Camping Gear Review: 10 New Items That Will Make Your Summer Awesome

We are reviewing 10 new exciting items of camp gear—and we're giving away one of them free! Watch our new video to see more.

We love gear.

You do too, right? Quality gear that makes your time outdoors that much better?

Sometimes, though, it’s tricky to wade through the endless shelves of sleeping bags, shoes, stoves, jackets and accessories and just get to the good stuff.

So we’re doing it for you. We’ve reviewed 10 awesome new items for the camping and hiking season—and we’re unveiling them today, in this new video.

We have footwear. We have a rain jacket. We have a new sleeping bag. We have an awesome camp stove. We have a variety of camp accessories and even some technical equipment.

Plus, we have a special surprise at the end—we’re giving away one of these items FREE!

That’s what we call a win-win situation. So enjoy the video—and we’ll see you on the trail.

Watch the Video Here:

10 Awesome Items of Outdoor Gear

Gear Reviews

Looking for more information about this gear? Plus the special link? (You watched till the end, right?)

Oboz Firebrand II Low Waterproof ($185)

These shoes feature mud-clawing rubber lugs, waterproof-breathable BDry membranes and luxe anatomic EVA footbeds. Plus, Oboz plants a tree for every pair sold.

Eagle Creek Fast Inflate Pillow M ($50)

Deflated, this 140-gram pillow will fit in a jacket pocket. Inflated, it’s half-a-metre wide and 12.5 centimetres thick.

Hydro Flask 1.9-Litre Beer Growler ($78)

This beauty weighs 765 grams and its vacuum-insulated, stainless steel body keeps craft brew ice-cold for 24 hours.

 Oofos OOriginal Sandal ($58 CAD)

These comfy sandals absorb 37 per cent more shock than traditional athletic shoes, making them the ideal recovery footwear after long hikes or hard runs.

Columbia OutDry Extreme ECO Jacket ($280)

Columbia used 21 recycled plastic bottles to create this 100 per cent recycled, dye-free fabric (also sans PFCs) that’s also waterproof, breathable and durable.

Hotcore Genesis Sleeping Bag ($120)

Fantastic value in a -7 degree Celsius-rated mummy bag—with a brushed polyester lining, drawcord at shoulders and inside zipper pocket to store small flashlight or phone.

MSR Pocket Rocket 2 ($50)

This stove is 20 per cent smaller than the much-loved original Pocket Rocket, now weighing only 73 grams!

Big Agnes x Helinox x Burton Chair One ($160)

A stylish collab creation—a quick-setup camp chair that weighs less than a kilo yet holds 145 more.

Firecord Paracord Bracelet (Free)

An essential survival tool: a 120db whistle, 15 feet or paracord and a fire-steel all in one easy to use, convenient package.