gear review: brutrek basecamp camping french press

gear review: brutrek basecamp camping french press

The outdoorsy coffee aficionado often faces the challenge of brewing a great cup of coffee while on the go. BruTrek addresses this conundrum with their Basecamp Camping French Press, promising a blend of functionality and durability to serve up your favorite brew amidst nature's splendor.

Key Features:

  • Constructed for the Outdoors: Made with rugged, BPA-Free, double-walled, high-grade 18/8 stainless steel, this press is built to withstand the rigors of outdoor adventures.
  • Generous Size: With a capacity of 32 ounces, it's suitable for serving multiple cups, making it ideal for group camping trips or for those who just want that extra boost.
  • Bru-Stop™ Technology: This innovative press system from BruTrek is designed to halt the brewing process once the coffee reaches the desired strength. This means no over-extracted, bitter coffee - just a perfect brew every time.
  • Carabiner Handle: A versatile touch that allows you to attach the press to your backpack or hang it up at your campsite.

The Basecamp French Press delivered a consistently flavorful brew. The double-walled construction not only kept the coffee warm for an extended period but also ensured that the exterior remained cool to the touch. The Bru-Stop™ technology genuinely enhances the brewing process, eliminating the bitterness that sometimes comes with longer-steeping brews.


  • Sturdy and well-made, designed specifically for outdoor environments.
  • The Bru-Stop™ feature ensures a perfect brew, avoiding over-extraction.
  • Keeps coffee warm for a considerable duration.
  • Large capacity suitable for group settings.


  • Some might find it slightly bulkier compared to other compact travel presses.
  • Needs careful cleaning to ensure no coffee grounds remain beneath the Bru-Stop™ screen.


BruTrek's Basecamp Camping French Press proves to be an essential companion for those looking to enjoy a quality coffee experience in the great outdoors. Its thoughtful design combined with practical features ensures that it's not just about having any cup of coffee, but about savoring a perfectly brewed one, even while camped under the stars. It's a worthy investment for coffee-loving adventurers.