Scoured: The Best Gear On Amazon

Turkey carving aside, November is a transitory month in the truest form. Just like that, evenings in the sunlight are non-existent yet the fiery hues of fall continue to brighten before peaking, falling, and leaving behind a skeleton of what once was a forest full of lush foliage. November is also a premium time of year for camping and/or hunting as the season begins. Needless to say, there’s still plenty of time to get outdoors before the icy throes of winter really take hold.

And with campfire-themed cookbooks to activity trackers to outdoor socks and more, whatever fitness or leisurely activity might be on the docket this month will certainly be enhanced in the finest form. Did we also mention the gifting potential here as well? The holidays are right around the corner after all. Take a scroll and see for yourself.

The Campout Cookbook

Spend those evenings under the stars the right way with a fire-cooked meal. Thanks to the IACP award-winning authors of The Picnic, this outdoor eating manual surely won’t let you down come supper time.

Purchase: $14

Stance Rainier Outdoor Socks

Hosting a wool, polyester, nylon, and elastane blend, this pair of outdoor socks from Stance are sure to stand up to any outdoor abuse presented to them while remaining warm and snug within your hiking boots. Can’t go wrong here.

Purchase: $20+

Coast PX1 LED Flashlight

Shorter days equal more darkness. So, it only makes sense you get your hands on this convenient 315-lumen pocket-friendly flashlight that comes complete with an IPX4-rated design and aluminum body rated for a one-meter drop.

Purchase: $28

Hydro Flask Insulated Water Bottle

Day-to-day 101: stay hydrated. Whether it be at the gym or off-the-grid, Hydro Flask offers just the thing. And we can’t stray away from this double-wall vacuum insulated stainless steel leakproof partner in crime.

Purchase: $30+

Adidas Originals Beanie

Here’s how to keep warm during those chilly fall mornings. Keep your head covered. Seems simple, right? Which is why this Utility Beanie from Adidas was a simple no-brainer for us to include.

Purchase: $35

Buck Knives Spitfire Serrated Folding Knife

Pragmatism peppered with a bit of design-friendly features, the Spitfire Serrated folding knife hosts a 3-1/4” drop point 420HC steel blade, aluminum handle, removable clip for easy carry, and is made right here in the USA.

Purchase: $38

Fitbit Charge 3 Fitness Activity Tracker

For the fitness buff, here’s a better way to measure calorie burn, resting heart rate, heart tracking, and your sleep patterns. The Fitbit Charge 3 also hosts up to 15+ exercise models and even provides real-time stats during each workout to track performance.

Purchase: $150

Eddie Bauer EverTherm Down Hooded Jacket

Cold mornings and chilly evenings will no longer present an issue with a little help from Eddie Bauer’s EverTherm Hooded Jacket. This handsome piece of outerwear host 30G Evertherm down (surprise, surprise), a StormRepel Duper DWR, insulated hood, elastic binding cuffs, and an adjustable drawcord at the waist.

Purchase: $180

Danner Vicious Boots

Positioned as a boot to climb worksites over mountainous terrain, Danner’s 100% leather Vicious work boots are a key outdoor essential this year. Each pair features a full-grain leather upper, Gore-Tex liner that’s 100% waterproof and breathable, Vibram Vicous outsole, and exceeds ASTM F2892-11 EH standards thanks to their electrical shock resistant soles and heels.

Purchase: $180

Oakley Flight Jacket Sunglasses

Retro in appearance, futuristic in function, this pair of Flight Jacket sunglasses from Oakley breaks the mold of how athletic shades are supposed to appear. Each pair is made right here in the U.S., hosts 100% UV protection, and is shaped in a way to make them ideal for cycling, running, and more.

Purchase: $253

LaCie RAID External Hard Drive

Here’s the thing about tech — it’s not 100% reliable. Meaning, those professional-quality photos taken from the last outdoor excursion are living in the potential pitfall that is your outdated laptop. A solution? Back them up with this rugged external hard drive.

Purchase: $330

Vortex Optics Viper Prism Binoculars

Whether you’re bird watching or big game hunting, this pair of binoculars from Vortex Optics hosts a high-density optical system for top-tier light transmission. They offer stunning image quality, multi-layer prism coatings providing deep and clear visuals, and waterproof/fog proof performance among other outdoor-friendly features.

Purchase: $489+

Scoured: The Best Gear on Amazon - October 2018

Missed out on last month’s roundup? Not to worry, here is a second chance to scoop up some of the best gear on Amazon from October.