For some it still feels like summer, and others it is starting to feel like winter, but for many it is the perfect temperature to get your hiking boots on and go exploring! Autumn is a perfect season for camping and we want to make sure you have all the right gear. Check out our highest rated products that should be on your list for any outdoor adventures you have this year. Plus, these are some great ideas for gifts for any Bear Grylls types in your life.
Until it starts to get really cold there will be bugs. With Zika, West Nile, Swine Flu, Bird Flu, and Mad Cow disease going around you can never be too careful. Repel 100 is an Amazon Best Choice because of its 98% DEET concentration. One Amazon reviewer said, “I didn’t get Zika!” We don’t want you to get Zika either, so when you are on an outdoor adventure this Fall spray on some Repel 100.
Whether you’re out in the dark searching for the Sasquatch or just waddling out of your tent in the middle of the night for some sweet relief, this tiny, yet powerful flashlight has you covered. It features 5 modes of brightness and the ability to focus the range of your beam. The Wophain XML T6 is one of the most highly rated flashlights for camping on Amazon.
The Lifestraw is awesome! Never worry about running out of clean drinking water out on your outdoor adventures. This portable water filter allows you to directly drink from any water source while filtering out 99.9% of harmful contaminants. One Lifestraw can filter 1000 liters of water before needing to be replaced. This is definitely a necessity for your next camping or hiking trip.
I’ll wear one of these things around the house. It’s like a fanny pack but better. Carry all of your important things around with you plus you can take a drink when you get thirsty. The bladder can hold up to two liters! That’s enough water to last you all day at a campsite or on your trek during a day hike. The pack features multiple points to attach carabiners for extra storage. Live Infinitely has created a perfect pack that will make a great gift for any outdoor lover.
Don’t you love it when you put ice into your water bottle and then come back to it a couple of hours later and the water is warm? I know I don’t! The Hydroflask keeps your water cold up to 24 hours! Genius idea: put ice cream in this high grade, vacuum sealed so you can take some delicious cookie dough ice cream with you on your hiking adventure!
Although we wouldn’t recommend the Tempur Pedic test where you put a glass of wine on the mattress and jump up and down on it, this Coleman self-inflating sleeping pad is a great addition to your camping gear! It features a valve for self-inflation with the ability to blow into it for extra air, straps for easy packing up and stowing away, and a connected pillow for a wonderful nights sleep.
7. Sport Sandals- $40+
Instead of choosing one sport sandal to feature, I have chosen the three best brands on the market. We have Chacos, Tevas, and Keens! Check out all three to choose which one fits the style and amount of versatility you are looking for.
You will be living the high life on your next camping trip with this easily adjustable, dual burner propane stove. Wakey, wakey, eggs and bakey! But be careful though, the Sasquatch might get jealous and want some too.
Highest rated and best for the price backpack on Amazon right now. If you are going on a weekend long hiking or camping trip, this pack is just for you. It features and internal frame for comfortable support, chest and hip straps to keep all the weight for being on your back, carabiner hooks, and a large sleeping bag compartment. This pack has it all!
This sleeping bag is perfect for cold nights. The Kelty Tuck easily rolls up tight so it doesn’t take much room in your pack. It is filled with ThermaPro synthetic insulation and it features a hood to keep your entire body warm. The best part of a long day’s worth of hiking is snuggling into your sleeping bag. Why not get one that is extremely comfortable?