High-Tech Camping Gear for the Outdoorsman - IMBOLDN
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For the modern outdoorsman, the days of relying solely on a compass and a canteen are long gone. Today’s camping gear is a testament to the fusion of technology and rugged adventure, designed to elevate your wilderness experience with innovative features and unmatched convenience. From solar-powered gadgets to robust power banks, high-tech camping gear ensures that you can tackle the great outdoors with confidence and ease. Whether you’re a seasoned backcountry trekker or a weekend warrior, having the right tools can make all the difference, turning a good trip into a great one. See our editors curated selection of camping gear that every outdoor adventurer should have when braving the wilderness.

BLAVOR Solar Power Bank

A must-have when camping, this power bank is a leading 10,000mAh Portable Wireless Charger with USB C input/output for virtually all smart devices, and has an external battery pack with dual flashlight for camping. The outer case is made of flame-retardant ABS+PC materials. The waterproof silicone better protects the internal structure of the charger. 

Dometic GO Hydration Water Faucet

Dometic’s GO Hydration water faucet provides a steady stream of water with just a touch for cooking, filling water bottles, and brushing your teeth. Simply place the pump directly on the Dometic GO Hydration Water Jug (not included) or any water container to transform it into a running water system—no external power source needed. This self-powered faucet includes a self-priming pump and hose with a rechargeable battery that dispenses 150 liters per charge.

BioLite Alpenglow Multicolor USB Lantern

Inspired by light found in nature, the AlpenGlow 500 delivers bright illumination or colorful ambience depending on your mood or task. Featuring ChromaReal LED technology, true-tone light renders colors accurately in lowlight conditions so you can ditch the harsh glares and enjoy a light that is truly fun and functional. A great addition to your camping gear, using this light means you won’t overcook your burger at dinner and you can read that trail map without mixing up routes or blazes.

Bang & Olufsen Beosound Explore

The lightweight and waterproof speaker from Bang & Olufsen is the first on the market to feature Type 2 anodized aluminum for improved scratch resistance—which is handy if you want to bring a great speaker with you on your camping adventures. The speaker is IP67 rated dust and waterproof. It offers True 360 sound and bass that far outweighs its size and offers up to 27 hours of playtime at average listening volumes, meaning this is a portable speaker that will go the distance.

OUPES 1800W Portable Power Station

With an advanced Battery Management System (BMS), OUPES solar generator protects your devices from overload, overcurrent, short-circuit, and over-temperature. Perfect for outdoor camping and disaster prevention, this portable power station is a solid 33 lbs and has a handle for easy carry. A bright emergency flashlight is on the back of the unit, which can project a powerful beam of up to 500 M and is suitable for large-area lighting. The One Button design allows easy use for you to operate, anytime and anywhere – whether for camping, RV, or in a tent. 

Turtlebox Gen 2 Portable Speaker

For its big sound, the Turtlebox speaker is extremely portable, lightweight and compact—easily carried with a comfortable rubber handle. About the size of an old-school lunchbox, it weighs in at about 10 lbs. Fully waterproof and dustproof, this speaker offers 20+ hours of playtime. The stainless tie-down allows you to securely strap down your box to any UTV or boat. The USB-C output enables you to charge your phone on the go while out in the wilderness.

Dark Energy Poseidon Pro Indestructible Charger

Having a battery while camping is one thing, but having one that is built to take the extremes is another. The Poseidon Pro was tested in -15 degree temps, shot at with a shotgun, submerged in water for 45 minutes, and dropped from 50 feet, and it survived just fine. This charger is capable of 500 charge cycles, the equivalent 1500-2000 average phone charges. Talk about feeling secure while out in the wilderness!

Gerber Gear Fire Starter

Surviving the unexpected is about being prepared and a key factor to tackling the wild with confidence is the ability to build a fire. This compact fire starter with ferrocerium rod and metal striker is the perfect addition to your camping gear. It’s a compact, packable survival tool that is easily attached to a backpack or keychain with a lanyard, ensuring you are always prepared. 

Dometic GO Area Camp Light

Elevate your outdoor adventures with Dometic’s GLO-A400 Area Light, a multipurpose lighting solution that’s designed to adapt to your needs. Use it as a convenient flashlight for mobility, switch to area light mode for broad illumination, and attach the lantern diffuser for a gentle and expansive glow. It also has a rechargeable battery that functions as a powerbank, allowing you to stay connected. An added bonus is the bug light mode to deter pests while in the great outdoors.

BioLite CampStove 2+

BioLite’s patented combustion technology creates a vortex of smokeless flames for a portable campfire that can cook your meals and charge your gear, all at the same time. Leave the gas canisters behind and unlock the potential of the sticks and twigs around you. This stove removes the reliance on gas canisters; its scalloped pot stand holds cookware and the folding legs provide stability while it boils one liter of water in 4.5 minutes, and the adjustable flame can be controlled with 4 fan speeds.

UCO StakeLight Tent Stake

The UCO StakeLight is a unique tent stake with a built-in LED light to provide area lighting around your tent. The 17 lumens of light can help you locate your tent in the dark and alert campers to the presence of tent guy lines. Switch to strobe mode to help locate your tent over longer distances in the backcountry. The StakeLight LED provides up to 10 hours of continuous light or up to 24 hours of light in the strobe mode. The light is powered by 1 AAA conventional battery (sold separately) and is encased in a water-resistant TPE housing.

LARQ Bottle

Another must-have for your camping gear is the LARQ Bottle PureVis, the world’s first self-cleaning water bottle and water purification system. It uses PureVis technology to eliminate up to 99% of bio-contaminants such as E. coli from your water and bottle. With its double-wall vacuum insulation it keeps your water cold for up to 24 hours or hot for 12 hours. The USB rechargeable Li-polymer battery gives you self-cleaning power for up to a month on a full charge.