Reading book - Sittin' by the lake, soakin' in some rays, feedin' the brain.
Reading glasses - For us old geezers.
Camera/film - To capture those lifetime memories.
Thermorest chair - Expensive ($45) but turns your sleeping pad into a comfort station.
Camp towel - Lightweight, dries fast, many uses.
Washcloth - To wash your face with hot water 1st thing in the morning or last
thing before retiring. Refreshing!
Binoculars - For checking out the bald eagle's nest or those spectacular views.
(I have a lightweight monocular.)
Star chart - For checking out the constellations from your mountain top camp.
Playing cards - For those rainy days stuck in a tent with the kids.
Map - A topo map can be very helpful, essential if you're going off trail.
Lantern - It gets pitch black in the woods at night. We have one that fits on the stove's
Walking stick - Very helpful for keeping your balance while crossing small streams.
Many other uses. Find a good one along the way. (Our friend Jim
made us some for Christmas presents!!)