Rain, cold, and treats. That is what October is all about. And while we can’t quite give you a roundup of the first two, we have plenty of the latter in this month’s Scoured Guide.
Whether you’re looking to spend a good deal of October inside enjoying a good book, or you anticipate passing the last days of the year outside hiking – our picks in this month’s roundup of the best gear on Amazon are sure to please. We have some of the newest tech from the past couple weeks – including Bose’s new wireless headphones and a top notch action camera from GoPro. We also came across a solid raincoat and completely waterproof backpack from Chrome for those who aren’t interested in calling it quits when the sky opens up. And those aren’t even half of what we found. Take a scroll through explore our favorite gear picks from Amazon this month.
FISHER SPACE PEN
Developed by NASA and made right here in the U.S., this EDC pen is designed to write in the heat or extreme cold. An ideal pick for those who jot down notes throughout the year.
RITE IN THE RAIN ALL WEATHER HARD COVER NOTEBOOK
A little bit of water shouldn’t stop you from writing. This hardback notebook from Rite in the Rain is designed not to mush up or wrinkle during rain – and can even sustain a go through the wash. Each notebook has 160 pages and comes in one of four colors.
BLACK RIFLE COMPANY AK-47 COFFEE ROUNDS
Need something a little more aggresive to get you going in the morning? These AK-47 Coffee Rounds are perfect. Produced by a Veteran-owned company, they fit any Keurig coffee maker.
Looking to make yourself some coffee while camping? This Minipresso NS is the solution for you. All you have to do is plug in a Nespresso capsule, fill it with hot water, prime the coffee maker’s pump, and your backcountry coffee will be good to go.
GERBER STRONGARM FIXED BLADE KNIFE
Having a fixed blade on hand in your camping equipment is a must. This one from Gerber features a full tang 420HC steel blade with serrated edges. For a solid grip even in the cold and rain, the knife has a glass-filled nylon handle with a rubber overmold. All things said; a solid American-built knife.
TEVA EMBER MOC SLIPPER
These slippers from Teva are essentially a down-sweater for your feet. They feature a polyester upper with a rib-knit collar for a close fit over your ankle, and a midsole made from EVA foam for maximum comfort. A great shoe for hanging around the campfire or kicking it at home.
COBRAR ACXT 1035 FLT CAMO WALKIE TALKIE
Smartphones aren’t so smart when they’re out of range. If you’re looking to stay in touch with another group while out in the woods, these two-way radios are worth a second look. They have a 37-mile range, boast a NOAA weather alert system, and are designed to float when dropped in the water.
RAINS RAIN COAT
Don’t get caught unprepared during the first rains of the season. This classically styled rain jacket is totally waterproof and guaranteed to keep you dry no matter how serious the downpour.
CHROME BARRAGE CARGO BACKPACK
For those that rely on their backpack to huff gear from point A to B, the Barrage Cargo Backpack from Chrome is a solid choice for wet weather. Aside from having a hefty 5-point cargo net system and large reflective strips on both back and front straps, this backpack is completely waterproof.
BOSE SOUNDSPORT FREE WIRELESS HEADPHONES
It was only a matter of time before Bose threw its hat into the wireless headphones ring. This pair, its first truly wireless headphones ever, are designed to provide high-fidelity audio for up to 5 hours at a time. And thanks to their Ipx4 rating, they’re an ideal pick for athletes looking for a little extra motivation in the gym.
GOPRO HERO5 BLACK
This beastly little adventure camera can shoot 4K videos and capture 12 megapixel stills with just the touch of a button. In addition to its high-def capabilities, it boasts an internal image stabilization, a water resistant build, and the ability to seamlessly send your shots right to an integrated app.
SUUNTO TRAVERSE ALPHA
You never know what the woods will throw at you. One way to stay ahead of the curve is by strapping on something like the Suunto Traverse Alpha. This hiking smart watch has over 100 hours of battery life and an embedded GPS that allows you to track your hikes and provides updates on weather.