Monthly Archives: November 2012

Gifts to Soothe the Savage Beast

Ursa Major and Topo Designs Holiday Dopp Kit



Dopp kit highlights include:

  • A triangular shape allowing it to sit upright on small hotel/bathroom shelves, while providing ready access to everything in the bag
  • Small enough for the travel light crowd but roomy enough to hold all you’d need to stay looking good on the road (dimensions: 11″w x 5.5″h x 5.5 d)
  • The pack cloth lining is water-resistant making cleaning a snap and the wrist strap makes it easy to carry
  • Handmade from 1000d CORDURA® fabric with coated pack cloth, sturdy YKK zipper, parachute cord hook loop in the USA (in a LEED-certified building no less)

The four Ursa Major products in this kit – as featured in our Big Kahuna set – work together to offer a simple yet robust daily skin care regimen – everything a man needs to develop and maintain clear, healthy, comfortable skin – minus all the irritating/unhealthy synthetic chemicals found in conventional products.

  1. Fantastic Face Wash (8 fl oz)
  2. Stellar Shave Cream (5.3 fl oz)
  3. 4-in-1 Essential Face Tonic (8 fl oz)
  4. Fortifying Face Balm (2.5 fl oz)

5% of sales on these kits will fund the preservation of essential winter grazing habitat for the American Bison (funds will be matched by The Orvis Company – more info here).


“There’s nothing in the world that can compare with sitting with your best friends in a close circle, under the spell of the fire, watching the flickering flames and having a wonderful time together.”  1959 Scout Handbook

Fireside Burlap Bag Set includes:

  • Klean Kanteen® 16oz Steel Pint
  • Jack Daniel’s® Whiskey Praline Pecans net wt. 5oz
  • Scout Red Mollyjogger™ Watch Cap 100% Cotton
  • Limited Edition Askinosie® Sipping Chocolate +Intelligentsia® Coffee  net wt. 170g


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via AOM – A Primer on Showshoeing

Check out an article on the history and usage of snowshoes from the Art of Manliness.

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via Sanborn Canoe Company


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