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Olympus Tough TG-810

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Everyone wants to remember their time at a festie and many of us have to rely on photographs in order to do so. When being stuck in a few feet of mud is often the only reason we remain balanced, bringing an expensive micro four thirds is asking for trouble. Likewise, do you really want to see your expensive smartphone sink into the ooze to be lost forever?

The Olympus Tough TG-810 is a 14Mp camera that withstands the elements. It's waterproof to 10m, can be dropped from 2m, survive the cold down to -10°C and even a crush of up to 10kg in force. Getting those snaps home in one piece should be easily achievable. Getting them in focus on the other hand is a different prospect entirely.

Of course, rugged photography comes at a cost and if you've already got a decent camera, you probably don't want to fork out for another. Dozens of waterproof cases are available too, should you wish to stick to your trusted model. More on that later.

Olympus Tough TG-810
TentPrice £270
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Salewa Sigma Hot Flex

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Comfort may not be the first thing on your mind at a festie, although the subject will certainly arise at some point. Struggling to squeeze into a spot alongside the fire can always leave campers craving a warm bed.

Instead of jumping on the bandwagon with a full-body sleeping bag though, why not look at getting a heated one?

Salewa manufactures the world's first heatable sleeping bags in co-operation with Therm-ic. An external heating box connects to the bag at foot level and can be removed for an easy wash. Depending on the battery, campers can heat feet for up to 1.5 hours a day over three levels of intensity.

Nothing quite says 'come back to my tent' like a heated sleeping bag. Even if only one of you will fit into it.

Regretfully, the Sigma Hot Flex is on the expensive side of things, but can you put a price on being as warm as a teepee dweller?

Salewa Sigma Hot Flex
TentPrice £160
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