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How to Sleigh Holiday Hosting

Christmas tree in a cozy mountain cabin

Tis the season — the season for holiday parties, cocktail nights, and showing your friends and family that you love them in the best way, with the gift of a good meal and better company. As you ready your home for the holidays, we have a few tips and tricks for ways Nite Ize can make your life easier (and a little brighter) this holiday season.

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How to pack for the holidays with 1 carry-on

Carry-on suitcase with RunOff waterproof packing cubes

As many of us prepare to travel home for the holidays, the dreaded task of packing looms near. These days with airfare and lost baggage on the rise, and overhead space limited, flying with a carry-on seems to be the preferred option. But how to efficiently pack what you need for a week’s time in a small carry-on suitcase?

After years of holiday travel, I think I’ve solved the packing puzzle. Follow my tips below.

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10 Fall Camping Tips to Extend Your Outdoor Season

two women sitting in front of a camping a tent in the mountains

The first frost has hit, the leaves have fallen, and blue skies are turning grey…it’s the end of autumn – my favorite time to go camping.  When hitting up my favorite camp spots in cooler temps, a bit of planning goes a long way. Here are some essential items that will ensure you have a successful fall camping trip:

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10 tips for a Smooth Packrafting Trip

Packraft on river at the bottom of a canyon with green trees and foiliage

Each summer, our family and one other do a long weekend packrafting and fishing down the Green River. It’s quickly become our favorite annual trip, but planning the needs for four adults, four kids, two dogs, and two boats camping out for four days and three nights in the middle of nowhere with no cell reception is no small undertaking. When it’s time to pack up, we lay everything out, pull out our big bag of Gear Ties and CamJam Tie Down Straps, and then the raft-packing-Jenga begins. After a few years of dialing in this process, here are my tips for making packing, and your trip run as smoothly as possible.

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How to Prepare For Your Region's Worst-Case Scenario

Evacuation Route Sign

Did you know that September is National Preparedness month in the U.S.? While it may seem overwhelming to prepare for anything that could possibly go wrong, the truth is with relatively minimal effort, you can prepare for the most likely types of natural disasters in your part of the country. That is the sentiment behind National Preparedness month. Have a plan in place so that you can be prepared and self-sufficient for at least 72 hours in case a disaster hits where you live. The more people who do this, the less overwhelmed emergency services are in a worst-case-scenario situation. Then they can focus all their efforts on those who need help the most. If you need motivation to start prepping, think of it as a future-kindness to the emergency service workers in your area.


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Dive Into the Nite Ize Summer Product Drop

2023 new products

This past June we announced 13 exciting new products joining our product line this late summer/early fall. Now comes the exciting time we get to fill you in on all the details as they are now in stock and ready to ship! From robust new headlamps and lanterns to new ways to keep your pup glowing all night long, this product drop is packed with exciting gear we can’t wait to tell you about. Let’s take a look.

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4x4 Overlanding Essentials

4x4 vehicle in backcountry

If you’ve been to the Overland Expo or been around 4X4 enthusiasts, you’ll learn quickly there is no limit to the amount of money one can spend to enhance the backcountry experience. Regardless of the amount of money you spend on your rig or equipment, you want to protect and keep it safe. The most important part about going backcountry, is the ability to make it back out. The road, or lack of a road, combined with mother nature are going to do their best to challenge your gear and you don’t need to break the bank to protect what you have. Keep these tips in mind when heading out.

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10 Tips for an Epic Music Festival Season

concert and music festival goers

Hey there, concertgoers and festival fanatics. Summer concerts are here, and whether your scene is heavy metal, bluegrass, or EDM, our pro tips - and pro gear - will ensure you have an epic season.

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Backpacking Tips and Tricks

Colorado Backpacking River Camp

There is something uniquely freeing about backpacking and the way it can make you feel completely disconnected from your everyday life, yet entirely grounded in nature. Literally shouldering the weight of everything you need to survive and stepping away from your life’s comforts is humbling. 

Here are our 10 tips for getting into the backcountry for the weekend.

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Nite Ize Dads Share Their Favorite Gear Hacks

dad gear hacks for fathers day

Every Father’s Day is the same: You search your mind tirelessly for a gift your dad or husband would really enjoy, but come up empty. He’s not a materialistic guy—he doesn’t crave the finer things in life, just quality time with his family and friends. One thing he does love? A good practical tool or gear hack he can tinker with and show off. Thankfully, Nite Ize exists. With hundreds of items that make life a little easier, we’re every dad’s dream come true. 

So, we asked the dads of Nite Ize: What’s your favorite gear hack? Find their answers below — and you might find the perfect gift for him in the process.  

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