About the Dusty Depot

Rae Gross at Burning Man

I've spent a few years getting dusty on the playa, and I've learned a thing or two. Including the best way to stay sheltered, hydrated, clothed, and fed. The Dusty Depot was created to take all that knowledge and put it in one place so you can have a great burn. 

My first year on the playa was rough. I had the wrong tent, wrong food, wrong hydration plan, and no shade. I still managed to have a great burn, but I knew I could do better. So every year since I've tried to up my game just a little learning how to strike the balance between not consuming too much, and investing in things that I can bring back, year after year. 

This site is aligned with how I burn. My style might be more luxe than you, or not as high end. I will do my best make suggestions for all styles of burning at every budget, whether you show up in a three man tent, or a 50' RV.

This site does have affiliate links, which means there's a chance I might receive compensation if you purchase something. This site isn't about consumption, it's about finding the right items for your burn. Please keep in mind that you should only pick up what you need and focus on having a waste-free burn. Most of the items on here I have personally used on the playa, or my friends have. When I don't have personal experience with something I look for items that are well reviewed so you don't have to do as much research.

Questions? Shoot me an email at: the dusty depot @ gmail com

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