8 Essentials for your Next Camping Trip

Heading out into the wild this summer or fall? Well, you’ll not be the only one but you can make sure you’ve got the best kit in tow by checking out our list of 8 essentials for your next camping trip below:

RAB Neutrino 400 Down Sleeping Bag ($400)

Basically the Rolls Royce of sleeping bags, the RAB Neutrino 400 Down Sleeping Bag ($400) is rated for temperature limits as low as 21°F / -7°C, comfortable down to 30°F. The trapezoidal chamber design with baffles eliminates cold spots and down shifting and it is designed at every turn to cut down on weight without sacrificing comfort or performance. ($400)

Hults Bruk The Jonaker Compact Hatchet ($149)

If you want to unleash your outdoorsman on your next camping trip make sure you’ve got this The Jonaker Compact Hatchet from Hults Bruk ($149) in tow. It has an axe head that is hand-forged and made from Swedish axe steel in a foundry that has been in operation since 1697. Boasting a shorter handle that’s easy to pack but still offers good control over the blade for big and small tasks. ($149)

Nemo Aurora 2P Footprint Entry Level Tent ($250)

You need a quality tent for sleeping beneath the stars and this superb Nemo Aurora 2P Footprint Entry Level Tent ($250) ticks all our boxes here at Coolector HQ. This two-person, three-season tent comes with two doors and two vestibules for all your gear and looks bigger on the inside than it does on the outside. ($250)

DemerBox DB2 – Indestructible Waterproof BT Speaker ($349)

For enjoying a few of your favourite playlists whilst out in the wild, you’ll need an adventure-ready solution like this DB2 – Indestructible Waterproof BT Speaker from DemerBox ($349). It has 40+ hours of battery life on a single charge with a waterproof construction is perfect for outdoor adventures. ($349)

VSSL Compact First Aid Kit ($125)

Boasting all of the necessary gear to survive whatever the elements throw at you, conveniently packed into the size of a standard flashlight, this VSSL Compact First Aid Kit ($125) should definitely be coming with you on your next camping trip. It has a military-grade, weather-resistant aluminium casing and the flashlight has four different modes: floodlight, soft light, red light, and SOS mode for emergencies. ($125)

Igloo Retro Picnic Basket – 25 Qt Cooler ($50)

Add a 80s vibe to your next camping trip with this Retro Picnic Basket – 25 Qt Cooler from Igloo ($50). This 36-can cooler with retro style and excellent insulation has more than enough space for all your craft beer for a weekend camping adventure. The sturdy lid has a classic waffle-top design and is strong enough to double as an extra seat. ($50)

Rumpl NanoLoft® Puffy Blanket – Desert Sage ($179)

Unlike traditional synthetic fills, Rumpl’s 100% post-consumer recycled NanoLoft® insulation is made up of tiny circular clusters of fibre that replicate the properties of down clusters and it’s showcased expertly in this Rumpl NanoLoft® Puffy Blanket – Desert Sage ($179). This technology traps warmth inside small pockets of air to perfectly preserve heat, no matter the weather conditions. Take the Rumpl x Dakine NanoLoft® Puffy Blanket on your outdoor adventure. ($179)

GrowlerWerks uKeg Go ($99)

Truth be told, craft beer is the first thing we’d pack for any wilderness excursion here at The Coolector and the second thing? Probably one of these uKeg Go from GrowlerWerks ($99). It’s durable, streamlined design keeps a half-gallon of beer cold for day and carbonated for weeks. The patented carbonation system maintains freshness and carbonation with CO2 cartridges. ($99)

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