Festival season is fast approaching so it’s time to get ready! Whether you’re heading to a music festival or walking festival and come rain or shine having the right gear will ensure that nothing gets in the way of you having a good time. So to help inspire you to be prepared here at Webtogs.com we have decided to do a roundup of our essential festival gear.
Marmot Limestone 4 Person Tent
Taking a tent to a multi-day festival is a no brainer, but the quality of the tent is something that is often taken for granted. This tent from Marmot is ideal for festival use thanks to its spacious size, easy to pitch design and robust design. It features high quality DAC DA17 colour coded poles as well as ‘Easy Pitch’ clips on the canopy allowing you to put it up quickly and efficiently. It’s constructed from rugged and weather resistant fabrics so you can get a good night’s sleep whatever the weather; that is if you aren’t up all night dancing.
Snugpak Softie 6 Kestrel Sleeping Bag
Convenient and comfortable the Snugpak Softie 6 Kestrel Sleeping Bag is perfect for festivals. With a small pack size and comfortable temperature rating of 0°C and an extreme temperature rating of -5°C you can enjoy a good night’s sleep whatever the weather. It features a reinforced foot and rugged construction so it can take a bit of rough handling when you return to your tent in the middle of the night slightly tipsy and it even comes with its own compression sack for carrying.
Helinox Chair One Trek Chair
You need someone to kick back and relax in between gigs or walks so you’re going to need a comfortable camping chair. Super compact, lightweight and comfortable the Helinox One Trek Chair is the only camping chair you need this festival season. It is lightweight and won’t take up space in your car on the journey there thanks to the included stuff sack. Despite the lightweight design this camping chair is exceptionally rugged and can hold a weight of up to 145kg. The Helinox One Trek Chair is even easy to put up for when you’re in a rush to see your favourite performer thanks to the self locating shock cord technology.
Life Systems Mosquito Smoke Coils 10 Pack Insect Repellent
Wherever you are camping summer is prime mosquito and biting insect season, and the last thing you want is to be relentlessly bitten throughout the night and be itching for the rest of your trip. The Lifesystems Mosquito Smoke Coils 10 Pack Insect Repellent are easy to use and will repel midges, mosquitos and other biting insects. Each individual coil offers up to 8 hours protection and when lit releases smoke and an active insect repellent to naturally deter irritating flying insects.
LifeVenture Dry Wash 100ml Travel Soap
Festivals are notorious for the inability to shower for days but with the LifeVenture Dry Wash 100ml Travel Soap you can still keep yourself clean. Dermatologically tested, antibacterial and easy to use with a pop up lid this travel soap is perfect for freshening up when you’ve been walking and jumping about all day. It even contains a soothing aloe vera extract and evapourates as you are using it; perfect when you don’t have access to a shower.
Life Systems Active 40 200ml Sun Protection
Whichever festival you are heading to this year you’re likely to be outside in the sun for long periods of time, save yourself discomfort and disappointment later by using a high quality, high factor suncream. The Life Systems Active 40 200ml Sun Protection is factor 40 and effective against UVA and UVB. It is extremely water and sweat resistant; ideal for when you’re dancing and walking all day long.
LifeVenture Waist Body Wallet
If you’re buying your food there and stopping to get beers all day you’ll be wanting to carry your cash or card, and when you’re in lard crowds of people it’s better to be safe than sorry. If you drop your money or its pocketed you will likely not notice until it’s too late; this is where the LifeVenture Waist Body Wallet comes in. Discreet and comfortable it can be worn beneath your jacket or top around your waist to prevent theft and cash falling out of your pockets. It also features a moisture wicking fabric on the rear for comfortable next to skin wear all day long.
Life Systems Intensity 220 Torch
Finding your tent in amongst 100s of others in the dark isn’t easy so taking a compact and bright torch with you will save you getting lost after the gig. The Life Systems Intensity 220 Torch is the perfect pocket torch for festivals and features a brightness level of 220 lumens and up to 52 hours battery life. It also features a handy strap to wear around your wrist or attach to a rucksack.
Biolite Camp Stove
Last but not least if you’re cooking all your own food or making a cup of tea at your next festival you will need a high quality stove. The Biolite Camp Stove is high quality and only requires dry biomass, such as sticks, to be burned as fuel saving you a tonne of pack space. You can even use it to charge your electronic devices such as your camera or mobile phone via the USB port as you wait for the kettle to boil. This handy little camp stove is the ultimate in convenience.
As you can see carrying the right gear will help prevent any little mishaps that might ruin your festival weekend and help you to create your own home away from home. If we’ve inspired you to get prepared; check out the rest of our outdoor gear collection. What essentials would you take with you?