Five Camping Accessories We Hope to Get For Christmas

Outdoor goodies we might have to buy ourselves for New Years

While it might be cold out, the holidays tend to give us a little time away from work which generally means a good chunk of it spent outdoors. Here are a few items, both big and small, that we're hoping to see under the tree this year to make our camping trips a little more comfortable!

Big Agnes Fish Hawk 30
Big Agnes' Fish Hawk 30 Sleeping Bag is a great mummy style bag for moto-camping.Staff

This Big Agnes Fish Hawk 30 mummy style sleeping bag features DownTek, a water repellent down to help to minimize compression of the feathers in wet conditions. Lightweight enough for backpacking, these bags are designed to feel more like the comforter on your own bed. They provide an overall more comfortable and cozier sleeping experience than ever before with a semi-rectangle shape The bag is lightweight, and packs small, however this is not an EN rated Bag so the temperature rating should be taken with a grain of salt. These bags are taller across the top so you can roll over more freely, while the Free Range hood allows you to move unrestricted while staying hooded and the vaulted foot box creates more wiggle room for your toesies. So comfortable you won't want to go back home.

Condor Hatchet
The Thorax Hatchet form Condor Tool & KnifeStaff

The Condor Tool and Knife Thorax Hatchet is an easy size to throw into your bag, but also a formidable hatchet when you need it. This blade features 1075 High Carbon Steel with a blasted satin head finish, along with a walnut handle and a leather sheath included. Perfect for hacking some branches or splitting small logs for your fire, the Thorax Hatchet is a solid addition to any camping trip.

CRKT Homefront
The CRKT Homefront is a practical every day carry knife that comes apart easily for cleaning.Staff

A good knife is great to have around, especially one that outperforms most other knives it stands up against. The Homefront by CRKT might look like a classic vintage military-inspired folding knife at first glance, but once you get to know it better, you'll find that it has been designed to be taken apart to clean without the use of tools. There's no excuse to letting this knife get too gunked up after a session of dirty work. Cleaning it might actually become a joy just because it is so fun to disassemble and put back together again for future use. We've tested the Homefront for a few months now, and definitely recommend for you holiday shoppers looking for the perfect stocking stuffer for your loved ones. We know personally, there's no better gift than a new knife, because after all, you can never have too many, right?

bottle slingshot
OOAK Forge Bottle Buster Slingshot in Blood RedStaff

Nothing says pure fun and mischief like an OOAK Forge Bottle Buster Slingshot. Throw a bottle opener to get some beers in the mix, and you've got yourself a great weekend! I have had one of these slingies for a couple years now and I take it with me on almost every camping trip. Perfect for shooting cans and bottles to kill the time, or attach the OOAK Forge Whisker Biscuit and do some hunting with arrows! The Slingshot is machined from a single piece of aluminum and like all pieces from OOAK Forge, is built to last you a lifetime.

The Slingshot comes as pictured with red tapered tube bands and magnetic ammo lanyard. The handle has three tapped holes for custom handle scales to be attached. OOAK Forge makes custom handle scales out of many materials including but not limited to, bronze, titanium, exotic woods, and casted resin.

Cabela's Multitool
Cabela's Multitool is available in five color variationsStaff

The Cabela's Multitool is an handy and affordable compact tool with devices you need for quick fixes and repairs. Stainless steel construction with an assortment of attached tools that includes flat-nose pliers, wire-stripper, knife, Phillips and flat-head screwdrivers, saw, bottle opener and scissors. This little multitool is a great, affordable piece at only $16.99 we're hoping to find in our stocking this year. It's always handy to have a good multitool around.