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 adventure orientated and this is something that really does shine through in their cracking collection of outdoors inspired goods. Their objective is to craft cooler camping and outdoor gear which takes its design inspiration from the Australian-style adventuring, cutting loose and breaking free ethos which drives their excellent brand.
Take a look at a few of our favourite pieces from the Ghost Outdoors line up below:
Ghost Outdoors “Gold Rush” Carry On Hammock ($79)
An essential part of any camping trip, particularly if you love lazing as much as we do here at Coolector HQ, is that of the hammock and these expertly crafted and pleasing affordable “Gold Rush” Carry On Hammocks from Ghost Outdoors definitely tick all of our boxes. This fantastic piece of camping gear measures 260cm x 140cm when deployed but has a packed size of just 16cm x 10cm and weights just 520 grams (including carabiners and attachment rope) so it is an extremely portable offering, perfect for heading out into the wild. Crafted from ultra-lightweight parachute nylon with soft feel, this is a robust and versatile camping solution ideally suited to any adventure loving individual with a love of the great outdoors. ($79)
Ghost Outdoors “The Bibbulmun” Army Blanket ($189)
Whilst we all hold out hopes of our summer camping trips offering nothing but warm weather, we all know temperatures can take a turn for the worse at the drop of a hat out in the wild and, when they do, this brilliant looking Ghost Outdoors “The Bibbulmun” Army Blanket will be your greatest ally. Measuring a whopping 180cm x 125cm, it is going to provide plenty of coverage for wrapping around yourself when a chill sets in or for speeding out on the floor to enjoy a picnic and craft beer or two. It is made from super-soft, no-scratch Australian Merino Wool for exceptional comfort and has a striking reversible design that will immediately catch the eye. It takes its design inspiration from the yellow, triangular trail markers on the Bibbulmun Track, which is a huge 1,000km walking trail located in Western Australia and named after local indigenous people. ($189)
Ghost Outdoors Ultimate Navy Rucksack ($149)
A rucksack is an essential addition to any camping adventure for carrying all your EDC and outdoors must-haves and they don’t come much better than this Ultimate Navy Rucksack from Ghost Outdoors. This cracking carry has an impressive amount of storage with a 19L capacity and it measures 46cm H x 28cm W x 15cm D with a space for a 15″ laptop to boot so no matter the everyday essentials you need to take out into the wild, this backpack has got you covered. It even has a G-clip roll-top which extends to 66cm in height to fit even more stuff should you require it. Designed with day-tripping in mind, this first class carry has four extra compartments to stash phone, laptop, water bottle and keys. ($149)
Ghost Outdoors “Cabin Fever” Army Blanket ($189)
If Ghost Outdoors’ Bibbulmun Army Blanket wasn’t for you aesthetically, you’ll be able to get its warmth and comfort from this excellent “Cabin Fever” Army Blanket that boasts all the same qualities with an entirely different visual impact. Again measuring 180cm x 125cm, this army blanket is an essential item for the minimalist camper – as it is perfectly suited to helping you survive the cold, breeze, heat and sun. Made with luxurious natural fibres which are soft, strong and breathable and this amazing army blanket can even protect you from getting too close to the campfire. ($189)