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September 1, 2020

what's new in camping gear this year

Even with the economy in a bit of a tailspin, lots of folks will still want to see what’s new in camping gear this year so they can head out to one of their favorite campgrounds.

A lot of people wonder what’s the latest in camping gear right now. It seems that with the economy going down and the uncertainty going up, the camping and boating industry is no exception. The only thing that’s different is the camping gear itself.

The reason behind this is that with the economy going down more of consumer-oriented companies are looking to other countries for equipment and labor to create the equipment. These companies bring their products back to the US and sell them to the camping and boating industry. This is a great idea for a company, and it means that there are many products for the consumer to choose from. From what I can see that means consumers have a wide variety of products to choose from and many at great prices.

With the huge selection of camping tents in terms of sizes and features, you should be able to find just the right one for your particular needs.

The big change in camping gear is in the type of tents that you can purchase. Previously, tents were used primarily for camping on traditional campgrounds. However, now you can purchase a tent that will be used in any type of outdoor situation. This is a great way for someone to have a tent that is going to be used at any given time, whether it’s to camp out in the woods or to spend a romantic weekend on your favorite lake.

The new tents that are available come in loads of sizes, shapes, features, colors, materials, and designs. Most of them are lightweight, very strong and can withstand extreme weather conditions. You’ll find that most of these tents are very durable and will be able to withstand a number of the worst conditions that you might encounter while camping out. The key, as with just about everything, is to learn how to properly take care of these items and learn how to clean and store them properly and most will last you a very long time.

Not only that but the absolute variety and different designs of tents today is mind-blowing. Not only can you buy tents that also serve as a sleeping bag, but you can buy tents all the way up to large wall tents that will fit the whole family and have room to spare.  Here are just a couple of size choices available. If you are interested in making a purchase, simply click on the photo or the text right below it and it will take you directly to Amazon.

2 person popup tentURPRO Instant Automatic pop up Camping Tent, 2-3 Persons Lightweight Tent, Waterproof Windproof, UV Protection, Perfect for Beach, Outdoor, Traveling,Hiking,Camping, Hunting, Fishing $32.90

6 person tent10′ x 9′ Ozark Trail Six-Person Dark Rest Cabin Family Camping and Adventure Tent, Includes a Gear Loft, Hanging Organizer, and Electrical Port Access and Ground Vent for Improved Air Circulation $168.00

12 person tent20 x 10 x 80 12-Person Instant Cabin Family Tent 3-Room Layout with 2 Removable Room Dividers From $271.50

12 person cabin tentSpacious and Comfortable Ozark Trail Hazel Creek 12 Person Cabin Tent,with Two Closets with Hanging Organizers,Room Dividers,Mud Mat,E-Port and Rolling Storage Duffel for Convenience,Green From $435.00

Just like camping tents, sleeping bags designed for camping come in a variety of weights, sizes, colors, season compatibility, and of course price.

Another great addition to the camping gear and boating industry is the variety and styles of sleeping bags. The different weights and designs available today assure you a place to sleep each night in total comfort no matter what the temperature. The quality of the sleeping bags that are available is excellent and will keep you warm, even in the coldest of winter months. You can choose from mummy bags, extra-wide bags, 2 person bags, bags for just warm weather camping, bags for just cold weather camping, adult size, children’s size and all in a variety of colors and price ranges to fit just about anyone’s desires. Here again are just a small number of examples to choose from.

3 season adult sleeping bagSleeping Bag 3 Seasons (Summer, Spring, Fall) Warm & Cool Weather – Lightweight,Waterproof Indoor & Outdoor Use for Kids, Teens & Adults for Hiking and Camping $19.99

adult extra-wide warm and cold sleeping bagASOUT Sleeping Bag for Adults Camping, Hiking, Backpacking, Extra-Wide, Portable, Comfort, Great for 4 Season Warm & Cold Weather $33.91 limited time deal

Coleman cold weather mummy sleeping bagColeman 0°F Mummy Sleeping Bag for Big and Tall Adults | North Rim Cold-Weather Sleeping Bag $49.99

youth sleeping bagColeman Plum Fun 45 Youth Sleeping Bagv$21.68

Coolers today come in so many sizes and styles that you will be able to find just what your needing for camping, fishing, hunting, or just taking a nice long trip.

Another absolute necessity for your camping gear collection is the addition of a cooler or two. Again the number of selections lets you customize your purchases to fit any need you may have. They range from the small that might hold a six-pack of cans to the monster 120 qt. cooler that can keep you supplied in beer and food for a few days. Then there is everything in between in soft-sided form to the molded plastic and even steel. You can even get special backpack coolers that won’t leak all over you.

It’s nice to have a variety of sizes so you can always have a nice cool drink and a snack handy no matter what you are doing during your camping trip.  Having these different sized coolers give you a convenient place to keep drinks and foods cool while you are hiking, kayaking, fishing, hunting or simply camping out in the woods. OK, so let’s take a look at just a couple of cooler choices from small to large.

30 can backpack coolerTOURIT Cooler Backpack 30 Cans Lightweight Insulated Backpack Cooler Leak-Proof Soft Cooler Bag Large Capacity for Men Women to Picnics, Camping, Hiking, Beach, Park or Day Trips $36.99

16 quart coolerIgloo Profile 16 Quart Cooler $28.03


20 quart coolerArctic Zone Titan Deep Freeze Premium Ice Chest Roto Cooler with Microban Antimicrobial Protection $117.57

54 quart coolerColeman Cooler | Steel-Belted Cooler Keeps Ice Up to 4 Days | 54-Quart Cooler for Camping, BBQs, Tailgating & Outdoor Activities $129.99


These are just a few of the items in camping gear that are constantly being improved and that offer large varieties of sizes, colors, designs, pricing, and features that let you find a product that meets your specific price range and functionalities. . There are other great additions that have been added to the camping industry as well. However, most people will be choosing these types of basic items since they are pretty much necessities for a good camping trip. So, with a little research you can find something that will suit your needs perfectly.

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