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Prana Stretch II Zion Pant $75 prana.com Prana Stretch Zion pant is the perfect travel pant for everything from a family fishing trip to clubbing zombies. Its special four-way stretch fabric dries quickly and helps resist abrasions. It also comes in a variety of colors, so you can blend in with the forest brush or stand out in a crowd. 5

Patagonia Drifter AC GTX Shoes $165 patagonia.com The Patagonia Drifter A/C GTX shoes are made to perform in any sport or weather condition. Patagonia guarantees that the shoe is both waterproof and breathable, thanks to the Gore-Tex Performance Comfort footwear technology. These shoes are also environmentally conscious, and made partly of recycled materials. 6

Katadyn Base Camp Microfilter Water Filtration System (Backcountry Series) $80 katadyn.com Clean drinking water is no longer a worry with the Katadyn Base Camp Water Filter. Designed to filter fresh and salt water, the AntiClog Hiker Pro MicroFilter Cartridge meets EPA standards for removing bacteria and any other microorganisms the water may contain. When full, the filter holds up to 200 gallons of water and hangs easily from virtually anywhere. 7

GoalZero Rock Out Speakers $40 goalzero.com Whether you’re carving pumpkins or on the run from zombies, you might want a little music. That’s where the GoalZero Rock Out Speakers come in. They’re portable, so you can have your favorite music amplified anywhere. The speakers’ charge 8

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lasts up to 24 hours, so it’s perfect for that one-night camping trip. Smith Optics Showdown Polarized TLT Optics $169 smithoptics.com Smith Optics puts its own twist on the classic aviator frame with the Showdown Polarized Optics. Don’t let the sunglasses’ fragile-looking appearance fool you, as the stainless-steel framing makes them durable, light, and comfortable, and they are available in seven different shades, each with polarized lenses. 9

Sabercut Chain Saw Cutting Tool $30 ultimatesurvivaltech.com Build your base camp with ease! The Sabercut Chain Saw Cutting Tool is among the best of its kind; instead of handles found with other survival chainsaws, the cutting tool has loops at the ends of each chainsawtype blade. When your hands get tired, wrap the loops around your wrists to use arm strength. It comes with a compact, handy pouch for portability. 10

Solio Bolt Battery Pack + Solar Charger $70 solio.com The Solio Bolt battery pack and solar charger is a musthave item when it comes to apocalypse-induced power outages. It can charge any USB-powered gadget, including smart phones and cameras. The Bolt battery pack itself can be charged anywhere there is sunlight and can hold charge for up to a year. 11

Marmot Twilight 2-Person Tent $269 marmot.com Remember that time the zipper of your tent got stuck open and you woke up the next morning snuggling 12

with a brain-eating corpse? Well, the Marmo Twilight 2-Person Tent has snag-free zipper flaps so history will never repeat itself. The light-reflective points on the tent also ensure that you can always find base camp safely at night. Sterling Marathon Rope Pro STD 10.1mm (50 meters) $170 sterlingrope.com Though climbing can be adventurous, safety is still very important; a good rope that is both functional and durable is a must, and the Marathon Pro 10.1mm Rope provides both qualities in a sleek and light form. The product comes in four different colors, including a fun, bright green. 13

Osprey Men’s Volt 75 $199 ospreypacks.com Nobody deserves the back pain and struggle that comes with toting an uncomfortable hiking backpack. Do you recall when your old one leaked? That shouldn't happen—and with the Osprey Volt 75, it won't. The external hydration sleeve makes refilling easy and prevents pack contents from spilling. Compression straps on the sides and within the pack ensure stability, and the torso adjustment option helps provide the perfect fit. 14

Bison Designs X-Stream Survival Pod $25 bisondesigns.com This compact survival key fob is the avid adventurer’s go-to tool. It may look like a simple keychain, but it actually contains more than 15 survival tools within it, making every outdoor challenge manageable. afm 15

These items can be found online and at Backwoods (12921 Hill Country Boulevard, Bee Cave, TX) in the Hill Country Galleria.

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