Summers not over yet – Last minute car camping in Jackson, WY

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Just as it always does, the summer has seemed to come and go… But not so fast, before you get excited about the eminent snow fall and colder weather lets stop and enjoy a few more weeks of flip-flops, sleeping under the stars and outdoor adventure with bare shoulders.

Our favorite way to get out, even if its a mid-week evening escape? Car camping of course. With Curtis Canyon, Shadow Mountain and Phillips Ridge less than 30 minutes from town square, it’s almost easier to head for the hills for an evening than to your door step.

The best part of car camping? It’s just as “cush” as a night at home but you get to breath fresh mountain air, cook with Teton sunset views, snuggle into some down and wake up to a beautiful sunrise. What’s not to love?

Here is a quick once over of our favorite essentials for a quick car camping session in the Jackson area.

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Photo: Seth Langbauer

Therma-a-Rest Slacker

Build a fire, find a tree (or two) hang this light weight hammock and you’ll want to sell your couch.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Helinox Ground ChairHelinox Ground Chair

 

Throw these chairs around the campfire and you may just fall asleep there. Learn more by reading our recent product review –> here!

 

 

 

 

X-Set 31

 

 

Sea-to-Summit X-Set 31

Sea-to-summit has created the ultimate collapsable camp dinnerware and recently just launched collapsable camp cookware. This entire set nests together inside the large cook pot and collapses down to almost flat!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Arc’teryx Cerium LTarc-cerium

Seriously warm and seriously lightweight, the Cerium LT will keep you warm through those chilly Teton morning or evenings when Fall starts to creep in.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stop by the store to pick up last minute fuel, headlamps and batteries or any of the great essentials above.

Need information on where to car camp? We’ve got the info!

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