Here are a some of the Best Camping Equipment Essentials you need to add to your camping list. These will not break the bank and will make your campout a bit more enjoyable.
Camping outdoors brings us inner peace, clarity, and an awareness of our environment that might not have been there before. The idea of camping can be an idealistic dream, but to make it a reality you do need some camping gear to make it more enjoyable.
It’s not camp cooking if you’re not cooking over the fire in a cast iron skillet. No one will know if you simply put this on a propane burner either. This Preseasoned Combo Cooker works as a deep skillet, a fryer, a Dutch oven, and the lid converts to a shallow skillet or griddle – the perfect pot for camping!
Keep your camp super organized with Camp Chef’s Sherpa Table! A rollout aluminum tabletop attaches to the top of the frame, then stows away in a side pouch when not in use, plus it has telescoping legs that extend for easy setup. Four padded, removable bags keep your gear in order and stow away inside the table. One is lined and can be used as a cooler to keep your food warm or even used as a sink.
*Not essential, but handy!
What is essential is access to clean, drinkable water. It is a good idea to have a Life Straw Water Filter in your camping gear just in case you get into a situation where your water source is comprised. It features a high flow rate and there are no moving parts to break. This should be in every backpacker’s and hiker’s gear when they are out on the trails away from their campsite.
A good habit to get into when camping is to bring at least 1-gallon of water per person per day. This 5-gallon Coleman container is perfect to have at your campsite. It has a fast-flow spigot that makes it easy to fill smaller water bottles or to access the water directly. The built-in hand grip makes it easy to carry and handle.
Just as important as water is having a flashlight or a lantern so you can see at night. Having a headlamp is recommended for late night restroom runs. An area lantern is perfect for the common area where you are cooking or hang it inside your tent. The newer ones run off solar power and are LED making them easy to charge.
A good sleeping bad is definitely essential. If you are not worried about it being rated for extremely cold temperatures, you have a lot of options available. The larger bags have become more popular as they can sleep two (wouldn’t recommend it) or you can have young children cuddled up with you. Or you just might like to have a lot of leg room!
Check out this additional list of our idea of the Best Camping equipment essentials that will make your time under the stars fun and memorable.
Now you have the Best Camping Equipment Essentials to enjoy the great outdoors!
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