Great Outdoors: The Best Camping Gear Of 2020
24 Aug 2020
Whether you are going camping for a long or short time, carrying the best camping gear is very important. Apart from making your life amongst nature easier, proper gear ensures that you enjoy your whole camping experience.
After our extensive research on available camping gear and interviews with several campers, we came up with a list of the top five items you should have in your camping gear.
REI Co-op Kingdom 6 Tent
This quality tent from REI is one of the best tents available in 2020. It has a lot of space available for occupation. The interior is well designed with ample internal storage, very large doors at its ends, and a centre divider. The tent has a funnel-like shape and a long square design that allows many people to stand up while using the tent. In general, the whole interior design allows more space for personal use. The tent also offers extreme protection to weather conditions including rainfall. Weatherproofing on the door and large garage vestibule on the awning ends provide a full water-proof tent. Its ventilation is completely perfect featuring double-wall designs and meshes throughout the tent’s body. This ensures enough airflow within the tent. The REI Co-op Kingdom 6 Tent is available directly from REI.
Patagonia 850 Down Sleeping Bag
When discussing sleeping bags, this high-quality sleeping bag should be first on your list. Made with pure nylon Pertex fabric, the fabric features Y-shaped filament technology used to create a shell that is twice the strength of other fabrics. It is also lighter compared to other fabrics on the market. The fabric in the Patagonia 850 is insulated for heat-trapping with differential baffle construction that ensures your comfortability. Its custom foot box is also fully baffled to ensure that there are no dead spaces, and to allow sufficient room for movement. if you can’t find yourself comfortable enough sleeping in a tent, you can always book a vacation rental for a more comfy experience.
Goal Zero Torch 250 Flashlight
When looking at outdoor camping flashlightsm make sure the Goal Zero Torch 250 Flashlight is on your list. This LED torch is particularly important in emergencies. The Goal Zero Torch 250 also has additional features including built-in USB charging cables, a solar panel, and a hand crank to ensure bright light anywhere. This quality flashlight also allows you to use either red emergency lights, floodlight, or the 250 total lumen output. It has a 4400mAh battery that lasts between 7-48 hours depending on your usage.
Mystery Ranch Stein 65 Backpack
Backpacks are the most important piece of equipment for camping in remote areas. They are used to carry all of your gear, from your cookware to your tent. The Mystery Ranch Stein 65 Backpack has three access points which allow you to remove heavier items at the bottom of the bag after removing the divider and compression flaps out. The Mystery Ranch Stein 65 has many features;
• Convertible Daypack Lid feature
• Side compression straps
• Two, exterior pockets
• Zippered lid compartment
• Speedzip™ compartment for easy access to sleeping bag
• Water bottle pockets
• Hydration reservoir compatible lid and main pack bag
• Full length, urethane side access zipper for full access to main bag
• Daisy chain webbing on face of packsack
• Two ice axe loops for carrying tools
The Mystery Ranch Stein 65 weighs only 4.9 lbs. It also has an adjustable frame which enables you to tailor the bag to your specific height and torso length. This attachment also allows you to separate the yoke, and rig it to the top lid when creating a detachable daypack.
GSI Bugaboo Camper Cookware
This cookware set is one of the best overall for backpack camping or base camping. Included in the GSI Bugaboo Camper Cookware set are; 4 plates, 4 nesting bowls, 4 mugs with sip-it tops and insulating sleeves. The bowls are designed to fit into the 2 L and 3 L pots with strainer lids. The lids are crush-proof and heat-resistant which helps in case of incidences of falling. The folding grippers on the exterior brackets prevent scratching and a secure handle when cooking. It’s also coated with Teflon classic material to ensure a good non-stick performance.
The Great Outdoors
When choosing your camping gear, consider their not only their quality and comfort, but their durability. This will make your camping experience easier, exciting, and stress free.