Top 26 Best Camping Essentials For Your Next Outdoor Adventure
There’s something to be said for enjoying the great outdoors. Fresh air, sunshine, time to relax and exercise are all part of the joy of camping.
Camping technology has come a long way in the past several decades, making ‘roughing it’ a lot less rough than you might expect.
Whether you went camping in Boy Scouts years ago, have never been or are just looking to upgrade your gear, we’ve sifted through the options and found the best of the best in essential camping gear.
16. Sawyer Products Insect Repellent
In camping areas, bugs such as chiggers, fleas, mosquitoes and mites can spread disease and cause you a lot of discomfort. By dousing your clothing in permethrin, bugs will stay away for up to six weeks! It’s as effective as 100% DEET and is odorless once it has dried. Permethrin is completely safe for use and has been approved by the EPA.
Continue reading the complete list of camping essentials put together by Brian Cornwell.
May 5, 2022
Outdoor Life: Do You Really Need a Water Filter for Backpacking and Mountain Hunting?
Fresh drinking water is essential. This water filtration system ensures you will never run out as long as there is a nearby natural water source. It can filter out bacteria, protozoa and microplastics.
Faster and more efficient than pumping or waiting for chemical treatments, the Sawyer Squeeze System offers on-the-go hydration at a good flow. This product is long-lasting, affordable, reliable, cleanable, and very user-friendly.
But Sawyer was way ahead of me — 15 years ahead, to be precise. In 2008, the brand started its Clean Water for All initiative, which provides Sawyer filters to developing countries around the world. And the company spends 90% of its profits funding it.