Princeton Insider: Father’s Day Gifts for the Adventurer
Shop the items below for the dad that taught you how to paddle your own canoe.
ENO and festivals go together like waterfalls and summer. Now you can bring the festival wherever you hang. The DoubleNest LED boasts the same top-selling characteristics as the original DoubleNest but features a fun and festive integrated light string – with bright, dim and strobe functions – to inject a good time into any hammock sesh. When the party’s over, just tuck the DoubleNest LED away in its stuff sack and you’re ready for your next adventure.
20 years ago ENO became the catalyst that sparked the hammocking counter culture. With the creation of the DoubleNest Hammock and the first ever hammock specific suspension strap system, ENO created a tribe of nomadic adventures. To help celebrate our beer partners and love for all things hoppy, we’ve designed this hops print.
Big enough for two people and palatial for one, the DoubleNest easily folds into its compression sack for easy transport to your place of relaxation.
These packs are at home in the beds of dusty and dented pickup trucks, tied to yaks on faint footpaths, under your bed or in your garage, and everywhere in between. From loading a few racks of cams for trips to the Creek, organizing your gear library at home, or packing for the biggest trip of your life, the Transporter Series will take you there, and bring your gear back safe. The Transporter 95 is built with ruggedly dependable, weather resistant fabrics. Not just a duffel, it is comfortable to carry, and perfect as a companion on bigger trips or for storing your gear.
With padded sidewalls, convenient organization and a substantial suspension for backpack-style carry that disappears when checking bags, the Porter Series has set the standard for deluxe duffels. This season brings a relocated and dedicated zippered laptop and tablet pocket—and functional storage options for items both big and small—with multiple access points. When a duffel isn’t enough and backpacking bags are too much, the Porter is the answer.
The Tiger Wall UL tents are our lightest two door/two vestibule, technical backcountry shelters yet. The two doors make tent life a little easier, and the weight savings is especially nice when out for multi-day trip and gram counting. Combining simple, yet strong single pole architecture with DAC Featherlite materials, interior storage pockets, and comforts around every corner, these tents are poised to be a backcountry favorite.
With plenty of space for a third (or for extra gear) and with an indestructible design, the Thor three-person has become a go-to tent for expeditions and lengthy stays in the alpine realm.
This 1.9lb. folding camp chair is a friend to anyone on the go. Packing down smaller than the Sunday Times, you can take your Helinox Chair One anywhere. Utilizing anodized DAC aluminum poles, Chair One is strong enough to support folks up to 320lbs. It’s both comfortable and stylish, and you and all your friends will be psyched to have it around the campfire, outdoor concert venue, or even on a backpacking trip.
Featuring the same aluminum pole technology used by DAC in their Helinox trekking poles and tent poles, this camp chair is light, strong and comfortable. With a carrying case and breathable mesh, this chair may not ever leave your pack or gear bin.
Suunto Spartan Sport Wrist HR Baro is a multisport GPS watch for active outdoor athletes. Compass & barometric altitude with FusedAlti™ ensure you stay on course. The durable color touch screen, 100m water resistance, and practical wrist HR measurement make Spartan Sport Wrist HR Baro your ideal training and racing partner for running, cycling, and outdoor sports.
For more than half a century, the Appalachian Mountain Club’s Maine Mountain Guide has been hikers’ and backpackers’ quintessential resource for trails in Maine’s spectacular mountains. This new edition has been thoroughly revised and updated, featuring 175 new trails, 50 new mountains, and 13 additional in-text maps, capturing Maine’s booming trail building and expansion during the past five years. Fresh coverage of classics, such as Baxter State Park and Acadia National Park, now sits alongside more detailed descriptions of regions, including the 100-Mile Wilderness and Moosehead Lake, Downeast, and Midcoast. More than 450 trails have been revised. Thorough trip-planning and safety information – along with full-color, GPS-rendered, pull-out maps featuring trail segment mileage – make this the trusted, comprehensive hiking guide to Maine’s mountains.
Built for running on moderate trails, this protective shoe features shock-absorbing foam cushioning and TrailProtect pad for comfort on longer runs over debris and obstacles.
The Latitude™ down sleeping bag is an excellent versatile option designed with a tapered rectangular shape that suits a broad range of temperatures and activities. It’s filled with 750+ loft RDS certified ULTRADRY Down™ and features a large hood, broad shoulders, large chest area, and wider foot box, offering a luxuriously comfortable backcountry bed. With the addition of a full-length side zipper and foot zipper, this bag can be opened out to a camping blanket or camping quilt. When the mercury drops, the neck collar and draft tube will help retain the warmth of the bag, and the 2D NanoShell™ outer fabric will help mitigate moisture. The Latitude could be your perfect sleep refuge for traveling, hiking, cycle touring, ski touring, snow camping and more, depending on your selection.
The Blackburn UL 0 Degree Sleeping Bag is the lightest of the Big Agnes sleeping bags and offers roomy sleeping space.The free range jacket style hood gives you room to lift your head and contours to the shape of your face for a snug, secure fit. This long version fits 25 – 30 in. wide sleep pads and accommodates user height up to 6 ft., 6 in.