Friday, May 30, 2014

Future Hiker

There are alot of future concepts out there. Concepts for cars, for technology, planes and just about anything...but when I looked for hiking gear there was barely anything. So with this in mind I designed what I think the future of hiking may look like.

1. Solar Fabric Backpack- Made from a solar material that collects energy from the smallest amount of sunlight and powers all of your gear. The backpack also stretches into a tent.

2.HeadMap- A device that transmits images of your map into your sight. It also displays an Altimeter, Barometer (with weather predictions) and Navigational tools.

3. Thermal ReGulator- A computer that keeps your core temperature warm in cold weather and cool in hot weather. It also regulates your hydration levels.

4. Battery Pack- The energy generated from the solar fabric is stored in a super lightweight battery pack that powers all your gear and doubles as an emergency transmitting beacon.

5. Legergy- These straps enhance your leg performance to help you walk far longer than you normally would and aid in muscle recovery.

6. Feather Boots- Incredibly strong, lightweight boots that mould specifically to your feet and walking style.

I hear you saying that the point of hiking is to get away from it all, including technology. Well, it doesn't matter anyway because all these ideas are going to be stolen and weaponized by the military and never released to the public...hehehe.     

Friday, May 9, 2014

Where do they all go?

I'm sure there is a mystery portal that sucks up socks and pens. Whoever discovers it will become a millionaire and probably a Nobel Peace Prize winner...that is if they are not sucked into it themselves. I'm beginning to learn to have just a few good pens and a butload of socks all the same brand and colour.

Saturday, May 3, 2014

Winters Here!

Winter is definitely here! I can feel the cold creep through my bones and freeze my fingertips. This morning I woke up breathing steam in my room and searched through my draw, pulling out every warm layer that I have and turning myself into a human marshmallow. The only remedy for me is to grow my beard, drink tea and make a fire.