Best Summer Camping Gear of 2023

 

As summer heats up, It's time to heed the call of the wild and embark on unforgettable camping journeys in cooler temperatures. We've scouted the virtual shelves of Amazon to curate a list of the best summer camping gear of 2023. From innovative tech to rugged essentials, these top-notch products are sure to elevate your outdoor explorations to a whole new level of comfort and adventure.

Here are our picks this summer:

 

Oak Creek Camping Hammock

What we like about it:

  • Everything is included: Includes single hammock with bug net, 2 tree straps, 2 aluminum carabiners, and 2 guylines. Additionally, we include 4 aluminum stakes and a waterproof rainfly.
  • Strong material and construction: Crafted from high-strength, breathable 210T Taffeta parachute nylon with triple stitch edge seams. The No-See-Um mesh on top provides excellent insect protection and ventilation. The mesh contains 400 holes per square inch for protection from insects. 
  • Multi-functional: You can set up the hammock, rainfly and mosquito net or any combination. It also Includes an accessory pouch on the inside for your essential overnight items.
  • Light and portable: Weighs less Than 4lbs and fits nicely into a drawstring bag 13in x 13in. 
  • Fast setup: Just 3 mins and you're ready to relax.

 

 

BioLite CampStove Kit 

What we like about it:
  • Complete kit: includes CampStove 2+, Portable Grill, KettlePot, Coffee Press, FlexLight, 2x stuff sacks, micro USB cable; cook, boil water, and use the heat converted into electricity to charge smartphones and headlamps.
  • Fuel source: Renewable biomass fuel such as twigs, sticks, pinecones, and other forest floor debris to book and boil water; patented combustion technology creates smokeless flames for tabletop fire.
  • USB port: Thermoelectric generator generates 3 watts of power for real-time charging, and stores power in the 3,200 mAh battery for use even when fire isn’t burning.
  • Pot stand: holds KettlePot; boils 1 liter of water in 4.5 minutes and adjustable flame can be controlled with 4 fan speeds; Grilltop fits up to four burgers.
  • Light weight: Complete set weighs 5.1 pounds

 

Yeti Tundra Haul Portable Cooler

What we like about it:
  • Portable: It has wheels for easy transport. The single-piece tire construction that is impact- and puncture-resistant.
  • Durable: The welded aluminum arm with comfortable grips snd curved design tracks left or right for heel-friendly towing.
  • Insulation: Commercial-grade polyurethane foam in the walls and lid keeps ice for days.

OLIGHT Perun 2 Mini Headlamp

What we like about it:

  • Powerful: Large battery capacity with a maximum output of 1,100 lumens and a maximum endurance of 10 days.
  • Light options: Red LED can be used to maintain night vision or as an excellent emergency warning signal.
  • Comfort: Lighter and more comfortable headband to wear with less skin-to-head contact area.
  • Multifunctional: Wear as a headlamp or as handheld flashlight. The pocket clip allows it to be attached to backpacks and belts. It can be used as a work light by magnetically attaching to any iron surface.

 

 

Gerber Strongarm Fixed Blade Tactical Knife

 

What we like about it:

  • Tactical: Features a coyote brown handle, plain edge and full-tang 420HC steel blade
  • Survival: Ceramic blade coating and rubberized diamond texture grip
  • Multifunctional: Break through hard surfaces in emergencies with the striking pommel
  • Mounting: Options include 4 mounting pieces and sheath can be used for mounting on MOLLE, belt or in drop-leg fashion
  • Guarantee: Gerber offers limited lifetime warranty on all products

 

Thermacell Portable Mosquito Repeller

What we like about it:

  • BS free: DEET-free, no-Spray, scent-free mosquito repellent without any chemical-to-skin contact. No smoke, flames, or harsh odors like citronella.
  • Great coverage: Lightweight and portable 15-ft zone of protection mobile and convenient.
  • Highly Effective: Each repellent mat offers 4 hours of mosquito protection, and each fuel cartridge lasts 12-hours.

 

Klymit Drift Camping Pillow

What we like about it:

  • Versatility: Durable reversible travel-friendly, water-resistant outer shell that turns into a soft, clean sleep surface.
  • Comfort: Shredded memory foam ideal for getting great sleep on the road.
  • Low profile: Packs down small for hiking packs and expands to nearly full size pillow when you're to sleep.