Solar powered speakers, a Sasquatch trailer, and more emerging gear | 2022-08-25




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Grade 7 Equipment Towing Pack
part alpine climbing package and part tow bag, and Grade 7 Equipment Towing Pack Injects much-needed new ideas into the semi-old world of climbing gear. We tested the 22L and 55L transmission packages all summer long, and their sheer innovation and durability were impressive. All three sizes of transport bundles are very light for their capacity, and every component right down to the bungee cords is designed to hold up for the long haul. Packages can now be pre-ordered on Indiegogo. Expected delivery in Spring 2023.

KUIU Pants Back
KUIU Pants Back
As autumn approaches, streams slow down to snow, leaves fall from trees, and shorts are replaced by shorts. Just in time for the seasonal cooling, KUIU drops back ($119) – Versatile outdoor pants built for tough use. According to KUIU, these pants are made of abrasion- and stain-resistant fabric. Notable features include a zip thigh pocket, articulated knees, and a reinforced knife clip point.

Adidas RPT-02 SOL Solar Powered Headphones
Adidas RPT-02 SOL Solar Powered Headphones
In 2022, Bluetooth headphones are like shoes: everyone owns them (and oddly enough, you don’t even wear them on a plane). new adidas RPT-02 SOL . Headphones ($229) Turn any light source into your own personal outlet. As long as the sun (or light bulb) is shining, RPT-02s will be charged. On a full charge, the brand claims 80 hours of stored playtime. Plus it’s made from “87% recycled plastics.”

Meryl Bravada 2
Meryl Bravada 2
The Meryl Bravada 2 ($110) is a hybrid boot/sneaker with a breathable upper and sturdy rubber outsole. Although the Bravada 2 appears to belong to the casual sport of running in the park, it is designed to handle the “most dangerous trail environments”. An integrated rocker plate helps protect the underside of the foot, and a molded nylon shank adds extra support. Laces, strap and EVA sole are made from recycled materials.

Sasquatch Campers Smuggler Cargo Trailer
Sasquatch Campers Smuggler Cargo Trailer
Motorists who drive love to pull a wagon, but not every vehicle can handle a huge load. Recently dropped Sasquatch Campers getaway cargo trailer ($32,450) Built-in pull out cart with full kitchen and outdoor shower. The Smuggler is designed to maximize indoor and outdoor storage, plus it’s compatible with rooftop tents. The Getaway weighs 1,340 pounds dry.

Hunt Mini Flashlight
Hunt Mini Flashlight
This versatile little device is hardly bigger than an oud tube. The Hunt Mini Flashlight It’s part flashlight, part prybar, and part screwdriver – and it’s only 2.2 inches long. The HUNT Mini Titanium is designed for tough outdoor use. It’s waterproof, fully rechargeable, and weighs less than one ounce. Three color options are available: white, UV and red. Pre-orders are available via Kickstarter for $45.

Buy Gear Kiboku City Passenger Bag
Buy Gear Kiboku City Passenger Bag
Photography is a heavy task, which is a problem for creatives on the go. New Gura Gear Kiboku City Passenger Bag Designed for “influencers, photo makers, and creative professionals”. It is a foldable camera backpack with several padded compartments. Users of mirrorless camera systems will appreciate the lens hider pocket, side camera access, and the infinitely configurable storage system. Kickstarter pre-orders are available for $229.

RMU North Shore 114 Skis
RMU North Shore 114 Skis
Hawk falls and falls through pillows and brutality alike — RMU unveils its “ultimate free gun” today, North Beach 114 ($849). Alex Armstrong, an RMU athlete, calls it “snowboarding for anything from bottomless surfaces to piles of pillows to big mountain lines.” The North Shore’s 114mm waist and wood core are engineered to make it fast and stable. The North Shore 114 Available today in lengths of 176 cm and 184 cm.

Dickers X-Scape Coupe Shoes
Dickers X-Scape Coupe Shoes
These Deckers shoes feature a unique square heel shape and an oversized, plush midsole. The brand claims that X-Scape Coupe ($160) It stays securely closed to the foot at all times, even though it’s “easy to pop.” A “natural gum rubber” outsole is made with “30% recycled content,” and a removable EVS footbed is “soft and comfortable.”










  • Solar powered speakers, Sasquatch trailer, and more emerging equipment

    Grade 7 Equipment Towing Pack

    part alpine climbing package and part tow bag, and Grade 7 Equipment Towing Pack Injects much-needed new ideas into the semi-old world of climbing gear. We tested the 22L and 55L transmission packages all summer long, and their sheer innovation and durability were impressive. All three sizes of transport bundles are very light for their capacity, and every component right down to the bungee cords is designed to hold up for the long haul. Packages can now be pre-ordered on Indiegogo. Expected delivery in Spring 2023.


  • Solar powered speakers, Sasquatch trailer, and more emerging equipment

    KUIU Pants Back

    As autumn approaches, streams slow down to snow, leaves fall from trees, and shorts are replaced by shorts. Just in time for the seasonal cooling, KUIU drops back ($119) – Versatile outdoor pants built for tough use. According to KUIU, these pants are made of abrasion- and stain-resistant fabric. Notable features include a zip thigh pocket, articulated knees, and a reinforced knife clip point.


  • Solar powered speakers, Sasquatch trailer, and more emerging equipment

    Adidas RPT-02 SOL Solar Powered Headphones

    In 2022, Bluetooth headphones are like shoes: everyone owns them (and oddly enough, you don’t even wear them on a plane). new adidas RPT-02 SOL . Headphones ($229) Turn any light source into your own personal outlet. As long as the sun (or light bulb) is shining, RPT-02s will be charged. On a full charge, the brand claims 80 hours of stored playtime. Plus it’s made from “87% recycled plastics.”


  • Solar powered speakers, Sasquatch trailer, and more emerging equipment

    Meryl Bravada 2

    The Meryl Bravada 2 ($110) is a hybrid boot/sneaker with a breathable upper and sturdy rubber outsole. Although the Bravada 2 appears to belong to the casual sport of running in the park, it is designed to handle the “most dangerous trail environments”. An integrated rocker plate helps protect the underside of the foot, and a molded nylon shank adds extra support. Laces, strap and EVA sole are made from recycled materials.


  • Solar powered speakers, Sasquatch trailer, and more emerging equipment

    Sasquatch Campers Smuggler Cargo Trailer

    Motorists who drive love to pull a wagon, but not every vehicle can handle a huge load. Recently dropped Sasquatch Campers getaway cargo trailer ($32,450) Built-in pull out cart with full kitchen and outdoor shower. The Smuggler is designed to maximize indoor and outdoor storage, plus it’s compatible with rooftop tents. The Getaway weighs 1,340 pounds dry.


  • Solar powered speakers, Sasquatch trailer, and more emerging equipment

    Hunt Mini Flashlight

    This versatile little device is hardly bigger than an oud tube. The Hunt Mini Flashlight It’s part flashlight, part prybar, and part screwdriver – and it’s only 2.2 inches long. The HUNT Mini Titanium is designed for tough outdoor use. It’s waterproof, fully rechargeable, and weighs less than one ounce. Three color options are available: white, UV and red. Pre-orders are available via Kickstarter for $45.


  • Solar powered speakers, Sasquatch trailer, and more emerging equipment

    Buy Gear Kiboku City Passenger Bag

    Photography is a heavy task, which is a problem for creatives on the go. New Gura Gear Kiboku City Passenger Bag Designed for “influencers, photo makers, and creative professionals”. It is a foldable camera backpack with several padded compartments. Users of mirrorless camera systems will appreciate the lens hider pocket, side camera access, and the infinitely configurable storage system. Kickstarter pre-orders are available for $229.


  • Solar powered speakers, Sasquatch trailer, and more emerging equipment

    RMU North Shore 114 Skis

    Hawk falls and falls through pillows and brutality alike — RMU unveils its “ultimate free gun” today, North Beach 114 ($849). Alex Armstrong, an RMU athlete, calls it “snowboarding for anything from bottomless surfaces to piles of pillows to big mountain lines.” The North Shore’s 114mm waist and wood core are engineered to make it fast and stable. The North Shore 114 Available today in lengths of 176 cm and 184 cm.


  • Solar powered speakers, Sasquatch trailer, and more emerging equipment

    Dickers X-Scape Coupe Shoes

    These Deckers shoes feature a unique square heel shape and an oversized, plush midsole. The brand claims that X-Scape Coupe ($160) It stays securely closed to the foot at all times, even though it’s “easy to pop.” A “natural gum rubber” outsole is made with “30% recycled content,” and a removable EVS footbed is “soft and comfortable.”

Austin Beck Doss

Written by Austin Beck Doss
Austin Pick Doss shift regularly according to season climbing zone. In addition to covering GearJunkie’s outdoor equipment and industries, he enjoys writing about music, culture, and personal notes from time spent in the natural world.

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