A drinking vessel for home, work, or the wilderness for those who prize traditional styling. Not for ultralighters except as a luxury item, but this cup is good quality, easy to use and clean, and satisfying to use. For quite some time I was obsessed with gram shaving, an addiction that seems to befall some backpackers inclined toward such madness. There is a glee in weighing all of one’s gear, and for some time I was content to carry a TOAKS titanium mug (450 ml/15.2 oz; weight: 92 g/ 3.2 oz)… Full review
A beautiful cup of Finnish design, made of composite material, that is the perfect solution to one’s need to cradle a cup of hot coffee in your palms on a cool, backcountry morning. The Kupilka 21 is modern interpretation of the traditional Scandinavian kuksa drinking cup. The originals were hand carved from birch burls, and would last a lifetime. These are made of a composite of wood and plastic, and ought to last a lifetime. Design - It was designed by the company’s managing director, Kari… Full review
Kulpilka is a Finnish company who makes outdoor dishware and cutlery from wood fibers and polypropylene.
Kupilka Coverage in the Trailspace Blog
OR Gear Preview: Packs, Hydrophobic Down, Trekking Poles, Little Cups
Longing for gear coverage from next week's Outdoor Retailer? Here are some new product previews, including winter ski and alpine packs, hydrophobic down bags, trekking poles, and unique dishware made from biomaterial. Read more
January 13, 2012