Things can get lonely out in the great outdoors without those tablets, smartphones and chargers. No need to fret techies, because in today’s world there are some pretty nifty gizmos to keep you online in the middle of nowhere. Here are 6 high tech camping gadgets for those that love to get outside without leaving the technology behind.
BioLite CampStove and Portable Grill
Charge devices, cook meals and cut out carbon emissions with this handy little guy. Just collect sticks, pinecones, wood chips and load them into the fuel chamber. Now, light it up and you’re cooking with natural heat. That’s not all- get your charge on with the stove’s USB port, which is powered through a heat transfer from a thermoelectric generator–got all that?
Brunton WOW Camp Lantern
This lantern may be small and lightweight- but those features only add to its supreme awesomeness. With a 40-lumen output, it’s got enough shine to light up a small area. Fexible legs with magnetic feet allow you to attach or stand the WOW anywhere. Take the legs off and you’ve got a handy flashlight!
Meet Earl Survival Tablet
GPS, weather sensor, barometer, thermometer, compass, AM/FM/SW/LW radio, solar charging, Bluetooth 4.0, walkie-talkie and Android 4.1 displayed on an e-ink screen. Need I say more?
Camelbak All Clear Bottle
Never go thirsty again; just fill it up, shake it up and turn contaminated water into purified water, all in 60 seconds. Full battery allows for 80 cycles, just hook up the USB to charge.
This gadget has got your back with splash proof NOAA weather/AM/FM radio and LED flashlight, not to mention you can easily charge your electronics by hand crank or solar panel.
Petzl NAO Headlamp
You’ll forget this headlamp is perched upon your dome, because you won’t have to do any adjusting with it! This ‘smart headlamp’ determines the amount of light you need on its own, whether illuminating a dark trail to providing the perfect glow for reading a book.