I mean, let’s face it. Very few people like to “rough it.” You’ll be hard pressed to find someone who doesn’t like being outdoors, surrounded by nature, the fresh air and the trees rustling in the wind, the sunshine on your face…it’s wonderful. But most people, if given an option, will opt for a cozy bed, a thermostat, wi-fi, and if you’re a millennial, a flat screen TV that’s Netflix-ready and only steps away from a mini fridge. There are certain luxuries we refuse to go without.
But it’s the summer, and it would be a sin to not, at the very least, attempt to spend some time getting reacquainted with the great outdoors. In this blog, we thought we might help by offering up some great gadgets and gear that’s sure to make your next camping trip far more comfortable and enjoyable.
The DreamWave Survivor speaker (http://dreamwaveus.com/Survivor) is not your average Bluetooth speaker. Throw your Beats Pill in the trash, you won’t need it anymore. This bad boy is both a 30W Bluetooth speaker and an LED light, using a 12,000-mAh lithium-polymer battery to play up to 16 hours of music and/or shoot 110 lumens up to 400 feet (122 m). But wait, there’s more. In the event that you need it, the DreamWave is capable of jumpstarting a 7.0-liter V8-powered car!
This wonderful device will only run you $280 (USD). It’s almost a no-brainer for anyone who plans to spend a lot of time camping this Summer and Fall season.
A Kickstarter Project that’s picked up a lot a steam, the team at Ravean has solved a comfort issue that plagues many campers every year – staying warm while resting in a sleeping bag. Their heated sleeping bag liner adds up to 20 degrees to your bag for a warmer night of sleep, using a 7600maAh battery. What makes this bag unique is that it cinches high at the top, and can be converted into a hoodie outside of the tent for comfortable heat all around camp.
At the time of writing this, Ravean has raised over $164,000 in funding. And for a pledge of $78.00, you can secure a bag of your own!
For some of us, the typical outdoor camping experience isn’t enough. Going completely off-the-grid and truly getting lost in the wilderness is an adventure that many of us live for. A new smartphone accessory called the Beartooth will ensure that friends and family still know your whereabouts when you decide to wander off and explore. The Beartooth effectively turns your smartphone into a two-way radio. It connects via Bluetooth and gives you up to 10 miles (16 km) of peer-to-peer communications for texts and 5 miles (8 km) for voice. Perfect for emergencies, or if you just want to inform everyone that you’re about to make a snack run.
Are you tired of the constant itching and discomfort that comes along with bitten by a mosquito or bee? There’s a way to treat the itch without the need for chemicals, and to many people’s surprise, it really works! Therapik® is a small, portable, hand-held, battery-powered device that weighs around four ounces (including the battery).
Using patented technology, Therapik® delivers a highly concentrated source of heat to the skin through a small cylindrical opening at its tip. The source of the infrared heat is a small 5 volt electric bulb connected to a replaceable 9-volt alkaline battery, producing an energy output of approximately 1.25 watts.
You can purchase your Therapik® by visiting our web store, or through Amazon, for only $13.00!