All Shels are done! They will be shipped from China May 22
We are so very excited to be getting the Shels in your hands and we are almost there!
The Blue Shels are done! We had 81 with defects... Read more
Thank you all so much, it's been quite a journey!
Hi Khione Family,
Thank you all so much for taking this journey with us and helping us get our flagship product out the door. We are getting really close to... Read more
Green Shels completed, moving onto the blue ones once fabric gets here
Our manufacturers have been working really hard fabricating the Shels and we are very happy with their recent progress. They have been giving the Shels 100% of their... Read more
Good news! Manufacturing is moving full steam ahead and everything colored green is a go. The bad news is that the blue fabric that was delivered from the... Read more
Updated shipping deadlines
We hope that you have been staying warm where ever you are this winter. Here in Utah, we have been getting plenty of snow resulting in some beautiful... Read more
Hi Khione Family,
For all of you who ordered hammocks with your SHEL, the hammocks arrived this past week! We had UPS unload 25 boxes. Out of 500 hammocks that... Read more
We're on our way!
We hope everyone had a happy New Year's and a wonderful Christmas. We hope you all had some opportunities to spend time in the outdoors, I know I... Read more
Videos and update on manufacturing
Sorry that our set-up demo video is still undergoing edits. It's finals right now so things are pretty busy for our team! But in the meantime, please enjoy... Read more
We just wanted to provide a short update that the order has been placed with our manufacturer. It took 1 week longer than we thought it would to... Read more
Ten samples are complete and are shipping to us Monday
Short update for all:
We received confirmation and some pictures of ten SHEL samples completed. They ran into a one week delay because the fabric ordered for the samples had... Read more
Thank you for your emails! Recently we have felt your excitement build as we approach delivery of the SHEL. Several of you have reached out to us this... Read more
September Update - The Shel. It works. And we're moving forward.
We just want to hug all of you. Because...the Shel just passed it's final prototype test!
So it passed. What's next? We are now purchasing 10 repeat samples... Read more
We hope you guys are having an awesome summer! If you're in the western US (like us), we hope you stay inside to avoid inhaling all of the... Read more
Work with manufacturers is going well!!
You are the best. We seriously appreciate your endless support. Several of you have offered kind emails of encouragement. Others have shared essential feedback. You have made all... Read more
Going live in 5 minutes
We are doing a live video feed from youtube in 5 minutes. Hope to see you there.
The Khione Team
Hey Khione family!
We apologize for the slightly extended silent period from us! We definitely have not been idle! As an update, Caleb is in China along with another member... Read more
The SHEL is officially warm enough for a comfort rating of 32 F
We wanted to verify that the version we are manufacturing for you is in fact warm enough. So we went into the mountains with a thermocouple and an IR camera.... Read more
Some pictures and progress updates
It's been a busy few weeks for the Khione Team. We wanted to share with you first hand some pictures and progress we are making.
The SHEL is miles... Read more
Thanks for your input into what colors you wanted the most. An overwhelming 60% of you liked the Forest Green, 53% liked the blue, and 42% liked the... Read more
Design Update; Pictures and Video
Hi there Backers!
First of all, happy Martin Luther King day!
Casey and I are super excited to share our current progress on the SHEL with you. With the help... Read more
First off, we hope you all had a Merry Christmas as 2017 is wrapping up! As we look back on the year, we are truly grateful for all the people... Read more
'Tis the Season
We hope you are as excited as we are about the snow!
Free skating event in Utah
First, some incredible news. In the Utah Valley area, Mappen is hosting with... Read more
Happy Thanksgiving Update!
We just want to say thanks to our backers, wherever you are in the world. You guys made the SHEL possible! Thank you.
This is just a quick update to... Read more
1. Design Finalized
A few weeks ago, we sent out an update about some changes to the SHEL design in hopes to help improve your experience.
We asked about whether... Read more
The crowdfunding campaign is over, but the fun is just getting started!
Welcome to the Khione family! We're incredibly grateful for your reception of Khione Outdoor Gear's flagship product: the SHEL. We know you are all excited to receive your... Read more
We made some picture updates!
We made some great updates. We hope you like them!
The Khione Team
More responses from the last survey! (Thanks everybody)
Thank you so much for your feedback! We looked over each of your responses, and now we’d like to highlight some comments that came up frequently. Hopefully this... Read more
Colors and Features
We made it through the survey results and have selected three colors! We are lengthening the SHEL slightly, and we are shifting the position of the down in the underside... Read more
Cofounder sleeps in hammock for 30 days, Survey coming soon
Hi SHEL Friends,
We want to keep you in the loop on our progress with the Kickstarter campaign. Here's the latest.
One of our cofounders (Caleb) made a promise to... Read more
tension line and caribiners included with all multiple SHEL deals!
Unfortunately we cannot correct the rewards description once people have purchased them. However, just to clarify, for all the MULTIPLE deals that were added post launch, they include the... Read more
We reached our goal in 1hr35mins. We are floored and are excited to work with all our backers to make sure we deliver our product to you!
Multiple SHELs and bundle deals
We have received feedback that people want to buy multiple SHELs instead of just 1. In order to make it easy to track, we've added 6 more options of multiple... Read more