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New Outdoor Camping Gear for Endless Possibilities

Camping. You’re stuck in the middle of nowhere, you’ve got no mobile signal, no electricity and you’re completely cut off from everyday life. Or, at least, that’s the way it used to be. Chances are these days, you’ve got some way to keep yourself occupied, be it your mobile phone packed with games and music, or an iPad filled with downloaded boxsets. You and your family can pass away the evenings huddled around a small screen, watching the latest episode of your favourite television programme surrounded by nature. But what if I told you that camping doesn’t even mean ditching the big screen anymore? Read More >>

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A Hammock for Your Car Gives You a Cheap Home If the Apocalypse Ever Comes

If society collapses at some point in the next four years—or even if you’re planning a low-budget road trip—this nifty Car Hammock turns your ride into a comfy place to sleep so you don’t have to resort to a night spent in an uninsulated tent, or apocalyptic abandoned factory. Read More >>

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Can’t Find Two Trees to String Up Your Hammock? Just Use Your Car

What’s the point of going camping if at some point you don’t get to lazily lounge around in a hammock? It’s an essential part of escaping to the great outdoors. But what if you can’t find two suitable trees to hang your hammock? As long as you brought your car along, you’ve got a backup. Read More >>

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Class Up Your Camping With a Canteen That Turns Into a Pint Glass

Drinking from a canteen’s spout is fine when you’re just rehydrating after a hike. But once camp is set up, you’ll probably be drinking something other than water, and that’s where this canteen from the Stable Goods Co. really shines. Flip it over, remove the bottom, and suddenly you’ve got a wide-mouthed pint glass. Read More >>

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A Sleeping Bag With a Built-in Air Mattress, Pillow, and Sheets Makes Camping Easier

If camping for you is more about an enjoyable weekend away from the big city than an extreme survival situation, there’s no shame in making the trip more comfortable and more convenient. And the Bundle Beds sleeping bags promise to give you a better night’s sleep — with less stuff to pack. Read More >>

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BioLite’s New Camping Accessories Make Roughing it Not So Rough

Unless required by your reality TV series, you don’t always need to completely disconnect from civilisation when you venture into the great outdoors. And BioLite, makers of a compact stove that can keep your gadgets powered, is introducing three new ways to make camping a little more comfortable. Read More >>

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A Hammock With LED Lighting and Inflatable Mattress Sounds Like a Hanging Hotel Room

Say what you will about how comfortable a hammock is for sleeping, Eagles Nest Outfitters is working to make them just a bit more hospitable with its new DoubleNest LED that incorporates a string of glowing lights so you can read, adjust your sleeping bag, or easily find your way back after a bathroom break. Read More >>

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How To Camp On A Beach

It’s August. You want to go camping. You want to go to the beach. Why not do both at once? Get it right and beach camping is the best thing you’ll ever do (as long as it doesn't rain). Read More >>

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BioLite’s New Lanterns are a Tiny Powergrid for Your Campsite 

The ingenious twig-burning folks at BioLite have done it again. Their latest, the NanoGrid, is a combo battery pack and lighting system for the outdoors. Now you can charge your gadgets and light up your campsite with the power of a single wood stove. Read More >>

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6,000-Year-Old Campsite Discovered at Stonehenge

A dig around Stonehenge in October has just had its carbon dating results back, with researchers claiming they've found a campsite some 6,000 years old just a mile and a half from the centre of the site. Read More >>

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BioLite KettleCharge: Charge Your iPad With Boiling Hot Water

BioLite's line of twig-burning, gadget-powering stoves has already cemented the brand as every wilderness geek's best friend. But now, the brilliant minds behind the CampStove are giving you off-grid power and potable water, both indoors and out. Say hello to the KettleCharge. Read More >>