Cool Tech Gadgets For The Outdoors

Here are the best tech gadgets for the outdoors that should be in every explorer's life.

Photo: Katja Kircher (Getty).

You may believe that if you’re venturing into the great outdoors, you should only have Mother Nature to keep you company. Perhaps you believe that camping trips and other such adventurous activities are at their best when they’re just you versus the elements. However, if these are your beliefs, then you are wrong – technology has actively been improving the outdoors for years now, and it’s time you jumped on board.

There are plenty of instances in which technology can amplify this whole “outside” thing, from camping and hiking to even pool parties and BBQs, but there are those select few gadgets that, once you own them, you’ll forget a time before you ever lived without them. These are gadgets that are so useful when it comes to enhancing all of your adventures, be they in the middle of a forest or in your own back garden, that you’ll question why on Earth you hadn’t taken the plunge and purchased them sooner.

Fortunately, we’ve created a list of 10 of our personal favorite gadgets for the outdoors, highlighting the best technology money can buy for both the intrepid explorers and the BBQ/beers by the pool enthusiasts among you.

The Top 10 Coolest Tech Gadgets for the Outdoors: