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  • Jay Nunn

one guy's opinion on car camping essentials



Sometimes I just want the superficial enjoyments of backpacking--the smell of pine trees and camp fires, a whiskey under the stars, and an early morning cup of coffee brewed outdoors--without having to hike for it.


Subaru Crosstrek ($25k-ish) but it's a Land Rover Defender I really want

Kelty Discovery Dome 6-Person Tent ($149) because a 6-person tent is just enough room for 2 people

Snow Peak Mini Hozuki Light ($43 ea) for ambiance and practical visibility

Filson Tin Cloth Packer Hat ($70) to keep the sun off your face while napping

Lafuma Pop Up XL Chairs ($119) for comfortable and stylish lounging at camp and at home

Yeti Tundra 35 Cooler ($249) as the goldilocks size and the best color of the best cooler

Eureka! Ignite Plus 2-Burner Camp Stove ($145) for making coffee and eggs at the same time

Pendleton Motor Robe ($99) for keeping warm on cool nights

Tom's Rope Sole Linen Shoes ($55) because wearing hiking boots all day gets old

Bialetti Moka Express Espresso Maker ($39) for the perfect cup of espresso

High West Campfire Whiskey ($59) for the perfect campfire dram


Should have been included initially:

Filson x Helinox Printed Tactical Cot ($450) because there's lots of room in that 6P tent

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