Even though winter has begun, it’s never too early to start planning for an amazing summer vacation or camping trip. What’s the one thing every needs for these adventures? A quality cooler that will keep food and refreshments at the perfect temperature. Here is a quick guide to the top five 2016 coolers for your outdoor adventures.
Polar Bear 24 Pack Soft Cooler
Perfect for keeping your beverages iced-down for a long time, this convenient cooler will hold ice for up to 24 hours, even in 100 degree temperatures. The sweat and leak proof design is rugged with its 1000 denier Cordura nylon. The high-density cell foam keeps cold drinks cold, and the soft shell makes it easy to fit just about anywhere.
Another added benefit of this cooler, is that there are no consumer complaints to make note of.
Polar Bear 12 Pack Soft Cooler
This model host the same features as the Polar Bear 24 Pack Soft Cooler, only in a smaller package. Using the same high-density cell foam as the larger model, this 12 Pack version can hold ice for a 24 hour period in 100 degree heat. The smaller size makes this cooler for day-trips or the adventurer on the go.
Just as with the previous Polar Bear cooler we mentioned, there are no consumer complaints reported.
Coleman 30-Can Soft Cooler With Hard Liner
Coleman has become synonymous with quality in the outdoor equipment market and that tradition continues with their 30-Can Soft Cooler. This model not only has an easy to clean PEVA liner, it also comes equipped with a removable hard liner for varied storage needs. If you are looking for a soft cooler that provides ample storage, look no further. The Colman 30-Can Soft Cooler is equipped with two side mesh pockets, as well as a top mesh pocket and a front zippered pocket.
The only complaints consumers have mentioned with this cooler is that the elastic straps are not very durable and that it is hard to clean the inside.
Topanga Insulated Cooler Tote
Looking for a stylish soft cooler? Look no further than the Topanga Insulated Cooler Tote. Constructed of durable 600D polyester, this tote will be around for years to come. The lined interior is heat-sealed PVC to insure that there are no leaks and it’s insulated to ensure temperatures are retained. This large tote is perfect for carrying drinks and food to your destination.
While the bag is stylish and is durable, the insulation qualities of this model are a concern. Many consumers have reported that it will not keep ice from melting beyond a few hours.
eBags Crew Cooler II
This massive soft cooler is ideal for families or outings with a large group of people. This cooler was originally created for pilots and flight crews, but is loved and used by everyone. Zippered mesh pockets keep items in place while a dry top compartment provides ample storage for non-perishable items. Insulated on all six sides, the cavernous main compartment will keep your food and drinks cold for hours. And, to best match your style, the Crew Cooler II is available in many different colors.
The only complaint consumers really had with this cooler is the zipper, users stated that the zippers will stick on occasion.
Whether you are planning a hike in the woods, or a multiday camping trip, one of these soft coolers is bound to suit your needs. Space saving, lightweight and ample storage means you will never be without when on the go.