Crisp fall mornings have us in the mood for s’mores and sleeping outdoors. Conveniently, our new arrivals are chock full of frugal finds that are perfect for fall camping. Below are 7 of our favorite picks, from tents to footwear, that will make your next weekend in the woods epic. Be sure to stop by your local Frugal Backpacker to explore all of our fresh fall gear, apparel, and footwear.

Columbia Benton Springs Half Snap Fleece – MSRP: $60.00 Frugal: $34.95

Evenings around the campfire call for a cozy layer. We love the classic styling of Columbia’s half snap fleeces almost as much as we love their price. The women’s style is shown, but we also half the men’s version available in several colors at the same frugal price.


Travel Chair Joey Chair – $77.95

A great chair is a camping essential. The Joey Chair packs down small for easy portability, and we’re crazy about the fun topo print.


Peregrine Radama Hub 3 Tent Combo- $219.99

This generously sized tent offers easy set up, plenty of storage pockets, and incredible value in a surprisingly lightweight package. It also includes a footprint for easy set up or fast and light options.


Sawyer Mini Water Filter – $19.99

This ultra compact filtration system weighs in at a skinny 2 ounces, and is rated to filter up to 100,000 gallons of water. It’s easy to use for everything from backcountry camping, to day hikes, to emergency situations.


Mountainsmith Scream 25 Day Pack – $79.95

This ventilated 25 liter pack is just the right size for day hikes. We love the deep water bottle pockets and abundance of accessory loops.


Olicamp Vector Stove + LT Pot Combo – $39.95

This combo is a frugal way to score everything you need for campsite cooking. The simple stove design folds down small and is easy to maintain, and the pot is perfectly sized for cooking and eating. We love the coated handles that make it easy to hold when hot.


Merrell Moab 2 Earth Day Hiker – MSRP: $120.00 Frugal: $84.00

The Merrell Moab has been around forever for a reason – it’s durable, comfortable, and an unbeatable value. The Earth Day edition takes it to the next level with an environmentally conscious construction process and plenty funky color pops.