With these fun and handy smart gadgets, you can enjoy the great outdoor camping trips.
Smart gadgets abound in the twenty-first century. Technology has found its way into our homes, businesses, automobiles, and even our wrists, but it has yet to make its way into the vast outdoors.
Many outdoor enthusiasts believe that while out in the woods, you must forego contemporary conveniences such as GPS gadgets and portable cameras. You could probably live without them, but why would you want to?
There are dependable ways to bring some technology along on your next camping vacation without sacrificing the old-yet- trendy-fashioned grandeur of napping under the sky and cooking over a campfire.
1. Solar-Powered Tent
Camping without a tent is a thing of the past. You don’t have to feel uncomfortable just because you’re roughing it in the woods. While could anything matches a conventional canvas cabin tent set in terms of portability and ease of setup; the perfection.
Solar-powered handy tents, basically, offer all of the protection and durability of conventional camping tent set that anyone would ask for without the need to look for an outlet whenever the time you want to switch on a light at late night.
Solar tents have panels that collect enough energy from the sun during the day to operate their lighting systems at night. What’s the best part? Many versions can be set up in under two minutes, which is ideal for those who like to go camping on the spur of the moment or who have a habit of forgetting to pack their kit.
2. Smart Water Bottle
You may not believe you require a smart water bottle, but once you have one, you will find it difficult to live without it.
Smart water bottles are constructed of BPA-free plastic and use Bluetooth to connect to your smartphone. They use an app that keeps track of how much liquid you drink each day, reminds you how much more you should be drinking if you haven’t been, and helps you create goals.
Some models even include a power bank, allowing you to charge your phone while you’re out and about.
3. Panic Button (wireless)
One of the most common safety worries among campers is the notion that they are too far from society to seek assistance in the event of an emergency. Rescue teams can make its way to your tent even if you’re in the middle of nowhere, due to wireless panic buttons that connect you to local authorities through GPS.
These devices are tiny enough and can store in a backpack or purse while not in use. All it takes is a single button press to have peace of mind when sleeping or cooking in the great outdoors.
4. Espresso Maker on the Go
It’s the worst to go camping without a cup of Joe. If only you had a camp stove with which to make some.
A portable espresso maker could be the solution to this widespread problem. With a few exceptions, you can observe these cute little coffee makers operate similarly to typical home units.
They are outdoor friendly equipment and can withstand the elements (as well as campfires) without breaking. Most especially, they are operated using batteries heating systems that turn on when water is added.
They also work well as emergency heaters in cold weather if your campsite doesn’t have a reliable source of heat. You’ll get your coffee fix quickly and conveniently while staying close to Mother Nature’s limitless supply of fresh mountain spring water.
5. Wood Burning Camp Stove on the Go
Cooking over a campfire is the ultimate outdoor activity, but if you’re going to cook with fire, why not go all out and bring a portable wood-burning stove on your next camping trip?
Because this stove is self-contained, it can be transported without taking up too much room in your backpack. Because it uses an external fuel source, you might not need as many ingredients as you would for a regular campfire, and your food and drink will be heated more quickly.
Some camp stoves can turn fire into electricity, which you can use to charge USB devices such as smartphones.
6. Handy Smart Coolers
You’ll need to drink water, if you’re the sort of person who can easily get lost for hours in a forest or spends all day at the beach.
No matter how far into the woods you go, smart coolers keep your water supply ample and cold. Many variants include built-in USB chargers, allowing you to use them as power banks while you’re stranded without power. Some even feature Bluetooth speakers, which is ideal if you don’t want to bring any more gear than you need.
7. Smart Lamp
You’re still out there exploring when the sun sets. It’s time to bring some light into your life and appreciate nature’s beauty in all of its glory.
A smart lantern is an excellent addition to your camping equipment. They’re small enough to fit in your bag and can provide illumination for several hours on a single charge.
Some models even offer dimming , USB charging ports, and water resistance. The ability to link to your phone via Bluetooth, allowing you to manage them without touching the lantern.
8. Smart Outdoor Watch
It’s a good idea to have a smartwatch that can keep up with your activities if you’re going to spend a lot of time outside.
While running or biking, these devices track everything from outdoor distances traversed and steps done to climatic conditions and even your heart rate. They sync with GPS so you don’t get lost if you forget your map, and they connect to your phone via Wi-Fi when you’re within range.
They’re weather-resistant and come with a lot of technology that you might require in an emergency. For hikers and campers, the Garmin smartwatches have an altimeter to detect height changes, sunrise/sunset times so you don’t get caught out there after dark, and activity trackers to get updates on your daily progress.