Launch of new Outsider’s collection
Outdoors store Ellis Brigham has launched a new “Outsiders” collection. They have identified Outsiders as a generation of young people who love being outdoors but do not necessarily call themselves hill walkers, climbers, mountain bikers or surfers.
The range of products is aimed at making outdoor adventure fun and spontaneous and not fussy or too technical. The collection includes backpacks, camping gear and campfire accessories.
A spokesperson said: “To Outsiders, the outdoors is all about the road trip, the escape from the city, from work or college. It’s the shared experience of being outside, creating a micro-adventure wherever and whenever they want. They enjoy good times and campfire vibes.”
I’m all for this. The outdoors should offer something for everyone, so long as we all act responsibly and treat the environment with respect. You do not need to have done a major hill walk or a big bike ride to enjoy time in the great outdoors. There are adventures for all, including the new Outsiders.
10 great Outsiders products
Bask in the sun or relax in the shade with the Honey Baked hammock. It has the added features of a storage pocket and an insulated koozie to keep soft drinks or beer cool. £47.99
Lightweight, warm and comfortable, it’s an ideal sleeping bag for summer. The bag can be unzipped for use as a duvet or as a snug blanket for evenings spent chilling under the stars. £114.99
Double walled and vacuum insulated, the flask can keep drinks hot for up to six hours, or cold for up to 24. From £23.99
See my recent review of the Helinox Ground Chair
The two-burner stove is compact, portable and stylish. It’s a suitable for use with large pots. When extended, the body becomes a stable cooking unit, simultaneously protecting the burners from wind. The top is covered by an oak lid, which doubles as a chopping board. £99.99
Light, easy to assemble and compact when stowed, it adds an element of luxury to your backpacking experience. The frame is tensioned by the mesh top, providing a stable eating surface and includes two cup holders to stop drinks spilling. £94.99
The pack is made from durable G-1000 HeavyDuty fabric. Waterproofing is thanks to Greenland Wax. The flap cover is secured with two straps and protects access to the main compartment, while an internal sleeve with a padded base can accommodate laptops up to 15”. £84.99
All pics courtesy of www.ellis-brigham.com.