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Enjoy these cool and convenient camping gears on your next trip because camping isn’t always prepping for an SHTF!

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  1. Extra Camping Gears For The Ultimate Camping Experience
    1. Truck Hammocks
    2. Solar Charger Camping Gears
    3. 2-Person Sleeping Bag
    4. Hammock Tent Camping Gears
    5. Padded Floor Tiles
    6. Biodegradable Hiking Tape
    7. Microfiber Towels
    8. Campfire Panini Press/Pie Iron
    9. Hanging Camping Tents
    10. USB Charger Camping Stove
    11. Foil Sleeping Bag
    12. Fire Pan
    13. Shower Deck
    14. Waterproof Socks
    15. Silicone Cups
    16. Shower Caddy Lanyard
    17. Table Grill
    18. Camping Shower
    19. Solar Spark Lighter Camping Gears
    20. Folding Toaster
    21. Truck Bed Tent Camping Gears
    22. Wash Station
    23. Outdoor Dry Net Storage
    24. Extreme Phone Case
    25. Collapsible Kitchen Sink

Camping Gears You Should Have for Your Next Trip

Extra Camping Gears For The Ultimate Camping Experience

Camping gear doesn’t have to be all about utility. Sure, you have basic camping checklist covered, but why not treat yourself to some pretty awesome gears which are also convenient to use?

This camping gear list isn’t full of things you necessarily need to make it through a camping trip, but it definitely has some cool stuff you never knew you wanted. Next time you get ready to set up your campsite, bring along some of these gears for the ultimate camping experience.

With camping hacks like these, you’ll enjoy the great outdoors like never before. Check out these 25 additions to your cool camping gear list and you’ll wonder how you ever lived without these badass gears.

1. Truck Hammocks

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If you take your truck with you on your camping trips, grab these cool camping chairs that fit right into your trailer hitch! This is great if the camping spot doesn’t have trees to tie your hammock to.

Hammaka Trailer Hitch Stand and 2 Blue Chairs Combo - Aluminum Dowels
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Hammaka Trailer Hitch Stand and 2 Blue Chairs Combo - Aluminum Dowels
  • Product Depth 40; Product Weight 62; Assembly Required Y; Product Dimensions 40 x 51 x 75 inches; Item Weight 70 lbs.
  • Available with chairs in Midnight Blue, Hunter Green, or Natural Tan.

2. Solar Charger Camping Gears

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You can create this one on your own or buy one like it online! If you’re interested in the homemade version, find the full instructions here.

3. 2-Person Sleeping Bag

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Why waste valuable body heat? Snuggle up to your significant other and make the camping experience extra enjoyable.

Besides, you’ll be needing all the warmth as you lay in your 2-person sleeping bag outdoors.

Tentsile Trillium 3-Person Heavy-Duty Hammock (Green Nylon): Giant Hammock perfect for base camps or back yards
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Tentsile Trillium 3-Person Heavy-Duty Hammock (Green Nylon): Giant Hammock perfect for base camps or back yards
  • The tensile Trillium is an innovative triple hammock that lets you set up suspended campsites in no time at all. Lounge along riverbanks, relax in lush forests, bathe in energizing sunlight and bask in gorgeous starlight, with zero Footprint left behind!
  • Our 14-lbs. 3-Person hammock supports up to 880 lbs. Anchoring to 3 strong trees with 3 powerful Ratchet straps, Trillium is secured in place by heavy-duty industrial webbing—giving you a comfortable night’s sleep right over the cold hard ground.

4. Hammock Tent Camping Gears

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Keep your campsite up off the ground and away from critters by rigging it up between a couple of trees! For more about hammock tent camping, click here.

5. Padded Floor Tiles

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Don’t sleep on the hard, uncomfortable ground and make a soft tent floor! Put down some of these cheap and light puzzle pieces for ultimate camping comfort.

6. Biodegradable Hiking Tape

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You don’t want to get lost as you go deeper into the woods. Mark your trail with a clear conscience by using this environmentally-friendly trail tape!

7. Microfiber Towels

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These towels are less bulky, more absorbent, and dry out quicker. Take these instead of your old-school rags for an easier clean up at camp. Even towels are evolving for better camping gear.

8. Campfire Panini Press/Pie Iron

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Turn your campfire into a gourmet kitchen with this easy-to-use camping food tool. Check out this delicious recipe you can cook with your pie iron/panini press.

9. Hanging Camping Tents

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Stay up and away from the hard ground and campsite critters with this tent. It looks dangerous but this teepee style tent can hold two people with its durable buckling system.

10. USB Charger Camping Stove

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Camping multi-taskers are a great thing. They lessen your load and work double-duty for your campsite convenience. This portable stove and USB charger provide you with two top camping needs – to keep yourself fed and your phone charged.

11. Foil Sleeping Bag

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This lightweight sleeping bag is easy to keep around as a spare when your top concern is pack weight. This camping gear can easily fit into a person’s pocket.

12. Fire Pan

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Heat is very important in the cold outdoors. This lightweight fire pan acts as a mobile fire pit, making fire-starting easy no matter where you are!

13. Shower Deck

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No one really wants to stand on a dirty floor while they’re trying to get clean! Use this miniature deck to store your toiletries and then break it out for maximum camping shower sanitation.

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14. Waterproof Socks

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Cold, wet feet are a serious downer on camping trips. Break out these waterproof socks and keep your feet dry come rain or shine.

15. Silicone Cups

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You don’t want to bring something which easily shatters when you’re out camping. These break-proof cups are campsite-friendly, as they are easy to use, wash, and transport.

16. Shower Caddy Lanyard

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You don’t need a bulky caddy full of giant bottles. This handy shower caddy lightens your load when it’s shower time (this would also come in handy at the gym showers).

17. Table Grill

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No more hunching over a campfire. This grill sits on a tabletop, making it incredibly convenient and easy to use when it comes time to rustle up some grub.

18. Camping Shower

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Who knew a big jug and a plastic faucet could make such a handy camping shower? This item is completely mobile, making for optimum convenience. Find the full instructions here.

19. Solar Spark Lighter Camping Gears

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This solar spark lighter is a great backup to have around in case your matches get wet or your lighter runs out of fuel. Plus it’s just fun to light stuff on fire using the sun.

20. Folding Toaster

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Who says you always need electricity for toasting bread? This toaster uses the campfire to perfectly toast your bread for your campsite breakfast.

21. Truck Bed Tent Camping Gears

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Another ultra-convenient tent. Here’s a solution when you’re reluctant to put up your tent on the ground. No matter where you end up, you’ll have a perfect spot for your tent.

22. Wash Station

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This wash station makes campsite meal clean-up incredibly easy and convenient. You can also convert this into a stool by removing the basin and replacing it with polyester canvas.

23. Outdoor Dry Net Storage

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Looking for a nice rack to organize your cooking ingredients? If you’re a campsite chef, you’ve got to get this multi-purpose and incredibly useful hanging dry net storage.

24. Extreme Phone Case

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We all treasure our technology, like mobile phones and GPS gadgets are an essential part of our survival gear. So it only makes sense to ensure its safety in more extreme camping conditions! Check out this extreme phone case.

25. Collapsible Kitchen Sink

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This collapsible kitchen sink brings the ultimate convenience of home to the campsite. You’ll wonder how you did dishes before you had it. Or, you can also consider this convenient kitchen sink with a drain.

Watch this video of a canvas truck tent by Kodiak Canvas:

It’s nice to stick to the traditional camping ways, though we can’t help but adapt to modern conveniences. These amazing innovations level up your camping experience so why not spend some time outdoors in style!

Do you have more amazing camping gear to add to this list? Share it with us in the comments section below!

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Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on April 25, 2014, and has been updated for quality and relevancy.

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  2. Bob Nogle

    April 27, 2014 at 6:17 PM

    Like the truck bed camper tent.I use my 04 trail blazer.Keeps out bears and cougars…Bob

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  6. Skylo

    July 23, 2014 at 5:00 AM

    Some really great ideas, the folding sink is brilliant!

  7. anonymust

    September 29, 2014 at 8:45 PM

    Not really camping like a genius. Most of this is useless and overpriced camping novelties. These are camping suggestions for those who don’t like camping. Find a new hobby.

    • Cece

      October 28, 2018 at 1:24 PM

      How about the $260 table grill!!

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  15. Jenny

    December 12, 2017 at 5:53 AM

    That shower deck! I need it!

    • Cece

      October 28, 2018 at 1:25 PM

      Take the plastic lid from a tote and turn it upside down and stand in it.

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  17. Breye.

    July 17, 2018 at 3:06 AM

    Yea! Hammock tent looks exactly like the image i usually get each time i create a mental picture of my desired tent.
    It’ll keep you safe from virtually all potential harm.
    As if that’s not enough, it’s more like a home.
    I’ll go for it. Hope it’ll be nice.

  18. Brege.

    July 17, 2018 at 3:45 AM

    Yea! Hammock tent looks exactly like the image i usually get each time i create a mental picture of my desired tent.
    It’ll keep you safe from virtually all potential harm.
    As if that’s not enough, it’s more like a home.
    I’ll go for it. Hope it’ll be nice.

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