Thought maybe a battery-powered LED motion sensing light with ambient light sensing (so not on during daytime) might make sense - I have a magnetic one mounted to the frame behind the step, but it plugs into an external 12V outlet. This might be way easier than actually running wires and a switch (if it works.) Nice little video down the page.......on order!
That actually sounds like a good arrangement Charlie, because I imagine you would need it only for dark campsites, and keeping it stowed then would be a good option. It would be an easy and cheap way to try and see if it works for you.
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