Top 26 Best Camping Essentials For Your Next Outdoor Adventure
There’s something to be said for enjoying the great outdoors. Fresh air, sunshine, time to relax and exercise are all part of the joy of camping.
Camping technology has come a long way in the past several decades, making ‘roughing it’ a lot less rough than you might expect.
Whether you went camping in Boy Scouts years ago, have never been or are just looking to upgrade your gear, we’ve sifted through the options and found the best of the best in essential camping gear.
16. Sawyer Products Insect Repellent
In camping areas, bugs such as chiggers, fleas, mosquitoes and mites can spread disease and cause you a lot of discomfort. By dousing your clothing in permethrin, bugs will stay away for up to six weeks! It’s as effective as 100% DEET and is odorless once it has dried. Permethrin is completely safe for use and has been approved by the EPA.
Continue reading the complete list of camping essentials put together by Brian Cornwell.
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Sawyer Insect Repellent is a versatile picaridin spray recommended by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) as safe and effective for most people. Our testers liked the evaporating smell and how the spray feels once it dries.
Insects and arachnids that bite in self-defense instead of to feed -- such as yellow jackets, bees, wasps, hornets, certain ants or spiders -- cannot be repelled with insect repellents.
The number of bug-borne diseases is increasing, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. And the number of places they're spreading to is also on the rise.
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