Five Cool Camping Gadgets to Buy in 2021
By Patricia Tomaszewski
I hope you are planning some fun camping experiences for this summer. If you are looking to add some useful items to your camping list, you might want to take a look at these 5 cool camping gadgets. From delicious coffee to seamless texting with loved ones, these devices offer something for everyone
1) Nanopresso Portable Espresso Maker by Wacaco
Have you been looking for a compact coffee maker for camping trips? Check out Nanopresso!
Nanopresso is a manually operated coffee maker that does not require electricity or batteries – perfect for camping! Containing a newly patented pumping system, it reaches 18 bars of pressure to deliver a perfect cup of espresso. Nanopresso works best with finely ground coffee that is tamped hard. Smaller than a typical 1L water bottle and only 336g, it is easy to hold and packs well. The device also separates easily for cleaning. Whether you are an espresso enthusiast or casual coffee drinker, your morning cup of coffee at the campsite or wherever you are is about to see a huge upgrade with Nanopresso!
2) 3 in 1 Mosquito Killer, Camping Lantern & Flashlight by GUSTYLE
Do you enjoy relaxing at your campsite after dinner but always get disturbed by mosquitoes? This 3 in 1 Mosquito Killer and Light Source will help with that!
This USB rechargeable and waterproof 3 in 1 gadget is a neat combination of camping lantern, mosquito zapper, and flashlight. It provides a 16 by 16 foot mosquito-free zone using UV rays for up to 12 hours. It is silent and scentless as well as non-toxic, chemical-free, and pollutant-free. A plastic cage protects you from the inner wire. It can easily be hung on a branch or hook, placed on a table or the ground, and held as a flashlight. Versatile and easy to use, it can be your new cool camping companion that keeps your campsite mosquito-free
3) Satellite Communicator by ZOLEO
This rugged, lightweight and compact satellite communicator is a must-have for your next backcountry adventure! Equipped with GPS localization and SOS alerting, it uses cellular or Wi-Fi when available and the Iridium satellite network otherwise, so you get seamless coverage. Through this cool gadget, you can message to and from any SMS text number, email address or another ZOLEO app user anywhere in the world. This device connects with the free ZOLEO app on your smartphone or tablet to keep you connected when outside of cell coverage. It requires a monthly subscription: $25, $45 or $70 for 25, 250 or unlimited satellite messages, respectively. The monthly plans are currently available in Canada, USA, and Australia, but work globally. Making communication easy and worry-free, this satellite communicator is an absolute value-add to your backcountry camping gear
4) Hand Crank Rechargeable Tent Light by ThorFire
Are you looking for a compact light source that will never run out of power? This Hand Crank Rechargeable Tent Light might be just what you are looking for!
This multifunctional light is only 5.9 oz in weight, and the foldable design fits easily into your backpack or pocket. It has built-in rechargeable batteries which can be charged via USB and then hand cranking when you no longer have a power source in the backcountry. It is a powerful mini flashlight when folded and a LED camping lantern when extended. It has built-in protection from overcharging, over-discharging and over-circuit. No more dead batteries and no more worries of being left in the dark while camping!
5) Portable Solar Phone Charger by BigBlue
Heading out on a multi-day adventure and need to keep your phone charged? Check out this Portable Solar Phone Charger! Featuring 4 solar panels in a foldable, compact design, this 28W solar charger can convert up to 22% of solar power into free energy. It has multiple types of protection for guaranteed safe usage and is as easy as unfolding the panels in direct sunlight and plugging in your devices. It has 3 USB ports which allows you to charge multiple devices at once and is widely compatible with Apple and Android devices. The solar charger folds up into a panel bag and fits easily into any camping backpack, or hiking daypack. Enjoy your adventure without worrying about charging your phone with this portable solar phone charger!
Why not upgrade your camping experience with one of these useful gadgets? Wishing you an epic morning brew, worry-free communication, and a mosquito-free and well-lit campsite on your next camping adventure.