Creature Comforts

3 Camping Kits That Let You Bring the Comforts of Home on the Trail


Buying Guides By Photo by Henry Phillips
From Issue Four of Gear Patrol Magazine.
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To hell with “roughing it.” Just because you’re reconnecting with your wild side doesn’t mean you need to go full Neanderthal. You’re human, after all, and Homo sapiens is a creature of comfort. No matter how you’re camping — ultralight, midweight or heavy– your living room lounge can tag along.

Ultralight

For the Ounce-Counter
Hex 2.0 Original Chair by Crazy Creek $54
Table One by Helinox $128
Luci Lux Light by MPOWERD $20
X-Mug by Sea to Summit $10
Echo II Ultralight Shelter System by Hyperlite Mountain Gear $695
Antler Limited Edition Playing Cards by Art of Play $12

Midweight

For the Weekend Warrior
Chair One by Helinox $124
SideKick Table by ALPS Mountaineering $30
Apollo Lantern by Black Diamond $38
12 oz. Insulated Coffee Mug by Hydro Flask $22
Elixir 2 Backpacking Tent by MSR $250
Bound Book by Rite in the Rain $20
AG7 Original Astronaut Space Pen by Fisher $59

Heavyweight

For the Backcountry Hedon
Low Beach Chair by Snow Peak $150
Pangean Folding Table by Byer of Maine $50
Northstar Duelfuel Instastart Lantern by Coleman $140
Seamless & Steadfast Enamel 20 oz. Mug by Best Made Co. $38
Sibley 400 Pro by CanvasCamp $799
Heritage Growler by MiiR $44
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