Camping in the backcountry is all about learning what you can live without. The more you venture into the outdoors, the more you end up realizing that you can probably afford to leave more and more things at home. Most people normally pack about four times the amount of clothes they actually need.

Reducing the load on your back is one of the best ways to ensure you have an enjoyable trip. You won’t be stressed finding a camp site or trekking an extra few miles. But you still want to carry those essential items. Here are 20 clever camping hacks that can reduce your load and keep you comfortable.