The (Other) 5 Essentials You Need For Camping

The Other 5 Essentials Camping.POST

We’ve camped a lot and there are things you need for camping. Besides the tent, the sleeping bags and the matches to start the fire, we’ve found these to be the (other) 5 essentials you need to take camping.

We absolutely need our coffee to get the day started.  This has been our camping lifesaver.
  • 3 cup French Press Coffeemaker allows you to brew flavorful coffee in 4 minutes
  • 3-Part stainless steel mesh filter is included which allows for a premium extraction of your coffee aromatic oils and subtle flavors
  • No paper filters required, means more flavor without any waste
  • Patented safety lid prevents splashing of liquids while pressing
  • Dishwasher-safe for quicker cleaning
The absolute easiest way to get your water boiling.  Instead of waiting an hour or more for the campfire to heat up, have instant hot water for coffee and cleaning up those delicious breakfast tacos that were ready to eat in 5 minutes rather than 50!  Camping during the heat of summer often leads to open fire bans anyway…
  • Wind Block(TM) panels help shield burners from wind and adjust for various pan sizes
  • PerfectFlow(TM) technology provides consistent performance, even in extreme conditions
  • PerfectHeat(TM) technology for more efficient cooking with less fuel
  • 20,000 total BTUs of cooking power
  • Fits a 12-in. and 10-in. pan at the same time
  • 2 independently adjustable burners give you precise control for 2 temperature zones
  • Durable, chrome-plated grate is removable for easy cleaning
  • Aluminized steel cooktop for durable rust-resistance
  • Lasts up to 1 hour with both burners on high on one 16.4-oz propane cylinder (sold separately)
  • Perfect for camping, hunting, tailgating and other outdoor occasions
  • 3-year limited warranty
Convenient and reliable, the Coleman PerfectFlow 2-Burner Stove is a trustworthy choice for camping, backpacking, and other outdoor cooking opportunities. This stove offers 20,000 BTUs in two high-performance burners that adjust individually from simmer to full boil, for perfect outdoor cooking. The stove features an aluminum-steel cook top that’s rust-resistant and easy to clean. The built-in WindBlock System shields the burners for maximum heat. Coleman’s PerfectFlow pressure-control system ensures consistent cooking performance, even in cold weather, at high altitudes, and when fuel is low. The stove’s convenient Dual Fuel design lets you operate it on either Coleman Liquid Fuel or unleaded gasoline.
The UCO is compact and lightweight, making it easy to pack or carry. The dual function allows for walking on dark paths as well as ambient light either at the camp table, or in the tent.  We LOVE this torch/flashlight!!
  • Bright XPE R3 CREE LED provides a diffused white light up to 150 lumens
  • Collapsible lantern is rugged, water resistant and easy to transport; Weighs only 4 ounces (with batteries)
  • Frosted globe slides up for a lantern mode (6.5-Inch high) and back down for flashlight mode (4.5-Inch high); Includes a hook for hanging
  • Dimming switch adjusts from high, medium or low light to conserve batteries and a strobe for emergencies
  • Burns up to 70 hours; requires 3 AAA batteries (not included); 1 year limited warranty
Use this after swimming, showering, or even have an extra one for cleaning up the dishes.  They dry quickly.  They are super absorbent, and they take up almost no space in your kit.
  • Light weight and compact makes trips more efficient by saving space.
  • Fast dry towel is designed for multiple uses daily. Ideal for backpacking, travel, boating camping, swimming, sports etc
  • Soaked up tons of water,dry the body off quickly, Cut down your drying time
  • Gentle to the skin, very soft, non sticky feeling than general microfiber.
  • Carry bag only included, towel not packed in carry bag. Please wash the towels and carry bag separately before first use.

…and yes, if you’ve read our post “How To Avoid Saying “Crap, I Forgot The…” When Camping“, you KNOW we have to include the rubber mallet!

On too many occasions, we have had to use rocks or bricks found around our campsite to hammer in the tent stakes.  It’s awkward, painful, and likely to break your stakes if you’re not precise enough with the strike.  Do yourselves a favour and make sure you have this with you for each and every camping trip.
  • Rubber head with wooden handle
  • Includes steel hook that acts as a tent peg puller
  • Manufactured to the Highest Quality Available

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The Other 5 Essentials Camping | We've camped a lot and besides the tent, the sleeping bags and the matches to start the fire, here are the (other) 5 essentials we think you need to take camping.

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