Summer is here! Well, almost. But now is the perfect time to stock up on all the gear you’re going to need for your summer camping trip. Knives, camping lights, all-purpose tools — Coast Portland has them all! Here are our top picks for summer camping essentials:
1. Emergency Area Light
Not just for emergencies anymore, this powerful area light features a whopping 125 lumen output, 100-hour runtime and five high-quality LED lights. This lantern also features an energy-saving light setting, so you know you’re getting the most LED bang for your buck.
2. Exchange Blade Cutlery Kit
This useful kit is a must-have for any avid outdoor enthusiast. The compact carrying case is home to two comfort-grip handles, a cook’s blade, fillet blade, boning blade, spatula, serving spoon, two-prong fork and a saw blade. Even if you’re not planning on preparing a four-course meal while camping, you’ll feel good knowing that you could if you wanted.
3. Multi-Function Outdoor Tool
This piece is exactly what it sounds like – a durable, compact tool boasting 14 different functions. Need a corkscrew? This baby’s got it. How about a fold-out compass? A knife blade? A powerful LED light? Check, check and check. And at a mere 3.5 inches, this multi-tool is small enough to go anywhere.
4. Black Button Lock Knife
A summer camping classic, this button lock beauty is made of stainless steel and features a thumb stud for easy one-handed opening. Throw in a belt clip and partial serration on the blade, and you’ve got one fine summer knife.