Here’s a list of my favorite camping essentials for every backpacking or car camping trip!
I use every single one of these, and you’ll see them around my blog posts in the photos of what I’ve been cooking.
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My Top 5 Camping & Cooking Gear Recommendations
This is what’s featured in ALL of my dutch oven recipes (like these dutch oven enchiladas.) I love it because its both a dutch oven and two cast iron skillets. Which means less stuff to pack & clean – heck yeah!
Love these plates with my marinated grilled mushrooms? Me too. They’re stainless steel and come with a drawstring bag, making them perfect for camping trips.
You can’t go camping without a cute ceramic mug! And this one is my absolute favorite from Etsy.
We’ve been in some cold weather camping (nothing below 20 degrees) but certainly below freezing! This sleeping bag hasn’t let me down yet. And it’s really affordable for a sleeping bag of this rating. Amazon only has a 15 degree bag. Mine is 20 degrees.
This was a new purchase this year, and I’m loving it so far! You can’t really cook much in it. It’s got one heat setting and that setting is HOT. It boils water in about 2 minutes. Seriously faster than I can boil water at home. It’s definitely my favorite piece of gear I have for backpacking this summer.