We love finding new, unique outdoor adventure gear. From hiking snacks to campsite accessories, here are 15 gear items under $15 Canadian.

 

RX Bar

photoRX Bar

$2-3 each

While you may have your go-to granola bar or DIY trail mix, this energy-boosting protein bar is worth stashing in your pack just in case.

Buy here

 

Honey Stinger Waffles

photoHoney Stinger

$2-3 each

Trust us—this sweet, crunchy waffle is so delicious, you won’t believe it counts as hiking fuel.

Buy here

 

Bear Bell

photomec.ca

$2.95

So, you have bear spray and an air horn—but no bear bells? Jingling down the trail is an easy and non-invasive way to prevent bear altercations.

Buy here

 

Outdoor Wine Glass

photoatmosphere.ca | Review photo

$4.88

Yes, you can feel classy sipping red wine around a campfire at a secluded camping spot near a lake.

Buy here

 

Patch2Go Tent Repair

photoAvventura Outdoors

$4.95

Vinyl patches work in a pinch to fix a torn tent or ripped air mattress—plus, these little squares take up barely any room in your bag.

Buy here

 

Explore Magazine

photoExplore

From $5

The staff and contributors for our print magazine strive to take you on epic vicarious adventures. We're actively looking to share diverse voices—please contact us if you're a BIPOC freelance writer.

Buy here

 

Q Hydration

photoqhydration.com

$5.95 for a 3-pack

Mix this blend of electrolytes, herbal extracts, vitamins and Quercetin to get through intense outdoor adventures.

Buy here

 

Xpand No-Tie Laces

photoXpand

$9.99

Tie your trail running shoes once—and never again. Seriously, these work.

Buy here

 

Collapsible Roasting Stick

photoAvventura Outdoors

$11.95

Never struggle to find the perfect stick for roasting marshmallows and smokies again!

Buy here

 

Backpacker Mug

photoatmosphere.ca

$11.99

Insulate your precious hot beverages in this collapsible 17-ounce mug.

Buy here

 

LED Tent Pegs

photoAvventura Outdoors

$12.95

If you’ve ever stumbled over your guyline after a midnight trip to the outhouse, you’ll want to light the way with these LED tent pegs.

Buy here

 

Trailside Cookbook

photoThe Trailside Cookbook

$12.95

Because who doesn’t want to be a better camp chef?

Buy here

 

Backpacking Book

photoamazon.ca

$12.98

Whether you need inspiration or escapism on the trail, we recommend totting along a book.

Buy here

 

Pack A Long Stool

photovpo.ca

$14.95

Weighing only 1.2 pounds, this handy seat can go wherever you go.

Buy here

 

Microfibre Travel Towel

photomountainwarehouse.com

$14.99

It’s always wise to include a quick-dry towel in your adventure gear stash.

Buy here

 

 

PS. Did you know 7 of these items were in past LTA Club boxes?

So, what is explore magazine's Live the Adventure Club?

Four times a year, we'll deliver a box full of brand-new adventure gear right to your door. Each box contains gear items valued at over $150 for only $97 plus tax!

photoThirsty Explorer

Sign up now and we'll cover shipping to Canada & the USA

When you purchase something via the links in our articles, we may earn a small affiliate commission. Read more about our policy.