One of the best things about camping has to be trying out your new gadgets and gear that you got especially for the trip. Thanks to the wonders of technology, there are now more cool camping gadgets than ever for you to bring along and impress your friends and family with.
We’ve compiled a list of the best camping gadgets that will not only blow everyone away but also make your trip a complete success. With any one of these gadgets with your camping gear, you’ll wonder how you ever made it through a trip without them.
#1: Solar Charge Tent Fan
Camping in summer and spring certainly has its benefits, but on those hot nights where you toss and turn you’re usually praying for salvation. Enter the solar charge tent fan, which does exactly what you’d expect it to do. This handy little device gets power from the sun during the day to keep you cool at night and give you a quality rest.
#2: Wood Burning And USB Charging Stove
This amazing innovation lets you burn wood on a stove which then generates heat and electricity that allows you to charge your phone. The science behind it might be a little much to comprehend but all you need to know is that it will seriously impress your family and friends, with everyone wanting to borrow it.
#3: Solar Camp Shower
Camp showers aren’t exactly the picture of luxury, but it’s something we put up with to enjoy our beloved passion. You can get a solar powered camp shower that completely changes the game and lets you have warm showers each night to wash the day away. The solar helps power the spray and hose so if you close your eyes you’ll be able to pretend you’re in a luxury spa for just a minute.
#4: Espresso Maker
For those of us who can’t go a day without their beloved espresso, you don’t have to. You can now purchase a portable espresso maker to take camping with you, making you the envy of all of your coffee loving friends. With a semi-automatic piston and everything you need to enjoy a shot of fresh coffee, you’ll never want to let this go.
#5: Foldable Solar Panel
Solar is king these days and especially when you’re camping. You can pick up a quality foldable solar panel that will get plenty of sun during the day and help you charge up whatever you need. They come in different sizes depending on how much power you’re going to use.
#6: Portable Mosquito Repeller
Let’s face it, if there’s one thing that ruins camping for many of us it’s the incessant onslaught of mosquitoes. Thanks to technology, you can now buy a portable mosquito repeller which gives a 15-foot protection barrier around you and your loved ones. Best of all, it’s odorless, soundless, and vaporless. All you have to do is turn it on and enjoy the peaceful evening, mosquito free.
#7: Solar Lantern
A lantern is a must have when camping but it’s also painful to remember the batteries. Thankfully, there are now cool lanterns that work on solar power and also inflate which saves even more space. Not only are these lanterns lightweight and portable, but they’re waterproof so you can leave them out in the rain and they’ll keep on working through the night.
#8: E-Tool Spade
A spade can be one of your most prized possessions when camping and you want one that’s going to be powerful. The E-Tool Spade from Gerber has serrated edges and an anodized shaft so not only is it lightweight but it’s super impressive as well. This spade folds away for easy storage and can be used to dig a fire pit, cover up your business, or make a hole for whatever reason you have.
#9: Portable Bunk Beds
Why not add a little fun to your campsite for your children and invest in some portable bunk beds? This saves space when you don’t have much on the ground but also adds an element of fun for the younger crowd. They come in all sizes so you can get one to fit your tent specifically and even come with side pockets and organizers to save you even more space.
#10: Multifunctional Drink Bottle
Everyone has their favorite drink bottle they like to take camping, but this one is about to blow your mind. Lunatec’s Aquabot is a serious drink bottle that you’ll want to take camping because it not only lets you drink from it but it produces showers, streams, and mist patterns too.
This means you can stay cool on a hike, squirt your plates clean after dinner, or even get into a fun water fight with friends thanks to the 25-foot streaming capability.
#11: Crotchless Shorts
As far as unique camping gear goes, this one takes the cake. These pants from Kimbos feature a zipper that goes all the way from front to back so that you take the hassle out of campsite bathroom trips. They’re available for both genders and are made with a special nylon spandex mix so they’re comfortable and flexible. Say goodbye to award bathroom trips when you take a pair of these camping.
#12: Outdoor Smart Watch
For a piece of tech that will really impress everyone, why not invest in an outdoor smartwatch? There is one from Casio that has all of the cool features you want like 50-meter water resistance, GPS tracking, and activity tracker, just to name a few. This seriously cool piece of tech will be your best friend in the great outdoors and everyone will want to know how they can get one for themselves.