$15-17 H SEATOSUMMIT.COM ——————–
THE NORTH FACE FOUNDATION 6
The family’s first festival? Pile in together in this tent that’s large enough for the whole group. The Fusion Pitch system offers a quick set-up with a combination of clips and the usual poles and sleeves, while also increasing the amount of air that flows between the canopy and the fly.
$299 H THENORTHFACE.COM ——————–
TRAVEL HAMMOCK ALL TERRAIN HYBRID
Take a little time between sets to lounge among the mountains views. This durable hammock sets up quickly and can easily be turned into a waterproof shelter or no-frills A-frame tent—perfect for the festival minimalist.
$70 H THETRAVELHAMMOCK.COM ——————–
WESTERN MOUNTAINEERING MITYLITE
For summertime camping trips, there’s no need to go all out with a bag that’s going to make you burn up in the tent. This ultra-comfortable 40-degree down bag won’t weigh you down when you’re on the go, as it comes in at just 1 lbs. 10 oz. Bonus: it can be totally opened up to act as a lightweight comforter.
$270 H WESTERNMOUNTAINEERING.COM ——————–
IBEX BALANCE BOXER
If you like to dance in the Southern Appalachian heat, you know swamp ass is real. Meet your new line of defense. Made from thin, soft wonder fabric Merino Wool, these boxers wick moisture, regulate body temperature, and kill odor so you can groove out like a wild gazelle.
$30 H IBEX.COM ——————–
KAYAKER DECAPPER BOTTLE OPENER
Yes, you’ll be the dude opening everybody’s beer, but you won’t mind because the DeCapper is a simple pushdown bottle cap opener that works with almost no effort. Plus, you’ll be the guy with the cool new gadget.
$20 H THEDECAPPER.COM ——————–
Block out the sun or rain while you commune with the crew over a few cold ones. The Shadehouse is a quick shelter option that pops with the ease of a tent. With a new expansive design it’s the perfect way to set up a festie basecamp.
$180 H KELTY.COM ——————–
GRANITE GEAR : AIR GROCERY BAG
A smart, eco-friendly way to bring your favorite munchies to your camping spot won’t intrude on you limited pack space, as this nylon bag compresses small enough to fit in your pocket.