8 Reasons Coffee is the Greatest Camping Drink

Coffee is the second-most-traded commodity in the world behind oil. There isn’t a country on the planet that you can’t find a cup of hot coffee in the morning. One of the best places to find that cup is usually when out camping. There are many reasons to believe that coffee is the greatest camping drink there is, and here are eight reasons to prove it:

1. The Smell

Nothing is more refreshing than waking up to the smell of rich coffee. Combine it with the fresh air of the great outdoors and it is perfect. No matter where you’re camping, it is one of the best ways to start your day.


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2. The Options

Coffee is one of those beverages that can be as simple or as complicated to make as you’d like The options are endless: grind your own beans vs already ground, espresso vs mild roast, hot vs cold. The best part is you get to choose.

3. Minimal Equipment

If you’re cooking over the campfire, you need only a simple percolator. Or, you can boil water in a kettle and pour it in your cup directly over the coffee grounds. You could you more involved steps, but the basics still make on fine cup of coffee.


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4. The Cost

It is not expensive to have the perfect cup of coffee. You need water and coffee grounds, that is all.


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5. Customizable

Coffee is one of the original customizable beverages. You can add creamer, sugar, and more as desired, but it is never required. Luckily, no matter how many people you’re camping with coffee can easily fit everyone’s needs. 

6. Midday Recharge

Many campers who stay at their site will keep the fire tended throughout the day. This includes keeping the coffee pot hot and ready at all times. After a morning of fishing or hiking some trial, a seeming cup of coffee can be a welcome reward.


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7. Versatility

Coffee goes with almost anything. It it one of those drinks that can be a compliment to any meal, snack or conversation through the day. You can’t go wrong with coffee in any situation

8. Social Benefits

The perfect way to end any day is sitting around the campfire drinking coffee with friends (old and new) and family.


It truly is the greatest camping drink of all time.

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