We’re gearing up for the fall travel season with a new batch of great new gadgets and gear
Worthy of its Military Heritage: The HANS Backpack
This army-issue backpack from T3 is as rough and tumble as the soldiers who use these backpacks. Designed to accommodate the needs of EOD Operators, the HANS backpack is the most versatile backpack on the market today. The large main compartment has an internal sleeve that holds a 100oz hydration bladder. It has three ports to feed a drinking tube or radio cables. Two side pouches hold Nalgene bottles or standard a C4 Charge and two small front pockets offer added organization.
The unique open top mesh pocket is designed to carry a helmet or anything the operator would need to access quickly. Compression straps keep your gear secured and chest and sternum straps help distribute weight. There are three ways to carry: padded shoulder straps, rugged drag handle or MOLLE/PALS. $282
A Headlamp That’s Rechargeable
These always come in handy, and always need new batteries. Not any more. With this solidly-made headlamp from Fenix, you can charge it up for a powerful 950 lumens bright beam. Whether you’re going exploring in Central America, or need some light out on a trail, this headlamp will come in very handy.
SUPER BRIGHT – 950 lumens utilizing Cree XM-L2 T6 Neutral White LED with a lifespan of 50,000 hours
HIGHLY DURABLE – Made of high-grade aluminum with a premium Type III hard-anodized anti-abrasive finish
Complete package – headlamp, USB Charging cable, Fenix 2600mAh 18650 battery, headband and mount, strap, Backup 2xCR123A and Organizer
Fenix HL60R 950 Lumens Rechargeable LED Headlamp with Rechargeable Battery $75.95
As a traveler who owns more neck pillows than anyone, I always face the same issue–what do I do with the big neck pillow when I am on my trip? This product is ingenious, it solves the problem of lugging around a bulky neck pillow
This is a sample elastic fabric sleeve, with a zipper and open on each side. You take a sweater or a jacket and stuff it in there and then pull the sleeves through each side. Voila! A comfy neck pillow for the flight. Burgundy Red Flight Fillow – Small Travel Pillow $15.97
Tiny Camping Pillow for a Good Night’s Rest
Here is another way to get a good snooze and not carry too much weight. This ultra-tiny pillow opens up to a good size but deflates to something smaller than a pack of cigarettes. It has a soft velour surface and is surprisingly comfortable. Travel Camping Pillow. Ultralight and Ultra Compact Inflatable$8.49