The stuff you need to double check that you have packed before you go.
Without some of these items, you will be setting yourself up for a painful burn.
A collection of items which you can buy online, before you go on your Burn Adventure.
Put together by Burners, this pack has all you need for when you leave camp to explore the Playa.
Foldable cup, fits into pocket. -Light scarf, protects from dust. -Dust mask. - Mist spray, best way to make new dusty friends
Mini ashtray. - Water pack, fits into any backpack, 2.5 liters - Towel - Flashlight, USB operated, with bike attachment - Colorful bike wheel lights. - 32 LED tribal pattern, bike wheel lights, front wheel - Bandana - Hand sanitizer
Reduce the hassle of buying all your gear and having to throw it away. Experiencegear.com has perfect camp kits with tents, sleeping bags, lights and more. Just rent a kit per day and ship it back after you clean off the playa dust. They can ship your kit directly to your hotel.
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An assortment of styles, that don’t make you look like a nurse or doctor walking around. These are a great find. Wash - reuse - pick from a variety of styles. An essential part of you Burner Gear is a good mask.
These medical grade dust masks are a cheap and easy solution for a large group to get masks. Buy a pack and give them out as gifts. Sure you can use some markers to make funny faces on them, but the fumes may make you feel a little funny. Reduce exposures to large particles. One size fits all. Moldable metal noseband.
If you have a cup with LED Lights, the flashing lights draw attention faster to your cup to get a quicker refill. If you happen to drop them as you are walking or riding from bar to bar, they are also easy to spot.
A cup with a handle is handy to be able to fasten to your belt or backpack. Usually a leather strap or carabiner can connect your cup to your bag. A Keychain Ring and some Gaffer tape can also do the trick. This stainless steel mug is insulated and comes with a handy clip on carabiner for a handle. Just clip it on your belt, bag or ear.
Make sure to get some industrial strength ZipTies. The winds are strong, and everything is beaten down on the playa. These are a good set that will help you out in so many ways. Some people have even made their shade structures from them. Avoid the clear / white zipties as they are hard to find doing MOOP patrol. Get the colored or black ones as they are easier to spot.
Bungee Cords are one of those Essential Gear you don’t always think of. These will save you in so many situations, not only the ones you can think of, but more importantly, the ones you can’t. Make sure to get different lengths as one size doesn’t always fit all.
Useful in so many ways, this military grade paracord is a handy resource on the playa.
"PEACE OF MIND. THERE'S NOTHING QUITE LIKE IT." Go ahead, string up a hammock, rig your sails, secure your tent or make an emergency tourniquet. The extra 200 pounds of strength beats regular 550 cord and is there to protect you when you really need it! Our 100% Nylon (11 Triple Strands) TOUGH-GRID cord is NEVER Spliced.
Yes, it does rain at Burning Man. When it does it can come down very hard. Some folks embrace the wet and the mud, others like to keep dry. Either way an emergency poncho in your bag can really help.
Rain Poncho: Disposable Emergency Rain Ponchos for Adults In Bulk (5 Pack) Including Drawstring Hood, Assorted Colors, grab a pack for your group, you can always gift them.
For tying down your shade structure, shelter or anything else, you will need some good rope. This paracord is excellent for it’s strength, durability and varity of color and length combos. Essetial gear for any campsite.
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