Posted on by Beckworth & Co


It’s officially fall already and you’re not a fan of the cold, you only have around a month to escape to the great outdoors. If this is your first time planning an autumn wilderness getaway, you should know that unlike spring and summer, bringing the wrong gear could turn your time outdoors into a disaster. In some states, temperatures can drop to 12.2 °C or lower at night, so there is a real danger for hypothermia. But with the right outdoor equipment, camping in the autumn chill can be much more enjoyable than in the summer. 

So don’t even think about using your summer camping gear, hoping that you can get by with jackets and some blankets. Better be safe than sorry with these 5 indispensable fall camping gear that will surely keep you warm, toasty and safe all throughout. 


Goal Zero Lighthouse 400 Lantern and USB Power Hub

Autumn nights can be particularly gloomy and spooky especially in the woods and similar places. Don't worry, the Lighthouse can dish out brightness in spades that can cut through dark, foggy surroundings, making you feel safer.
Compliments Complaints
  • Hand crank comes can save you in a pinch
  • Gets really bright 
  • USB charger makes it easy to charge anywhere
  • Well-built, can handle rough use
  • Can be a bit bulky
  • One customer got a lemon
  • Doesn't work well for charging a phone

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Marmot Ironwood 20 Mummy Lightweight Sleeping Bag, 20-Degree Rating

Despite it's slightly off-putting shape, the Marmot Ironwood mummy-style sleeping bag is the peak of comfort especially when you're camping solo in the cold. This sleeping bag's Down Defender design can even protect you from head to toe against wet conditions.
Compliments Complaints
  • Recommended by avid hikers
  • Superb material, insulates well but not too bulky
  • One of the best in its category
  • Compression sack could be better
  • A bit pricey
  • Still needs a pad underneath

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RONXS Lighter, Candle Lighter Camping Lighter Grill Lighter USB Lighter Plasma Arc


The Ronxs Arc lighter might make you wonder why we're still making fluid lighters. With a flexible gooseneck and a wind-resistant arc, this cool-looking lighter will make it easier for you to build campfires with less waste.

Compliments Complaints
  • USB chargeable
  • Wind-resistant
  • Really cool-looking
  • Can be used again an again
  • A customer had a bad experience with the company rep
  • One customer's unit dies a week after
  • May be difficult to light a candle with

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Coleman WeatherMaster 10-Person Outdoor Tent

Coleman is a household name in the outdoor gear industry which is why it is not surprising that the WeatherMaster is one of the most popular large tents on Amazon. Its WeatherTec system with patented welded floors and inverted seams can keep up to 10 people dry inside and it even has a hinged door for easy in and out.
Compliments Complaints
  • Large capacity, has more headroom than most.
  • Easy to put up
  • Material used is durable
  • Will need prior waterproofing
  • Heavy and takes up a lot of trunk space
  • No mesh or porch area so dirt and everything else can get brought into the tent

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Sleepingo Waterproof Double Sleeping Bags

If you're looking to snuggle with your partner and keep the warmth in just a single sleeping bag, look no further than the Sleepingo Double. This ultra-cozy sleeping bag can comfortably fit two adults and even has a lifetime warranty.
Compliments Complaints
  • Perfect for couples
  • Can be separated in two for easier 
  • Relatively affordable.
  • Pillows are not too good
  • Zippers could be better
  • insides can be slippery for some

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