Labor Day marked the official end of summer, which means fall camping season is underway.
Just because you want to go camping, doesn’t mean you have to rough it.
We’re sifted through all the latest camping gear and gadgets. Check out our 10 picks for modern conveniences to pack on your next fall camping adventure.
1. Buckshot Pro
Don’t let its size fool you. The Buckshot Pro is a portable wireless speaker, flashlight, strobe light, camp light and powerbank.
This compact all-in-one gadget is sure to be useful on your fall camping trips.
Its rugged design is both water and shock resistant. Powered by a rechargeable lithium-ion battery, it has a play time of 10 hours and wireless range of 32 feet.
2. StrongVolt Solar Charger
Equipped with SunTrack technology, the StrongVolt Solar Charger will keep any USB-chargeable device fully charged anywhere there is sun.
Even if your goal is to go off the grid, the StrongVolt Solar Charger is a must for emergencies, natural disasters, or on any outdoor adventure.
The 7W model will charge a smartphone, iPhone, tablet or e-reader in about two hours.
3. Thermacell Repellent Camp Lantern
As an outdoor enthusiast, you’ve probably already come to rely on Thermacell to fend off those pesky mosquitoes, black flies and no see-ums.
Earlier this year, the company introduced a new camp lantern.
With 50 hours of use at its highest setting, the Thermacell Repellent Camp Lantern shields a 15-foot x 15-foot area.
4. Cinch! 2-Man Pop-Up Tent
Pitch and pack away this Cinch! pop-up tent in seconds.
This lightweight, compact tent is equipped with 4000 HH waterproof fabric, two entrances/storage bays, mosquito netting, Cinch! ventilation system, two lanterns, ample storage and is adapted for integrated solar power.
The Cinch! pop-up tent is perfect not only for fall camping, but also outdoor festivals.
Three- and four-man options are also available.
5. Eddie Bauer First Ascent Airbender
With sleeping bags, you generally get what you pay for. The premium price point may cause you to go into shock, but the Eddie Bauer First Acent Airbender delivers.
Made up of a 15D Pertex Nylon shell and insulated with 850 fill StormDown powered by DownTek, this bag will see you through fall and keep you warm all winter long.
For added comfort, it’s equipped with a built-in inflatable sleeping pad.
6. VSSL First Aid
VSSL cylinders are compact, nearly indestructible containers made from anodized aluminum.
The VSSL First Aid is one of those items you hope you never need, but will be glad when you have it.
Weighing in at just under a pound (14 oz.), the VSSL First Aid is packed with the most common items required to triage personal minor medical issues.
In addition, each cylinder is equipped with an oil-filled compass, emergency whistle and dual mode LED flashlight.
Don’t leave for your fall camping trip without one.
7. Scrubba Wash Bag
Personal hygiene matters even when you’re in the woods. Take your washing machine with you on your next fall camping adventure.
Weighing less than five ounces, the Scrubba Wash Bag is the lightest and most compact “washing machine” in the world.
A modern twist on the old-fashioned washboard, you can pack lighter for your next trip knowing that you can wash clothes anywhere.
8. Burnie Grill
This all wood, self-burning grill is 100 percent natural with no added chemicals.
When you’re done, the Burnie burns itself out. No waste or cleanup involved.
For use in charcoal grills, fire pits or designated burn area, the Burnie is ready to be cooked either directly on or with a grill grate within 20 minutes.
With burn times of 1.5-2.5 hours, you’ll have no problems grilling steaks, burgers, and even fish. And of course, any fall camping trip should include s’mores.
9. Sea to Summit X-Pot
Okay, so you have your burnie, but now you need something to cook in. The Sea to Summit X-Pot combines the heat-distribution of aluminum with the flexibility of silicone.
This full-size pot, which comes in three convenient sizes, can be broken down into a one-inch tall disk.
While the X-Pot can be used over a direct flame, the silicone sides should not be exposed.
With its clear-locking lid and built-in strainer, there’s no excuse for going hungry during your fall camping trip.
10. GoPro HERO4 Session
Capture your most memorable fall camping moments with the GoPro HERO4 Session.
The HERO4 Session is 50 percent smaller and 40 percent lighter than its predecessor.
This latest version comes with specially-designed mounts and accessories that work with other GoPro gear that you might already have in your arsenal.
It features the same rugged, waterproof design that you’ve come to trust for all your outdoor adventures. Capture 1080p video and 8MP photos using its convenient one-button control.
With all these conveniences of home at your fingertips, fall camping season is sure to be enjoyable.