Celebrate Great Outdoors Month with these must-have products

Must-have outdoor travel gear.

June is Great Outdoors Month, a perfect opportunity to embrace the beauty of nature and embark on exciting adventures. Whether you’re an avid hiker or camper or simply enjoy spending time outside, having the right gear can make your experiences easier and more enjoyable. Here are five innovative products sure to enhance your outdoor adventuring.

Osprey Talon Earth Backpack

A quality backpack is essential for any outdoor adventurer — and Osprey understands that well. Celebrating its 50th anniversary, Osprey leads the way in creating high-quality, sustainable outdoor gear. Recently awarded the Travel Goods Award for Sustainability, the Osprey Talon Earth Backpack is both stylish and environmentally friendly. This backpack embodies eco-conscious design, made from 100% recycled polyester sourced primarily from ocean-bound PET bottles and 100% recycled nylon from discarded fishing nets.

The Talon Earth Backpack offers an ergonomic fit, ample storage space, and durable construction, making it ideal for any adventure. Its thoughtful features, such as multiple compartments and attachment points for gear, ensure that you can carry all your essentials comfortably while minimizing your ecological footprint. You can also take comfort in knowing that every Osprey backpack is covered by the company’s All Mighty Guarantee.

HYDAWAY Collapsibles

HYDAWAY’s collapsible bottles, cups, and bowls are perfect for backpackers, campers, and travelers who need versatile and space-saving options. Their compact size means they take up minimal space in your bag, and their durable construction ensures they can withstand the rigors of outdoor use. Plus, they’re easy to clean and reuse, making them a sustainable alternative to single-use plastics.

Made of food-grade silicone and BPA-free plastic, each HYDAWAY product compresses down to less than two inches thick, making them incredibly easy to pack and carry.

LifeStraw Peak Series Solo Water Filter

Access to clean drinking water is essential when exploring the great outdoors, and the LifeStraw Peak Series Solo Water Filter provides a reliable solution. Baltimore-based LifeStraw has developed this ultra-lightweight, compact, and portable water filtration device to remove bacteria, parasites, microplastics, silt, sand, and cloudiness from drinking water.

The Peak Series Solo Water Filter is an indispensable tool for hikers, campers, and travelers who need a dependable way to ensure their water is safe to drink. Its small size and efficiency make it easy to carry and use, providing peace of mind in any outdoor setting. With LifeStraw, you can confidently drink from rivers, lakes, and streams, knowing your water is clean and safe.

Klean Freak Wipes

Maintaining personal hygiene while enjoying the outdoors can be challenging, but Klean Freak’s single-use wipes make it easy. Known as an industry leader in personal hygiene, Klean Freak’s wipes are made with all-natural ingredients, are antibacterial, and biodegradable, ensuring you stay fresh without harming the environment.

These wipes are perfect for quick refreshes during long hikes, camping trips, or after outdoor workouts. They are designed to be tough on dirt and sweat while gentle on your skin.

Yogo Folding Mats

For those who enjoy practicing yoga or stretching exercises in nature, Yogo folding mats are an excellent choice. Called “the best travel yoga mat ever made” by SF Yoga Magazine, Yogo mats are eco-friendly, lightweight, and easy to clean.

Each Yogo mat is made using natural plant rubber from FSC®-certified, socially responsible, and eco-friendly farms that protect the rainforest, uphold native peoples’ rights, and pay fair wages. Its durable straps and label are made with 100% recycled water bottles, helping to keep oceans plastic-free. In addition, Yogo’s patented folding design ensures the top of a mat never meets its bottom.

Troy Petenbrink

Troy, also known as The Gay Traveler, is a well known travel and food writer. His has been a regular contributor to a variety of outlets including National Geographic, Travel Channel, DCRefined, CBS Local, and Metro Weekly. He also appears on local Washington news outlets as a travel expert.

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