Ultralight Backpacking Gear Record & Tenting Lanterns


Whether you’re camping or going for a short hike, the first step in backpacking is to start packing your backpack. A light backpack can reduce the burden of the trip, so before you leave, you should make a list of travel gear to bring a light backpack. My usual travel list for your reference includes a tent, sleeping bag, water purifier, lighting gear, hygiene products, gloves and some essential groceries.

You may encounter some troubles with travel lighting, because the choice of camping lights can be a little difficult to choose from, and camping lights are indispensable equipment. So how do you choose a good camping lamp? This requires that we consider different aspects; it’s not so easy to find only the brightest lanterns. From reviewing dozens of camping lights, I recommend two Hokolite camping lanterns; They can be used in various camping scenarios, compared to a camping flashlight, which has higher brightness for lighting, longer range and more portability.

Rechargeable high brightness vintage LED lantern

When you first get it, you’ll be drawn in by its barn-shaped ABS and aluminum alloy appearance. The unique coating process makes it more durable, with a retro look and a sense of wilderness, aesthetics and practicality. Its switch is a controllable rotary switch. You have to adjust the top of the dial to set the different light modes, including a cool white light, a warm light, and a mix of warm and cool light; You can adjust the brightness and color temperature as needed. As an LED camping lantern, it has a battery capacity of 2000 mAh; It takes 3-4 hours to fully charge. If you’re camping and your phone’s battery is dead, don’t worry; This rechargeable LED lantern can also be used as a power bank to charge your phone. It features an electrical display for real-time battery status tracking. It has a handle so it can be hung directly on a lamp post, tent or wall. It can also be placed on a table for field lighting. It is inevitable to encounter a wet environment or rainy days, so the waterproof performance of the camping lamp is crucial. Therefore, when buying a camping lamp, you absolutely must test its waterproofness; This camping light uses IPX4 waterproof technology. With this technology, you don’t have to worry about rainy days and water splashes. When I’m sitting at a table, reading books or having dinner with friends, I set the button to the warm light mode, which creates a cozy atmosphere. So it can be the main camping light, but it can also be an ambient light. Sometimes we have to take pictures outside. In low light, this camping lamp can help illuminate the area, effectively restore the original color of objects and reduce eye fatigue. It fills the area with light and allows people to distinguish objects well.

3000 Lumens 360° COB Rechargeable Camping Lantern

This is a multi-directional lantern that can illuminate 360° so that the whole area is directly illuminated, while the COB light source is very even and soft. The lumen count needs to be high if you want a bright light. The headlight and flashlight can be between 1000-2000 lumens but this one hits 3000 so it’s definitely bright enough. The brightness of the light can balance multiple lights. When I hang it in the tent, the whole tent lights up; it even lights up outside the tent. I think it’s the brightest rechargeable lantern I’ve ever seen. It’s perfect for wilderness camping parties where people gather in tents, drink and chat, sing and dance. It has non-slip rubber handles and foldable hooks specially designed for tents. It is made of ABS and TPR materials. High quality plastic material and round style enable it to meet toughness and impact resistance needs. It’s also very functional; In addition to lighting, the output can charge mobile phones and play the role of portable power. It is helpful enough to deal with unexpected situations when camping. Nowadays, people always have cell phones in their hands. These camping lights act as mobile power banks so you can capture every wonderful moment of camping. A red light mode can protect human eyesight and reduce mosquito nuisance, and can be used to trigger an SOS alarm.


The above two camping lights are highly functional and can be carried around, hung or placed on the desk and are suitable for different scenarios. They can also be used as mobile power banks, solving the problem of charging devices outdoors without having to carry a battery with you. They serve multiple purposes, reducing the weight of the backpack and making it lighter. I hope I’ve helped you find your favorite camping lights.