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Campsite problem solvers
Radiate Portable Campfire
“That’s right, they put an entire campfire in a small tin can that you can carry inside a backpack.” The 8-inch-wide can contains a mixture of recycled soy wax and paper briquettes that will burn for three to five hours.
Bodyglide Foot Glide Anti-Blister Balm
Before starting a hike—or even after a potential blister starts—apply this nongreasy, plant-derived balm to vulnerable spots. Foot Glide reduces friction, prevents chafing, and nourishes skin with vitamins A and C.
Sea to Summit Kitchen Sink
Doing dishes outdoors is a challenge, but not with this collapsible sink, whose bulging base and steel stiffening ring keep it upright. Sea to Summit also makes a popular biodegradable soap called Wilderness Wash.
Ultimate Survival Technologies SaberCut Saw
Great for cutting up branches both in the backyard and on camping trips, this flexible, 24-inch chain saw can chew through wood from almost any angle. The handles are ballistic nylon, and the carbon-steel blade has bidirectional teeth.
Source: Popular Mechanics
Goal Zero Lighthouse 400 Lantern
Charge up this 400-lumen lantern before a weekend outing and you’ll have plenty of light, plus extra juice for recharging phones. It can also draw power from a Goal Zero solar panel or the hand crank, which turns one minute of cranking into 10 minutes of light.
Source: Popular Science ■