How to Burn

The Three Essentials

What you should have on your person at all times: Goggles, Mask, and Water. Whenever you leave camp, even if it's just for a few minutes, you should always have these three items on you - you never know when something or someone will compel...

The Environment

The main thing that will send you packing home if you are not prepared for it is the environment: The combination of playa, altitude, and weather that you'll encounter. One year, a freezing dust storm hit on Friday night and overnight, despite...

Bicycles

Bicycles Burning Man is a pretty big place, and bicycles are considered a necessity for most Burners. BRC Hardware is not generally equipped for bicycle repair if you don't have your own spare parts. We do not keep a stock of tubes, tires,...

Hygiene & Comfort

Tips and Tricks pertaining to keeping clean and comfortable in Black Rock Desert. Bathing Showering: We often use solar-heated camp showers. Many of us have found it helpful to shower just before the sun goes down, to wash sunscreen and dust...