Camping Gear

Gear of the Year Awards 2015: Camp Chef Pocket Puff Iron

camp chef pocket puff iron

If you like pancakes and popovers, you’ll love ebleskivers. They are small ball-shaped pastries that originated in Denmark. They’re cooked with a special pan that has hemispherical indentations. They can be made either sweet or savory, and are traditionally prepared ...

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Gear of the Year Awards 2015: Bernzomatic WT2301 Multi-Purpose Trigger-Start Torch Head

Bernzomatic WT2301

It’s a fact of the outdoor life. When you’re camping space is at a premium. You don’t bring an entire mattress for sleeping, you bring an inflatable pad. You don’t bring a hard sided cabin into the woods, you bring a ...

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Gear of the Year Awards 2015: Firebuggz Original Log Lugger

Firebuggz Original Log Lugger

It goes without saying, around here we’re “into” campfires. While campers come with great diversity of preferences for locales, accommodations, activities, food, and camping companionship, the nearly universal bond is appreciation of a crackling campfire at day’s end. Actually, we ...

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Gear of the Year Awards 2015: Stuff’n Mallows Chocolate Chip Marshmallows

Stuff n mallows

Nothing puts an exclamation point at the end of a day camping like roasting chocolate chip marshmallows over a campfire. Eating a s’more with a freshly toasted marshmallow gives you the satisfying crunch of the graham cracker, gooeyness of the ...

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Gear of the Year Awards 2015: SOG Base Camp Axe

SOG Base Camp Axe

When you venture out to commune with Mother Nature, whether to set up base camp or hike a miles-long trail, a dependable hatchet is a must-have tool for everything from getting a fire started to surviving a disaster scenario. With ...

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Gear of the Year Awards 2015: UCO Titan Stormproof Match Kit

UCO Titan Stormproof Match Kit

From weekend trips to survival situations, creating a fire with UCO Titan Stormproof Matches will let you experience lighting characteristics you’ll not find in any other match on the market. To create a striker match that won’t give out, UCO ...

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Gear of the Year Awards 2015: iPro Lens System 6/6S Starter Kit

iPro Lens System

If you’re going to a campsite for the weekend, one of the last things you want is extra gear and extra weight to carry around. If you’re a photographer you’ll sacrifice a little weight and convenience to carry your good ...

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Gear of the Year Awards 2015: Outdoor Technology – Kodiak Power Bank

Kodiak Power Bank

From where we sit, the battle has been fought, and won, when it comes to bringing technology into the woods. Sure, there are some folks who think that the campsite isn’t the place for phones, speakers or even cameras. We’re ...

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Gear of the Year Awards 2015: Princeton Tec Helix Basecamp Bluetooth Lantern

Princeton Tec Helix Basecamp Bluetooth Lantern

Camping lanterns have come a long way since the days of gas lanterns. To be fair, gas lanterns are still in use and work great, but some people are looking for more functionality. They want options, and they don’t have ...

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Gear of the Year Awards 2015: RapidPure Pioneer

RapidPure Pioneer

Camping and hiking are great ways to get away from civilization and experience some self-reliance. You can stretch your legs, breathe the clear air, and puzzle out the little challenges nature throws at you. One of the challenges of being ...

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