REDCAMP Camping Cookware Mess Kit

Last updated date: November 1, 2019

DWYM Score
8.6

REDCAMP Camping Cookware Mess Kit

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Overall Take

In our analysis of 136 expert reviews, the REDCAMP REDCAMP Camping Cookware Mess Kit placed 10th when we looked at the top 11 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

Editor's Note June 2, 2020:
Checkout The Best Camping Cookware for a detailed review of all the top camping cookwares.

Expert Summarized Score
0.0
7 expert reviews
User Summarized Score
8.6
196 user reviews
Our Favorite Video Reviews
What experts liked
In addition, the capacity of each pot and pan allow for large batches of meals to be cooked.
- OutSideKit
It is very lightweight and easy to carry that makes it the perfect camping partner. You will surely enjoy using the camping cookware.
- Alterestimate
This is ultra-weight camping cookware weighing just 0.96lbs. It is small and compact cookware where every item fits into the provided pots and pan.
- The Z8
August 10, 2019 | Full review
Approved Anodized Aluminum is used on the nonstick pot and pan. That makes the cookware safe, toxic free and extremely easy to clean. Thanks to the Aluminum, both the pot and the pan are good conductors of heat which saves on fuel.
- 10 Best Ranked
February 16, 2019 | Full review
This 12 piece cookware set features useful items like survival bracelet, bowl, spoon, ladle bowl, and much more. This set comes with a 1-year limited warranty from the manufacturer.
- Paramatan
September 10, 2019 | Full review
This is versatile cookware set with a wide range of items. It is easy to carry and saves space by coming with a mesh bag for storage.
- All Review Product
I immensely like the design of the set. There is an aesthetic consistency between all parts of the kit. It looks like a well-designed, well-thought-out, sleek cooking kit and not an assemblage of various cooking equipment from different manufacturers.
- Clever Wander
August 12, 2019 | Full review
What experts didn't like
Unfortunately, this kit still requires each camper to bring their own spoons or forks to dine with the exception for one since this includes one set of fork, spoon, and knife.
- OutSideKit
The small capacity ensures it is only ideal for one person.
- 10 Best Ranked
February 16, 2019 | Full review
This set best suits the needs of a group. There is no point in taking the whole kit if you are hiking alone to have an intimate experience with nature.
- Clever Wander
August 12, 2019 | Full review

From The Manufacturer

The REDCAMP cookware mess kit is great for outdoor activities. All the pieces together are extremely small and light that during your outdoor activities it feels invisible. So feel free to BUY your cookware set and don’t forget your family and friends! REDCAMP is a professional in-and outdoor equipment brand. We design and develop high quality products by bringing our customers more comfort and security during their tours in nature. By adhering to the concept of"Enjoy your tour, enjoy the nature" Redcamp aims to provide good products that satisfies all the wants and needs of our customers and we encourage a closer relationship between human and nature. Trust Redcamp, trust yourself! Ultralight Camping Cookware Mess Kit - 100% Brand new and high quality. - Saving space for storage. REDCAMP COMBINED We created this camping cookware set with different useful pieces to fit different amount of people. We have 9 /12/13/18/23 PCS. You can always get whatever you need from REDCAMP! FDA Approved People rely on food and drink, and a lot of illness finds its way into your body by mouth. So no one should risk using utensils and cooking appliances with potential toxins that can harm your health.REDCAMP camping cookware are definitely safe; we have passed FDA tests, allowing our customers to trust and use our products with confidence. DETAILS DESIGN Small, light and compact. It can pack up small and take up little room. Attention: Keep the cooking handle away from the gas canister. Conducts heat quickly. Our cookset is anodized aluminum. it is easy for cleaning. Mess Kit Mess Kit Mess Kit Mess Kit Mess Kit 9 PCS Camping Cookware Mess Kit 12 PCS Camping Cookware Mess Kit 13 PCS Camping Cookware Mess Kit 18 PCS Camping Cookware Mess Kit 23 PCS Camping Cookware Mess Kit Specification 9 PCS 12 PCS 13 PCS 18 PCS 23 PCS Pack Size 6.7"x5.0"x5.0"/17x17x12.7cm 6.4"x6.4"3.7"/16.2x16.2x9.5cm 6.7"x6.7"x5.0"/17x17x12.7cm 7.4"x7.4"x4.1"/18.7x18.7x10.5cm 8"x8"x5"/20x20x12.7cm Weight 0.57lbs/0.261kg 0.96 lbs/0.438kg 1.38lbs/0.63kg 1.67 lbs/0.758kg 3.3lbs/1.5kg Capacity S Pot 1000ml S Pot 1000ml M Pot (1600ml) S+M Pot (1000ml+1600ml) S+M+L Pot (1000ml+1600ml+2800ml) Use Perfect for 1 person Perfect for 1 person Perfect for 1-2 person Perfect for 2-3 person Perfect for 4-5 person Material Anodized Aluminum Anodized Aluminum Anodized Aluminum Anodized Aluminum Anodized Aluminum 1 Kit Includes 1 Pan, 1 Pot, 2 Bowls, 1 Survival Bracelet, 1 Tool Card, 1 Spoon, 1 Loofah Sponge, 1 Mesh Bag 1 Pan, 1 Pot, 1 Pot Cover, 2 Bowls, 1 Soup Bowl, 1 Survival Bracelet, 1 Tool Card, 1 Ladle, 1 Spoon, 1 Loofah, 1 Oxford Bag 1 Pan, 1 Pot, 1 Pot Lid, 1 Ladle, 2 Spoon Forks, 1 Scouring Pad, 2 Bowls, 1 Soup Spoon, 1 Survival Bracelet, 1 Tool Card, 1 Polyester Cloth Bag 1 Pan, 2 Pots, 2 Pot Covers, 1 Fork, 1 Table Knife, 3 Bowls, 1 Soup Bowl, 1 Survival Bracelet, 1 Tool Card, 1 Ladle, 2 Folding Spoons, 1 Loofah Sponge, 1 Polyester Cloth Bag 1 Pan, 3 Pots, 3 Pot Covers, 2 Dishes, 5 Bowls, 1 Soup Bowl, 1 Fork, 1 Survival Bracelet, 1 Tool Card, 1 Ladle, 2 Folding Spoons, 1 Loofah, 1 Nylon Bag

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REDCAMP Camping Cookware Mess Kit
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Expert Reviews: 7
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An Overview On Camping Cookwares

Camping is an activity that many people partake in as a means of escaping the hustle and bustle of modern-day society for a night or more. Pulling up at a campsite, or hiking to one with a backpack, begins the process of unpacking the equipment you need to sleep in like a tent or a hammock, setting up your camp chairs or getting out your cooler to find a relaxing beverage of your choice. When all this work is done, you might find that you’ve worked up quite an appetite and need some grub. You won’t find many nearby restaurants at your new weekend home, so you’re going to have to make some food for yourself.

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Assuming there isn’t a functioning kitchen in your campsite, you’re going to have to either cook food over an open fire or set up a camp stove or grill that runs off of a fuel like propane or charcoal.

If you were to bring the same pots and pans that you like to cook with at home, you will find yourself fighting with an awkwardly heavy and cumbersome load of camping cookware that will leave you feeling frustrated.

“You need to find cookware that can go through high temperatures over the fire,” says travel and outdoors expert Thena Franssen, the brains behind the blog HodgePodge Hippie.

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Instead, think of investing in a compact set of camping cookware that is designed with the specific intent of making food at a campsite. Using the right tools for the job will make your camping trip less stressful and give you more time for enjoying nature.

Stainless steel is the most common metal that you will find in your kitchen at home and it is likewise the most common material that you will find camping cookware is made from. Another top pick for camping is cast iron, says Franssen.

Stainless steel offers the benefit of being rustproof, naturally BPA free and also providing an antimicrobial environment that hinders bacterial build-up. This makes the metal ideal for camping cookware sets like the eGrit Backpacking Camping Cook Set, 8-Piece, that boasts a set of pots and a pan along with plates and cups, all made from stainless steel. The stainless steel coloring can change a little bit if you cook directly over a hot fire while some soot can build up to leave a black coating on the pans, but the color change isn’t bad for you or the pans and the soot can be washed off with a wet rag or paper towel. Stainless steel is often dishwasher-safe as well, giving you an easy way to thoroughly clean the set of cookware between camping dates.

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Efficiently packaged sets of camping cookware stand out in the world of camping cookware. A small package can expand into multiple cooking surfaces and can oftentimes fit the necessary utensils and dishware needed for one or two people.

When you’re packing all your gear, it can be overwhelming when things start spilling out of the bag or tote that you’re using, but having a full set of cookware packed nicely into a carrying bag makes it that much easier on you when do start the packing process for your next camp outing.

If you’re the type that would rather cook all your food on a stick, directly over an open fire, maybe you don’t need all the pots and pans that come in some of the more robust camping cookware sets. To accept that someone might not want all the pans but might still want a vessel for a hot coffee in the morning some sets like the Stanley Camp 24oz. Cook Set step up and offer a fantastic package. The fact that the insulated cups fit snugly into the stainless steel vessel mean the entire package is contained within itself. The graduated pot has a collapsing handle and can boil enough water for a couple of hot cups of tea or coffee with little fuss.

As we mentioned earlier, campfire soot can find its way onto your cookware if you choose to cook over the open fire with it. This is not a problem to most, as the soot can be cleaned off, but it still adds an element of cleaning or dealing with the messy soot that some people would rather avoid.

A common way of cooking at a campsite is by the use of a canister of propane or butane that has a small stove attached to the top where you can set your pot or pan. If you like the idea of this clean way of cooking, a cookware set like the Bisgear Camping Cookware, 16-Piece could be perfect for you. The stove is included in the package for an added value, and it expands out to hold the included pots or pans in the set. Utensils are even thrown in to make this package a mostly all-in-one set that won’t leave you lacking in much. It will be necessary to supply the fuel canister separately and it’s always a good idea to take a backup canister, or two, until you get a really good feel for how much cook-time you can get from one.

DWYM Fun Fact

Camping is a popular activity in the US, with over 77 million Americans spending at least one night camping each year. This large group of campers has helped persuade companies to up their game with campsite gear, leading to an abundance of durable and lightweight products for all those weekend warriors.

The Camping Cookware Buying Guide

  • Meal prepping at home is a great way to set yourself up for success at the campsite. Chopping vegetables or portioning spices and meals together can be done easily in the comfort of our home-kitchen, then you can use the prepared foods at your campsite without the fuss.
  • Have a plan for washing your camping cookware. Carrying a large tote of water with a spigot can be handy for a lot of people camping near their car and the spout can be cracked open to drizzle water over the dishes that you’re cleaning. Another method is to have a bucket of some sort, sometimes they are even collapsible for compact storage, and to head down to a nearby creek to collect water and bring it back to the campsite for dish washing.
  • Be wary of local wildlife and the rules regarding them. If you are in bear country, there will be specific steps to take when you’re done with your dinner at the end of the night so as to not attract bears to your campsite. Raccoons and other critters can also come hunting for your dirty dishes and food scraps, so read up on proper etiquette and help protect both yourself and the wildlife.