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The Coolector Feature

This article was written and featured on The Coolector by Leo Davie in April 2018.~ We’re big fans of heading out into the wild, camping and having the spirit for adventure here at Coolector HQ and, as a result, will always keep our eye out and ear to the ground for awesome new brands that boast great outdoors gear – be this apparel, carries or camping wares – and we’ve found a belter in the shape of Australian brand, Ghost Outdoors, who currently boast a small but perfectly formed array of goods that will appeal to any adventure loving individual this summer and autumn. Ghost Outdoors herald from Perth in Western Australia and clearly have a love of all things wilderness and...

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'Introducing Ghost Outdoors' by Homecamp

The following interview was featured on Australian outdoor lifestyle site, and Ghost Outdoors stockist: Homecamp. Beautifully designed, durably built and effortlessly cool, we bring you Ghost Outdoors. Ghost create modern, minimalist products that look good, feel good and encourage a life outdoors. We chat to the Ghost team about the inspiration for the brand, their philosophy and their dream places to hang their hammocks!   Who is Ghost Outdoors? Tell us about your brand and the Ghost philosophy. We’re an Australian-designed outdoor apparel company making rugged, design-focussed camping and outdoor gear. We believe in escaping the entrapment of modern life at regular intervals, whether it be jumping in a car and taking off, or hiring an epic cabin with some mates somewhere, where your...

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The Ghost Gift Guide

Looking to mash some keys, and finish your gift list?   Here's our picks of the best outdoor gear of the year.  It's the most impressive gear that we’ve come across in 2017. Mostly designed by the good people of ‘straya. It’s tight. It’s bright. It’s alright. Enjoy free Express 2-Day shipping to A-N-Y-W-H-E-R-E in Australia.

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Merino: the Beyonce of Wools

Wool. It’s a sheep's fur.  And Merino Wool is the Beyonce of all wools.  We made our Army Blankets with 100% Merino Wool because we wanted to make something that had a smooth, luxury feel with the durability of a hardcore army blanket. The Merino is a breed of sheep originally from Spain but perfected in the Australian Outback since 1797. The animal survives in extreme conditions, making it’s fur breathable in summer and insulating in winter, yet exceptionally soft and lightweight. At this stage, Australia exports about 88% of the world's merino wool.  That’s a lot of sheep!  Approximately 70 million, in fact, or about 3 of this guy: Merino’s secret is in its exceptionally fine fibres which make it the softest wool on earth. Unlike...

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Design Notes // Snooze everywhere with The Carry-On Hammock

TL/DR: We wanted a nicer-looking tiny hammock that you could bring in your carry-on luggage.  Why we designed it  Can you think of anything more serene than hanging from the trees and watching the world go by? Some of our favourite outdoor memories were made, strung up to a tree, with a tinny in hand, bantering with mates.  Our top 5 hammock moments:  Strung up on the beach in Vieques, Puerto Rico with wild horses trotting past. Fish fries at Granny's house in Pensacola, Florida. Reading "Atlas Shrugged” under the palm trees in Barbados. Watching whales breech at Red Bluff, Western Australia. Scoping the surf break at San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua. BUT… Great hammocks are too heavy, and light hammocks are poor quality or ugly or...

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