Glamping is Fancy Outdoor Fun and Haters to the Left

Camping does not have to mean roughing it. Here’s the gear for a more luxe time communing with nature.
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Pot Luck–This lightweight, nonstick pot makes cooking at even the most remote campsite quick and easy. Pack it up (it comes with its own carrying case) and hunker down for a hearty meal. Evernew 1.2-liter Ceramic Pot 15, $26.93, REI, rei.com
This lightweight, nonstick pot makes cooking at even the most remote campsite quick and easy. Pack it up (it comes with its own carrying case) and hunker down for a hearty meal. Evernew 1.2-liter Ceramic Pot 15, $26.93, REI, rei.com

Photograph by Aaron M. Conway

Fuji’s portable (and adorable) Mini Instant Camera features simple exposure adjustment and automatic flash, which means high-quality instant prints that will make your Instagram followers totes jelly. Fuji Instax Mini 8 Instant Camera, $70, Urban Outfitters, urbanoutfitters.com

Photograph by Aaron M. Conway


Cincinnatian Taylor Kubik taught himself to sew simple, soft, and secure hammocks—and often tests them out on his own adventures. Captain Fargle hammock, $80, Roads Rivers and Trails, roadsriversandtrails.com

Photograph by Aaron M. Conway


Match Point–A strike–on apothecary bottle keeps colorfully tipped matches safe from water splashes (and is clearly the classiest way to light a fire). Skeem red antique bottled matches, $14, MiCA 12/v, shopmica.com
A strike–on apothecary bottle keeps colorfully tipped matches safe from water splashes (and is clearly the classiest way to lighta fire). Skeem red antique bottled matches, $14, MiCA 12/v, shopmica.com

Photograph by Aaron M. Conway


Blade Runner–Sure, you may just need to slice an apple or cut some twine, but if you’re going into the woods: carry a knife. This petite stainless steel version fits the bill (and the palm of your hand) just fine. Roost pocket knife, $17, MiCA 12/v
Sure, you may just need to slice an apple or cut some twine, but if you’re going into the woods: carry a knife. This petite stainless steel version fits the bill (and the palm of your hand) just fine. Roost pocket knife, $17, MiCA 12/v, shopmica.com

Photograph by Aaron M. Conway


Family trip to the forest? This spacious tent sleeps four, provides protection from bugs and rain, and has several breathable mesh panels to keep everyone cool on hot summer nights. Big Agnes Rabbit Ears 4 tent, $249.95, Benchmark Outdoor Outfitters, benchmarkoutfitter.com

Photograph by Aaron M. Conway


This handmade soap from downtown Lebanon’s Plum Natural Soap Company contains organic honey and sunflower oil to get rid of outdoorsy grime without drying your skin. Dandelion honey soaps, $5 per bar or 5 for $20, (513) 836-7104

Photograph by Aaron M. Conway

Originally published in the July 2016 issue
Photographs by Aaron M. Conway

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