Top 5 must-have gadgets for your next camping trip

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Camping has always been a popular pastime, and now there are more and more ways of keeping our home comforts when we go into the great outdoors. The latest camping gadgets allow us to camp on our own terms, helping us avoid having to carry incredibly heavy loads as we hike during the day, meaning we have more energy to spend time around the campsite in the evening. Here are some of the latest gadgets people are loving when they go camping.

LifeStraw water filter

This can be brought along on your camping trip for emergency situations. If you have been on a pretty long hike and you’ve depleted your water resources, there is still one thing you can use to prevent you or anybody in your party from becoming dehydrated. The LifeStraw water filter allows you to drink from any stream or river that you come across. Now the water won’t be off limits so you can make sure that no matter what, you’ll be able to have some water to drink safely.

Anker SoundCore Sport XL Bluetooth speaker

If you’re spending plenty of time around the campfire, then there’s a good chance you’ll want to listen to some tunes as you make dinner or just hang out playing cards or something. To save you having to pull the car around and play music with the doors wide open, you should invest in a portable Bluetooth speaker. We recommend the Anker SoundCore Sport XL Bluetooth speaker, as it has an incredible battery life, meaning you can let the party continue for longer. It can play for 15 hours on just one charge, it’s waterproof and doesn’t let in dust, meaning it won’t get damaged when the wind picks up.

Hydaway collapsible water bottle

You’re going camping, that usually involves some kind of trail walking or hiking, so you’re going to need plenty of water too. To save yourself having to lug around a great big water bottle full of liquid, you can get the Hydaway collapsible water bottle. It can fold flat, meaning it’ll fit in just about any rucksack without taking up too much space. Then you’ll just need to pour in some water when you’re near a drinkable source, and you and your hiking buddies can remain hydrated.

Thermacell Radius Zone Mosquito repellent

You’ve been out walking all day long, all you want to do now is to chill out and relax with some food and drink around the campfire, but there’s a problem. You keep getting attacked by mosquitos. There is a solution that doesn’t require you to cover yourself in stinky mosquito spray. The Thermacell Radius Zone can create a huge 110-square-foot zone mosquito-free around it, meaning you and your friends or family won’t be bothered by mosquitoes while you eat dinner and exchange stories long into the evening. It can last up to 12 hours so even the longest of evening celebrations should be mosquito bite free.

BioLite SunLight

If there is one thing you can guarantee will happen when you are camping overnight it is that the sun will go down and it will get incredibly dark. It can be a struggle finding your way around your campsite without a torch attached to your head, and that can be uncomfortable. The BioLite SunLight is capable of providing 50 hours of light just on the charge of one day’s worth of sun. You can strap the light to your backpack as you go about your day and then make sure your campsite is well lit for the entire evening if you wish.

These gadgets make the camping experience even more fun than it already is. Now you can listen to your music and see everything you are doing all in the comfort of a mosquito free zone. If you’re heading on a camping trip this year, you’ll want these gadgets in your rucksack.

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