Radiators are a necessity for camping trips, beach dates and sporting events. But honestly, hard-shell radiators are an inconvenience. Maybe it's time to bring a practical, lightweight and soft cooler for your next big event.
What to Look For in a Soft Cooler
Before you buy a soft cooler, you need to consider your needs. Soft coolers come in many shapes and sizes. If you buy the first one you see, you will probably be disappointed. There's no point buying a huge soft cooler for beach dates, and you'll only disappoint your friends if you bring a soft-bodied cooler to your get-together.
- Insulation : Unlike hard coolers, soft coolers are not the best insulators. Usually, soft coolers can hold ice for about a day. Think of it as a compromise for portability. However, some soft coolers have better ice retention than others, and the Angel HD30 can hold ice for up to four days.
- Durability : In the world of soft coolers, shelf life usually depends directly on price. All soft coolers on this list are designed for easy cleaning, leakage prevention and adequate durability. However, if you are looking for a soft cooler that will survive the abuse of camping trips and boat trips, you should be prepared to raise some money.
- Size and portability : Soft Cooler is available in various sizes and is ultimately more portable than similarly sized hard coolers. The biggest benefit of many soft coolers is that they can be folded up to improve mobility when they are empty. Nevertheless, there is no great one size. Therefore, you should consider a large volume, soft cooler for larger gatherings and a medium or personal cooler for smaller trips.
- Capacity : Your preferred radiator size of course depends on the capacity. It can be difficult to determine the capacity of a cooler online. Therefore, we have specified the size of each cooler in quarts. Ten liters can hold about 1
Once you've got the parts you need from a soft cooler, you can start shopping.
The Premium Option: Angel HD30 20-Carat Vacuum Sealer ($ 200)
The Angel HD30 is a waterproof, well-insulated 20-carat bag with integrated vacuum seal. It has an ice retention rate of up to four days, which is impressive for a soft cooler. Really, this is the perfect cooler for outdoor events or travel. It's a great option for those who love the convenience of a soft cooler and the ice retention of a hard cooler
Of course, you do not have to go into your savings account just to buy a soft cooler. The CleverMade 31qt Soft Cooler is big, foldable and cheaper than a dinner for two. It is leak-proof and can hold ice for about a day.
The Best Sport: YETI Hopper 12qt Cooler (200 USD)
If You're Interested If you buy a soft cooler that handles beats, you should check out the Watch YETI Hopper. It is a 12-liter cooler with reasonable size and a leak-proof, puncture-proof housing. It can hold ice for about a day and is therefore ideal for dangerous boat trips, hunting trips and other outdoor expeditions.
The best personal cooler: Coleman 8qt Foldable Cooler ($ 14)
There's no use in buying a soft radiator that's bigger than your requirements – if you only have a small, collapsible radiator for appointments on the For beach or travel needs, consider getting a Coleman personal cooler, small and leak-proof, able to withhold ice for 16 hours, and conveniently fold to a compact size when not in use.
For the ultimate in comfort: MIER 9qt Backpack Cooler ($ 70)
Soft coolers were made for practical reasons However, they may be a bit awkward to transport. If you need a cooler that's great for walking, cycling or even a theme park day, check out the MIER backpack cooler. It is adjustable, durable, spill-proof and can hold ice for a full day. It also has an integrated front pocket (for bottle openers and other tools), a chest strap that goes over your chest, and two daisy chain attachment points.