For campfires, grills, smokers, and more, RocketFire lights the fire in seconds. That’s what a propane torch will do. This one screws onto a standard MAPP or propane can and features a trigger ignition handle and a 20-inch wand for safety. The rocket-tip of the wand blasts an adjustable 25K BTU flame that will get you lit and burning with no delay. A funded Kickstarter.
Designed for all-weather warmth, the Culla Blanket from Crua is constructed using indestructible Graphene nanomaterial for adventure-worthy toughness. It features pockets for hands & feet & snaps into a sleeping bag or connects with other Culla blankets. Available in a variety of colors. Measures 55” X 79.” A funded Kickstarter.
The MFSS or Multi-Fuel Survival Stove is a compact & ultralight titanium backpacking stove that burns biomass like wood, twigs, & pinecones, cardboard, as well as denatured alcohol; 91%+ isopropyl, or even Everclear. as well as solid fuel tabs like Hexamine & PDW’s own Ti-Line Alcohol Burner Core fuel. Designed to fit & nest in most 500ML backpacking pots it’s a self-contained cook kit that weighs just 4.3 ounces.
The outdoor innovators at Snow Peak are experts in backcountry comfort and their new Living Lodge is a spacious hybrid that can serve as tent, group dining area, rainy day base camp, kitchen and more. The design features large mesh side windows for ventilation and wide triangular doors at the ends. All of it battens down to be fully weatherproof for shelter & comfort whether you’re glamping or deep in the wilderness. Available in 2 sizes.
For all those beaches, parks & places that don’t allow wood-burning campfires, the Ignik FireCan is a portable propane-powered fire pit that gives you a legal, low-emission alternative; that cozy campfire feel without a visit from the ranger. Made of heavy-duty steel, the collapsible “can” carries like an ammo box & features fold-out legs, 360º mesh to manage sparks & a quick-adapter to your fuel tank. Available Fall 2021.
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Designed to work as either a ground tent or a tree tent/hammock-shelter, the Aerial 1 from Opeongo is a versatile 3-season solo sleep system that gives you the freedom to adapt to all environments & conditions. It comfortably fits campers up to 6’2” & fully packed, the compact system weighs just 5 pounds. Available for pre-order now.
Alpha Motor Company is an electric auto upstart with a long road ahead in its quest to build a market-ready ride. Nonetheless, the California-based design shop has been turning out some pretty radical renderings. The latest comes in the form of the AMC x Heimplanet Cloudbreak tent camper. Designed with the German inflatable tent maker, it is a fully enclosed shelter built for the AMC Wolf pickup. If & when the Wolf hits the streets, this tent will be a sweet upgrade.
A combination of memory and air plus some thoughtful engineering make the Pelican Rugged Sleeping Pad a great camping companion when comfort is more important than saving weight. A self-inflating valve fills the 19D memory foam core of the pad while valves on the bottom fill arm rests that keep you from rolling off the side. An integrated pillow cradles your head. Weight 4.1 pounds.
The dual-function design of the Campo is clever. It’s a full-size hammock, rain poncho, shelter, and ground cover all packed into one incredibly functional and packable product. It’s coated with a waterproof DWR finish and features durable YKK waterproof zippers. It is constructed of rugged 70-denier ripstop nylon and yet it weighs just 1 pound.
The compact & lightweight BTR Camping stool from Hillsound weighs just 14-ounces but gives you a comfy 17” tall camp seat that’s much better than a rock. It’ll support up to 240 pounds and deploys in seconds flat with secure PhantomLock technology that secures the legs, so you can just pop it open & chill.
Inspired by vintage US Military cots, Kovea’s WS folding bench is really just a scaled-down version of the classic design, which makes for a versatile bench that folds up for compact, easy transport. The bench seat is rugged weather-resistant nylon and its legs are aluminum but feature a wood print for authentic looks with much lighter weight. It includes a handy carry bag.
With a hardshell roof and dual opening wings, the TEDPop Double is a rugged rooftop tent with room to sleep 4. Instead of opening like a clamshell, this one pops straight up on gas-strut lifts while the dual side panels drop down to complete the simple process. The soft-sided tent is made of heavy duty canvas & features 360º windows.
The Ignik Gas Growler eliminates those small green propane cans we use around camp, replacing the single-use, landfill-bound cans with a much cleaner option: a portable, reusable, refillable propane tank that gives as much gas as 5 of those little green guys. It complies with DOT specifications to allow for safe transport in your car, SUV, RV, or boat and includes a four-foot hose that’s compatible with any heater or stove that accommodates the single-use green propane bottles.
Inflatable Everglow Light Tubes from Klymit deliver pure function and incredible portability, shining a light where you need it most—far from the closest plug. Designed for off-grid, adventure, and emergency use, Light Tubes feature built-in LED lights within a soft-sided inflatable bladder that packs down for easy portability. There are also integrated magnets to hold the tube to your tailgate, camp kitchen, or truck bed. They’re adjustable from 0-270-lumen output and come in a range of different sizes.
With the launch of their innovative AER Rooftop Tent, Crua Outdoors is pushing RTT design in a new direction—off the roof and out onto the ground. The AER pitches on the vehicle roof, on the ground, or it can connect-up with additional modular tents to create a multi-story tent basecamp. It features wraparound windows and skylights for epic campsite views. Depending on model & configuration, the AER can sleep from 2 up to 5 people.
Simplicity & utility work very well together in the MITI-001 Outdoor Cooking Tool. This ingenious little slab of laser-cut steel is a cook stove for use atop four split logs. Made of thick 3-gauge 304L stainless steel, it fits on top of the logs with 4 anchoring rods to keep it stable. Starting a fire in the center of those 4 logs creates a fire that feeds itself, to cook your food & crackle with warmth.
The GT Pickup from GentleTent is a fully-inflatable lightweight rooftop tent designed specifically for double-cab trucks. From its rack on the roof, the “taco tent” pops open to inflate with over 7’ of headroom and sleeping room for 3 adults. It fits trucks with bed lengths of up to 63 inches —so perfect for Ford Ranger & Toyota Tacoma. Packed away, it measures just 39 x 39 x 7 inches.
Designed to convert virtually any SUV or hatchback into a cozy, comfortable camper, the Car Camping Air Mattress from Luno turns your ride into a room. The mattress is constructed of durable 300-denier Oxford fabric that stands up to pet claws, pine needles, wood chips, and more. With its dual-sided design, it allows you to adjust the firmness to each camper’s preference or inflate just one side of the mattress for solo camping. It inflates in just two minutes with its electric air pump and packs down quickly.
MoonShade is a lightweight vehicle awning that delivers day & night coverage to your outdoor site. With a variety of anchoring systems, it sets up easily and attaches to almost any vehicle or sturdy structure. It offers 9ft by 7ft of coverage but packs down tight and weighs only 8 lbs., making breakdown and storage a breeze.
Constructed of durable yet lightweight stainless steel and made in Kansas, the Pyro Camp Fire is a portable fire pit that’s designed for versatility. Large enough to burn 16” firewood, it features a removable mesh lid & ash catcher plus an optional grill kit—which in addition to a vented steel grill, includes tongs, spatula & a cutting board, to make the Pyro a true camping multitasker.