Kizen’s compact LED lantern is perfect for campsites or anywhere you need a little extra light. It collapses down to about the size of a hockey puck and can run on solar or USB power, and its rechargeable battery can be used as a phone charger in an emergency. It comes in blue or yellow.
Thanks to its ability to fold down to just 9.37″ long, this shovel is perfect for camping and hiking. Gerber Gear’s stainless steel shovel head has a serrated edge to help dig through tough ground, turf, and even ice. Its shaft is made from anodized aluminum to help cut down on weight, keeping it to about 2 pounds.
If you’ve ever set up a hammock, you know it can be a pain. But Republic of Durable Goods‘ freestanding hammock sets up as easily as a folding camp chair. It’s got built-in pads for your head and feet, a folding sunshade, and a basket with drink pockets. It weighs just 14.5 lb. and can hold a person up to 250 lb. and 6’4″ tall.
This folding canopy turns the spot behind your hatchback, crossover, or SUV into a covered patio. It attaches to the rear liftgate of most vehicles and can provide up to 36 sq. ft. of shelter from the sun and rain with its water-resistant polyester roof. Its design lets you easily access cargo, and when it’s not in use, it packs up small.
Add a splash of ambient light and color to your campsite or backyard with this waterproof string lighting from Nite Ize. It has a light source at one end and a 10-foot-long fiber-optic strand, along with ties for stringing up the light. Its rechargeable battery lasts for up to 6 hours per charge. Comes in blue, white, and lime green.
Gear Aid’s versatile drop-point knife is ideal for outdoor adventures. It has a titanium-coated 3″ steel blade with straight and serrated edges, plus a glass breaker and bottle opener at its rear. Its full tang construction means long life, and it comes with a quick-release sheath that can be mounted to webbing or a belt.
This folding chair gives you a place to sit when camping, hiking, fishing, or waiting in long lines. Under its seat is a cooler bag that holds snacks and drinks, along with pockets for a water bottle and small accessories. The chair holds up to 331 lb. and can be carried backpack style. It folds up to just 1.2″ thick when not in use.
This 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.
Always be prepared (to eat) with this durable lightweight camping utensil, which combines a fork, spook, and knife in one. The fork has a serrated edge, while the spoon on back has a flat tip, making it perfect for digging out melons, ice cream, or other scoopy stuff.
This large-capacity cooler is ready for outdoor events no matter how remote or rugged the location. It rides on 10″ inflatable all-terrain wheels that can ride over dirt, rocks, grass, sand, snow, and more. It holds up to 70 cans or 50 bottles and has a foam-insulated steel body that can keep contents cool for days.
Never be caught in the dark when hiking or camping with STKR’s 650-lumen Flexit Headlamp Pro. The lightweight, hands-free light offers an adjustable spotlight and 240º wide-angle floodlight, as well as a red “night vision” mode. It’s USB rechargeable and its 18650 li-ion battery can easily be swapped out.
Brümate’s 55-gallon rolling cooler is ready to take all your drinks and snacks to the beach, camping, or tailgating. In addition to its capacious insulated main compartment and 7-day ice retention, it has a removable 2.8-gallon drink tank with a built-in tap. Its puncture-resistant all-terrain wheels can even roll on sand.
This lantern has a retro styling, but it’s a modern, battery-powered lamp with filament-style LEDs and warm white light and ambient orange candlelight modes. Its shell and metallic shade are made from ABS plastic with a metal carrying handle, and its 5000 maH battery provides 6 to 24 hours of light per charge.
This set of camping tools and accessories is an outstanding value. It includes a hunting knife, a multi-function axe, and a machete, each with one-piece steel construction and a sheath. There’s also a 250-lumen flashlight, 50 feet of paracord, a stone blade sharpener, a flint firestarter stick, and five carabiner clips.
Enjoy hot meals and beverages while camping with Arnaud’s lightweight rocket stove. The FireTower breaks down to the size of a small book, and is engineered for optimal airflow and efficiency. It’s fueled by adding sticks, twigs, or other biofuels to its side feeder. Available in stainless steel (1.65lb.) or titanium (0.66 lb) versions.
Grim Workshop’s wallet card includes a useful array of tools to help you start a campfire. In addition to its scraper bar, its thick, high-carbon steel card can be struck against its ferrocerium bar to get sparks going. It also packs a magnesium bar to increase heat, a choice of three different blades, a file, and a saw.
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.
Keep your pack size down with this zippered travel pillowcase from Rumpl. It packs up small, then when you’re ready to set up camp, you can just stuff it with a jacket, hoodie, or t-shirt to plump it up for bedtime. It comes in solid black, yellow, or blue, but our faves are the Glacier Rays and Kaleidoscope patterns.
This puffy jumpsuit lets you walk around in your sleeping bag, cutting down on what you need to carry, and protecting you from the elements. Made using post-consumer recycled plastics and fibers, the Nomad Pro offers a warm and cozy environment down to 44ºF and protection down to 35ºF. It’s got plenty of pockets and vents too.
This rugged cooler won’t have trouble rolling over rough terrain thanks to its 9-inch all-terrain tires. Its rotomolded, insulated, and airtight main bin can keep items and ice from melting for up to 10 days. A pop-up storage bin lets you carry additional items on its lid. Available in 45 qt., 60 qt., and 80 qt. capacities.
If there’s one thing we all need for survival, it’s clean drinking water. LifeStraw makes containers with microfilters that can remove >99.999% of bacteria, parasites, and particulates so you can drink with confidence. The Peak collection includes a personal straw, a squeeze bottle, and a gravity filter for up to 8L of water.
Guide your way through the darkness with this even brighter version of the NEBO Transcend headlamp. This model tops out at 1500 lumens and has four brightness modes plus a strobe. Its body is made from aluminum and has a magnetic base for mounting on metal. It’s also IPX7 waterproof and impact-resistant.
The Stash lets you carry a functional stove in your backpack, while only adding 7.1 oz. to your pack weight. Its made from lightweight titanium and is perfect for quickly boiling water for coffee, tea, or cooking freeze-dried meals. It runs on propane and features FluxRing tech, which boils 2 cups of water in just 2.5 minutes.