Camping gear

Ryan Faist

 

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MEC CAMP TOGETHER BLUE RIDGE WOODEN CHAIR
The two-piece design of this rustic wooden chair assembles quickly but stores flat for compact storage. A side strap makes transport a breeze. $148 each, mec.ca

ALITE DESIGNS FIESTA COOLER
A spacious 44-litre cooler in stylish, retro stripes. The waterproof insert is removable for easy clean-up while the soft-side design packs flat to store. $138, mec.ca

GSI STAINLESS STEEL PERCOLATOR
Make campfire coffees in classic style. The clear knob allows for monitoring of the brewing progress for a more precise pour. $57, sail.ca

MEC CAMP TOGETHER PICNIC GROUND SHEET
A TPE coating makes this ground sheet easy to clean up. Great for a children’s play area, or it also doubles as a tablecloth. Built-in straps make for easy handling and packing. $25, mec.ca

GSI NESTING WINE GLASSES
The stem of these glasses unscrews and snaps into the bowl to store. Made of BPA-free co-polyester that’s nearly indestructible. $8.50, mec.ca

JBL CHARGE 3 BLUETOOTH SPEAKER
Waterproof and rugged, this speaker provides outdoor entertainment without fear of wet weather. Get 20 hours of play time on a full charge, or power devices with its built-in power bank. $220, bestbuy.ca

GOAL ZERO NOMAD 7 PLUS SOLAR PANEL
Maintain your connection to civilization by keeping devices like a GPS or smartphone charged. There is also a built-in kickstand for optimal panel-to-sun placement. $130, mec.ca