Camping equipment archive

  • Best cycling to work gear and gadgets
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    Best cycling to work gear and gadgets

    By 27 March 2012

    The sun is out, the clouds packed off on holiday for a few days and suddenly the UK is transformed from polar ice cap to that lush green and pleasant land that we all remember from last year. Long may it last. One of the best ways to enjoy the weather...

  • The best binoculars that money can buy
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    The best binoculars that money can buy

    By 14 March 2012

    Whether you want to survey the landscape, study animals from a safari 4X4 or just get a closer look at the birds in your garden, good binoculars can help you zero in on the action even better than a super-zoom camera. All binoculars are sold with two...

  • Best daypacks for taking your gadgets walkabout
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    Best daypacks for taking your gadgets walkabout

    By 6 July 2011

    Whether it’s for the daily commute, a weekend away or for travelling light, the daypack is one of life’s little essentials for getting your gadgets from A to B. Capacity is crucial. Here we’ve included models from 20-35 litres which should give...

  • VW Camper camping, but not as you know it
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    VW Camper camping, but not as you know it

    By 13 May 2011

    Festival season is fast approaching (or has already approached if you're a fan of new music) and unless you've managed to nab yourself some campervan tickets already, chances are you're gonna be slumming it in a field, in your tent, with a load of middle...

  • Vertical urban camping - ideal for iPhone 5 queues
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    Vertical urban camping - ideal for iPhone 5 queues

    By 28 March 2011

    Having been caught up in the UK iPad 2 online ordering debacle, Pocket-lint wonders if it would be better to brave the queues for the next Apple launch - most likely for the iPhone 5. However, the thought of sleeping on a grubby London street, probably...

  • Best camping gadgets for the great outdoors
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    Best camping gadgets for the great outdoors

    By 30 August 2010

    It's the final week of the school summer holidays. And, with the weather predicting to warm up (and, more importantly, dry-up) over the coming days, what better time than to pack up the car, chuck the kids in the back and motor off to a campsite to make...

  • Outdoor solar light bottle cap launches
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    Outdoor solar light bottle cap launches

    By 15 May 2008

    The LightCap 200 is a clever, weatherproof light that turns your water bottle into a solar powered lantern. The cap fits on any standard water bottle with a 2-inch wide mouth, including those from Nalgene, Camelbak and GSI and claims to be the lightest,...

  • Selk Bag; the sleeping bag you can walk in
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    Selk Bag; the sleeping bag you can walk in

    By 26 September 2007

    Sleeping bags are great, but they aren't once you've got snuggled in and then realise that you've got to get out of it again, that is until the Selk Bag was invented. In what has to be the craziest looking sleeping bag of all time, the Selk Bag is a sleeping...

  • The WaveBox ruggedised portable microwave
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    The WaveBox ruggedised portable microwave

    By 13 July 2007

    Almost beggaring belief, an American company is offering the WaveBox - the "only microwave purpose-built for daily portability and use in rugged environments". Let's hope it stays that way.

  • Hollow camping torch holds cutlery set
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    Hollow camping torch holds cutlery set

    By 11 July 2007

    This bright LED torch has a inner compartment that contains metal knife, fork, spoon, bottle opener and corkscrew offering a space-saving place to keep your cutlery. £9.95, link below.

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    The North Face puts PrimaLoft in new range of sleeping bags

    By 13 June 2006

    Three water repellent PrimaLoft filled bags are launched by The North Face this year. The three bags, named Pyxis, Orion and Scorpio, are ultra-lightweight and very compressible so easy for hauling around with you on the move. They are also great for...