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These clever, easy workarounds will save you time, energy, and money on your next trip.
2) Let There Be Light
Scared of the dark? Not to worry: Leave the heavy, cumbersome lantern at home and DIY instead. Pop your headlamp inside of your water bottle—the plastic will refract the light around the tent (it works best if your bottle is colorful). Make sure you’ve drained the water first!
Text by Shey Kiester. Photo: Kyle LeBoeuf / Flickr.