GEAR: Choose camp-friendly brewing tools.
GSI’s JavaGrind Coffee Grinder
Fact: Beans start spoiling the minute they’re ground. Mill on the spot with this handheld tool. The ceramic burr evenly grinds textures suitable for any brew. ($25; 11.2 oz.; gsioutdoors.com ).
Snow Peak’s Titanium Café Press
This indestructible carafe and plunger combo brews three gourmet cups at a time and doubles as a produce protector in your pack. ($53; 6.3 oz.; snowpeak.com)
MSR’s Mugmate Coffee/Tea Filter
Superfine gold mesh is easy to clean, reusable, and filters grinds without tainting flavor. ($17; 1 oz.; cascadedesigns.com)
With a superfine grind that dissolves in your cup (instead of dehydrated crystals), Via outperforms other instants we tried for taste and weight. Downside: Cost. ($10; 12 servings; starbucks.com)