This stainless steel stove goes anywhere thanks to its flat-pack design. It weighs just 14.5 oz, so it won’t weigh down your pack either. It’s designed to burn organic matter like twigs, moss, wood, and charcoal and comes with a waxed canvas pouch for storage. We recommend pairing it with Überleben’s Hexå firestarter.
This versatile bushcraft tool is small enough to carry inside your backpack or on a belt loop. It combines a hatchet, a hammer, an ulu knife, an axe, and a skinning tool for hunting. Its blade is made from 65MN carbon steel, and it comes with a leather sheath. A great option for cutting down on pack weight.
The Überleben Kessel is a compact and capable camp kettle. It holds up to 37 oz. of liquid so you can cook up a full pot of coffee or tea or use it for cooking soups or stews. It has a hanger handle that folds down for travel, a pour spout, and a hardwood handle on its lid. Available in stainless steel or titanium.
We’ve become spoiled by the heated seats in our cars, so now we want our backs and butts to be warm wherever we go. Gobi Heat’s Terrain chair helps keep you toasty for up to nine hours per charge, so you can lose the chill when camping or tailgating on cold days. The chair folds up and includes a carrying bag.
Set up an outdoor fire quickly and easily with this lightweight folding fire pit from Campfire Defender Protect Preserve. Its rustproof mesh platform holds up to 125 lb. of wood and helps promote airflow for a clean, low-smoke fire. It opens up to 24″ x 24″ x 15″ when in use and weighs just 7 lb. It’s also available with a heat shield.
Whether camping or tailgating, the last thing you want to let you down is your drink cooler. Pelican takes their knack for building nearly indestructible cases and applies it to coolers that can retain ice up to 10 days, and can even keep out bears. They come in 30-, 50-, and 70-quart sizes.
This campsite set from Republic of Durable Goods combines their Mock One self-standing hammock with a detachable bug net and lightweight roof structure, providing shelter from the elements while you relax and unwind. The hammock can also be used standalone and includes a sun shade canopy and a cozy sleep quilt.
Bask in the warming glow of a real flame by your campsite. This lightweight lantern from Firemaple runs on isobutane or propane and includes a lightweight hard case to protect its heat-proof borosilicate glass while traveling. Upgrade to the premium version and get a handsome leather cover for its fuel canister.
Camp-Zero’s rugged rotomolded cooler holds 10 liters – or up to a dozen cans. Thick insulation provides excellent ice retention, and its lid has two built-in cup/can holders. An aluminum handle has a padded handle for comfort. It comes in a wide variety of colors, and they sell larger coolers up to 110-liters.
Pack weight is one of the most important things to consider when camping. The Pacofire lets you carry a compact grill in your backpack, and the titanium version weighs about the same as a can of beer. The hexagonal grill sets up atop a three-piece base that can hold charcoal, wood, or pellets. Also available in stainless steel.
You’ll never have trouble starting a campfire again with this firestarter kit from Prepared4X. It includes a 36″ length of tinder wick rope that can burn for up to 3 hours, along with a curved ferrocerium striker and metal handle with a flint edge to quickly spark things up. Available in 4″ and 6″ sizes.
This handy and durable bag keeps your campsite kitchen gear organized and easy to access. It can be opened and hung vertically or laid flat on the ground and has compartments for pans and plates, pouches for utensils and spices, and two bonus side pockets. Its bottom strap holds a roll of paper towels or a dish cloth.
This compact cutlery kit is great for dining outdoors and for reducing environmental waste from plastic utensils. It includes a stainless steel spoon, fork, and serrated knife, which stack and hold together using magnets. Each utensil has a handle that folds out and locks securely in place.
This unique lighter features an extendible gooseneck that puts more distance between your hand and the fires it starts. It uses a high-voltage plasma spark to light fires and works in winds up to 80 mph. When closed, its rubberized ABS body provides IPX6-rated water resistance and can float on water if you drop it.
Full Windsor, maker of the Muncher multi-utensil, makes these great slimline aluminum eating tools. This literal flatware has embedded magnets and couplers for easy stacking in your drawer or backpack or for stacking them together at the table. Perfect for camping, or carry them daily to reduce environmental waste.
SylvanSport’s kit transforms any campsite our outdoor space into a proper kitchen. It offers two bamboo countertops with 8.8 sq. ft. of prep surface, a collapsible camping sink, storage shelves with zippered fronts, a backsplash organizer, and a steel stove windscreen. It packs up into a 40″ x 19″ x 8″ travel bag.
This portable lantern packs 20 high-output LEDs. Its 10,000 mAh rechargeable battery provides up to 72 hours of light at normal brightness and can charge phones via its dual USB ports. In its top setting, it outputs up to 800 lumens, and it also has three color temperature settings. A built-in stand lets you adjust its angle.
Outdoor gear maker Hyperlite presents a series of essential pieces for safe and comfortable camping: the Unbound 40 – a 40-liter backpack, the Unbound 2P, a three-season tent, and the 20-Degree Quilt, a warm and cozy goose down quilt. Each item is designed to minimize weight and maximize protection from the elements.
These personalized mugs from Germany’s Atelier Corvus are great for sipping coffee by the campfire. Each is made from colorful enameled steel wrapped with a handmade leather strap embossed with the mug owner’s name and fastened with brass studs. A handstitched leather sleeve covers the handle.
This pocket-sized, eco-friendly cutlery set lets you carry a full-size fork, spoon, and knife everywhere you go. Each piece is made from quality stainless steel and breaks down into three pieces for easy storage in the included carrying tin. Available in silver, black, blue, rose gold, or rainbow color schemes.
The V10 is a compact, 10″ long axe that’s perfect for carrying in or on your backpack. It weighs just 1.27 pounds, and its high-carbon steel blade is good for chopping branches, small logs, and kindling. Its handle is made from reinforced fiberglass with an ergonomic TPR grip. Includes two kinds of blade protectors.
This compact steel stove is ideal for boiling water or cooking soups and stews while camping. It accepts multiple fuel sources like fuel tablets, Sterno cans, wood, or charcoal, and its folding blades adjust to hold a variety of pot and camp cup sizes.
Improve the flavor of your campsite and backyard cooking with these flip-top spice containers from Coghlans. The Multi-Spice comes with paprika, curry, cayenne pepper, garlic salt and black pepper, while the Multi-Grill version comes with four mixes for seafood, chicken, steak, and general grilling.
Lander’s palm-size light adds a bright area light to your tent, campsite, or while going for a nighttime stroll. Its elastic tether can anchor to itself for attaching to bags and clothing, and the 350-lumen lantern is both waterproof and drop-proof. It has a built-in 10000 mAh battery for charging gadgets or up to 250 hours of light.
This simple camping accessory belongs in every backpack. The Tindår combines an aluminum sleeve and a paraffin-infused rope that acts like an extended matchstick. It burns for up to an hour to help get your campfire started and keep it burning. The sleeve can be used to snuff the flame or as a mini-bellows with the wick removed.
After an encounter with a bear, P6GEAR was inspired to design a rugged case for overlanding gear. The P6 Bear Box is stamped, rolled, and riveted from aluminum with reinforced corners. It measures 23″ W x 15″ L x 10″ D, and holds up to 40 liters. It has three handles, and latches to keep contents secure.