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.
If you had to choose the perfect single outfit to wear the rest of your life, one of these wearable sleeping bags from Selk’bag just might be it. They’re like comfy pajamas that will also keep you warm at night, and now that they’re available in four Star Wars designs, why would you ever need to change into another…
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.
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.
It’s officially hammock season, and you can join in the fun for just $25-$35 courtesy of today’s Amazon Gold Box.
Over the weekend, I was so thoroughly ravaged by bug bites that I had trouble getting to sleep last night. More importantly though, Zika is here, and it’s as critical as ever to keep the mosquitos at bay. So please, let’s work together to identify the best bug spray on the market.
Nutella is good on toast, with ice cream, or eaten by the spoonful while gently sobbing. But as it turns out, add a dash of potassium permanganate and a little heat, and you have yourself a good little fire.
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.
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.
The KiraVan is apparently what you get from a room full of brilliant engineers with a bottomless budget. And of course, one objective: bring everyone’s high-tech adventure vehicle fantasies to life.
You open up your cupboard, or take a peek in your camping cooking supplies, and you find a bunch of old ketchup packets. Are they still good to eat? How long do they last? Let’s find out.
300 miles north of Vancouver lies the Great Bear Rainforest. It’s a huge, rugged, chunk of land with ample diversity of scenery, and the best part is that it is very, very sparsely populated. Think Yellowstone minus the tourists. In a nutshell, you want to go to there.
What you put where for your backpacking adventure will determine how comfortable you are and how far you can walk. We made a little video to show you how to get it right.
Gizmodo rounded up the best LED flashlights back in 2012, and Indefinitely Wild has a great primer as well, but now it’s time to ask the audience. Whether you suffer frequent power outages, spend your time outdoors or in the garage, or just feel better having one around, a great flashlight is an essential tool. But…
Whether you’re preparing for your next camping trip, tailgate, or apocalypse, these discounted Goal Zero chargers can keep your devices fully powered, even when you’re off the grid.
Before you head out to the beach or pool, be sure your phone is protected with this waterproof dry bag. The pouch is transparent, meaning you can still use your phone (including the camera), but it’s certified waterproof up to 100 feet, and will also keep dirt and sand off your precious pocket computer. [Newisland…
You know it’s nice outside in most of the country, because you guys have been snatching up hammock deals as fast as we can post them. But if you still haven’t bought one, here’s a great deal on several Yukon Outfitters models, starting at just $20.
You’re out camping when suddenly it’s colder and wetter than expected. What’s the best add-on or emergency insulation you can bring that doesn’t take up too much space or weight in your pack? Space blanket, emergency bivvy, silk sleeping bag liner...tell us your experiences.