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Montane Sleeping Bags

17 Mar

Fresh from Europe and new at Makais this year is the all-new award-winning sleeping bag line from Montane. These are top quality bags for the weight conscious adventurer who demands the best. Check out the links below for some additional information…these sleeping bags are hard to come by and we have limited stock. If you see one you like, buy it quickly before we’re sold out! (note: Montane sleeping bags will be available for purchase by late March at Makais)

Montane Direct Ascent Sleeping Bag

Montane Direct Ascent

Montane Direct Ascent

Weight is everything for a summer alpinist and the pursuit demands a bag that is as light as possible without compromising the critical features required for long ascents at the limit of endurance. The Direct Ascent sleeping bag is equipped with a technical mountain hood, designed to allow a snug fit that moves with the head both when lying down and sitting upright. Its ergonomic body shape reduces cold spots and helps deliver more a comfortable sleep, while the technically engineered foot box has the space to allow both a relaxed foot position and extra layers of tent footwear. The super light PERTEX® Quantum outer shell provides windproof and breathable protection for the down, while its renowned durable water repellency helps shed any tent condensation.

Montane Minimus Sleeping Bag

Montane Minimus

Montane Minimus

Revolutionary in its fabrication, the Minimus will redefine the limits of sleeping bag use. Constructed from PERTEX® Shield +, a fabric used in technical super lightweight MONTANE® clothing, it is both highly waterproof and hyper breathable. This combination of warmth, waterproofness and high breathability makes for a sleeping bag that is perfect for fast backpacking or fast alpinism where ultra lightweight minimalist tents or exposed bivouacs will be used. Features a YKK Aqua Guard® zip for additional weather resistance and fully taped trapezoidal baffles which are both waterproof and laid-out to minimise cold spots. The Montane Minimus sleeping bag is poised to become the bestselling sleeping bag for Montane of the 2014 season. Hurry, buy this sleeping bag while you can find it in-stock! The Minimus is sure to be a hot seller.

Montane Featherlite Sleeping Bag

Montane Featherlite

Montane Featherlite

The Featherlite is a performance summer backpacking sleeping bag. It has a tailored anatomical form, an uncompromised construction and uses high quality materials. Its technical features and micro pack size make it perfect for any summer mountain explorer for whom weight and comfort at the day’s end are critical to the venture. Just as MONTANE® FeatherliteTM clothing has defined a whole “fast and light” category, this sleeping bag will become an indispensable and classic piece of kit. Fabric: PERTEX® Quantum. Fabric denier: 20D x 20D Rip-stop. Lining: PEAQ Down. Zip: ¾ length YKK VISLON®. Filling: 170g / 5.9oz of minimum 90/10 down at 750+ (USA) CERTIFIED NON LIVE PLUCKED & NON FORCE FED DOWN. Down fill weight: 170g / 5.9oz. Weight: 730g / 25.8oz. Weight stuffed: 763.9g / 26.9oz. Internal length: 1,940mm / 76.3in. Construction: Trapezoidal boxwall. Color: Dark shadow / Cadmium yellow lining. Zip color: Cadmium yellow and Shadow. Size: ONE SIZE. Activities: Mountain Camping / Backpacking / Mountain Events / Trekking / Basecamp / Travel.

Montane Prism Sleeping Bag

Montane Prism

Montane Prism

Created for rough and tough conditions, the Prism sleeping bag was conceived for expeditions where high levels of moisture are expected, durability is needed and consistency of function is a pre-requisite, regardless of the sleeping conditions, or what the sleeping bag has been through. PRIMALOFT® is highly resistant to moisture and will maintain much of its insulation even when wet, whilst the PERTEX® Microlight outer shell is windproof, fast drying and highly breathable. One of the most technical synthetic sleeping bags on the market, the Prism has a tailored anatomical form and top stitch panelling across the body to prevent PRIMALOFT® migration. Fabric: PERTEX® Microlight. Montane Prism also available in Olive

Firebox Stove

17 Mar
Firebox Stove

Firebox Stove

The Folding Firebox Stove (patent pending) is a multi-purpose super tool for fire. It’s a Multi-fuel Cook Stove able to utilize wood and other fuels found in nature, solid fuel tablets, alcohol burners, gel fuels (Sterno), wood pellets or charcoal briquettes. The Folding Firebox’s larger size and sturdy construction makes it stable enough for a large dutch oven yet it can be used with cookware as small as a camping cup. The Folding Firebox Stove is also easy to set up. It effortlessly opens into position, and when it’s time to go it folds flat – ready to slide into your pack. Engineered and Made in the USA. Width: 5.0″ (12.7 cm). Height: 7.5″ (19 cm). Folded: .375″ (.95 cm). Weight: 2 lbs (907 g).

Maxpedition Bags & Packs

10 Mar

New this week at Makais is a quickly growing selection of Maxpedition bags & packs! Maxpedition makes some very rugged and very awesome tactical style gear. These bags are tough and can stand up to any challenge you throw at them! Maxpedition bags are great for backpacking, camping, fishing trips, hunting, hiking, and almost any other outdoor adventure. Check out a few of the Maxpedition products below…

Maxpedition Vulture 3 Day Backpack

Maxpedition Vulture 3 Day Backpack

Maxpedition Sitka Gearslinger

Maxpedition Sitka Gearslinger

Maxpedition Backpack

Maxpedition Backpack

Maxpedition Falcon II

Maxpedition Falcon II

 

 

 

Black Diamond Beta Light Tent

5 Mar

Check this out: a 2 person shelter with a minimum pack weight of 1 lb 3 oz… say what? Yep, the Black Diamond Beta Light is a very light shelter, easily suitable as a backpacking or camping tent! The trick to the weight savings is that is uses your hiking or ski poles for set-up. If you hike with poles, or have ever considered it, definitely check out this slick shelter from Black Diamond. Check out the Beta Light Tent at Makais for more information. If you’re interested in cutting some serious weight on backpacking and camping trips this year, this beta light tent is worth a look!

Black Diamond Beta Light

Black Diamond Beta Light

Black Diamond Beta Light Side View

Black Diamond Beta Light Side View

 

Fallkniven A1 Survival Knife

2 Mar

Fallkniven A1 Survival Knife: With this knife a new world standard is being set! Technical design, ergonomics, and economy are brought together within the model A1, representing the leading concept available today. The A1 knife meets and exceeds established international standards for strength, personal security and value.

Fallkniven A1 Knife

Fallkniven A1 Knife

Model A1 is a semi-large all-purpose knife for heavy duty use. The powerful blade is made of extremely hard yet tough laminated VG10 steel and will withstand the stress of hard use. The knife is superb to chop with, but also works very well with daily tasks, thanks to the ergonomic grip. The full tang goes entirely through the handle, so you can strike the end of it without breaking the grip. The sturdy black zytel sheath allows you to fasten the knife on your belt or your pack – even upside down. Fallkniven A1 is a water repelling concept which works just as well in extreme cold as in stifling heat.

A1 Zytel Sheath

A1 Zytel Sheath

Rock Climbing Starter Kit

2 Mar

Have you always wanted to get started with rock climbing, but you never knew what to buy to get started? Or maybe you’re already a climber who needs some new gear? With spring around the corner, now is a great time to gear-up! This complete rock climbing package features top quality Advanced Base Camp products, and will have you climbing like a pro in no time. You won’t believe the low price we’ve got on this set! Visit Makais for snag this deal before they’re gone.

The complete climber's package comes with a 10.2mm x 60m rope, ABC Guide harness, ABC decelerator belay device, HMS Carabiner, chalk bag and chalk ball. Perfect for beginning climbers!

The complete climber’s package comes with a 10.2mm x 60m rope, ABC Guide harness, ABC decelerator belay device, HMS Carabiner, chalk bag and chalk ball. Perfect for beginning climbers!

Rothco Military Style Boots

2 Mar

Newly added to Makais are great new military style boots from Rothco! Choose from desert boots, hiking boots, jungle boots, combat boots, and even tactical boots! If you have an interest in military style footwear, definitely take a look at these quality and well-priced boots at Makais. These boots are not only very functional and fashionable, they are built for serious use! Pick-up a pair today at Makais and enjoy free standard shipping on any order of $45+.

Rothco's G.I. Type Sierra Sole Combat Boot Are Constructed With A Heavyweight Nylon/Suede Leather Upper, Padded Collar, Speedlace Eyelets, Removable Cushion Insole, With A Sierra Lug Sole W/Midsole Hear Barrier.

Rothco’s G.I. Type Sierra Sole Combat Boot Are Constructed With A Heavyweight Nylon/Suede Leather Upper, Padded Collar, Speedlace Eyelets, Removable Cushion Insole, With A Sierra Lug Sole W/Midsole Barrier.

Rothco’s ripple sole jungle boots feature a super comfortable ripple sole with a canvas & leather upper. The ripple sole jungle boot also features a nylon web collar, speed-lace eyelets, rubber sole and side vents.

Rothco’s ripple sole jungle boots feature a super comfortable ripple sole with a canvas & leather upper. The ripple sole jungle boot also features a nylon web collar, speed-lace eyelets, rubber sole and side vents.

Rothco's Forced Entry Security Boots Feature A Suede Collar, Steel Shank, Slip-Resistant Cup Sole Rust-Proof Hardware.

Rothco’s Forced Entry Security Boots Feature A Suede Collar, Steel Shank, Slip-Resistant Cup Sole Rust-Proof Hardware.

 

 

Eureka Apex Solo Tent

22 Feb

If you enjoy camping/backpacking, but you would probably rather not spend $300-$400 (or more) on a 1 person tent, when you can get a good quality tent that doesn’t weigh a ton, for around $100. Don’t believe me? Check out this Apex Solo by Eureka…

The Eureka! Apex Solo Tent: This versatile, fiberglass 2 pole dome tent is ideal for those less demanding adventures. The full coverage fly with a full front vestibule provides ready access weatherproof storage. The tent’s free standing and shockcorded frame with post & grommet assembly is sturdy and easy to set up. Two interior pockets & a gear loft keep essentials close at hand. The Eureka Apex Solo side opening door tucks into its own pocket for easy access. Bathtub floor wraps up sides of tent, protecting against splashing and standing water.

Eureka Apex Solo Tent With Rainfly

Eureka Apex Solo Tent With Rainfly

Eureka Apex Solo Tent Vestibule

Eureka Apex Solo Tent Vestibule

Eureka Apex Solo Interior Storage

Eureka Apex Solo Interior Storage

Eureka Apex Solo Without Rainfly

Eureka Apex Solo Without Rainfly

Eureka Apex Solo Tent Pole

Eureka Apex Solo Tent Pole

 

To see more tents from Eureka, visit our full selection of tents at Makais. We’ll be adding lots more tents to choose from this year, so be sure to check back later in the Spring to see what’s new!

Vaude Backpacks On Sale

13 Feb

Vaude is a brand that is well known and quite popular in Europe, but less so in the United States. Vaude makes super quality gear, and when you buy Vaude, you can stand-out from the pack! Why buy the same old gear everyone else has, when you can rock this cool Euro brand? Right now we have a killer selection of these hard-to-find Vaude backpacks on sale! We’ve got very limited stock on all these, so snatch up the deals quick before they are gone…below is a sampling of we currently have in stock. Visit Makais for the complete selection.

Vaude Splock Backpack Blue 38L

Vaude Splock Backpack Blue 38L

Vaude Rock Ultralight 15 Daypack

Vaude Rock Ultralight 15 Daypack

Vaude Badia 24 Multi-Use Bag

Vaude Badia 24 Multi-Use Bag

Vaude Brenta 38 Trekking Pack Green

Vaude Brenta 38 Trekking Pack Green

Vaude Brenta Backpack 30l Lemon Yellow

Vaude Brenta Backpack 30l Lemon Yellow

Vaude Women's Maremma Pack 26 Grape

Vaude Women’s Maremma Pack 26 Grape

Vaude Brenta Trekking Pack Red

Vaude Brenta Trekking Pack Red

Vaude Rock 35 Plus 10

Vaude Rock 35 Plus 10

Vaude Women's Maremma Pack 26 Grape

Vaude Women’s Maremma Pack 26 Grape

Vaude Splash Air 20+5 Pack Meadow

Vaude Splash Air 20+5 Pack Meadow

Vaude Women's Maremma 26 Daypack Red

Vaude Women’s Maremma 26 Daypack Red

Montane Minimus Sleeping Bag

12 Feb

Available for purchase in Spring 2014 at Makais will be the awesome new Montane Minimus Sleeping Bag, along with other all-new Montane Sleeping Bags! The Minimus Sleeping Bag is constructed from Pertex Shield +, a fabric used in technical super lightweight Montane clothing, making it both highly waterproof and hyper breathable. Filled with 345g / 12.1oz of exceptionally high quality 800+ fill power goose down, the Minimus holds an impressive warmth to weight ratio with the stuffed weight of the bag just 828g / 30.6oz. This combination of warmth, waterproofness and high breathability makes for a sleeping bag that is perfect for fast backpacking or fast alpinism where ultra lightweight minimalist tents or exposed bivouacs will be used. The bag has fully taped trapezoidal baffles which are both waterproof and laid-out to minimise cold spots. Check out the video, where Chris from Montane gives an introduction of this breakthrough sleeping bag.

Montane Minimus Sleeping Bag

Montane Minimus Sleeping Bag

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