Tackling the elements in any situation just became that much easier with the Brass Mercator Knife ($70). It takes its inspiration from the late 1860's and features a functional design. This German constructed knife slips easily into any backpack to handle your everyday carry needs. It's crafted from brass and features a lock back mechanism, to ensure safe operation, and a thin profile blade made from carbon steel. The Mercator will have you tackling the elements with exceptional ease during even the most adventurous of excursions.
Wheelhaus Mobile Cabins ($72,000-$280,000) can be transported and hooked-up to utilities in as little as 2-5 days. Imagine being able to take your home wherever you want to go. The idea behind Wheelhaus is to create a luxury recreational park trailer that meets the same quality and durability as log cabins while incorporating modern design and green production. They have numerous models available that range from 350-1200 square feet. So if you're looking to downsize or need a recreational home to fill an empty lot, give Wheelhaus a look.
The beautiful Base Camp by Johnston Architects ($NFS) is a truly spectacular sight with generous views over the Cascade mountain range. Not only stunning it's also super-energy efficient thanks to the streaming natural light, solar thermal system that helps to radiate heat organically. This breath-taking lakefront residence situated in Washington was originally developed as a peaceful retreat, but can also double as a family home.
Jonathan Miles from Field & Stream magazine brings us from the field to the table with The Wild Chef ($23), a volume of his best techniques, recipes and tools from his massively popular column. There is also new content for game fans and those budding hunter/chefs. Here how you can learn to butcher, braise, forage, flavor and cook some of the tastiest food that will ever come out of your kitchen or campsite. This is the ultimate wild game cookbook for all hunters; be you an aspiring chef or a seasoned hotshot who does his own butchering. Just opening the front cover and reading the list of recipes for every season had our taste buds tingling.
The Beertop Delta Bottle Opener ($55+) is the result of a successful kick-starter campaign and will be an essential piece at in any everyday carry arsenal, party or social gathering. Just place it atop the bottle and give it a quick spin and it’s done. It’s compact enough to easily carry around in your pocket or you could opt to attach it to a keychain. You also get a bonus. If you're bored, the ball bearing in the middle lets you use it as a top.
Many men rate this as their all time favorite movie, and their wives empathize with the relationship that forms between the mighty Kong and the beautiful girl he falls in love. There have been many King Kong films but this King Kong 1976 $12) version ticks all the boxes. A group of explorers, while on a petroleum seeking mission, come across an island on which lives as giant gorilla. They ship him back to New York where, well, you know the rest. Starring Jeff Bridges, Jessica Lange and Charles Grodin, and directed by John Guillermin this movie, which combines fantasy, romance and adventure, should be in everyone's collection.