25 Surprising Things People Are Really Taking On Camping Trips
This pack that lets your dog carries their own weight
With this, your pupper can carry their own fresh water and supplies while hiking. More importantly, your doggo will look cute as heck in it.
This water pump that lets you safely drink from puddles (really)
This pump-action water purifier filters out bacteria, viruses and particulates from virtually any water source, from mountain streams to small puddles.
This gadget that turns boiling water into electricity
If you already have a camp stove, then you'll want to check out this brilliant battery charger. It connects to many camp stoves, gas ranges, and more to power devices via USB.
This insane cooler that charges your phone and makes drinks, too
The 55-quart Coolest Cooler thought of pretty much everything: there's a rechargeable blender, Bluetooth speakers, LED lid lights, USB charging ports for your devices, and even a bottle opener.
This latte maker for better brew than you get at home
We're all for roughing it, but going without morning coffee may be a little too rough. This set comes with a french press and a milk foamer to craft the perfect latte in the wild.
This hipster glamping crate with scented fire starters
This kit comes with everything you need to take the rough out of roughing it -- an LED lantern that can recharge your smartphone, a military style compass, quality utensils and a set of six soy fire starters.
This truly bizarre tent for sleeping on top of your car
Sleeping on the ground is for losers. This tent pops up on top of your car, keeping you safe from any sort of creepy, crawly thing that comes at night.
This inflatable geodesic dome tent that keeps you safe in wild weather
This may not attach to the top of your car, but the shape and inflatable frame of thist tent keep it incredibly stable in high wind conditions. It's big enough to sleep 2-3.
This simple cot that keeps rocks from poking you in the back
This lightweight (less than 6 pounds) cot will make your nights much more comfortable without adding much to the burden you're carrying.
This giant lithium battery for storing the sun's rays (and charging your phone)
This 428Wh rechargable generator has enough juice to power your favorite toys. Hook it up to an AC outlet before your trip, or connect it to solar panels to get your power straight from the sun.
This oven, in case you want to bake a cake in the great outdoors
Grilling food and boiling water is easy when you're camping. Baking cakes and other treats? Not so much. At least, not without this propane camp stove that also comes with two burners.
The only set of cooking and eating utensils you'll need on the trail
Whatever you're making to eat, you aren't going to want to eat it with your hands. Luckily, this handy set has everything you need--cutlery, cooking tools, spice shapers, and even a grater and cutting board.
This grill/griddle combo to take your camping meals to the next level
Want to do some serious grilling at camp? This easy-to-transport grill fires up burgers in the evening, and comes with a flat top griddle for eggs and pancakes the next day.
This intense full-body suit for warding off mosquito swarms
What's the worst part of camping? The bugs, of course. This mesh jacket covers up your tastiest bits to keep you safe from the nasty biters.
This solar-powered lantern to keep the party going late
This alternative to gas-powered lanterns gets its energy from the sun. It can also be powered via USB.
This pack of pretty much everything you need in a medical emergency
What's truly surprising is how well-equipped this kit comes, complete with medication to ease insect bites and a handy wilderness medical guide.