There’s nothing quite as refreshing as a stiff vodka & soda after a few hours slogging up a hiking trail loaded down with a backpack. And if your pack happens to contain a Carbonator Bottle, you can mix yourself up that cocktail in seconds flat. The bottle design features an activator cup where you pour in the carbonating powder, then simply shake it and start sipping a bubbly beverage.
Conquering the main goal in taking your lady camping depends entirely on maintaining that “rugged, outdoor-type” mystique that vanishes the instant she realizes you have no idea how to set up the tent. To ensure that you actually do get her into said tent, Kelty has developed an inflatable tent design that allows even the most clueless to pitch it in under a minute. Available Spring 2013.
Some wannabe Rambo-types really like roughing it, but most of us would rather spend our time in the great outdoors with a few creature comforts. The Zippo Outdoor line makes camp cooking, fire starting, and chilling outdoors considerably more comfortable. A wind-proof stove, a 4-in-1 axe/saw/hammer tool, and a rugged LED lantern are just a few pieces in this new collection.
By reducing the weight of essential backpacking gear, you’ll be able to carry more of the really essential stuff: box wine and tall cans. The Bot is a screw-top titanium container that functions as both a bottle and a cooking pot and it fits in one water bottle pocket. You know what to put in the other pocket. Source
We all like to eat out. With a portable aluminum table that seats six, you can take your little dinner party down to the beach or the park or wherever you want.
The quest for not just acceptable but easy & awesome camp coffee could end right here. The Coffeebrewer is a portable pouch that’s basically a 1-piece French Press for coffee connoisseurs on the go. Simply add hot water to the pouch, let it brew for 5 minutes, then pour it, pound it, and hit the trail. Source
If it feels like you live in your car, do yourself a favor and install a fridge. The Basecamp Portable fridge and freezer plugs into your car’s accessory socket providing a cool 42-quart capacity for your next meal in the driver’s seat, campout, or even a road soda. When you reach your destination, simply plug it into a regular socket to keep things cool.
It takes skill and patience to properly roast a dog over the fire. So when you’re perfectly done dog drops into the coals it’s rather sad. The design of these 34-inch long curly campfire forks will ensure that your weiner never falls into fire.
In the old days, hardcore outdoor guys would just pack a pinch of coffee grinds like a dip and hit the trail. Times have changed. Now you can bring a pocket-size titanium French bistro with you on your day hike. The Café Luxe kit includes a French press, a milk foamer, stacking mugs, and a wood cutting board that hides a stainless steel knife.
Half the reason you never motivate to go camping is because getting everything together is a total pain. But what if you had a system that packed your entire kitchen into a one durable, portable case? The sturdy, wilderness-worthy My Camp Kitchen is a purpose-built hardwood box with all kinds of shelves and cubbies to store all of your camp cooking gear. Once you’ve got it filled with your gear, all you have to do is heave it into the truck and you’re gone. Source