Our 2016 Backcountry Issue is now available on newsstands. Throughout its pages, you’ll find our 2015-16 Heli and Cat Guide—a backcountry directory for those of you looking to claim fresh tracks in the backcountry, this season. In addition to heaps of other backcountry information, we also highlight some of the year’s best gear in a brand-new feature we’re calling “Gear Up,” and the Backcountry Issue version, featuring a smattering of products from Pat’s Backcountry Beverages, Scosche and SP Gadgets is available below for you. Check it out now and stay tuned to freeskier.com in the coming months for more gear than you can handle.
1. Carbonator Bottle Kit
Pat’s Backcountry Beverages | $49.99
This shatter-proof, 20-ounce Carbonator Bottle is designed to replace your everyday water bottle, but with the added function of being able to carbonate frosty cold beer in the backcountry. An activator packet (citric acid and potassium bi-carbonate) carbonates your favorite beer or soda concentrate and the bottom of the bottle unscrews to act as a convenient share cup.
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Scosche | $179.99
The boomBOTTLE is a super-versatile, waterproof and dustproof speaker that oats. It features dual pairing speakers for true stereo sound along with a powerful internal battery, offers up to 15 hours of epic sound between charges and allows you to charge your mobile devices right from the speaker.
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3. goBAT 6000 Rugged Portable Backup Battery
Scosche | $69.99
goBAT 6000 is a rugged 6,000 mAh portable backup battery for charging your devices on the go. It’s extremely rugged, with an IP68 waterproof and dustproof rating as well as military-spec 810G drop and shock construction. The unit comes fully charged and includes a high-power USB port that automatically detects the fastest possible charging speed for connected devices.
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4. strikeLINE Rugged LED
Scosche | $17.99-29.99
strikeLINE Rugged LED is the perfect charge and sync cable for all your LightningTM USB and Micro USB devices. It’s available in three and six foot lengths and is so tough that it comes with a limited lifetime warranty. Additionally, it’s available in two colors and features a red LED indicator to let you know when it’s charging.
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5. POV Case Elite Medium
SP Gadgets | $34.99
Stylish, compact, and rugged, the SP Gadgets POV Case Elite is all you’ll need for your GoPro and accessories. The foam compartments keep your LCD BacPac, Wifi BacPac, batteries, floaty, SD card, and cables right where they belong while also protecting them from any harm, even when the going gets rough.
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6. Remote Pole 40″
SP Gadgets | $69.99
The rugged and ergonomic Remote Pole is extendable from 14” to 40” to give you more shooting possibilities than ever before. Simply attach your GoPro along with the Wi-Fi Remote, Smart Remote or even your mobile phone (with SP Gadgets’ Phone Mount) and you’re ready to go. Also available in 28” length.
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