Top 10 Must Have Camping Gadgets

Well it’s summer, that time of year when Boy Scout troops go off into the woods, Dad drags the family on a cross-country trip, and teenagers celebrate their freedom from responsibility by going off into the woods and doing irresponsible things. As the number of campers out there increase in number over the next few months, we here at BrickHouse Security want you to be safe while you are out camping and to have the ability to take full advantage of your surroundings. Here are 10 must-have gadgets that will make your camping experience one to remember.

slp211. SLP2 Survival Tool

For individuals who are true hard-core campers, the SLP2 is a godsend. In addition to looking really cool, this compact blade comes with a firesteel that will light fires no matter how wet it is, a waterproof torch, and and a rescue whistle that is enclosed in the body. Perfect for the man or woman who truly wants to do some bare-bones camping. Price: 31.49 Euros, $51.87

solar-shower22. Super Solar Shower

Anyone who has camped for a significant amount of time knows that you have to sacrifice hygiene for the true “experience” of the trip. Well no longer! The Solar Shower can provide anyone with a hot, refreshing shower just through the natural power of the Suns rays. All one has to do is fill this vinyl bag with water and leave it out in the Sun to soak up some rays. It even comes with a shower head and flow control for when your actually taking the shower. This is for anyone who needs to look their best, no matter where they go. Price: $9.95

light-cap23. LightCap

A huge hassle of camping is knowing what and how much to exactly bring. There is only so much space you have, and yet so many “essentials” to bring. The LightCap laughs in the face of convention and brings together the odd couple of a water bottle and light for simultaneous use. It houses a solar panel and LED light and uses different modes of light to save energy. By making the camping experience more streamlined, the LightCap will also make it more enjoyable. Price: $24.95

sparknano4. Spark-Nano Real Time GPS Tracking Device

The woods is a dangerous place, and campers should be ready to confront that danger head on. That is why having the Spark-Nano GPS Tracking device is a smart idea. Carry one with you and be found! It is one of the most sophisticated GPS trackers in the world, you can be sure that all campers in your party are safe and sound. It is truly a lifesaver. Price: $299.95

solio-solo-charger5. Solio Solo Charger

Many people go camping to escape the real world, and that is a great idea and a noble pursuit. However, it is also arguably irresponsible to abandon electronic equipment like your cell phone at home when technology could potentially help you if someone went wrong. The Solio Solar Charger can always leave you connected to the world around you by using solar power to charge your electronic equipment, anywhere in the world – as long as it’s sunny. With the Solar Charger, you can always stay connected while also being in nature. It’s the best of both worlds. Price: $169.95

japanese-pills16. Japanese Pill Towels

From our friends the Japanese, makers of all kinds of crazy cool stuff, comes the Japanese Pill Towels. These will both be extremely useful when your camping and look cooler than everyone else there by comparison. By just holding these pills under water for a short time, they transform into hand towels that can take care of any mess. These Pill Towels will be a lifesaver on camping trips for both their usefulness and immediacy, and should be looked at closely by any serious camper searching for any way to make their trips more efficient. Price: $7.99

travel-medic-kit17. Travel Medic First Aid Kit

Like we said, the woods is a dangerous place. There are rocks to trip over, camp fires to potentially burn yourself on, and many other varieties of injuries that can and will occur, especially for the amateur camper. By having the Travel Medic First Aid Kit with you, however, you will be ready to face any and all injuries that will come your way. The kit comes with tons of supplies to help settle your stomach, ease your pain, balm your wounds, and just about anything else you can imagine. Finally, all of this materials are put into a carbon-neutral pouch. This is suitable for the amateur camper worried about medical supplies and the camper trying to put together a complete collection of medical supplies to bring along. Price: $9.99

fire-fork28. Grandpa’s Firefork

I am sure there has been many a time when a camper has been craving a healthy, traditional meal of grilled hot dogs and marshmallows, but who wants to be bothered with schlepping around all the heavy utensils and cooking equipment. That is where the Firefork comes in. It can be stuck to any stick and uses its ingenious design to cook almost anything. This is the right fit for the camper who may want to get away from civilization for a while, but does not want to give up good, efficient cooking. Price: $9.99

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9. Pen Fishing Rod

Here is an ingenious question to ask that no one has ever apparently considered: Why bring a big fishing rod on a trip into the woods that will get in the way, when you can bring a miniature one? The makers of the Pen Fishing Rod have asked this question and decided to serve the needs of the people. This fishing rod comes in a miniature form at eight inches long, and yet opens up to become an aluminum ally 4 foot fishing rod, along with reels, breaking strain line, and hook spinner. The Pen Fishing Rod is a great product in its simplicity. Price: 22.49 Euros, $37.04

portable-kitchen-sink110. Portable Kitchen Sink

As campers become more environmentally conscious, and rightly so, products like the Kitchen Sink are giving them the opportunity to experience camping the right way. Hidden snugly away in a handy carry pouch, it pops out and expands to give you a sink that will hold up to 5 liters of water. The sink is completely waterproof, and will allow you to do such activities as washing your dishes more easily and safely. Price: 8.99 Euros, $14.81

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  • http://www.toptentopten.com/ vincetastic

    Hey Daniel, this is an excellent top ten list. The Super Solar Shower looks like a great product, I had no idea they even made those. It seems like a no brainer at under $10, I'm going to get one for myself and my stinky camping buddies.. You can cross-post this to our site http://www.toptentopten.com/ and link back to your site. We are trying to create a directory for top ten lists where people can find your site. The coolest feature is you can let other people vote on the rankings of your list.