Best Made #35
By Davide Fioraso
AEROBIE AEROPRESS COFFEE-MAKER
How to prepare a good cup of coffee wherever you are? AeroPress is a device invented by the president of Aerobie, Alan Adler, in which coffee is ground for 10-50 seconds (depending on preference) and then forced through a paper filter or reusable metal filters. Its lightness, simplicity of use and the excellent results that are obtained have now decreed its success among coffee lovers. Combining it with the different Hand Grinders you will enter the fantastic world of brewing.
CASCADA TRAIL LIGHTWEIGHT T-SHIRT
Designed for your multiple adventures in the hottest conditions. Trail Lightweight is made of micro-perforated hollow microfibre, a light and fast-drying stretch fabric that keeps you cool even on hot summer days. The lightly brushed inner surface is smooth and comfortable on the skin. It effectively protects against UV rays thanks to its 50+ level of protection. The antibacterial treatment inhibits the formation of bad smells.
BIOLITE SOLAR HOME 620
Light, energy and entertainment to turn any place into an off-grid home. The easy-to-install 6-watt solar panel captures sunlight by recharging a 20 Wh control unit that powers 3 400 lumen hanging lamps, a USB recharge and an MP3 radio system. The first BioLite crossover product, the SolarHome 620, is currently used in more than 5,000 homes in western Kenya. It comes in a shoe box size kit.
EDELRID GIGA JUL
The most versatile assisted braking and standard belay device ever existed! The Giga Jul combines in a single tool a standard bucket and an assisted braking insurer, which can be activated or deactivated simply and effectively according to the different assisted braking situations or lowered, especially in the alpine environment. Suitable for 7.1 and 10 mm diameters ropes, it combines greater efficiency and durability with a minimum weight: ultra-light aluminum body and abrasion zones in sturdy stainless steel.
FOEHN BRISE SHORT
Foehn, a Canadian climbing apparel brand, presented the short version of the Brise Pant model. A minimal design and an engineered efficiency that combines performance and aesthetics, perfect for the gym, the crag and everyday’s life. Made of recycled nylon (86%) and spandex (14%), they offer a four-way stretch fit, a comfortable waistband, a hidden pocket and a thigh pocket for easy access while wearing the harness.
EXPED WHITEOUT 55 M
An unrivalled mountaineering backpack, the top of the minimalist design of the Exped range. Made of Dyneema Composite, a high-performance material consisting of a thin sheet of HMPE laminated between two sheets of polyethylene, it is equipped with a roll-top closure and an aerodynamic, cushioned back that ensures a snug fit and a direct load transfer. It has a TPU coating that guarantees 100% waterproofing. Also in the 30L and 45L version.
ATM DIRT BOMBER SEAT BAG
ATM, aka Andrew the Maker, is first of all a cyclist. And as a cyclist, he understands the real needs and demands of cyclists. His small accessories company based in Kansas City, Missouri, is specialized bikepacking, touring, endurance competitions and commuting bags. The Dirt Bomber is a roll down bag with a variable capacity between 12 and 16L, perfect for compressible items such as sleeping bags, tents or clothes. Water resistant, it is available in the Cordura or X-Pac version.
THE NORTH FACE 1985 SEASONAL CELEBRATION JACKET
Summer is coming thanks to The North Face Pacific Crest Collection, a selection of classic garments revisited in new colors. As a tribute to a true icon, this jacket offers an attractive look without sacrificing practicality. Designed to protect from the elements, with a resistant water repellent finish, it features articulated seams, elasticated cuffs and hem, large pockets with overlaid flap zippers. When the sun comes out, it can be folded easily into the left sleeve.
RINSEKIT POD OUTDOOR SHOWER
RinseKit presented the new and revolutionary POD, the only portable shower to guarantee a pressurized jet without the need of batteries or manual pumping. It fills up quickly from any tap using the nozzle in the tank. A special patented chamber stores the incoming water pressure by compressing the air. Acting on the ignition valve, this pressure forces its exit through the pipe. It can hold almost 7L of water for a maximum of 4 minutes of continuous jet.
SNOW PEAK WABUKI CHOPSTICKS
The ideal accessory for your next trip to the land of the rising sun. These folding sticks, included in their practical canvas case, have an elegant bamboo tip and square stainless steel handles. They are part of the Snow Peak Go Sustainable collection, a unique line of cutlery, containers and tableware created to encourage conscious habits and limit our dependence on disposable plastics. Strictly Made in Japan.
HOKA ONE ONE CARBON X
A speed machine with an extraordinary cushioning. Designed to guarantee high performance over long distances, it features a carbon fiber plate for a smooth transition and effective thrust. The ProFlyX midsole and the rubberised foam sole enhance the exclusive HOKA geometry, allowing a light and reactive ground contact. The technical mesh upper e
ESCAPOD 2019 TOPO SERIES TEARDROP TRAILER
Created for adventure, built for those wishing to escape the beaten track. Hand-welded steel frame, new 1600 kg independent suspension, external walls in corrosion-resistant aluminum. The Topo series is equipped with Rhino Rack transversal bars, Sunseeker awning, a large cooking area complete with sliding drawers and YETI Tundra 65 cooler. The cabin is equipped with a personalized memory foam mattress, LED lights, USB sockets and ventilation system.