|Single-use plastics are (thankfully!) becoming a thing of the past. Stasher bags help you do your bit by replacing clingfilm and disposable food bags with an endlessly reusable, platinum-silicone alternative. Great for trail snacks and leftovers, you can even microwave your stored food inside them without having to transfer it first. Available in a variety of sizes.
From £9.99 – www.lakeland.co.uk
|LIZARD ROLL-UP FLIP-FLOPS|
|These minimalist sandals roll up and fit inside any bag or pocket, so you get the full barefoot experience without the stones and splinters. Comes with its own useful stow bag.
£37 – www.lizardfootwear.com
|DEUTER AC LITE 15 SL|
|The new AC Lite range from Deuter is perfect for hot-weather hikes thanks to its Aircomfort back system, a sprung mesh panel that keeps the pack away from your body and helps with airflow. Available in sizes 15L– 32L, the front-zip opening version makes rummaging for stuff when on the trail an absolute breeze, while the integral waterproof cover is perfect for unpredictable weather.
£70 – www.deutergb.co.uk
|PARADISE SPA WASHBAG|
|Take two bottles into the shower — or three, or four, or five… this roll-up washbag holds all your essentials and even has a detachable mirror. Glam, indeed.
£22 – www.jack-wolfskin.co.uk
|MEN’S LIGHTWEIGHT HERITAGE T-SHIRT|
|Whether you remember them the first time around or not, 90s fashions are back. 1993 design tee from Montane is 100% organic cotton, so you’ll feel as cool as you look £23 (other colours available)|
|KENTUCKY LAKE CHAIR|
|With a thick, padded seat for extra comfort and insulation and a detachable, adjustable headrest, the Kentucky Lake is campfire luxe at its finest. Stargaze in style with a glass of fizz
£104.99 – www.outwell.com
|COLAPZ ENSUITE TENT & USB RECHARGEABALE SHOWER|
|Upgrade your campsite shower experience with this ensuite tent and portable USB rechargeable shower. The tent can be put up by one person in around 60 seconds and boasts lots of clever features to allow for draining and prevent water build-up. The shower can be used with any standing water source up to 60C and the battery provides up to an hour of flowing water. Bliss!
USB shower£45 – www.colapz.co.uk
|CAMELBAK HORIZON WINE BOTTLE AND WINE TUMBLER|
|For discerning wine-lovers, the Horizon wine bottle and tumbler from CamelBak keep your tipple at the perfect temperature while keeping condensation at bay on the classy, powder-coated finish. The bottle holds a full 750ml bottle of wine, and the bowl-shaped tumblers help capture the aroma and maximise the flavour of your chosen grape; the non-slip silicone pad on the base of each vessel helps prevent pesky spillages.
Horizon Wine Tumbler £28.99
|URBANEARS ROLIS SPEAKER|
|Perfect portable Bluetooth speaker with multi-directional sound, it gives around 20 hours of continuous playtime and is even water-resistant.
£169.99 – www.urbanears.com
|VOITED RECYCLED RIPSTOP TRAVEL BLANKET|
|From snoozing in the car to wild camping, this blanket is perfect for cuddling up. Use it as a pillow, sleepsack, waterproof cape, or picnic rug. Made from 100% recycled ripstop fabric.
£99 – www.voited.co.uk
|WE ARE THE WEATHER, JONATHAN SAFRAN FOER|
|In this powerful and deeply personal book, Safran Foer lays bare the battle to save the planet. Calling each one of us to action, he answers the most urgent question of all: what will it take for things to change? A Thought-provoking read.
£9.99 – www.neonsheep.com
|SELK’BAG LITE 6G|
|This onesie sleeping bag may not ooze glamour, but one thing’s for certain; any kind of bedding you can wear around camp without having to leave your cosie cocoon is the epitome of luxury. Would recommend!
£99.99 – www.selkbag.co.uk
|NEWPORT RETRO SANDALS|
|Bring a bit of colour into camp with this frankly outstanding effort from Keen. Incorporating the brand’s signature rugged sole, boxy toe, and deep lugs, these water shoes are ideal for all kinds of wet and wild activities, offering the airiness of a sandal with all the protection of a shoe. Shown here is the ‘men’s Newport, a slimmer ‘women’s’ version — the Whisper – is also available.
£90 – www.keenfootwear.com
|HAWAII CHARRLOTTE BRDSHRTS|
|The summer equivalent of loungewear, these fast-drying, 4-way-stretch boardshorts are made from lightweight recycled fabric, so you stay cool and comfortable whatever you choose to get up to.
€59.99 (around £50) – www.pictureorganicclothing.com
|ZEMPIRE ECO FOLD TWIN V2 CUPBOARDS|
|Camping with furniture is the next-level glam. These cupboards boast a heat-resistant weatherproof bamboo tabletop for cooking on, and retractable utility racks within for storage. There’s even space to store a washing-up basin. Fancy!
£170 – www.zempire.co.uk
|WIRED FOR ADVENTURE ONLINE DIGITAL SUBSCRIPTION|
|Get instant access to all 152 issues of your favourite outdoor mag, no matter where you are in the world! You can even download articles to your device, to enjoy when you’re venturing off-grid.
£32.99 for 12 months – www.wiredforadventure.com
|MILA WOMEN’S ORGANIC SWEATSHIRT
|Remember Animal? Well, the iconic 90s surfbrand is back, and now it boasts sustainability as well as style. This light weight, breathable, 100% organic cotton sweater celebrates Animal’s old skool roots with some classic tie-dye — and it’s beautifully soft to wear.
£35 – www.animal.co.uk
|Posh up your picnic with this portable mini-grill that lets you cook on the go without the need for throw-away BBQs. At just 750g, it’s compact and easy to carry, and the integral legs mean it won’t scorch the ground.
£45 – www.newheights.co.uk
|ECCO EXOWRAP WOMEN’S SANDALS|
|A comfortable feel and a custom fit are the name of the game with these sandals. Fully adjustable with three-way fastenings, the Ecco Phorene foot bed gives you energy return with every step, while the anatomical injection-moulded last cradles and supports your feet.
£95 – gb.ecco.com
|SMARTWOOL HIKE LIGHT CUSHION MOUNTAIN PRINT CREW SOCKS|
|Hiking socks: Necessary? Yes. Exciting. Not so much. But these new designs from Smartwool are the ideal way to up your performance sock game. Durable, breathable, comfortable, and cool — it’s a wooly revolution. Perfect for wearing with summer hiking trainers or rocking with sandals, if you’re that way inclined (no judgement here)
£22.99 – www.smartwool.co.uk
DONT FORGET TO PACK
|THERM-A-REST MONDOKING 3D SELF-INFLATING MATTRESS|
|Some of the things we like to hear in the same sentence as ‘airbed’ include: ‘Self-inflating’, ’10cm-deep foam padding’, and ‘air pockets’, not to mention ‘stretch-knit fabric for warmth and comfort’. The Therm-a-Rest MondoKing 3D boasts all of the above, so you can enjoy the same kind of sleep under canvas as you do in your bed at home.
£37 – www.thermarest.com
|KLEAN KANTEEN FOOD CONTAINERS|
|Ideal for keeping delicious leftovers or packing your lunch for a day in the hills, Klean Kanteen’s stainless steel food storage boxes protect your food from the crush of a packed hiking bag, while the leakproof and plastic-free design also helps to keep it fresher for longer.
From £25 – www.kleankanteen.co.uk
|MSR GUARDIAN GRAVITY PURIFIER|
|Offering 10L of water storage and a fast flow rate, the MSR Guardian Gravity Purifier is the perfect option for lager groups in search of trust-worthy water for cooking and drinking around camp, especially abroad or in the wild.
£250 – www.msrgear.com
|SMIDGE MIDGE REPELLENT|
|Because there’s nothing glamorous about midges. Smidge gives reliable protection from Mosquitoes, horse flies, and Ticks for up to 8 Hours
£8.50 – www.smidgeup.com
|OPINEL NO.10 CORKSCREW KNIFE|
|‘That’s not a Knife!’ And you’d be right. It’s also a corkscrew, housed in a very attractive beechwood handle. A nifty bit of kit.
£24.95 – www.whitbyandco.co.uk
|LIZARD SH JUNIOR SANDAL
JUNIOR 6 – 5.5
|Rugged, durable, and robust, this sandal protects kid’s feet and offers excellent grip on any terrain thanks to its Vibram outsole. The soft fabric straps are secured at the toe, ankle, and heel with Velcro closures, and the leather footbed is raised at the edges to support the foot.
£55 – www.lizardfootwear.com
|BOULDER TROUSERS AND 3-IN-1 JACKET|
|Perfect for when the British weather turns, these waterproof/windproof trousers will ensure the adventure goes on no matter what. Pair them with the performance 3-in-1 Jacket that offers a mid-weight waterproof shell, to keep out rain and wind, and a zip-in microfleece, with a high warmth-to-weight ratio, that locks in heat while wicking moisture away from the skin. A great year-rounder. Available in ages 2-14 yrs.
|SLEEPY STARGAZER SLEEPING BAG|
|A two-season sleeping bag with a snazzy print, which we love, the Stargazer measures 160cmx70cm and has 1 x 200 g/m2 polyester fibre filling. It can unzip into a duvet when needed and comes with its own stuff sack.
£28 – www.easycamp.com