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Steve Wallis Tent Option

Camping Hammock

Similar to the hammock I use. Comes together quickly (So long as there are trees around) and comes with a rain cover and mosquito net!

Backpack Thermacell

Backpacking Thermacell Mosquito Repeller

Recent purchase from Canada tire. You just attach this one to a fuel tank (purchase separately) and can decide when to turn it on or off. Great because you can use the fuel tank for cooking too. Don't forget to buy a few extra fuel tanks!

Steve Wallis camping stove

Wood/Twig Fueled Stove

If you want a lightweight stove that can be fueled with just small pieces of wood and twigs but still burn hot enough to cook on consider something like this! You'll never have to buy replacement fuel tanks.

Steve Wallis Tent Option

2 Person Camp tent

It certainly doesn't have to be this tent, but find something that is inexpensive and will keep you dry and cozy. The first step to getting out there and exploring is a decent shelter!

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Hi, I'm Steve Wallis and I've had a lifelong passion for camping, the outdoors and in my later years, cracking open a cold beer.

My goal is to take back camping for the people and show the world that you don't need the most expensive or even nicest gear to get out and explore the world.

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Metal Step 2 Koozie

I don't often splurge, but you have to treat a step 2 right.

Steve Wallis Cooler

Cooler Backpack

Keep those Step 2's cold when you're hiking in.

Steve Wallis Lighter

Basic Camp Knife

Everyone who camps should have a basic knife for cooking and toolmaking.

Step 2 Holster

Step 2 Holster

Keep your Step 2 close while you're setting up camp.

PocketRocket Camp Stove

Lightweight camp stove attachment. You'll have to buy fuel tanks. I recommend searching local camping stores and trying to find deals on the butane fuel tanks.

Steve Wallis Lighter

Waterproof Lighter

Great for wet climates and if you've forgotten your blow torch and propane tank setup.

Hammock

Starter Camping Hammock

Can't imagine a better gift than receiving your first camping hammock. This si all you really need to get out there!

Camp Growler

Camp Growler

Keep those Step 2's frosty.

Tent

Backpackers Tent

Super small and lightweight tent but also enough room to stand up and keep gear out of the rain.

Steve Wallis Blanket

Basic Military Wool Camp Blanket

I wouldn't want to sleep with just this, but having a good wool camp blanket on hand is always a good idea.

Steve Wallis Blanket

Queen Size Sleeping Bag

Enough room to hunker down with a beautiful someone.

Steve Wallis Tent Rec

Starter Tent

It certainly doesn't have to be this tent, but find something that is inexpensive and will keep you dry and cozy. The first step to getting out there and exploring is a decent shelter!

Steve Wallis Tent Rec

Survival Book

Good basics knowledge with some more technical notes as well. You won't find me doing anything too crazy though.

Check back for new items in December!

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Shelters

Steve Wallis Tent Rec

Starter Tent

It certainly doesn't have to be this tent, but find something that is inexpensive and will keep you dry and cozy. The first step to getting out there and exploring is a decent shelter!

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Gazelle 6 Person Camp Gazebo

My go-to gazebo for warmer weather camping. Incredibly easy to set up and generally great in wet (but not windy) weather.

Lightweight Camping Hammock

Similar to the hammock I use. Comes together quickly (So long as there are trees around) and comes with a rain cover.

Eskimo Quickfish Portable Ice Fishing Shelter

Similar to what I use during the winter to stay warm, great price for a winter tent that you can hunker down in and will keep you and 1 other person cozy in.

Inexpensive 4 Person Pop Up Tent

Easy to set up 4-person tent with a high roof.

Lounger Camp Chair

Everyone needs a good camping chair to relax in once you've set up camp and want to kick back with a Step 2. Doesn't have to be this one but find a good lightweight camp chair to always have on you.

Basic Camping Cot with Step 2 Holder

Stay off the ground while you sleep with a basic cot. Folds down and packs away easily.

Winter Sleeping Bag

Super affordable sleeping bag similar to the one I use for cold weather camping. This is a sleeping bag that you'd probably only want for cold nights that you really need to hunker down for.

Consider a lighter weight bag for summer and fall.

Self-Inflating Camping Sleeping Pad

No frills camping pad. You could easily spend 3x on a sleeping pad that does the same thing. You just need something that provides a little comfort and will keep you off the ground. Consider a tarp underneath to avoid getting too damp.

Portable Camp Cooking Station

Foldaway camp kitchen set up. Would be nice as a food prep station if you aren't around a camp table but definitely not something that's needed in every situation or geared toward stealth camping.

mosquito repellant

Combo Camp Lantern/Flashlight

A good flashlight is needed for overnight camping and setting up in the dark. Especially handy if you can't have a fire at a specific location.

Shelters

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Thermacell mosquito repeller

Thermacell Backpacking Mosquito Repeller

Recent purchase from Canada tire. You just attach this one to a fuel tank (purchase separately) and can decide when to turn it on or off. Great because you can use the fuel tank for cooking too.

camping stove

Twig/wood Fueled Backpacking Stove

If you want a lightweight stove that can be fueled with just small pieces of wood and twigs but still burn hot enough to cook on consider something like this! You'll never have to buy replacement fuel tanks.

camping mess kit

Basic Camp Mess Kit

Not the camp pan set I use but a good price for a starter collection of use campware that packs away nicely.

mosquito repellant

Combo Camp Lantern/Flashlight

A good flashlight is needed for overnight camping. Especially handy if you can't have a fire at a specific location.

mosquito repellant

ThermaCELL Mosquito Repeller

I've had good luck with this in keeping mosquitos away in the summer months. Takes replaceable cartridges but worth it in my opinion, especially if you don't have a fire or smoke repellant.

Inflatable Kayak

Cheap 2 person inflatable kayak for water camping. Folds away when deflated so it doesn't take up too much space when it's not in use!

Lounger Camp Chair

Everyone needs a good camping chair to relax in once you've set up camp and want to kick back with a Step 2. Doesn't have to be this one but find a good lightweight camp chair to always have on you.

PocketRocket Camp Stove

Lightweight camp stove attachment. You'll have to buy fuel tanks. I recommend searching local camping stores and trying to find deals on the butane fuel tanks.

Disposable Camp Stove

This is similar to the disposable stove I use stealth camping but a better price and looks very similar (Slightly smaller). Simple and stable stove is constructed from durable, galvanized steel.

Folds down to a small, compact size. Includes 6 smokeless, fuel tablets. Each tablet burns approximately 12 minutes.

Basic Camp Stove

Lightweight basic camp stove attachment. You'll have to buy fuel tanks.

Double Pie Iron for Cooking

Cast iron pie iron that's great for cooking bread and grilled cheese over an open fire.

Basic Camo Tarp for Stealth Camping

Cheap tarp in multiple size and super affordable. Great for urban stealth camping and keeping your gear dry or as a base for your sleeping pad or over your tent to conceal it or keep it dry.

Basic Camp Mess Kit

Bare bones camp mess kit. For $10 you can't go wrong. Make sure to hold the pans carefully, they can be a little unbalanced.

No Frills Butane Stove

Great inexpensive starter stove. Pretty lightweight. You'll have to buy butane fuel so keep an eye out for good deals on that.

Portable Camp Cooking Station

Foldaway camp kitchen set up. Would be nice as a food prep station if you aren't around a camp table but definitely not something that's needed in every situation or geared toward stealth camping.

Outdoor Wood Stove

Wood stove similar to the one I use in the larger cold weather tent. Not for lightweight camping. Make sure you have good ventilation.

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Dinty Moore Beef Stew

Hearty beef stew that cooks up quick and is great for warming and filling you up on colder nights!

Dehydrated Beef Noodle (Party Size)

Hearty dehydrated noodles for 10. Lightweight so if you're planning on backpacking in or kayaking in this is the way to go. If you're driving in pack hearty canned soups.

Multi Seasoning (If you're feeling fancy)

All the different seasonings you could need to make any meal fancy. Consider refilling yourself when one chamber runs out to save money.

Dehydrated Beef Noodles

Not my first choice but dehydrated food is lightweight and would be tasty after a long day of hiking or kayaking. Add a little more water than it says to and let it steep 15+ minutes.

Campbells Soup

Homey classic, don't forget a can opener! Use the labels as fire starter.

Kraft Cheese Powder

Make your Mac and Cheese extra cheesy. Not recommended for the health focused.

Campfire Popcorn

Super easy campfire popcorn. Fun snack to cook over the fire before or after a larger meal.

Turkey Bread Stuffing

This is a tasty, lightweight way to "stuff-up" a soup or mix in to another meal.

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