18 Best Coffee Makers for the Backpacking Outdoor Enthusiast

Nothing tastes as good as coffee brewed outdoors. Imagine yourself in the wilderness by a lake or a river, only carrying a backpack. You’ve just unpacked your coffee beans, and are about to smell the aroma of your freshly ground coffee. But what should you use to brew with? There’s a myriad of different coffee makers tailored to outdoor enthusiast. We’ve found 18 of the best gadgets to make coffee on the road.

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Bripe Coffee Brew Pipe

The Bripe Coffee Brew Pipe is like no other coffee maker. It’s a small, light-weight, copper and silver pipe, that’s made for making great tasting coffee outdoors. You need no electricity, hot water, or even a coffee mug. Just bring coffee and fill the … Read full text

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Bripe Coffee Brew Pipe

The Bripe Coffee Brew Pipe is like no other coffee maker. It’s a small, light-weight, copper and silver pipe, that’s made for making great tasting coffee outdoors. You need no electricity, hot water, or even a coffee mug. Just bring coffee and fill the pipe with cold water. You heat it up, and start the brewing process using the included butane-powered quad jet torch. Then sip away, straight from the Bripe. The kit includes the Bripe, jet torch, a reusable filter, thermometer, a tube to hold your ground coffee, and a carrying case.

GSI Outdoors Glacier Stainless Steel Percolator

The Glacier Stainless Steel Percolator Coffee Pot from GSI Outdoors is perfect for camping and backpacking. Its silicone handle will protect you from any accidental burns. Available in 4 different sizes, from 3 to 12 cups of coffee.

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GSI Outdoors Glacier Stainless Steel Percolator

The Glacier Stainless Steel Percolator Coffee Pot from GSI Outdoors is perfect for camping and backpacking. Its silicone handle will protect you from any accidental burns. Available in 4 different sizes, from 3 to 12 cups of coffee.

Wacaco Minipresso

This is a hand powered espresso maker for the road. You only need ground coffee and hot water to extract a perfect espresso with crema, wherever you might be. There’s also a version for Nespresso pods, making it even easier to make coffee on the go.

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Wacaco Minipresso

This is a hand powered espresso maker for the road. You only need ground coffee and hot water to extract a perfect espresso with crema, wherever you might be. There’s also a version for Nespresso pods, making it even easier to make coffee on the go.

Aeropress Go Travel Coffee Maker

The Aeropress Go is a smaller version of the classic Aeropress coffee maker, made for travel, camping, or hiking. It makes delicious, less bitter espresso style coffee in a minute or two. The Aeropress Go comes with a mug and lid that doubles as its tra… Read full text

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Aeropress Go Travel Coffee Maker

The Aeropress Go is a smaller version of the classic Aeropress coffee maker, made for travel, camping, or hiking. It makes delicious, less bitter espresso style coffee in a minute or two. The Aeropress Go comes with a mug and lid that doubles as its traveling case. Clean up is as simple as with the classic Aeropress. 350 micro-filters are included with the Aeropress Go.

Linkind Automatic Pour Over Coffee Maker

The Linkind is simulating a skilled barista pour over, with its automatic, battery-powered, coffee extraction. It’s supposed to bring a “handcrafted flavor”. No paper filters are needed, as it comes with a reusable fine wire mesh filter. This thing is f… Read full text

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Linkind Automatic Pour Over Coffee Maker

The Linkind is simulating a skilled barista pour over, with its automatic, battery-powered, coffee extraction. It’s supposed to bring a “handcrafted flavor”. No paper filters are needed, as it comes with a reusable fine wire mesh filter. This thing is for the solo coffee drinker, as it only makes one cup of coffee, max 120 ml for each brewing.

Bestargot Titanium Outdoor French Press Pot

This is a combined 750 ml coffee mug and french press pot, which can also be used as a camping cooking pot. The pot is made out of premium titanium, and the French coffee filter is made by stainless steel.

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Bestargot Titanium Outdoor French Press Pot

This is a combined 750 ml coffee mug and french press pot, which can also be used as a camping cooking pot. The pot is made out of premium titanium, and the French coffee filter is made by stainless steel.

GSI Outdoors Gourmet Pour Over Java Set

This is easily the most compact coffee maker for your hike, trip or lightweight camping. It’s silicon pour over coffee brewer that can be collapsed in to a a flat disk. It makes 1-4 cups of coffee. This kit comes with the collapsable drip cone, a cerami… Read full text

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GSI Outdoors Gourmet Pour Over Java Set

This is easily the most compact coffee maker for your hike, trip or lightweight camping. It’s silicon pour over coffee brewer that can be collapsed in to a a flat disk. It makes 1-4 cups of coffee. This kit comes with the collapsable drip cone, a ceramic coffee grinder, a grounds cup, reusable coffee filter, spoon and a snap-on cover.

Wacaco Nanopresso

This is an upgraded version of the Wacaco Minipresso, that requires less manual force to operate. It’s supposed to be able to reach 18 bars of pressure for “unparalleled coffee extractions qualities”. The standard version brews with grounded coffee, but… Read full text

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Wacaco Nanopresso

This is an upgraded version of the Wacaco Minipresso, that requires less manual force to operate. It’s supposed to be able to reach 18 bars of pressure for “unparalleled coffee extractions qualities”. The standard version brews with grounded coffee, but with an optional adapter you can also use Nespresso coffee pods.

Kohipress French Press Coffee Maker

The Kohipress is a combined french press and travel coffee mug for camping, the office, or at home. It’s vacuum insulated to keep your drink hot (or cold) for a longer period.

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Kohipress French Press Coffee Maker

The Kohipress is a combined french press and travel coffee mug for camping, the office, or at home. It’s vacuum insulated to keep your drink hot (or cold) for a longer period.

GSI Outdoors 4 Cup Stainless Mini Espresso

With this stovetop espresso maker you can make the equivalent of four double shots of espresso in 90 seconds. It’s rugged stainless steel construction makes it sturdy enough to bring on your hiking trips.

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GSI Outdoors 4 Cup Stainless Mini Espresso

With this stovetop espresso maker you can make the equivalent of four double shots of espresso in 90 seconds. It’s rugged stainless steel construction makes it sturdy enough to bring on your hiking trips.

Turkish Coffee With a Cezve/Ibrik Coffee Pot

A cezve is small pot, traditionally made of brass or copper, with a long handle. It’s usually used to make Turkish coffee over an open fire, at home or in the field. The coffee should be very finely ground, and is brewed by boiling. It’s served without … Read full text

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Turkish Coffee With a Cezve/Ibrik Coffee Pot

A cezve is small pot, traditionally made of brass or copper, with a long handle. It’s usually used to make Turkish coffee over an open fire, at home or in the field. The coffee should be very finely ground, and is brewed by boiling. It’s served without filtering. In the US, a cezve is commonly known as an ibrik, which in Turkish simply means a pitcher or ewer.

ESpro P1 Travel French Press

Espro P1 is double wall insulated French coffee press, that also doubles as your travel coffee mug. The double micro-filter keeps your cup of coffee free from grit, so you can sip to the last drop.

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ESpro P1 Travel French Press

Espro P1 is double wall insulated French coffee press, that also doubles as your travel coffee mug. The double micro-filter keeps your cup of coffee free from grit, so you can sip to the last drop.

Presse by Bobble

This is another insulated French press and coffee mug combination. While its main purpose is to make coffee, it works well for loose tea as well. It’s made from stainless steel and is dishwasher safe.

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Presse by Bobble

This is another insulated French press and coffee mug combination. While its main purpose is to make coffee, it works well for loose tea as well. It’s made from stainless steel and is dishwasher safe.

Conqueco Portable Espresso Maker

If you’re into Nespresso pods, the Conqueco Portable Espresso Maker is the machine for you. Easily get your coffee fix in your car or in a hotel room, with your own portable little machine. Fill with cold, or ever better, hot water to get a cup of coffe… Read full text

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Conqueco Portable Espresso Maker

If you’re into Nespresso pods, the Conqueco Portable Espresso Maker is the machine for you. Easily get your coffee fix in your car or in a hotel room, with your own portable little machine. Fill with cold, or ever better, hot water to get a cup of coffee in a minute. Just don’t forget to bring your Nespresso pods…

Stanley Classic Travel French Press

A rugged coffee mug and travel French press from Stanley for your hiking trip, or at the office. The double vacuum insulation can keep your coffee hot for up to 4 hours.

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Stanley Classic Travel French Press

A rugged coffee mug and travel French press from Stanley for your hiking trip, or at the office. The double vacuum insulation can keep your coffee hot for up to 4 hours.

Cafflano Klassic

This is a 3-in-one: Coffee grinder, coffee mug – and pour over coffee-maker. The Cafflano Klassic features a fully adjustable ceramic burr grinder, a pouring kettle, a stainless filter dripper, and insulated tumbler with lid. This way you can make your … Read full text

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Cafflano Klassic

This is a 3-in-one: Coffee grinder, coffee mug – and pour over coffee-maker. The Cafflano Klassic features a fully adjustable ceramic burr grinder, a pouring kettle, a stainless filter dripper, and insulated tumbler with lid. This way you can make your coffee extremely fresh tasting while on the go – just don’t forget to bring your favorite coffee beans.

Delter Coffee Press

The Delter Coffee Press looks very similar to the Aeropress but uses injection brewing, instead of immersion brewing as in the Aeropress. The injection brewing keeps the coffee and water separate until the extraction starts. The resulting coffee is more… Read full text

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Delter Coffee Press

The Delter Coffee Press looks very similar to the Aeropress but uses injection brewing, instead of immersion brewing as in the Aeropress. The injection brewing keeps the coffee and water separate until the extraction starts. The resulting coffee is more like a pour-over brew, compared to the Aeropress’ espresso-like brew.

GSI Outdoors Coffee Rocket

One of the more lightweight coffee makers of this list is the GSI Outdoors Coffee Rocket (which actually looks like a rocket from below). Just put this coffee brewer over your favorite mug and you’ll be able to enjoy a pour-over wherever you like, be it… Read full text

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GSI Outdoors Coffee Rocket

One of the more lightweight coffee makers of this list is the GSI Outdoors Coffee Rocket (which actually looks like a rocket from below). Just put this coffee brewer over your favorite mug and you’ll be able to enjoy a pour-over wherever you like, be it on a hiking trip, in the hotel room, or at home. When not being in use it collapses, so you can store it inside your coffee mug. It’s easily the cheapest coffee maker for traveling, just under USD 10.

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