Who doesn’t have fond memories of camping as a kid? Who does have fond memories of camping as a kid?
Camping and generally hitting the great outdoors isn’t everyone’s idea of a good time. But, adults who hated camping as kids might find they love it now. Anything is possible.
Of course, you need the usual camping accouterments: tents, sleeping bags, portable cooking items, bug repellent, etc. So we’ve put together this shopping guide of items you may not realize you need to keep you safe and connected. Get ready, some of them may be on sale soon on Amazon Prime Day.
1. Stay connected with everyone in your group
All you have to do is download the Talkabout App for Bluetooth functionality. Then you can share your location, send messages off-grid and more. Use these walkie-talkies to easily connect with anyone in your group, even if they're 35 miles away. The off-grid group messaging or broadcasting features can be life-saving.
You can even share your location and track other people when you're offline. Oh, and it comes with an emergency location feature as well as real-time weather updates. All in all, these little lifesavers are well worth the money.
2. Keep your gadgets charged when you’re nowhere near an outlet
If you're exploring a sun-drenched area, this is the perfect charger for you. Just remember: It's a good idea to charge this power bank before your trip. After all, Mother Nature is a fickle mistress!
3. Don’t get lost in the dark again
You can reduce or increase the light as you collapse or expand the lantern. When fully collapsed, it’s as small as your phone.
Constructed with aircraft-grade materials this lantern is supposed to survive a 10-foot drop, being temporarily submerged under water and even tossed about by toddlers.
4. Zoom in tight for the perfect smartphone pictures
It also comes with a smartphone holder that allows you to capture those beautiful up-close images. The quick alignment smartphone holder is compatible with almost all smartphones on the market.
The large BAK-4 Prism inside strengthens the key function of the monocular to make your view brighter, clearer and able to catch crisp images.
5. Juice up your devices on the go
This also comes in handy if your power goes out during a storm. The generator is very portable, weighing almost seven pounds, and has an easy-carry handle. It also generates zero emissions, so neither you, your family nor nature is harmed.
It can be recharged in around 10 hours with the 50W solar panel (sold separately) in full sun while living outdoors.