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Then/ Now: Same Camping Gear Essentials, But Better

SAME CAMPING GEAR ESSENTIALS, BUT BETTER... THEN/ NOW FROM MOISTURE-WICKING FABRICS AND ULTRALIGHT MATERIALS TO GROUND-BREAKING INNOVATIONS AND GAME-CHANGING DESIGN, THE SIMPLE ACT OF PLAYING OUTSIDE HAS BEEN PROFOUNDLY IMPACTED BY MODERN TECHNOLOGY. AS WE LOOK FORWARD TO EVEN MORE AMAZING WAYS TO HELP US BE SAFER, MORE COMFORTABLE, AND MORE EFFICIENT OUTSIDE, IT'S GOOD TO TAKE A LOOK BACK AT HOW TREMENDOUSLY FAR CAMPING GEAR HAS COME IN THE PAST FIFTY YEARS. EVEN IF YOU CAN'T AFFORD THE LATEST, GREATEST, LIGHTEST, OR MOST ADVANCED GEAR ON THE MARKET TODAY; YOU'RE STILL INFINITELY BETTER PREPARED FOR A WEEKEND IN THE BACKCOUNTRY THAN THE ADVENTURERS OF YESTERDAY. THEN NOW OLD TENT MODERN TENT TENT MATERIAL: WEIGHT: METAL AND CANVAS 6 LB. 11 OZ. FEATURES: MATERIAL: • NO FLOOR • PEGS USED TO STAKE TENT DOWN • LARGE AND HEAVY METAL FRAME • HEAVY FABRIC FOR TENT CANOPY POLYESTER AND ALUMINUM FEATURES: • ALL SEASON TENT • SEAMS ARE SEALED TO CREATE A WATERTIGHT FLOOR • GEAR LOFT WITH GLOW-IN-THE DARK CLIPS PAPER MAP DIGITAL MAP GPS MATERIAL: WEIGHT: LIGHTWEIGHT PAPER 1.8 LBS FEATURES: • OUTDATED INFORMATION • TEARS AND DETERIORATES EASILY MATERIAL: RESISTANT PLASTIC FEATURES: • DUAL-CORE PROCESSOR FOR INSTANTANEOUS MAP AND SATELLITE IMAGERY REDRAWS • BUILT-IN ACCELEROMETER ALLOWS ACCURATE THREE-AXIS COMPASS READINGS 320 340 2793 ABC WRISTOPS COMPASS WEIGHT: 2.26 OUNCES COMPASS MATERIAL: RESISTANT PLASTIC, AA BATTERIES MATERIAL: PLASTIC FEATURES: FEATURES: • LIQUID FILLED • NEEDLE STOPS 4 SECONDS AFTER IT IS HELD STATIONARY • BAROMETER: STORM ALARM, WEATHER TREND INDICATOR, AND WEATHER GRAPH • DIGITAL COMPASS: KEEPS YOU ON COURSE, EASY CALIBRATION, DECLINATION • DEPTH MEASUREMENT: MAX. DEPTH 30 FT/10 M • WATCH: DUAL TIME, COUNTDOWN, DATE, ALARM, PREDICTED TIMES FOR SUNRISE AND SUNSET • WATERPROOF DESIGN OLD BACKPACK NEW BACKPACK BACKPACK WEIGHT: MATERIAL: 4 LB. 15 OZ METAL, POPLIN AND NYLON MATERIAL: FEATURES: NYLON • EXTERNAL METAL FRAME • NYLON BOTTOM • ADJUSTABLE SHOULDER STRAP • EXPANDABLE BELLOW POCKETS FEATURES: • INTERNAL FRAME • SLIDING STERNUM STRAP WITH SAFETY WHISTLE AND HYDRATION HOSE CLIP • WIDE PADDED WAIST BELT TRANSFERS WEIGHT TO THE HIPS. SIEEPING SLEEPING BAG BAG MUMMY SLEEPING BAG MATERIAL: WEIGHT: WOOL 1 LB. 13 OZ. FEATURES: • THE FIRST SLEEPING BAG WAS CALLED THE "EUKLISIA RUG" AND WAS INVENTED IN THE LATE 19TH CENTURY MATERIAL: NYLON FEATURES: • FITTED WITH AN AIR TIGHT PILLOW • FOLDED, WOOLEN RUG HAD FASTENERS TO KEEP IT CLOSED • 2-LAYER INSULATION FOR WATER RESISTANCE • HOOD CINCHES AROUND THE FACE TO CONSERVE HEAT • TWO-WAY ZIPPER TO VENT YOUR FEET EASTERN MOUNTAIN SPORTS

Then/ Now: Same Camping Gear Essentials, But Better

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Basic camping gear like the map, sleeping bag, and backpack have improved because of innovative technology. Camping gear essentials like the tent evolved from the heavy metal and canvas shelter to the...

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