6 Must Have Survival Gadgets for Hitchhiking & Camping

So you’re off camping for the weekend or are looking to go on a dangerous hitchhiking trip for the week? Well you’re going to need some of the best equipment in the world and that’s exactly what we here at Wiproo have compiled you a list of. We’ve included some of the most amazing technology and gadgets in the world right now for ensuring you stay alive and enjoy your time hitchhiking and don’t have to give up too many of the luxuries of home-life. We hope you enjoy reading about the top must-have survival gadgets in the world right now.

Sea to Summit Pocket Shower ($32.95)



When you go camping or you go away from electricity or running water, one of the worst things you have t give up is having a decent shower whilst you’re away. However, with the Sea to Summit Pocket Shower, that is a thing of the past. This incredibly little gadget is a simply tool that allows you to pre-prepare 10 gallons of water, this could be before you leave for the trip or collected via rain depending on the environment you’re in. Then you leave it in the sun for a little while, place it above you and it will release the rain delicately onto your head to give you a lovely warm shower in the middle of nowhere.

Katadyn Vario Water Filter ($68.23)


Something that is crucial to ensuring you survive is making sure that the water you are drinking is pure as there is a lot of dirty water that can make you incredibly ill. With the Katadyn Vario Water Filter, you’re getting one of the most advanced and one of the best water filters out there. It works simply in that yu scoop the water into the device and then you can choose from either long-life mode or fast mode. It produces up to two quarts per minute in the faster flow mode and one quart per minute in longer life mode. A replaceable carbon core keeps water tasting fresh, reduces chemicals, odors, and toxins throughout the life of the cartridge.

Selk’bag 4G Classic Synthetic Sleeping Bag ($159.00)


When you’re camping or out hitchhiking, making sure you can sleep at night and get the best rest possible is key to ensuring mental and physical fatigue doesn’t hit you. With the Selk’bag Sleeping Bag, you get a full-body sleeping bag that still allows you to stay partially mobile and won’t have to hopping around camp. This sleeping bag has zips on the wrists that allow you quickly get your hands free to allow you to cook over the fire, play cards or even use your phone if you so need to.

NiteCore TM26 “Tiny Monster” 3500 Lumen Flashlight ($299.99)


When you’re out in the woods or in a dark camp site, you’ll definitely need a torch and why not go all out and get one of of aircraft material, 1000 hour battery life and an incredible 3200 lumen brightness lamp. It’s simple a powerhouse when it comes to flashlights and offers up incredible brightness with incredibly survivable hardware paired with a little display that indicates battery life, power level, heat and more.

Biolite Camping Stove (roughly $208.86)

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Biolite is one of the all-in-one awesome pieces of technology that can do everything. Not only does the Biolite work as a a camp fire so you can cook your meals and even heat up your hot drinks with the accessories, but it can charge your devices via USB also. This works using renewable energy such as twigs or pinecones which is simply incredible and will have all your camping buddies impressed and make you the talk of the camp. Considering what this little gadget can do, it’s not crazily expensive either.

Sony Digital Recording Binoculars ($1999.99)


If you’re going outdoors to maybe shoot some footage of wildlife or are looking to record footage of something from a distance then other than going for an incredibly expensive camera, you could have a look at the simply outstanding Sony Digital Recording Binoculars. Some of this incredible gadget’s features include: 25x binocular magnification, high resolution OLED finder, dustproof/rainproof, double Full HD and 3D movie recording, Optical SteadyShot™ image stabilisation, simultaneous zoom and autofocus capability. Making it not only one of the most capable pair of binoculars, but also one of the most capable recording devices you can find. But for the very high-end price you’ll be paying this will definitely be an investment and something we hope you’d use on more than one outing.

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