2020 Upgrades

These 8 Ingenious New Outdoor Products Will Seriously Upgrade Your Next Camping Trip


June 27, 2019 Sports and Outdoors By

Summer is here, and if you’re anything like us, that means summer camping is in full swing. We’re planning our next destination as we speak. And no matter where you’re headed, there’s always new gear to be tested. At last week’s Outdoor Retailer, there was no shortage of goods designed to revolutionize life off the grid. We saw everything from an uber-compactable water bottle to an ultralight-but-super-warm sleeping bag to a tiny but mighty $25 tent upgrade. Each of these items promises to make your hiking, climbing, cooking and sleeping adventures better, and we can’t wait to get our hands on them — even if some don’t drop till next spring.

This 2020 Sleeping Bag Is Warmer and Lighter — Thanks to Titanium?
This 2020 Sleeping Bag Is Warmer and Lighter — Thanks to Titanium?

Rab's forthcoming Mythic Ultra sleeping bag uses an innovative process to increase warmth without affecting weight.

This Impossibly Small Canister Stove Is the Sleekest We’ve Seen
This Impossibly Small Canister Stove Is the Sleekest We’ve Seen

It weighs less than four ounces yet packs a fiery punch on the trail.

2019’s Most Popular Hiking Shoe Gets an Earth-Friendly Update
2019’s Most Popular Hiking Shoe Gets an Earth-Friendly Update

A little bit of ocean plastic goes a long way.

Your Perfect Travel Water Bottle Is Almost Here
Your Perfect Travel Water Bottle Is Almost Here

Over anything else, a water bottle might be the most important travel accessory. For 2020, Matador will make a better one.

We’re in Love with the Lightest, Most Packable Camp Stool Ever
We’re in Love with the Lightest, Most Packable Camp Stool Ever

Weighing less than a pound, the ingenious Hillsound BTR is totally worth a sit.

Ace Your Next Cookout With Snow Peak’s Three-Layered Charcoal Grill
Ace Your Next Cookout With Snow Peak’s Three-Layered Charcoal Grill

Cook a bird plus some veggies and bacon on the side.

This Clever $25 Item Will Be the Easiest Way to Upgrade Your Tent
This Clever $25 Item Will Be the Easiest Way to Upgrade Your Tent

Nemo Equipment introduces an innovative set of ultralight tent stakes to improve camping in a small yet impactful way.

A First Look at Yeti’s New Gear Storage Box
A First Look at Yeti’s New Gear Storage Box

Yeti's newest product is an overbuilt and nearly indestructible storage container.

All Our Coverage from Outdoor Retailer Summer 2019

Here’s everything we saw and did at Outdoor Retailer this year. Read the Story

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