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Emberlit Titanium Stove

27 Jun

Interested in a lightweight camp stove powered by alternative fuels? Check out this incredible EmberLit Titanium Stove. Weighing in at less than 5.45 oz, the Emberlit-UL stove caters to those who pay special attention to the weight of their gear. Made of pure titanium, the Emberlit-UL is just as strong and impervious to corrosion as it’s stainless steel brother, but at half the weight. With use the individual panels that make up the EmberLit Titanium may take on a slight warp. This is normal and doesn’t affect the assembly or durability of the stove. Likewise it comes with a lifetime guarantee… you’ll never need to buy another one! And unlike many other stoves, Emberlit stoves are made in the USA.

Emberlit Titanium Stove

Emberlit Titanium Stove

Freshette Female Urination Device

26 Jun

Men have always had a bit of an advantage when relieving themselves outdoors, while traveling, at concerts, in nasty situations, and countless other places. But Women now have the same advantage with Freshette. From the manufacturer: “If you are an active outdoor woman you know what a hassle it can be trying to urinate when restrooms are unsanitary or unavailable. The alternative of having to get halfway undressed can result in exposure to the elements and embarrassment. This is where the Sports & Travel Freshette plays a vital role, allowing you to urinate while standing, requiring minimal or no undressing.” Learn more about Freshette and see current pricing at Makais.

Freshette

Freshette

Ontario Military Machete

26 Jun

Ontario Knife Company has been manufacturing the 1-18 Machete under U.S. Government specifications for over 60 years. The same high quality machete that our troops expect, can be yours for an unbelievable value! This full tang American made machete can tackle any situation you throw at it! You can take this machete to the jungle, to your campsite, or just use it to clear weeds in your backyard. One thing is for sure: If you own this machete, you will own one of the finest machetes on planet, and it will cost you less than you think! Visit Makais for our current pricing!

Ontario Military Machete

Ontario Military Machete

Sale: Vaude Cluster 10+3 Blue

26 Jun

All you need, right where you need it. This Vaude Cluster backpack  has a full line-up of essential features for a small tour. Rain cover with safety light attachment – expansion bellows – helmet holder – side mesh pockets – padded hip belt with pocket – suspension system with F.L.A.S.H. adjustment – sternum strap – opening for hydration system – coin compartment – safety light attachment – front outer pocket with mesh organizer – reflective elements. See our current price at Makais. Supplies are limited!

Vaude Cluster 10+3

Vaude Cluster 10+3

Helle Taiga Knife

25 Jun

Want a big bad Norwegian knife? Check out the Helle Taiga! From the manufacturer: “The Taiga is a big working knife suited for larger hands. The handle of colored birch is well shaped for a comfortable grip. It is a big knife with a blade of triple laminated stainless steel. Even for a big knife it does not feel cumbersome. It comes with a traditional pouch sheath with a belt loop. It is a nice package.” As with all Helle Knives, this awesome knife is handmade in Norway and is the absolute finest quality. Although the Helle brand is somewhat new in the North American market, Helle has been hand making knives in Norway since the 1930’s! To learn more about this Norwegian Helle Taiga knife and to see our current pricing, visit Makais.

Helle Taiga Knife

Helle Taiga Knife

 

Our Best Sleeping Bag

22 Jun

If you’re in the market for a new sleeping bag this summer, the Montane Minimus is, in my opinion, the absolute best sleeping bag we have available for 2014. “Revolutionary in its fabrication, the Minimus will redefine the limits of sleeping bag use.” Quite simply, the Montane Minimus is incredible. It is ridiculously lightweight, weighing in at just over 29 oz. This is a high quality bag designed for the serious backpacker or outdoor adventurer who will appreciate the craftsmanship and engineering that went in to create such an outstanding and lightweight sleeping bag. To learn more about the Montane Minimus, visit Makais today!

Montane Minimus

Montane Minimus

Kids Love This Dinosaur Headlamp

28 May

Any kid (or fun loving adult) will get a kick out of this dinosaur headlamp that puts off a bright white led light, and also ROARS! This DinoBryte Headlamp is so much fun and kids love it! When you squeeze the dino’s head, the light comes on and it makes a fun roaring sound. The DinoBryte headlamp is the perfect accessory for any child to bring to a camping trip, sleepover, summer camp, or anytime you want to have some dino fun! Best of all, we just reduced the price on this headlamp, just in time for summer!

Dinosaur Headlamp

The DinoBryte Dinosaur Headlamp

Sale! Montane Sleeping Bags

17 Mar

MONTANE ON SALE! 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

 

 

 

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