Camping This Summer? Stock Up On This Affordable Gear
Have plans to go camping this summer? Be prepared for any wilderness adventure with this collection of affordable camping gear.
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Stanley One-Quart Classic Legendary Stainless Steel Thermos
This stainless steel classic Stanley thermos is designed to handle the toughest camping conditions. It features a durable build and leak-proof construction. Made with grade 304 food-grade stainless steel and the double-walled vacuum insulation, it keeps your liquids hot or cold. The insulated lid doubles as a cup, perfect for coffee breaks on any camping trip. Plus, hack your camping trips with these clever ideas, tips, and tricks.
30 Degree Sleeping Bag
Ensure a good night’s sleep the next time you’re camping with the help of the Kelty® Callisto 30 degree long sleeping bag. The two-layer off-set quilt construction ensures warmth and durability, and a two-way zipper allows for ventilation. This also has sleeping pad security loops to help keep the bag in place on a camping pad. Additionally, two sleeping bags can be zipped together to form a double-wide sleeping bag if needed. Plus, make sure you’re prepared for anything on your next camping trip. Check out these 11 camping safety tips.
The Original Puffy outdoor blanket is a packable, portable blanket that goes everywhere. With a ripstop shell and insulation made from 100 percent recycled materials, it’s warmer and more durable than ever. The cape clip attachment allows hands-free use, and the paracord corner loops provide utilitarian functions in a variety of ways. Check out these grilling tips to use while camping.
Osprey Kitsuma Pack
Not every trip calls for a big pack and lots of gear. When you’re looking to get in a quick hike that requires water and not much else, the Kitsuma three pack is a quality and functional inconspicuous solution to your hydration needs.
Low-profile shoulder straps give way to rolled-soft edges that offer excellent fit and stability. Stay cool and dry, even on hot and steamy days, with a lightweight AirScape airmesh back panel that also grants full body movement.
An independent hydration sleeve holds an included 2-1/2-liter reservoir with a bite valve that attaches to your sternum strap via magnet. Store small easy-access items like energy bars and arm warmers, in the side mesh pockets.
Make that old tree stump more comfortable with the Kelty® Camp Chair. Light, foldable, portable and extremely comfortable, the Camp Chair is a go-everywhere, sit-anywhere essential. Use it at camp, on the beach, at a festival, or wherever a comfy seat is needed. For more permanent seating to install at a campsite follow these easy instructions for a campfire bench.
Full Kitchen Base Camp Cook Set
This 19 piece cooking set packs the convenience of your kitchen into a package perfect for campsites, while performing like a pricy cookware set.
It’s so good you just might want to use this set indoors. This set includes one 3-7/10-quart stainless steel pot, one vented lid, one three-ply frying pan that holds 32 oz., one cutting board, one spatula with extending handle, one serving spoon with extending handle, four plates, four bowls, four sporks, one dish-drying rack, one trivet and one locking bungee.
Take camp food to the next level with this Stanley cooking set. Check out these grilling tips to use while camping.
Lago 1 Pro Air Tent
The Lago Pro Air 1 is a one-person tent for backpacking or camping. This tent has minimal weight and bulk, and won’t take up extra space in your pack. The Lago Pro Air 1 features an inner and outer wall for durability and protection from the elements, and mesh panels for ventilation on hot nights. Here are 10 more camping gadgets we think you’ll like.
Fastdraw 300 Water Bottle
This lightweight Ultimate Direction Fastdraw 300 water bottle is perfect for times you need to focus on your hike or run. The bottle holds roughly 10 oz. and comes with a nylon stretch mesh pocket featuring a breathable, perforated polyester weave. Plus, check out these 10 vintage camping hacks every camper should know.
Kelty Upslope 2.0 Trekking Poles
Two trekking poles are even more stable than one! As a pair, the Upslope will ensure that every hike is a breeze. Super light and compact with an easily adjustable length, these trekking poles work as a team to keep your knees from experiencing the ruggedness of the trail. Here are 13 camping survival products you should be sure to pack up and take with you.
Kelty Low Loveseat Chair
There’s no better way to recline while camping with an ice cold beer. Made with three recline positions, adjustable armrests and dual beverage holders, this loveseat is made to last with steel framed construction, puppy-proof fabric, and a weight capacity of 500 lbs.
Additionally, this chair folds neatly and comes with a padded roll tote storage bag so it can be tossed over the shoulder for simple transport. These chairs are popular so you’d better move fast. You’ll wish you knew these 16 camping hacks earlier.
Yaktrax Diamond Grip
Yaktrax Diamond Grip provides aggressive traction for all winter camping and hiking conditions, from boilerplate ice to backcountry snow and everything in between. The patented diamond shaped beads have hundreds of biting edges that grip in all directions.
Made of case-hardened steel alloy and strung on steel aircraft grade cable, they are extremely durable and ideal for those who frequently encounter transitional surfaces such as rock, gravel, dirt and bare concrete. Check out these 10 savvy hacks for your shoes.
Smaller than a credit card and about as thick as a nickel, this steel multi-tool can be tucked inside your wallet or clipped to your belt loop. It features nine tools, including bottle and can openers, a butterfly screw wrench, a four-position wrench for various sizes, water compass and a key-chain attachment.
Carry this multi-tool with you at all times, not just when camping.