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Bug Protection

The best bug protection, reviewed and curated by the Trailspace community. The latest review was added on June 19, 2021.

  • Sawyer Permethrin Insect Repellent Treatment for Clothing, Gear, and Tents
  • Repel Permanone
  • Thermacell Backpacker Mosquito Repeller
  • Sea to Summit Mosquito Head Net
  • Repel Lemon Eucalyptus Insect Repellent
  • Sawyer Picaridin Insect Repellent
  • Repel 100 Pump Spray
  • All Terrain Herbal Armor
  • Para'Kito Mosquito Repellent Band
  • Smidge Spray
  • BugBaffler Insect Protective Headnet
  • Duration Permethrin
  • Stoked Goods Stoke Lip & Face Balm
  • 3M Ultrathon 33 Insect Repellent Sponge Applicator

Continue reading detailed reviews on each of these bug repellents here.

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December 3, 2023

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