Our 10 Favorite "Non-essential" Pieces of Gear

They probably won't save your life, but you'll be glad you packed these picks from BACKPACKER staffers.
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Everybody knows the gear you have to take on a backpacking trip. But what about the stuff that adds a little something extra, whether it be comfort or fun? We picked our favorite products that will help make your next outing the best one yet.

Do you have a favorite "non-essential" we didn't mention? Let us know in the comments!