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Hipcamp Is the Airbnb of the Outdoors

Hipcamp Is the Airbnb of the Outdoors

When people and groups buy up land to keep it from being developed, they have good intentions at heart. But those good intentions also come with a downside: that land becomes private property, and you never get to touch it. Hipcamp wants to open up those spaces to you. By working...

Squarespace Makes It Easy to Share Your Passion with the World

Squarespace Makes It Easy to Share Your Passion with the World

Make 2016 the year you finally turn that website idea into reality. Don’t worry, you don’t need coding classes or boring textbooks. Squarespace is the website publishing platform that allows anyone to easily create beautiful websites, blogs, portfolios, and e-commerce stores without touching a line of code. Not only that, you’ll get a personal domain and free hosting with every account, apps that allow you to monitor and update your site on the go, a free professional logo, and live support, 24/7. With Cover Pages, you can even create an easy to use single page website. Plus, as a Cool Material reader, you can save 10% off your first purchase with code COOLMATERIAL.

Landmann Napa Charcoal Grill

Landmann Napa Charcoal Grill

If we're being completely honest, the first thing we think of when we hear "charcoal grill" is the tried and true Weber saucer we're all familiar with. But that's not the only option when it comes to charcoal. This clean-lined, durable BBQ grill from Landmann with porcelain cast ...

Hults Bruk Axes Are Finally Available Stateside

Hults Bruk Axes Are Finally Available Stateside

The Hults Bruk brand has been making some of the world's finest axes since 1697. That's not a typo. They've been making axes for almost one hundred years longer than the USA has been a country. And now, finally, Hults Bruk axes are finally available stateside. The process might n...

The Hot Tub Hammock

The Hot Tub Hammock

We love hot tubs. We love hammocks. Naturally, the combination of the two is also something that we love. The Hydro Hammock is a hammock, a hot tub, a hot tub liner, a shower, a waterbed and also a swinging pool. You can hang it from a tree or your car. You can dig a hole and bur...

The Collapsible Beer Glass

The Collapsible Beer Glass

Not all beer drinking is done in the confines of the home. In fact, some of our favorite beer-related memories—all-day tailgates, outdoor festivals, campfire nights—involve being away from the house. For all those times, there’s the Collapsible Beer Glass. Compact for trav...

Lotus Belle Luxury Canvas Tents

Lotus Belle Luxury Canvas Tents

Getting in touch with the great outdoors doesn't have to include sleeping on the ground, freezing, overheating, constantly ducking or limiting your partying to sitting around a campfire. With Lotus Belle Luxury Canvas Tents you're essentially assembling a portable yurt in under a...

Grandpa's FireFork

Grandpa's FireFork

What’s better than roasting one marshmallow at a time? Roasting two. And what’s better than jamming that marshmallow on a stick that’s been trampled on by mud-caked boots? Just about anything. Grandpa’s FireFork is a clever little device that attaches to the end of a stic...

10 Survivalist Movies Every Guy Should See

10 Survivalist Movies Every Guy Should See

Man against the odds. There's perhaps no storyline more prevalent in film history. But take it to the extreme, toss in a dash of Mother Nature, and you have the makings of a great survivalist film. Often with true stories as the basis, these films ignite something primal in us. W...

A Flashlight and Flask in One

A Flashlight and Flask in One

When VSSL rolled out their unique outdoor canister kits, they did so with packing space in mind. Now the guys are back and ready to tackle another aspect of our outdoor adventures: drinking. The VSSL Flask is the world's first stainless steel, dual mode flashlight that just happe...

Dom'Up Treehouse

Dom'Up Treehouse

The first look at Dom'Up is probably going to remind you of Swiss Family Robinson or Ewoks from Star Wars, but that's ok. The tree shelter was conceived by Trees & People to be a suspension style dwelling above the forest floor that leaves no impact on the trees or environmen...

An Incredible Journey through the Himalayas in Ultra HDplay

An Incredible Journey through the Himalayas in Ultra HD

This video, shot from above 20,000 feet in Ultra HD, is about the closest you can get to experiencing the Himalayas without actually visiting. A crew from Teton Gravity Research flew a helicopter from Katmandu up to 24,000 feet on supplemental oxygen to get some of the most stunn...