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Five Items You Can’t Leave off of Your Camping Checklist

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Last year, more than 43 million Americans went camping, and that number has been steadily increasing for years. Between 2010 and 2012, 3 million more people decided to try camping for the first time. From heading to the campgrounds to booking a cabin by the lake, there are plenty of beautiful outdoor spots to choose for a camping trip with friends and family. The success of that trip, however, depends on having the right camping gear to stay safe, comfortable, and entertained.

Most people know that they need items like food, water, tents, and sleeping bags on their camping checklists, but there’s more to camping than those essentials. Here are five types of supplies that you won’t want to leave at home when you go camping:

Lighting

One of the most popular items among campers, e