7. SPF 30 and above
By now you should know SF fog is not nature’s sunblock, and anything under SPF 15 might as well be milk.
Scarves, sweaters, vests, shawls that double as blankets -- you can never have enough in this schizophrenic climate. Of course, you never thought you’d be the type to tie a parka around your waist, but that’s just the sort of reality mature adults come to terms with. Yes, you have become your parents, but your parents are not shivering down Fulton St.
Outside Lands has essentially gone paper-less thanks to Paypal’s sponsorship, but the bacon-wrapped hot dog vendors just outside the park (you know, the ones that will save your life and a couple bucks?) are still a cash economy.
10. Hand warmers
While some diehards might be willing to give their right hand to see LCD Soundsystem live, we prefer to keep our extremities safe from hypothermia.
You’re a grown-ass individual with a job and a 401K -- you don’t score drugs in crowded places; you procure them ahead of time and pack them alongside your vitamins and aspirin. And calm down, everyone. I’m obviously talking about legal drugs that will make your time more enjoyable, like Zyrtec-D for your allergies and medical marijuana for your inflammation and lower back pain.