Camping out can be so much more pleasant and safer if you have gadgets that can help. Once you have the necessities for camping, it’s perfectly fine to begin upgrading your kit with items that make life more convenient or that contribute to your safety and need for food, water and shelter. While there are many modern gadgets available there are five that no one should be without unless you want to want to live on the edge.
How long does your cell phone battery last without charging? Most phones these days have so many applications working on them that they need to be charged every 24 hours. If you are not on a campsite, that can be difficult to arrange. A solar powered charger for your cell phone and your radio will help ensure that you can call for help, or check on changing weather conditions if you need to. There are 3-in-1 gadgets available that mean you can charge your cell phone, have a radio and a flashlight all contained one easy to carry gadget.
Collecting wood for a fire can take time and if it’s wet, it can be hard to light. You also need a lot of wood for cooking. Portable solar cookers are great gadgets to have. They set up anywhere and provide a method for you to cook on instantly. It means you can also boil water for safe drinking supplies. At extra bonus is that you can use this at home too when the power’s gone out. Of course, you have to be camping (or living) in an area with sufficient light to recharge the solar battery!
Another way of purifying your water without having to boil it or use pills is to use a UV water purification wand. These tools look like wands and purify your water in just under a minute.
If you are camping away from a camping site, then a flint and knife bracelet is the perfect pairing, if you want to build your own fire and not lug solar chargers with you. It’s a little corded bracelet that fits around your wrist and gives you immediate access to a fire starter and a sharp knife right away.
A tent hammock is another gadget can improve your comfort levels. Not only do you get protection from outside intruders like mosquitoes, but you’re lifted off the ground to protect you from water or land animals.
There are so many gadgets that can be used to make camping more comfortable, if you have the space to carry them. There are containers that create power from any form of liquid, clothes that repel bugs just based on the materials they’re made from, and solar backpacks that have a solar panel soaking up the sun while you trek around so that you can use the energy it absorbs later – these can also be used when commuting for power on the go.
Once all of your basic needs are met you could look at cool gadgets that can make your camping experience more comfortable.