Review: Mountainsmith Cooler Tube

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This story originally appeared in the March 2015 issue of our print edition.

mountainsmith cooler tube

“Why hasn’t anyone done this before?!” was the first question out of every climber’s mouth who used this brilliant tube of insulating goodness. With the profile of a yoga mat carrier, this cooler is a cylinder of thick insulation, with a full-length zipper and a shoulder strap for straightforward carrying. It holds a six-pack of beer with the cans stacked on top of one another, and it will keep pre-chilled drinks cold all day in cool weather and several hours in milder temps. “Sling this over a shoulder like a messenger bag or strap it to the outside of your pack to haul beers efficiently.” 

$22; mountainsmith.com

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