Depending on the type of camping or fishing trip I am taking, I usually make sure I pack my solar speakers. I love having the camp fire burning, some adult beverages flowing, and my top notch playlist playing on my iPhone! The speaker quality of my cell phone is not very good, so to make that music as enjoyable as possible, I connect my phone to my solar speaker to increase … [Read more...] about The Best Solar Speakers for Camping!
This review is a little bit different than what we normally do, but I just loved this product, and had to let our readers know about Solar Stone Speakers (some people call them solar rock speakers or Bluetooth outdoor speakers)! These great speakers are perfect for any home that wants an outdoor entertainment space with a great sound system. These speakers are actually … [Read more...] about The Best Solar Stone Speakers Reviewed!
It is really amazing just how much good solar camping gear is available to outdoor enthusiasts today. I couldn’t imagine having so much great gear available to me when I was out camping 20 years ago. You have everything from solar backpacks, solar flashlights, solar lanterns, and even solar fire starters available to buy. This gear is dependable, affordable, and often works … [Read more...] about The Ultimate Solar Camping Gear Guide
One product line that has become much more popular in recent years is solar cookers. Solar cookers, or solar ovens, use the sun to cook food or boil water. They can be extremely effective – with some models being able to reach temperatures of 500 degrees! There are a lot of different types of solar cookers you can pick from. Some are built for traveling and camping, while … [Read more...] about The Best Solar Cookers Reviewed
One piece of equipment I like having for my longer camping trips is a good solar charger. People call these products by a lot of different names (solar chargers, solar battery chargers, backpacking solar chargers, solar battery bank chargers, portable USB solar chargers – just to name a few) but their purpose is simple – to charge whatever small devices need some … [Read more...] about The Best Portable Solar Battery Chargers
One piece of camping equipment I always like to have with me is a good solar lantern. Lanterns are very nice for illuminating your campsite or tent, and they tend to provide more visibility than a flashlight when you are out and about, walking around in the dark. I tend to use a solar camping lantern over a traditional battery powered lantern because they provide a similarly … [Read more...] about The Best Solar Camping Lanterns Reviewed
One item in my camping gear collection that really surprised me with its effectiveness was the Solar Camp Shower that I purchased. I bought it thinking it would be nice to have a way to rinse off on some of my camping trips that are a little bit off the beaten path, and I have been pleasantly surprised with how well it has performed. Truth be told, expectations were limited … [Read more...] about Solar Camp Showers Reviewed
One of the things that my brother and I have always done is test different ways to start fires in all sorts of outdoor survival situations. We having been doing this since our days in Boy Scouts – sometimes successfully and sometimes with results that were epic failures (I don’t care what they do on TV, starting a fire with sticks is nearly impossible). While matches and … [Read more...] about The Best Solar Fire Starters Reviewed!
For those of us that really like to spend a lot of time outdoors away from electricity, but also really like using our smartphones for documenting those outdoor adventures – a real smart investment would be the purchase of a solar powered backpack. Smartphones, tablets, and laptops are awesome until the battery dies on you, than they are pretty much worthless. Good solar … [Read more...] about The Best Solar Powered Backpacks Reviewed!
I think most of us have been on a camping trip where your flashlight runs out of batteries and the spares seem to be nowhere in sight - or we have lived through a power outage to know just how nice it is to have a dependable light source. Solar powered flashlights are a great option for people looking for a dependable light source that is not fully dependent on the charge of … [Read more...] about The Best Solar Powered Flashlights