Camping in the woods can be a lot of fun for many, but not all people like to spend their time in nature. The reasons why someone would avoid spending a night under the clear sky vary from person to person. Somebody doesn’t like to get dirty, others can`t live without their tech devices and someone is afraid of the unknown. That is why we compiled this list of 6 gadgets that will ease your stay in the woods, and maybe persuade some of your reluctant friends.

Coleman Battery-Powered Shower

Camping in the beautiful forest for a few days is a great idea. But for someone that means no shower for that period of time and it is pretty hard to stay clean in the outdoors. Coleman Battery-Powered Shower solves all of these problems. This gadget contains a submersible pump that can be put in a lake or any body of water and a long shower hose. When you want to take a shower, turn on your pump, grab some soap and enjoy cleaning yourself after a long day in the woods.

Eureka! N!ergy 9 E! Power Tent

This next gadget is for all the tech-loving persons. Eureka power tent has all the comforts of home. It has three 12-volt outlets that can be used to charge your phone, mp3 player, power your hair dryer, etc. The outlets are powered with Eureka`s Power Pack and you can choose which outlets to turn on so they don’t drain unnecessary power. They are also easy to find because they glow dim blue light when they are powered on. This tent can fit up to five persons.

Night vision goggles

If you‘d like to go for a hike at night or you just need to gather some wood for your campfire but it is already dark, then you need to bring some proper equipment to light your path. Usually, people will bring a flashlight, but sometimes that is just not enough. That is why you should consider getting night vision goggles for your needs after dark. They will give you the best vision at night and you will be able to spot even the smallest obstacle on your path. If you decide to pick one up, you should read a night vision goggles review for the model you are interested in and do some research so that you don’t end up overpaying them.

Freeplay Summit AM/FM Self Sufficient Radio

Radio is a must-have on your camping trips and not just any kind of radio, but the Freeplay`s self-sufficient radio. You won’t have to worry about batteries dying because this radio is powered by wind-up, solar or AC/DC energy. When you are using wind-up energy, the more you crank it the more power you produce for your radio. When you put it in the sun, solar panels will automatically charge the batteries and play the radio at the same time. You can store up to 30 stations on this radio and you can use it as an alarm clock as well.

LifeStraw Personal Water Filter

Clean water is essential when you go on a hiking trip. Even though there is plenty of natural springs in the woods, you can never know if the water is full of bacteria. The risks of drinking contaminated water are huge and that is why you should consider getting LifeStraw an award-winning personal water filter. This gadget cleans 99.99% of bacteria from water without using iodine, chlorine or any other chemicals. Since its launch in 2005, it was used by over 5 million people from every part of the world and never failed once.

Invisaband Mosquito Repellant Bracelet

Every camping trip is full of mosquitoes and the usual solution for all the bites is to use terrible smelling candles or creams. With Invisaband, you won’t have to worry about that anymore. These bracelets guarantee a pest-free camping by slowly releasing geranial to keep the mosquitos at bay. Every bracelet lasts up to 120 hours and one pack comes with five of them, so you and your friends are covered for the whole trip.

As you can see, there are a lot of ways you can make your time in the woods more comfortable and enjoyable. From portable water filters to mosquito-repelling bracelets, even your nature averse friends will have a good time, just remember to bring at least few of these gadgets on your next trip to the wilderness.

 

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Posted by Marcus Jensen

Marcus is an Australian IT support professional. He's running his own business, working with companies that outsource their IT maintenance. In his free time he enjoys SciFi books and movies.

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