The Gear You Need For Festival Season

These 10 nifty must-haves will make your festival season a success.  

Action Wipes

Truly, the name says it all. From sweaty armpits to baby bottoms to gunked-up bike frames these all-natural, vegan (don’t laugh, the festival crowd will ask) wipes can save even the nastiest of days. $22;

Tarpestry Classic

Delineate your personal fest space or haul this lovely tarp out into the backcountry for an impromptu picnic—when you’re back at the camp, wrap it up over your stuff to protect it from the rain. It features soft cotton on top and a water-repellent base underneath.  $125;

Toad & Co. Sunkissed Romper

Our female testers frolicked in this versatile, all-organic piece. Light, airy and cute, s ideal for summer days of chilling to music and short hikes aways from the crowds. $89;

ENO Lounger DL Camp Chair

Kick it at the show or back in front of your van in this comfy nylon seat that lowers to conform to most festival chair-height rules. The built-in beverage holder’s a big plus, too. $125;

OtterBox Trooper LT 30

A soft-sided cooler that can chill your brews and egg salad sandwiches has become required gear at any festival. No portable ice box lived up to the task better than this 30-liter backpack, that stands up on its own and proves easy to shoulder on to the next party. $300; 

TrailKeg Gallon Growler

Whether your quencher is homemade kombucha or Upslope’s Experimental IPA, this wide-mouth growler will keep it cool on hot summer days. $90;

686 Everywhere Pant

One pant to rule them all, the 12-ounce, breathable, nylon-and-stretch Everywhere Pant lives up to its name. It’s tough and light enough to serve as your go-to hiking pant and features 10 pockets—perf for travel or tromping around festival grounds. $80;

TVLA Balance Block

Add to your alignment enlightenment at that morning yoga session. This eco-friendly, easy-to-grip prop comes from new Boulder-based brand TVLA, which dedicates a percentage of profits to animal shelters. $26;

Oboz Campster

Meet the ultimate active slacker kick. The airy Campster slips on and secures with a heel strap and can survive weekends of dancing and messy reveling, but it’s no pushover. A light-but-sturdy outsole invites a short hike, paddle or rock-hop in the creek. $90;

Mountain Mix Coloring Book

Put the phone away. Here’s the perfect way to access a tad of unplugged creativity while waiting between sets. Kickstarter-driven, this crayon pallet suits mountain-loving kids and adults and comes from the brian of Driggs, Idaho-based artist Cy Whitling. $30; 

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