Summer festivals are back. Here's 29 must-haves for music fests in 2022
WHAT YOU NEED FOR SUMMER FESTIVALS
With some of the best summer festivals right around the corner, it’s time to stock up on the gear you need to make sure you have a great experience. Staying safe and healthy is the best place to start. If you’re sunburned, covered in bug bites or plagued by blisters, it’s tough to have fun dancing all night.
You’ll also need important tools like a well-ventilated tent, sun shades for relaxing at your campsite and comfortable bags for carrying water bottles and other festival accessories. Investing in the right gear to protect yourself from the elements is important to make the best of your time in the sun.
June 6, 2022
In my side pouches, you can find tent poles (right) and a SmartWater bottle (left). A sawyer squeeze is placed inline from the SmartWater bottle and attached to my Osprey mouthpiece to drink fro, as I walk.
The EWG sees picaridin as a reasonably good alternative to DEET—although it hasn’t been tested as long, it doesn’t have the same neurotoxicity concerns. They recommend a concentration of 20 percent for Lyme protection. Common brands include: OFF!, Cutter, Sawyer, Natrapel, Insect Guard.
Fill them up with tap water and it slowly passes through a filter system. Then the main reservoir below collects the filtered water.