Everyone gets it. But the BACKPACKER editors aren't afraid to take their hats off and flaunt it. Check out this slideshow complete with details on how to submit your own (or an unsuspecting friend's) horrible camp hair pics.
The 10 essentials packing list was designed to ensure that hikers could a) respond positively to an accident or emergency, and b) remain safe if forced to spend one or more nights out. Here they are, along with some specific suggestions.