About us and what we do
We’re a group of experts and outdoor enthusiasts that test and review camping gear.
Our mission is to help improve your camping skills, provide consolidated gear reviews, and make a positive environmental impact. We figure out the best of the best gear within the categories of “best overall”, “the essentials”, and “budget” to save you time and ensure you have a great time in the outdoors with gear you can trust.
- Our recommendations are completely independent and based on personal experience and/or input from industry experts.
- We also weigh in thousands of community reviews from REI and Amazon to bring you the best of the best.
- People rate our articles. Below is the sitewide average rating for all guides, gear, and how-to’s.★★★★★ based on 113 reviews.Overall rating:Aaron Stongbow
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What’s with .eco?
Notice that we’re smartcamper.eco and not smartcamper.com? That’s because we are committed to positive change for the planet. To be able to have a .eco domain it requires the site to be working toward a sustainable future and be able to prove it!
We plant trees to help fight global climate change and create a positive environmental impact. While we’re not a big group, we try to do our part. To-date we’ve planted:
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We send you an email when there is a major sale going on (e.g. REI Garage sale).