool fit for a variety of everyday tasks. It’s made with 7Cr17MoV steel and features a unique thumb lift for ease of use. The minimalist knife with a 3-inch blade has a modern design for urban ambidextrous carry.
Magpul DAKA Bifold Wallet
Boasting a slim RF welded construction for impenetrable seals, the Magpul DAKA Bifold Wallet is a reliable card and cash carrier. Made from polymer-infused material, this rugged wallet provides excellent protection from everyday wear and tear. Not to mention, it’s also chemical resistant and non-hygroscopic.
Herschel Chapter Travel Kit
Herschel’s crosshatch gray travel kit is a stylish bag to carry all your essentials. It has an internal mesh storage sleeve and signature striped fabric liner to keep your gear safe.
5.11 Tactical Tactile Pro Short
These lightweight tactical shorts feature bar-tacking at major seams and stress points for superior durability. It also has extra deep front pockets so you can keep all of your primary EDC close and easily accessible.
Smartwool PhD Ultralight Sports Jacket
Smartwool’s super light jacket is perfect for running at night during the summer. The breathable, moisture-wicking garment is also odor-resistant for your comfort and convenience.
The North Face Jester Backpack
Featuring the FlexVent suspension system, this multi-purpose backpack will stand up to any challenge in the city or trail. The 28L backpack has a spacious main compartment and a padded laptop sleeve for ample protection.
Ray-Ban Justin Sunglasses
You can’t go wrong sporting Ray-Ban’s iconic Wayfarer sunglasses. Redesigned with slightly larger lenses, this model provides sufficient coverage to protect your eyes from the penetrating forces of the sun.
Salomon Sense Ride GTX
Ensuring a snug, comfortable fit, Salomon’s Sense Ride GTX shoes are ideal for trail running. Thanks to waterproof construction and reliable traction, you can tackle any route sporting this footwear.
Olympus TG-5 Camera
Possessing a new 12MP Hi-Speed Image Sensor, this compact camera provides you with superior low-light performance and noise reduction. The crush-proof, freeze-proof, and shock-proof camera is ready for the most daring adventures.
Suunto D4i Dive Computer Watch
This dive computer watch has four modes to choose from and a full continuous decompression algorithm to help protect you from nitrogen narcosis. It can also give you a wireless readout of your tank pressure and air time.
Scoured: The Best Gear On Amazon - May 2019
The sunnier days are filled with tons of activities, so you might have missed last months picks. Here’s a second chance to catch the best gear on Amazon last month.