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 ultra-lightweight 7 lbs. tent we all know and love. This infographic shows how tremendously far camping gears has come in the past 5 years. See the difference? Now you can tell whether you are an old-school camper or a modern one. Whichever you prefer to have with you while camping, it really doesn't matter! The most important thing to remember is that you are comfortable with your gears, old or new.
Image Source: Drew Skau