If you’re heading out on a camping excursion this weekend, make sure you’ve got the right gear. Here are three items to pack for fun and social camping:

Easton KILO 3P — $499

Easton KILO 3P — $499

Featuring 4 sq-m (43 sq-ft) of living space, Easton’s KILO 3P is the largest of their new lightweight KILO series tents. This three-season tent has carbon fibre poles (total tent and pole weight of 1.4 kg), double-wall construction, is fully waterproof with a bathtub floor and taped seams and has an easy-setup colour-coded three-pole design. Fly is 1,200 mm and floor is 2,500 mm — so you know it’s tough and leak-proof. Packed size is only 14x53 cm; vestibule size of 0.4 sq-m (4.5 sq-ft). Easton Tents
Lindeman’s 3L Boxed Wine — $35 (approx.)

Lindeman’s 3L Boxed Wine — $35 (approx.)

You didn’t think we’d leave out Happy Hour, did you? Australian wine maker Lindeman’s has the perfect option for classing-up your campfire soirees. Their three-litre bag-in-box is tailor-made for camping and boating. It is not only remarkably compact (9x23 cm) and shatter proof, but the wine stays fresh for weeks. Furthermore, following the Leave No Trace philosophy, the box can be burned on-site and the bag compacted down to the size of an apple for easy pack-out. Oh, and forget the stigma of boxed wine — it’s lovely. Available in Bin 50 Shiraz, Bin 45 Cabernet Sauvignon and Bin 65 Chardonnay. Lindemans
Hi-Tec V-Lite Infinity Trail i — $130

Hi-Tec V-Lite Infinity Trail i — $130

This is a great trail runner, light hiker and general purpose camp shoe, thanks to its ion-mask properties — a hydrophobic treatment that makes the fabric of the shoe waterproof and breathable without adding any extra weight. Combine that with the seamless molded upper, shank support, rock protection, trail-specific midsole, Ortholite footbed (for long-term comfort) and a durable Vibram outsole, and you’ve got a great kick for a myriad of outdoor-activities. Available in two colour schemes. Hi-Tec
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