This site has limited support for your browser. We recommend switching to Edge, Chrome, Safari, or Firefox.

✨Free shipping over $70✨*T&Cs apply

Adventure Awaits: 5 Must-Haves for Camping

The warmest season of all is upon is so why not celebrate by getting out into the great outdoors? Summer is a great time to explore your local trails to set up camp or take a longer backpacking trip and extend your stay. No matter what is getting you outdoors this summer, we have a couple of our favorite products to help you make the most out of your time outdoors.

1. Something Essential - Fire Starter

Magnesium Fire Starter with Handle Gentlemen's Hardware

Damp matches and empty lighters are ‘no match’ for our awesome all-weather Magnesium Fire Starter with Handle. This camping fire starter is a must-have for every hiker, backpacker, hunter, camper, and survivalist. 

This lightweight set is an easy addition to your pack and will help keep the bugs away on a summer night. Strike the rod and create a spark to keep the whole campsite warm and cozy! 

2. Something Useful - Camping Cutlery

 Travel Bamboo Cutlery Set Gentlemen's Hardware

Dining outdoors and on-the-go has never been easier with our Travel Bamboo Cutlery Set. This travel flatware set is packaged in a convenient case to keep all your tools organized on your trip and clean in your pack. 

These versatile bamboo flatware pieces are also great for lunch boxes or office desks to reduce single-use waste. They will serve as a great reminder for all your fun times outdoors as you eat lunch at home or in the office. 

3. Something Fun - Campfire Games

Campside Games Gentlemen's Hardware

Have some fun around the fire with our collection of Campfire Games. All of our games sets are conveniently packaged in a carrying tin making it easy to transport and store them in your pack.

The Original Campfire Game Set includes instructions to play 3 different card and dice games to keep the fun going all night long! Or go all-in and play Texas Hold'em with our Campfire Poker Set. Both sets of these card games feature waterproof cards, so you can play no matter what weather comes your way. 

If you are looking to add a little liquid courage to your game play, our Campfire Call the Shots Game is an entertaining way to discover the ultimate shot caller of your friend group! 

4. Something Sharp - Multi Tools

Marine Multi Tool Gentlemen's Hardware

The great outdoors can also hold the great unknown. Don't go anywhere unprepared! With our selection of multi tools, you will always have a tool handy. Their small, compact shapes also make them an easy addition to your backpack. 

If you're going on a fishing trip, we designed the Marine Multi Tool with you in mind. This tool includes a fish scaler and hook remover, shackle key, Philips screwdriver, knife blade, tin/bottle opener and marlin spike.

If you're looking for an outdoors essential, look no further than the Wilderness Multi Tool. This tool is an essential for explorers, adventurers, and campers with its knife blade, saw, tin/bottle opener, corkscrew, flat-head screwdriver, Phillips screwdriver, and a removable flint rod.

If you're searching for something a little more heavy duty, check out the Axe Multi Tool. This tool features a 10 in 1 tool set including an axe (hatchet), serrated knife, saw, penknife, two bottle openers, screwdriver and more. 

No matter where you go, these tools will be prepared for any adventure you run into.

5. Something Extra - Travel Coffee Press

 Travel Coffee Press Gentlemen's Hardware

Don't let the wilderness keep you from your favorite morning routine. With the Gentlemen's Hardware Travel Coffee Press it's easy to make your coffee and keep it hot as you pack up camp or hit the trail. This travel coffee mug and press is a must-have for any caffeine fueled adventure. 

This coffee press is double-walled and keeps your coffee warm up to five hours after brewing. Simply pack your favorite coffee grounds and add hot water for a refreshing morning cup of joe after a night of camping. 

If you are looking for a creative coffee mug to hold your freshly pressed beans, we recommend our selection of coffee mugs and travel mugs.

Gentlemen's Guidebook is a blog for exploration, discovery, and adventure brought to you by Gentlemen's Hardware and Barrel & Oak. If you have any questions or requests, please reach out to


No more products available for purchase

Your cart is currently empty.